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El Sendero del Cacao

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Find the secrets that are behind an exquisite chocolate! Learn from planting a cacao tree, extracting, fermenting and drying the seeds, its importance for aroma/flavor in chocolate, as well as its process in a Factory.Dominican Republic is the major...more
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Hacienda La Esmeralda | Las Pajas, San Francisco de Macorís, República Dominicana, San Francisco de Macoris 31000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I know a considerable amount about the chocolate business, but I still found this tour to be very interesting and they did an excellent job of explaining how the cocoa bean is grown and how it eventually becomes the chocolate we all love. They mixed...More

Thank Brian W
JannaR109, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Brian, Thanks a lot for your feedback is very important for us your opinion, We do really love when our guests feels the way you explained and more important if the know aout the chocolate industry. Hope you visit us again Regards,

Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was my first tour when arriving in Santo Domingo. We were picked up on time by an amazing driver who on the way there talked to us about history, economics and introduced us to the many view such as new coconut farming, the foods...More

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JannaR109, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hello Princess, WOW Thanks a lot for your feedback is very important for us your opinion, We do really love when the guest feel the way you explain and learn about the process of the chocolate making process. REALLY really appreciated your comment ♥ Hope...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Loved every second of this tour! The tour guide was amazing her way of showing the kids in a fun and easy way is super fun! Our students really learned a lot. The food was amazing and everyone around us as well. We definitely recommend...More

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Hello Yadixa, Thanks a lot for your feedback is very important for us your opinion, We do really love when the guest feel the way you explain and learn about the process of the chocolate making process. Hope you visit us again Regards,

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Very educational and the chocolate is great. They are very descriptive of the entire process that the cacao goes through and are very kind.

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Mr. Pablo. After a cordial greeting, thanks in advance for your comment is very important for us your opinion, We do really try to tell the story of cacao and chocolate in an interactive and educative way. Hope you visit us again Regards,

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Wonderful time. Our guide was fabulous, the food was excellent and the experience was one of a kind. Highly recommend!

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Good morning Ms. Sarah, After a cordial greeting let me thank you for your comment. We try to tell you the process of chocolate step by step with our great staff that always help the guest, Hope you visit us again, Regards,

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Me and the family when as a group of 6, awesome, felt amazed the whole trip! Went to the cacao field, great explanations, aside from cacao, the whole staff made us feel welcomed and at home! I trully am planning going back to being more...More

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Goof afternoon, Thank you very much for your feedcback really appreciated and is so important for us. We try to always tell you the story of cacao and chocolate making process in an interactivo and fun way. So nice to hear your coming back again...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

If you like chocolate you need to go here. This is an amazing country side farm growing exclusively cacao. The have good food a good environment and they show you the process of how they prepare their organic chocolates. Don’t miss it!More

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hello Ms. Vielka, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us, we're so glad you enjoyed and learn a little bit of cacao and the chocolate making process. Yes, the food is delicious and our team so friendly, Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

We love the welcoming with the hot chocolate for us to taste. The experience through senses was a blast. We will visit soon, for sure, with the family!

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Good Afternoon, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us, really apprecited your comment and know that you and your family enjoyed a lot the tour is the best for us. We definitely hope to see you again soon, Regards,

Reviewed 1 February 2018

The tour is designed to provide an overview of all stages of cocoa processing in a short period of time. Guides and staff are very friendly and committed to working with cocoa. Lunch was great, too.More

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Good Afternoon, Thanks in advance for taking the time to share your experience with us, we're so glad you enjoyed and learn a little bit of cacao and the chocolate making process. Our staff is always in de disposition of make the time fantastic for...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a very good place to spend half day, interesting information about chocolate and cacao farming. Too bad it was raining so the trip through the plantation wasn’t good The lunch is very good The personnel is very kindMore

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Janna R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Sendero del Cacao, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Good afternoon, Thanks for taking your time to write your experience with us, so bad you couldn't enjoy the walking throught the plantation because of the raining but beside this little bad thing you had a blast with your family, We hope to see you...More

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OneChrisChoc
2 August 2016|
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Response from Eduardo B | Property representative |
Hi Chris. Sorry for the delay on the response. You should take to complete tour, which ends at the Chocolate Factory where you create your own chocolate and take it with you. Transportation can be arranged. It is a 3hrs... More
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adriennnem
22 December 2015|
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Response from Eduardo B | Property representative |
Thank you Lisbert for your answer. Additionally, please contact María via Whatsapp +1(809) 669 1209 so she can take your reservation and help you out with any other details you might need.
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