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Rancho Raices de Osa

#4 of 23 things to do in Puerto Jimenez Features Animals
Canaza, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
011 506 8701 3826
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Amazing hands-on learning, perfect for kids!

I took my two boys, ages 7 and 9, to visit this family farm. Vanessa, whose father runs the farm... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Sarah S
Chocolate, Medicine and More

The highlight of our two weeks in Costa Rica was the chocolate tour with Marcus and meeting the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Nanette O
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Reno, Nevada
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We are a local family farm, we make home traditional chocolat and we share all about our culture, traditions, fruit trees, cultivations, animal farm
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LOCATION
Canaza, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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011 506 8701 3826
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

I took my two boys, ages 7 and 9, to visit this family farm. Vanessa, whose father runs the farm, gave us an incredible hands-on tour of the various trees, medicinal plants, tropical fruits and, of course, the chocolate making process. My kids learned so...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

The highlight of our two weeks in Costa Rica was the chocolate tour with Marcus and meeting the family of Ranch Raices. We felt like honored family members as they shared their knowledge, passion and philosophies. We were introduced to many medicinal plants, delicious white...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had a wonderful three hours with guide Marcos and the beautiful family who run the chocolate farm. We learned a great deal about numerous plants and trees while sipping coconut juice through bamboo straws, tasting white pineapple, and sampling guanabana (soursop). We saw the...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We had a fabulous time here. Vanessa was our host and was very charming. The activities here were fun and engaging. Nice way to spend a couple hours in Costa Rica.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We very much enjoyed our tour of Rancho Raices! I went on the tour with my three children, aged 12, 10 and 4, and all really enjoyed themselves. We liked learning about the different plants and trees in the Osa, visiting the tilapia and koi...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was the best experience and a must see. Marcos was a great tour guide. We learned about local plant history and medicinal uses. Ripe fruit grew everywhere along with the coco trees. They cut up what was there and we ate it right there...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Ranch is a fantastic place, and the family and staff that runs it are very welcoming. Marcos, the tour guide, is extremely knowledgeable, and makes you feel right at home. And of course, the chocolate is amazing as well!

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tour of native trees and plants. Delicious chocolate and samples of fruits and local chips. Family run farm- great hard working people. We really enjoyed it. Don't miss this experience.

Reviewed 3 February 2017

You REALLY don't want to miss this tour! We had a little trouble booking it because the phone # in Tripadvisor was wrong. If your hotel or airbnb doesn't reserve this for you, the owner's daughter, Vanessa wants people to call her at +506 8441-6612...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tour of a family run cocoa/fruit farm. You really get a great feeling for the character and heart of the Costa Rican people. Our tour guide, who's name I believe was Vanessa and her father took us on an amazing journey through their property....More

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Lori R
13 January 2017
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Response from nanzan0408 | Reviewed this property
The length would depend, with our tour we ate lunch with the family. I got the impression that not everyone was offered that and it was a special arrangement with our resort and the farm. The length of our tour was about... More
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Kimberly T
1 June 2016
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Response from StarFyre2304 | Reviewed this property
to be out of touch, I have been traveling! I don't believe yu must make reservations BUT if you want a translator and have the family plan to have you stay for lunch and 'TRY" making cholocate with them, I would STRONGLY... More
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Rjjm1
27 February 2016
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Hi, Thank you for your interest please call us + 506 8632 8150, we look forward to meeting you at our farm.
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