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Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate

| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
+506 8341 2043
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Great project in Puerto Viejo

We decided to do the Caribeans tour during our stay in Puerto Viejo. Our host Paul was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amilcar M
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Milton, Ontario, Canada
via mobile
I hate tours and I LOVED this tour.

I'm pretty tour averse...my friend basically dragged me to this one. When we got there and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birdsocks
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Caribeans is the origninal bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Puerto Viejo. Chocolate is made right in the cacao forest. Tours of our factory include: all-you-can-eat gourmet chocolate, the chocolate forest hike, and the "see how we do it" factory tour. Regular tours are Monday 10 am, Tuesday10 & 2, Thursday 10 & 2, Friday2 pm, and Saturday 2 pm. No reservations required. We also have a full service coffee and chocolate shop. Our coffee is fresh roasted farm to cup and delicious. Our chocolate is all hand made and organic. Fresh smoothies, sandwiches, ice cream and much more.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the owner” (54 reviews)
“cacao trees” (17 reviews)
“beans” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| 25 mts norte de Cabinas El Tesoro, Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 53708, Costa Rica
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+506 8341 2043
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to do the Caribeans tour during our stay in Puerto Viejo. Our host Paul was fantastic. He explained the history of cacao in the Caribean coast of Costa Rica. We were able to explore the property and learn about how chocolate is made...More

Thank Amilcar M
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review and compliments!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm pretty tour averse...my friend basically dragged me to this one. When we got there and realized it was THREE hours long we were both struck with slight buyers remorse. This ended up being one of our favorite experiences in Puerto Viejo!! Our tour was...More

Thank Birdsocks
caribeans, Owner at Caribeans Coffee & Chocolate, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you took the chance and enjoyed our tour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 5 minutes late for the morning tour (which you can't book and we hadn't really read up about) , so one of the staff rushed us up the hill to catch up with agreement that we would pay at the end. We didn't...More

Thank DavidM15658
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting morning spent finding out all there is to know about growing cocoa & making chocolate. Paul was a great host with a very interesting story and clearly a genuine passion for good quality chocolate! I particularly enjoyed the tasting experience that involved...More

Thank JoeGBrighton
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Very informative tour, engaging and well paced. Amazing to see and feel the expertise poured into artisanal chocolate.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and the chocolate was wonderful. The owner is also very friendly and filled us in on some of the local attractions. We loved the location as well, just outside of town across the street from the ocean. I highly recommend it.

Thank midwestclimber
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I wasn't sure if this tour was going to be worth it, when we had so many options of activities, but I'm SO glad we went. The tour guide was one of the owners and had so much interesting info and it was so cool...More

Thank clearbailey
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had a great time with Paul who is the owner. He did our tour and it was so interesting. You really see the whole process from tree to bar and the chocolate tasting with help from his wife Jeannne is amazing. We have an...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The tour was extremely interesting and it was great to meet the couple behind the chocolate, who are very friendly. The chocolate itself is delicious and we had a great time trying out different combinations. The view at the top, where you do the chocolate...More

Thank Carla O
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Very interesting tour! We could taste a lot of different things, from the cacao beans itself, to the roasted beans, to the finished chocolate. The owner was very passionate and gave us a lot of information. We were only two people to participate, but they...More

Thank SarahVvj788
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Kaitlyn W
20 April 2017|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
You can lock you bike at our shop. Never had any problems with locked bikes during the tour.
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Lori F
11 March 2017|
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Response from bstommie | Reviewed this property |
Obviously everyone is different, but we biked all around the area with no issues.
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Leslie M
17 July 2016|
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Response from caribeans | Property representative |
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