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Don Olivo Chocolate Tour

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It has 1 km of trails between cocoa trees and 37 species of fruit trees and many medicinal plants, they will have access for people with disabilities and seniors, all paths are completely flat, for a better route to people of all ages and all...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much too see and taste on this tour. The family offers you testers from their farm including oranges, papaya, bananas, lychee, sugar cane and of course cocoa. Our guide was named Minor who spoke English and his dad Otto assisted but he only spoke...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best tours we did on our self drive holiday around Costa Rica. We had a very warm welcome from the family, they do so many of these tours and yet they still show so much enthusiasm for it. Unlike some tours we’ve...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cv1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not only a chocolate tour, but you were able to taste all different kinds of fruits on the family‘s property. Of course chocolate tasting was included as well. The whole farm is run by a family, which makes the tour special and very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Minor provided an excellent tour. We enjoyed learning about cacao, plant life, and animal life. Walking amongst the plants and giving samples of the various fruits was a huge plus. We sampled bananas, papaya, oranges, coconut milk, cacao bean, sugar cane juice, peppercorn, and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank patp007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We showed up without a booking, and the family found a way to fit us in with a group who had just started the tour - super accommodating. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and able to tell us about not just chocolate but many other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank l1z743
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on all the positive reviews on TA, we decided to stop by and we are so glad we did. We had a wonderful time with Minor and his family. Due to being there in the rainy season with questionable weather we did not pre-book...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 859TK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An engaging host that shared the history of the farm, all the steps of making a high quality chocolate as well as other fruits important to Costa Rica. Don’t eat before you go. They provide a ton of great fresh fruit not to mention the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a tour today and we we're the only ones there so it turned out to just be us. Don and his son we're so kind to us. I learned so much and saw sooo many types of wildlife. Toucans,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Whitney178
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best advice i can give; don't eat before you go to this tour. You can try all kinds of fruits, sugar cane and of course a lot of chocolate! The family has a great place with a great variety of fruits, coffee and ofcourse...More

Thank sammiev2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this tour without knowing what to expect but seeing the great reviews we decided to give it a shot. We were provided with several different types of fruit for tasting, each described in depth (type of plant, varieties, etc.) during the tour while...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Analis M
4 May 2018|
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Response from Minor M | Property representative |
Hello, I'm not sure, but I think it's not allowed to send food or seeds internationally :(
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