El Toledo Coffee Tour, Atenas

4.9
#20 of 111 in Outdoors in Province of Alajuela
Visit El Toledo Coffee Tour, an organic coffee plantation in a tropical forest. Walk outside among the lush plant life and see how they harvest coffee beans while you pick some natural fruit on the way. Relax inside a wooden man-made house while immersed in the aroma of freshly roasted beans. Enjoy the taste of premium organic coffee while you interact with the family owners and learn about the local culture and history of the plantation. After a delicious lunch purchase some coffee to take with you on your travels. Make El Toledo Coffee Tour part of your personalized Atenas itinerary using our Atenas trip itinerary planner .
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  • Gabrielle is I think best described as a philosopher farmer - he reflects and critique his farm, work, lifestyle and relationship to nature to find a better way for everything, and he is always welcom...  more »
  • Our family (including an 18 and 13 year old) took this incredibly educational tour when we were vacationing in Atenas. Our tour guide was Gabriel, and though he was clearly passionate about his family...  more »
  • The drive is beautiful and a bit brutal. Nestled up in the hills lies this coffee farm with revolutionary ideas and methods that is changing the way farming is done. We went for the coffee and left wi...  more »
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  • Wow. Just WOW. This tour was not just educational but thought provoking because of the way Gabriel presented global agricultural and marketing issues. He and his family and farm are truly special in the products produced and they way they explain why and what they do. From discussions on “why do you drink coffee?” to tour of all crops to coffee wine tasting and finally to coffee roasting, brewing, and tasting different roasts while eating different snacks that changed the palate - truly magnificent. I’m letting everyone know to visit here, and I’m going again for sure!
  • The drive is beautiful and a bit brutal. Nestled up in the hills lies this coffee farm with revolutionary ideas and methods that is changing the way farming is done. We went for the coffee and left with our minds blown and our lives changed. Gabriel and his family are pioneers in farming in a way that is good for our health, the plants, and the planet. You need to take this tour. They are making wine out of the coffee fruit and skins! And oh yeah...the coffee is excellent!
  • This tour was very informative and educational. Gabriel is very knowledgeable and you can see that he is passionate about what he does. We left there with so much more knowledge about the coffee farming world and we really enjoyed the discussions with Gabriel. Highly recommend this tour!
  • This is an exceptional coffee tour. Gabriel is a total legend and comes across genuine and sincere, and is very knowledgeable about both the coffee industry as a whole and farming. No matter how much you think you know about coffee you will learn something here!
  • A true must-do tour if you're in the area. Learn about coffee and this family farm's progression in ethical organic techniques. Stay for the home-made lunch! Gravel entrance and parking, but our rental car was fine. Wear shoes with some traction for a mild walk through the farm. Most of the tour is on flat land, so you can skip the rest if you have knee problems.
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