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#1 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Allan was a wonderful host at his remarkable plantation, supplementing his explanation of the coffee process with fascinating stories about the history of Costa Rica, the cool rendering of sugar from sugar cane, t...
By the time we got to North Fields Coffee plantation, the rain had stopped and we had a most interesting and informative 2 hours with Alan, who took us through every aspect of coffee production..from seed to drink...
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#2 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
They gave us samples of a variety of fruits, taught us about Costa Rican agriculture, taught us how to squeeze and drink sugar cane (delicious), and finally how to grow, roast, grind and enjoy the finest chocolate.
We enjoyed an entertaining afternoon getting an education about the fruit trees, including tasting the fruits of these trees, Learned the history of chocolate and how the industry has evolved.
#3 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
This class was amazing and we will definitely use the recipes we learned again at home! Chef Scott and his staff are very knowledgeable, friendly, and made sure we had a very relaxing, fun and memorable evening.
From the freshly caught red snapper, which was grilled to perfection, to the gallo pinto, the patacones, platanos fritos and ceviche with shrimp, mahi mahi and tuna every meal was delcious and wonderfully presented.
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#4 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Our guides Cesar and Alberto were informative and very engaging, taking us on a tour from the cacao plantation, through the chocolate making process, to eating the chocolates we created.
We learned everything about chocolate including its history, plus growing and harvesting the beans, the process to make chocolate, the different varieties of chocolate and best of all we got to drink hot chocolate...
#5 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
This was a last minute great experiance we ended up having a private tour and ended having a blast learned alot about cocoa and aboit diffrent frogs the guide was an amzing photographer and took amazing photos up...
She really created a memorable time for us from tasting cacao fruit, to creating our own chocolate bars and being involved in the whole creating Coffee from fruit to brew experience.
#6 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
You are able to try the nibs, drink the “nectar of the Gods” and given spoonfuls of melted chocolate and have an abundance of “toppings” to choose from such as sea salt, nuts, cinnamon, cardamom, hibiscus, extract...
Our guide Kevin discussed the history of chocolate, the showed us the trees and then led an interactive experience from opening the cacao pods through pounding, roasting and grinding the beans.
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Don Juan Tours

Monteverde, Costa Rica 0.5 mi away
#2 of 6 Food & Drink in Monteverde
We were pleasantly surprised also to discover the tour includes information on chocolate and sugar cane production and processing and we enjoyed the samples of both as well.
The tour guide was excellent and the tour moves at a good pace, while still giving solid information about coffee, chocolate, and sugar cane.
#7 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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#8 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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#9 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Our tours, conducted by knowledgeable (bilingual) guides, included: a rain forest canopy zip line (12 platforms), Arenal volcano guided walking tour, luxurious thermal pools at Badi, a gentle, level 2 rafting trip...
The rapids were great (eveyone was soaked) and the rafting guides were very knowledgeable and safety conscious.
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#11 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Excellent tour, a true organic farm
Farther on you learn about cocoa and get to make chocolate from the beans.
#12 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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#14 of 15 Food & Drink in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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