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El Toledo Coffee Tour

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Interesting and fun!

We spent the morning learning all about organic coffee growing. Had the opportunity to taste three... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dpenfold
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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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Thought-provoking. Philosophical. Very interesting. Not what you might expect from a typical coffee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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We are a sustainable organic coffee farm. We have been using sustainably organic practices for over fourteen years. Today we are happy to consider ourselves environmentalists first, and coffee farmers second.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Atenas 20504, Costa Rica
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+506 2446 2056
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

I noticed at least one other traveler had trouble finding El Toledo..We (my wife and I) spent about 2 or 3 hours looking for this place one afternoon, then came home and finally found the GPS coordinates (N09°59.817' W084°25.773'). The next morning we found it...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the morning learning all about organic coffee growing. Had the opportunity to taste three different blends, watch the coffee being roasted and understanding the process. Gabriel and his family were warm and inviting. Fun thing to do and great coffee!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought-provoking. Philosophical. Very interesting. Not what you might expect from a typical coffee tour. So glad we went. Thanks, Gabriel!

Thank katy f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a student studying sustainability and I learned so much about farming and organic farming specifically. Moreover, I never realized the struggles of organic farming. I love how sustainable this family practices and how they are so passionate about doing right by the environment....More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Wonderful morning touring the farm with Gabriel - learning about coffee. This is a small family run farm so you get a much h more personal experience - plus the first is fantastic - pick some up to take bome!!

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Most coffee drinkers think they know something about their favorite beverage, but this tour takes you behind the scenes, not only to show you the politics behind the organic label, but what is entailed in the different roasts and brews. There's certainly more to it...More

Thank suzencr
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I emailed Gabriel last minute (the day before) to schedule a 10am tour for the next day, and I am so glad I did. It was well worth the 45 minute drive from San Jose. The drive itself into the mountains surrounding Atenas was beautiful...More

Thank Belastingdienst3
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Gabriel the excellent tour guide and human finally explained how to make the correct cup of coffee, had the best coffee in my old life finally. Great tour great discussion great time and great coffee. Well worth the 20 dollar fee.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

What an eye opening experience, Gabriel was a mind-blowing tour host. My whole family sees coffee now from a different perspective. Don’t miss the oppourtunity to have the authentic Costa Rican home cooked lunch, after the tour with Gabriel’s family. Just a great experience!!

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a great time on this tour. Our guide Gabriel was very forthright and expressed at the beginning of the tour that he doesn't know everything about farming and is always striving to learn more. He has a very progressive view...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We had a blast learning about organic coffee farming with Gabriel. And it’s some of the best coffee we have ever had!

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Response from Aaron H | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website and email them. They got back to us within a day and we only booked a few days in advance.
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Response from NancyHpebble33777 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $20.00 per person
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Response from wistraveler09 | Reviewed this property |
There is about a 45 min coffee tasting where a lot of info is given regarding coffee tasting, brewing etc. And I think children this young would find it boring. The rest of the tour you are walking through part of the... More
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