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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Our family was split, half of us wanting to go on a chocolate tour and half of us not wanting to. In the end everyone was really glad they went. It was very informative and the owners are fantastic people that aren't trying to take...More
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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
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 it without...simply let us know when signing up at the beginning of the tour.