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“Beautiful Farm, Wonderful Family”

El Toledo Coffee Tour
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Atenas
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: We are a sustainable organic coffee farm. We have been using sustainably organic practices for over fourteen years. Today we are happy to consider ourselves environmentalists first, and coffee farmers second.
Reviewed 2 October 2012

I have been twice to El Toledo on educational study tours, and both times was moved by the family's story of their transition to becoming an organic coffee farm. They are dedicated, passionate, and kind, and the farm is beautiful. The tour of the coffee farm is like walking through a forest. I don't even like coffee (didn't drink a drop), but I found the experience educational and inspirational. And my husband tells me their coffee is some of the best he's ever had!

Thank Katharine_H_R
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Reviewed 11 September 2012

This is a great activity ,for both people who know about coffee and for those who do not , this tour is very educational and teaches people that it´s posible to live in armony with the nature and at the same time to have a business .
i highly recommend this activity , people are kind and they really know what they are talking about it´s just marvelous And the coffee is delicious.

Thank Adri1487
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Reviewed 24 August 2012

We had taken the tour with Gabriel about 18 months ago on our visit to Costa Rica and it was a highlight of our trip! Now that we live here, we take our guests to this tour as well.

This past week, my Mom and her husband came to visit. Although it was raining, they adapted the tour for us and it was still incredibly informative and a great experience! Not only did he tell us about the entire organic process from start to finish, but he was able to show us how it all comes together. Another organic farmer had stopped by and also gave us some insight from his perspective. Afterwards, his wife prepared 3 different roasts of their coffee and food to accompany the coffee. They make you feel at home!

We have attended tours at other coffee farms before, but this one is by far the best you will see. True local farmers, doing what they love, and having the passion to share the experience with you...

Oh, and amazingly great coffee too!

Thank dkey
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

Came across this coffee at the Market in Grecia on Friday and Saturday. Purchased two bags and brought them back to the States. If it wonderful, wish I purchased twenty bags instead of two. We are headed back in the near future and will stock up then. Hope we find you somewhere there on Sunday at a market near Grecia.

Thank Theresa H
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Skip all of the other coffee tours in Costa Rica and just do this one. We were in Costa Rica for a month and did the larger coffee tours and some smaller ones. This is the best. Although very hard to find unassisted, it is worth the search. We spent about three hours on the tour. It really focuses on organic farming and coffee. Do not expect a lot on the processing, roasting and serving of coffee. It is a coffee farming tour and best best I have seen. The entire family was terrific and spent a long time answering our questions. We also had some tasty surprise treats at the end of the tour. This tour is worth the drive from anywhere in Costa Rica.

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