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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

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Caribeans is the origninal bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Puerto Viejo. Chocolate is made right in the cacao forest. Tours of our factory include: all-you-can-eat gourmet chocolate, the chocolate forest hike, and the "see how we do it" factory...more
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8341 2043
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All reviews great coffee brownie beans cacao trees herbs and spices the bean iced mocha local farmers tasting experience costa rica fruit fair trade quality chocolate great tour whole process different kinds three hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't read to much into it and spoil the surprise, just go! This is an extremely worthwhile tour. We took the first tour in the morning, it was peaceful, stimulating & a ton of fun. I appreciated our guide Dexter who was knowledgeable about not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like all of the other reviews suggest, just go do this tour. It was the highlight of our time in Puerto Viejo. Cannot remember the name of the woman who did the tour but she was amazing. She is a cocoa farmer in the area...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking up hill, rest stops for us old folks, stops for forest explantation and chocolate "ranch" explanation versus cacao farm or orchard. On outskirts of town, you are shown all parts of the industry and get to sample each stage from growing to shelling, cooking,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the chocolate tour. I walked there from my hostel in town , about 20-30 min on the side of the road. They have a cute cafe with coffee that u can partake in before the tour. They provide umbrellas in case of rain....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roving205214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cute little cafe that serves coffee/hot drinks, lunch/breakfast sandwiches and smoothies. I loved coming here to order their smoothies. They have a chocolate tasting room inside where you can taste the different artisanal chocolates. Their chocolates are very good. They also sell...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marilenr0904
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This tous includes a hike trail where many creatures (sloths, several birds species, several frog species, and several spider species) were visible. Oscar was a great host, explained the process of making chocolate and its history. We sampled many chocolates (the bean from the fruit,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great adventure to know the cacao fruit and all the proses until we get the hot cacao drink and pure chocolate to eat in all flavours. very nice and interesting guides. I realy recommend it to every body.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank casagalim2014
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Very informative! The owner of the business told his story, touched on the history of chocolate, and went through the full process of farming to preparing beans and making chocolate. The tastings were plentiful. There was a lot of standing: I wouldn’t recommend this for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elena K
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Tour was fascinating - learning and tasting chocolate from the tree to bar and everything in between. The chocolate is great. Views from factory at the top of the hill are well worth the short hike - mostly shaded and had plenty of well timed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jmb_co
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Incredible chocolate made locally by Caribbeans and local Cocoa farmers. Wonderful coffee and food. Really great service. The chocolate tour is more than worth it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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December 20, 2018|
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Response from sacredescapades | Reviewed this property |
As long as you aren't wearing slippery shoes you'll be fine. It's a bit uphill, but not a rough go at all!
Philippa M
August 29, 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Our tours serve only vegan chocolates. We also serve vegan coffee and smoothies and vegan chocolate drinks! The only non vegan part of the tour is we add honey to the ceremonial drink. If you do not do honey we can make... More
Mihaela M
May 14, 2018|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
Pvjeanne at gmail. Reservations are not required. See our website for tour schedule.