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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8836 8930
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Awesome staff and delicious chocolate...

I was part of a group tour for the cacao plantation. The owner was our tour guide. We started the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yadira E
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Didn't go there enough.

We went past this coffee shop probably a dozen times, but it never looked open. When we finally got... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KentPharo
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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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 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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  • Poor1%
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“beans” (47 reviews)
“cacao trees” (17 reviews)
“the bean” (12 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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+506 8836 8930
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was part of a group tour for the cacao plantation. The owner was our tour guide. We started the tour through the very steep incline and the guide was very good at stopping very often for those of us in the group who were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went past this coffee shop probably a dozen times, but it never looked open. When we finally got to go, we were sorry it was our first and last time. They have various types of chocolate to sample and the coffee was very good....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chocolate will never taste the same anymore after a visit at CariBeans! Yes chocolate tastes much richer now ... well ... good chocolate from here! The chocolate is natural, organic and produces on an ethic & sustainable way, a place and people of my heart!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Goal of local artisan chocolate makers - the Masters are Indigenous women - is to make Puerto Viejo area a chocolate destination by nurturing the 100 year old trees and engaging & employing the Indigenous people who were gifted with them & have been making...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was extremely informative and interesting, and lasted quite a bit longer than we thought it would with all the information that was provided. To cap it off you get to do a great chocolate tasting with beautiful ocean views. Highly recommend, although this...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

For $28pp 2 hour tour, so worth the money! Love that this place is giving jobs to locals and reviving the once diseased cacao farms. This US owner knows his stuff! We learned so much. It is a bit of a steep walk. Don't wear...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped by following the many recommendations we got for this place. After ordering water and the cold chocolate we decided not to take the chocolate tour and left instead. What happened was the grumpiest service personnel we encpuntered throughout our whole stay in Costa...More

caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

We are sorry for not meeting your expectations. Our staff is normally friendly and good at adapting to conatant changes in language accents cultures and standards of friendliness. Sadly the friendly atmosphere left you feeling rejection. That is not our desire and we are sorry...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious handmade chocolate and iced mocha coffee to die for! Friendly staff, great service, check this place out!

Reviewed 14 May 2017

I don't have anything new to add that wasn't already mentioned in the other rave reviews, I just want to add to the chorus of compliments. Jeff gave a wonderful, personal, informative tour and the chocolate tasting at the end was such a treat. We...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

The tour was well worth it. Not only do you learn about the whole chocolate making process, you get to taste test the different stages. It will not be what you expect. Towards the end you try different estate frown chocolates in a wonderfully beautiful...More

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Questions & Answers
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
$28
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