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Santa Elena Cooperative Coffee Tours

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5006
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From growing to roasting to tasting....tour with good value

This tour had a good balance of information about coffee growing, coffee processing, and coffee... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2013
E K
,
Stanford, California
Better than I expected

We had a very informative tour. Not only explanations about coffee but about the whole culture... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2013
Sheryl S
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Troy, Missouri
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5 Jul 2013
“From growing to roasting to tasting....tour with good value”
25 May 2013
“Better than I expected”
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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 5006
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

This tour had a good balance of information about coffee growing, coffee processing, and coffee tasting. It also gave an inside look at how a smaller scale coffee cooperative-member operates in this part of Costa Rica. The roasting demonstration is smaller scale, but you get...More

1  Thank E K
Reviewed 25 May 2013

We had a very informative tour. Not only explanations about coffee but about the whole culture. We even learned how to participate in "spooning". They also make the best pancakes to accompany your coffee after the tour!

1  Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Tour of a family-run coffee plantation with coffee tasting. Joyce, a family member was a very knowledgeable guide who explained many aspects of Costa Rica's coffee industry very well. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank B_and_E_Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Many thanks to our guide Marco, not only because he's a fellow Georgetown Hoya but also because he & our host, Don Victor, genuinely care about the coffee and the people who produce it. The experience was a bit like visiting a relative's farm out...More

1  Thank Allison W
Reviewed 17 January 2012

We travelled 3 weeks in Costa Rica with our 2 boys (nearly 5 and 6 1/2 years old) and wanted to do a coffee tour while travelling. But, we didn't want to do the commercial ones. Reina from Cabanas Valle Campanas (our accomodation in Monteverde)...More

5  Thank Martin L
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I came to Monteverde seeking authentic coffee, and I found it with the tour provided by the Cooperative of Santa Elena coffee growers. They recently moved locations, and are next to the post office just outside of the main "triangle" in Santa Elena. Their website...More

1  Thank verdadtravelers
Reviewed 26 February 2011

Cofee tour is so special because of visit to the small organic coffe field which is set in an beutifull surroundings. After visiting coffe plants with a farmer it is nice to sit in a simple house and enjoy the tranquility of the place. With...More

Thank izi11
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