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Don Juan Coffee Tour

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Address: 2 Km noroeste de Plaza de futbol, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 6858

Monteverde Costa Rica is one of the best areas where you will have the...

Monteverde Costa Rica is one of the best areas where you will have the chance to learn about the cultivation and the processes, of how an authentic coffee that was used as far back as our grandparent’s generation is made. The tour was developed in an environment that stands out as one of the best in our culture and tradition; a tradition that has made this country one of progress and peace. The tour lasts for about 2 hours and it includes typical snacks and the option of an authentic home-made lunch.

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They've done a great job with their branding and marketing in the area. So, jaded as I am by North American norms I expected a sanitized, unauthentic experience. I was very happy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
San Francisco, California

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Why not if you are in the area. Learn about the coffee making process. Trust me you will learn something. Is it a must see? No. Should you go if you have a couple of hours? Yes as it is an important part of costa rica

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They've done a great job with their branding and marketing in the area. So, jaded as I am by North American norms I expected a sanitized, unauthentic experience. I was very happy to find that I was wrong! Our tour guide was intimately knowledgeable about every aspect of the workers' experience on a working coffee plantation. In addition to coffee... More 

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Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was afraid this tour would be commercial or touristy but it was not, it's a real farm which produces the products you can taste and purchase there. It's a small farm where you can see how coffee and cacao farms in Central America work, and some history. The guide we had was great. I don't typically like tours but... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very informative on the process of coffee, chocolate and sugar cane, from the beginning as a plant, to the final stage of product ready for consumption. The tour guide shows you beans from coffee and cocoa plant and all the various stages that have to happen before the item is ready for sale or consumption.

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Sutton Bridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our tour guide was junior and the tour was very enlightening, and for people like us who knew nothing about coffee very good to learn from, the tour is delivered in a way which brings fact with humour in a beautifull setting that is the don jaun plantation. we met donjaun himself an the luch we had at this lovely... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very informative tour. We enjoyed it. It walks you through all the stages of coffee production. We also learned about chocolate. At the end of the tour, you can get samples and buy some local coffee to take home. I recommend the Honey coffee as it is difficult to get anywhere else.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We learned so much about coffee, chocolate and sugar cane from our guide. I am appreciating every cup of coffee all the more now and will insist on only Arabica beans.

Thank Wade A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun afternoon of lunch and your! We enjoyed learning about coffee, chocolate and sugar cane. Our tour guide was fun, humorous and so knowledgeable. We learned a ton and had so much fun. Great staff and grounds. Our lunch was delicious too.

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are in love with Don Juan coffee!!!! This tour hosted by Junior was hilarious, informative, enlightening and YUMMY! We learned about chocolate, sugar cane and coffee and got to meet Don Juan himself! You will leave with a new appreciation of the coffee growing and production process as well learn how effective coffee can be for our health. Your... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd anticipated something fairly cheesy, but the three-in-one tour was actually really good. Perhaps it was because we did the 8:00 am tour, but no other visitors seemed to be there at all. Our guide, Cristel, was excellent, and we felt like we learned a lot from the hands-on nature of the tour - we could touch, smell and taste... More 

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