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Cafe San Alberto

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Address: Hacienda San Alberto | 200 Meters From Buenvista Central Square, Buenavista, Colombia
Phone Number:
+57 316 8271421
10:00 - 18:00
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Fri - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Amid the blessed coffee fields of the Hacienda and surrounded by a magical...

Amid the blessed coffee fields of the Hacienda and surrounded by a magical landscape, you can enjoy a delicious cup of our coffee. Make the most of your visit, get to know and experience the coffee world through our two proposals: Premium Coffee Tasting Tour, San Alberto Coffee Baptism.

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Surprisingly Unique, Informative and Beautiful Tour

Our foursome signed up for the full tour, which included easy hiking, meeting workers, learning the social/economic history of Colombian coffee as well a every step of coffee... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Our foursome signed up for the full tour, which included easy hiking, meeting workers, learning the social/economic history of Colombian coffee as well a every step of coffee production, sophisticated olfactory testing and multiple taste testings - quite the gamut of experiences. We were impressed and fascinated. San Alberto certainly provided a comprehensive and intriguing tour, above par to many... More 

Thank Case_USA
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

I was with my family exploring the roads of Quindio, getting to know each one of the towns, when I saw this banner saying Cafe San Alberto, the most awarded coffee of Colombia...so we followed the banners and arrived in Buenavista, one of the cutest towns in Quindio. We went through the town and got lost, and suddenly one more... More 

1 Thank Adriana G
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

An excellent tour. Guillermo is an extremely knowledgeable, informative and hospitable guide. We learnt a lot, particularly during the tasting and had a great afternoon in beautiful surroundings. Definitely recommend the tour.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We did the full tour. It was very interesting walking and climbing through the terraced coffee fields up to where the coffee beans are washed and dried and prepared for market. The views were fabulous. Then we did the coffee tasting which was quite involved and very informative. It reminded one of wine tasting. We learned a lot and had... More 

Thank mrsboll
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great view, fantastic Coffee, once in a life experience with a coffee plantation and an unique sunset. Worth the drive.

1 Thank Miguel A
San Francisco
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

We did the full tour and tasting and it was really an eye opening experience into the coffee world. The final product tasted very soft and almost sweet. You do not need any sugar or milk with such coffee, there was no bitterness or burned flavor. The tasting procedure was done like in the best winery. This is the best... More 

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Dublin, California
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Did the full tour and tasting experience -- really exceptionally done, on par or better than similar experiences at wineries/vineyards. Learned a ton and consumed some fantastic coffee. Special thanks to our host Alberto, who did a wonderful job teaching us about the plantation and process; not to mention his accommodating us by doing the tour in (excellent) English.

1 Thank RJSinclair
Warren, Texas
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

On a tip from a friend, claiming to have tasted the best cup of coffee ever, I was intrigued to try the new Cafe San Alberto in Cartagena. My son and I, both coffee enthusiast, cautiously examined our cup of tinto before taking that first sip. The aroma was fantastic! But, when we tasted the coffee our faces lit up!... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The cafe helado and the latte frio are the best I have had anywhere. The coffee is not at all bitter and has lots of fruity flavor. View is awesome, service excellent, but it is a little out of the way (expected of a place up so high in the mountains). The drive there passes through a giant coffee hacienda... More 

Thank Dave H
San Andres and Providencia Department, Colombia
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

A good place to sit on the terrace, have the manager sit next to you and tell you the story of the coffee plantation, and taste one of the finest coffees in the world. The Cafe San Alberto has won medals in international contests worthy of even the finest wineries in France and the Napa Valley.

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