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Doka Estate The Real Coffee TourPick Up Time: Upon RequestDuration: 1 hour, 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy (recommended for senior citizens and children)What to Bring: suntan lotion, hat, comfortable shoes and umbrella (rainy season)Tour Includes...more
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Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very informative and interesting tour that describes every aspect of the coffee making process, from planting the seed for a coffee bush to brewing a fresh cup. Buy some coffee after the tour. It's excellent.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank George B
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear George B, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your visit and we are very happy to know that you have learned from the entire coffee process from seed to your daily coffee cup, it is certainly a pleasure to share this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Doka Estate coffee is one of Costa Rica's highest quality coffees. The Doka Coffee Estate is located on the fertile slopes of the Alajuela Poas Volcano, the rich soil and the ideal altitude and climate have made the Santa Eduviges farm famous because of it's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank depaseocr
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear We appreciate your words and that you share them with other travelers. Your story has been very complete and we appreciate that you have shared it, we have a history of many years trying to preserve the best way the history of our flagship...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Caravan group thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Tour host Cindy was EXCELLENT. We received a through understanding of how coffee is produced from beginning to end, and we had the chance to buy some of the best coffee in the world. I had taken a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pvsmith2016
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear pvsmith2016, We want to thank you, first of all, for having chosen us, and second, for allowing us to enjoy our work by offering the best of our environment, nature. We are crazy in love with this unique place and together with our guides...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with a very good breakfast. Our guide did a very good job of covering coffee from planting to roasting. Of course there was a bit of a set up for purchasing coffee in the gift shop, though it was not too strong. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gblack7205
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear gblack7205, Thank you very much for your recent visit to Doka Estate and for your recommendations to others that are interested in visiting our Doka Coffee Plantation, tour and restaurant. Please visit our website to be part of our coffee lover club !!! Mario...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide, from Expeditions Tropicales, organised by Gray Line, really knew his stuff about the coffee and taught us a lot about Costa Rica too on the journey. Coffee plantation workers were happy and accommodating, even posing for a photo. Bought some coffee to take...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Lois B
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lois B, We love that you enjoyed the experience, and even more, that you have witnessed how much we enjoy what we do and share it with our visitors. We hope that you will choose us again in the future, Mario Fernandez

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful plantation and interesting tour of the coffee making process from growing the beans, processing only the good beans and ready to package and export. They had a nice little giftstore and I bought a package of their premium coffee beans. First thing I did...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vansportsfan
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Vansportsfan, We love to know that you have found the tour interesting, it is certainly a tour for coffee lovers and those who do not like it so much but in the end they will learn a little more about our culture through the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the tour of the plantation. Learned much about the history of Costa RIcan coffee. Had lunch there. They have a butterfly garden, Bonsai garden and hydroponic gardens all for the viewing. On top of the mountain, the view is fantastic.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Randys T
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Randys T, For Doka Estate it is great news to know that the experience was positive and that you have learned about coffee and a little about our culture. In addition to coffee, we love that you have enjoyed our butterfly garden and the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice facility with welcoming staff. Reynaldo, our tour guide, gave our group an informative and fun tour explains all the steps in the production process. Gift shop available after the tour, as well as a typical lunch buffet (which we did not try). Not bad...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TicoLee
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TicoLee, We love reading your comment and knowing that you have enjoyed your visit and the history of coffee. Without a doubt it is a product that we talk about with great pride and we love to share with those who visit us. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Doka Estate provided a very informative tour that lasted about two hours and explained how coffee is grown, picked and processed. It’s worth noting that only a small quantity of beans are roasted on site and this process was not part of the tour....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank peterhV9062ZR
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear PeterhV9062ZR, We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed your visit and that you have learned a bit more about coffee and our history. Knowing that you have enjoyed the delicious taste of coffee makes us very happy and we hope that we...More

Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

We visited here whilst staying in the area primarily to visit Poas Volcano. It made for a very pleasant day out, as we did the coffee tour, ( having booked independently), butterfly garden, and bonsai garden, ( you have to request the latter once there)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MARGOTW885
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MARGOTW885, We want to thank you, first of all, for having chosen us, and second, for allowing us to enjoy our work by offering the best of our environment, nature. We are crazy in love with this unique place and together with our guides...More

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LUIS G
23 November 2018|
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We are really sorry. The central must have a problem. Please try to reach us to the WhatApp number + 506 7300-7157 or 58 you can call or write to us. Or if you prefere send us an email with your number so we can call you... More
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Doka Estate is not far from La Paz Waterfall we are in the same region. Approximately 30kms away, around 45 minutes driving.
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Cr is not a third world country. I agree to just dress casually for the weather with grippy walking shoes.
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