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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Nice drive from San Jose to get there (about 45 minutes on a Saturday), and the tour was interesting and very beautiful. We learned a lot about the coffee production process. We bought some coffee beans that will get shipped home to the US even...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We, a family of three, had booked this tour for $ 22 per person. We had first tried to contact Doka through their website, but they never responded so we eventually had to phone them. We had booked the tour for 9 AM, and when...More

2  Thank Soeren D
CAFETresGeneraciones, Manager at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2014

Dear Soeren, Thanks for visiting Doka Estate Coffee Tour, Butterfly Garden and Restaurant and for taking your time to comment about your experience to others, one of our main goals is to preserve the coffee cultivation culture in CR and to explain carefully to all...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Toured as part of an excursion. Very nice. Enjoyed the flowers along with the coffee tour. Learned so much.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do trip when in the area. The driver albin was great tour guide to and from estate. Lots of knowledge about the Costa rica area. Our group was small with six people BUT the doka guide was fabulous....Ray.More

Thank Cathyern
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Cathyern, We are pleased to know that your visit has been so positive and that you have enjoyed it. For us it is very important to know your comments and learn from your feedback to continue offering excellent service. We love to know that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Doka with a tour company. It was great seeing the roasting process, the different qualities of coffee beans and getting to sample their coffees. Of course I bought 6 bags of their coffee at the end of your. I love the Peaberry...More

Thank jmccoy2008
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jmccoy2008, Thank you very much for sharing your comments about your recent experience at Doka Estate Coffee. We are glad that you have been able to visit the plantations and that you have enjoyed the whole coffee process. We love having been able to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To begin with the plantation was quite beautiful and had a great country smell.The guide was very knowledgeable and It is fascinating to see a working hydro- mechanical operation complete with saws and mills. Beautiful artwork and handmade carts, bought some great coffee on the...More

1  Thank 19Allen61
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 19Allen61, It is very motivating to know that your experience has been so positive and quite a surprise, without a doubt the whole process of coffee from the grain to the cup is fascinating and we love to share it with those who visit...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a great time here. The grounds of the plantation are beautiful, the coffee tour is well conducted, informative, and interactive, and the coffee itself is really fantastic! This particular estate has the oldest water mill operated coffee farm in Costa Rica, and it's...More

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear VisitorfromNH, 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 6 September 2018 via mobile

Tour was very informative. Plantation was beautiful. Lunch was good. Prices for coffee were fair. Drink all the coffee you canMore

1  Thank antonio o
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Antonio O, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your visit and we are very happy to know that you have learned from the whole process of coffee from the seed to your daily cup of coffee, it is certainly a pleasure...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Walters Tours took my family on this tour from Atenas. The grounds are just beautiful with lots of flowers and plants and a wonderful butterfly garden. The tour is really so interesting. I had no idea how they raise and harvest and process. We had...More

Thank Likeness
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Dear Likeness, Thank you very much for sharing your comments about your recent experience at Doka Estate Coffee. We are glad that you have been able to visit the plantations with your family and that you have enjoyed an environment full of nature. We love...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

We went on this tour and loved it. It was beautiful there, and our guide was knowledgable and friendly. We learned a lot about coffee and enjoyed seeing all the areas on the plantation. They gave us a delicious iced coffee drink when we arrived,...More

1  Thank NYCtraveler13
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Dear NYCtraveler13, Thank you very much for sharing your impressions about your coffee tour. We love that you could see the whole process of coffee from seed to cup and that you found it interesting. Coffee is a very flexible product and can be as...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Doka coffee tour was very interesting and educating. It was very nice to see the process from planting-growing to selecting the good coffee beans from the bad. It was interactive and your tour guide will give you an opportunity to take part in some of...More

Thank Gracie D
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Dear Gracie D, We love knowing that you have enjoyed the tour and that you have found it interesting, it is certainly a complex process that is worth it when you get to taste the delicious coffee that results from the whole process. It's a...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

The coffee tour is really interesting and very comprehensive. From seedling to roast - we now have a great insight into how coffee is produced and why good coffee is pretty pricey. A great educative experience for the whole family (including kids)!More

1  Thank wsw74
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear wsw74, We love having surprised you positively, and that the whole family has been able to learn a little more about our grain of gold. The history of coffee tells a lot about the history of our country and we love sharing it. We...More

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Helen B
27 April 2018|
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Response from CAFETresGeneraciones | Property representative |
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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DiLav03
25 April 2018|
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
Cr is not a third world country. I agree to just dress casually for the weather with grippy walking shoes.
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Vls90
5 April 2018|
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Response from andoogadesign | Reviewed this property |
Free admission if you just walk in, like we did
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