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El Toledo Coffee Tour

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Open Now: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Passionate farmer

Probably the best thing I did while in Costa Rica was visiting this farm. Learned so much about... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
prossmiller
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Tucson, Arizona
Thought provoking and tasty!

Our guide, Gabriel the coffee farmer began his tour by telling us that coffee production and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
melvyngilbert
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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 5 days ago

Probably the best thing I did while in Costa Rica was visiting this farm. Learned so much about the coffee industry but more so about organic production and the quest for using more of the coffee cherry and having less waste. The owner of this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Gabriel the coffee farmer began his tour by telling us that coffee production and consumption was an unneccersary luxury. He would sooner grow essential food for a growing worldwide population if it was financially sustainable. This was not what I was expecting to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to spend 2 hours with Gabriel and learned about his family’s sustainable coffee plantation. Gabriel explained the entire process of how coffee winds up in our cup. We also toured his acreage. It was fascinating and it changed how we think...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For US$20 a person, my wife and I much enjoyed our owner guided tour here, where the emphasis is on diversity. The plantation is maintained as far from mono-culture as you can imagine: most interesting!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank james123griffin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The owner Gabriel gives a wonderful 2+ hour tour of his plantation. He gives a real education in the organic workings and the biodiversity of th coffee farm. It’s really good to experience to hear directly from the farmer himself and see an7 acre working...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 5 weeks 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!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 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!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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LindaDenver
13 February 2017|
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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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