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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8341 2043
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Awesome tour!!

The tour was very interesting and he shared a lot of knowledge around the history of chocolate and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Cute, Bohemian feel, chocolate & pastries

It is open-air, except for their chocolate display area which is enclosed so the chocolate doesn't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 tour. Regular tours are Monday 10 am, Tuesday10 & 2, Thursday 10 & 2, Friday2 pm, and Saturday 2 pm. No reservations required. We also have a full service coffee and chocolate shop. Our coffee is fresh roasted farm to cup and delicious. Our chocolate is all hand made and organic. Fresh smoothies, sandwiches, ice cream and much more.
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“the owner” (55 reviews)
“cacao trees” (17 reviews)
“beans” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tour was very interesting and he shared a lot of knowledge around the history of chocolate and the cacao farms. We really enjoyed the chocolate tastings and the views. Would definitely recommend this tour!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is open-air, except for their chocolate display area which is enclosed so the chocolate doesn't melt. They offer coffee and other non-alcoholic drinks. The chocolate selection is enviable. And their food offerings are fairly priced and pretty good. It is a great hangout place...More

Thank w0nderl0st
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so Nice. Good coffe and a brownie to die for!! Took the chocolate tour which was awesome. Interesting, beautiful and with a very good guide who had a lot of knowledge about cacao, chocolate and the surrounding nature. I really recommend everyone...More

Thank Evelina Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was really interesting. We learned all about the chocolate-making process, from plant to final product. The tour takes about 3 hours and there is a bit of hiking involved. Definitely recommend!

Thank Corin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was super interesting - the owner was a great guide, the history of the region and cocoa farming was well explained, the chocolate tasting was superb and the walk was an enjoyable distance. We would highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to do the Caribeans tour during our stay in Puerto Viejo. Our host Paul was fantastic. He explained the history of cacao in the Caribean coast of Costa Rica. We were able to explore the property and learn about how chocolate is made...More

Thank Amilcar M
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review and compliments!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I'm pretty tour averse...my friend basically dragged me to this one. When we got there and realized it was THREE hours long we were both struck with slight buyers remorse. This ended up being one of our favorite experiences in Puerto Viejo!! Our tour was...More

Thank Birdsocks
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you took the chance and enjoyed our tour!

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived 5 minutes late for the morning tour (which you can't book and we hadn't really read up about) , so one of the staff rushed us up the hill to catch up with agreement that we would pay at the end. We didn't...More

Thank DavidM15658
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A really interesting morning spent finding out all there is to know about growing cocoa & making chocolate. Paul was a great host with a very interesting story and clearly a genuine passion for good quality chocolate! I particularly enjoyed the tasting experience that involved...More

Thank JoeGBrighton
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Very informative tour, engaging and well paced. Amazing to see and feel the expertise poured into artisanal chocolate.

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Kaitlyn W
19 April 2017|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
You can lock you bike at our shop. Never had any problems with locked bikes during the tour.
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Lori F
11 March 2017|
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Response from bstommie | Reviewed this property |
Obviously everyone is different, but we biked all around the area with no issues.
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Leslie M
17 July 2016|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
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