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Doka Estate Coffee Tour

Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
+506 2449 5152
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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: Entrance fee, Butterfly Garden, Bonsai and Orchid Exhibition, Sugar Mill and Guided coffee tour, coffee tasting and coffee liqueurs, chocolates and treats. Additional Buffet Breakfast and Lunch.
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Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The tour was very informative and the guides are knowledgable and friendly. When we went, the plant was non-operational due to a day off for it's mill workers, but we still got the gist of it from the tour guide. At the end you get...More

Thank CrabbyKing93
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had just got off an overnight flight and needed coffee. Good thing our first stop was the Doka Estate Coffee Plantation! They showed us everything from how the coffee beans are grown (our kids got to pick one from the plant) to how they're...More

Thank Aileen C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here as part of a Caravan tour group. Tour was kinda long in the beginning, but started to get more interesting as it went on. I never did a coffee tour, so I got to learn a lot about how to make coffee. At...More

Thank Lindsay M
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Lindsay, 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 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this place during a beautiful afternoon. The four was marvelous - a knowledgeable and friendly guide, who started us off with a nice iced coffee, and was willing to answer all sorts of questions. It was pretty great to walk...More

Thank Willem K
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Williem, 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 1 week ago via mobile

This coffee plantation was part of another tour to Arenal volcano. As a part of another tour, I think it's worth the visit. I probably wouldn't recommend it as a stand alone tour because it's not a long tour. The grounds are beautiful and I...More

Thank Hillary160
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hillary160, We are very happy that we could give you a more comprehensive and clear idea about coffee and its complex process. This is a product that we love to share with all our visitors, for its importance, and for its delicious taste and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative tour guide. The grounds were well maintained and the butterfly garden was actually better than the one at La Paz waterfalls! Definitely worth a visit!More

Thank Daron F
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Daron, We are pleases to know you liked your visit that much. We work very hard to take good care of the grounds and nature surrounding us to offer the best Costa Rican experience to all our visitors. We thank you for choosing us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first coffee plantation tour and learned a lot. It was fantastic to learn the process and see the facilities and then have lunch overlooking the coffee plants . Our guide was very helpful and answered all questions.

Thank Andrewrealreview
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andrewrealreview, We appreciate your comments about your visit and above all the feedback that helps us improve our service and offer more interesting visits each time. We hope you will visit us again, Mario Fernandez

Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

We toured the Doka Coffee Estate as part of a full day tour. It was well worth the trip. We learned a lot about how a well established and high quality coffee estate works. It takes great expertise and passion to grow Coffee, which we...More

Thank Jeff W
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jeff, We are happy to know that you have enjoyed the entire traceability of the fruit of the coffee until it reaches your cup of coffee. No doubt it is an honor for us to be able to work and show this product so...More

Reviewed June 9, 2017

Very knowledgable and fun guides show you the history and methods used to produce coffee. I learned a lot and was surprised and happy to see the "old world" and by-hand methods that were used in producing the beans. Lots of coffee tasting and a...More

Thank Danielle B
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2017

Dear Danielle, We are very pleased to know that the experience at Doka Estate has been so positive. For us it is an honor to tell the history of coffee, its traceability throughout the whole process, and above all, the importance of this product in...More

Reviewed May 30, 2017

This was the first stop our driver/guide made from San Jose to Arenal. We bought very delicious coffee and then took a tour walking in part of the plantation. It was very informative and helpful as a coffee lover. I definitely recommend this stop. They...More

Thank Bryan U
CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Dear Bryan, We are happy to know you enjoyed your visit and that it was interesting for you to learn about coffee. We are very proud of our history and we are pleased to be able to share it with all our visitors. We look...More

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Jimmi C
June 13, 2017|
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Response from EastofEngland | Reviewed this property |
All of it, but suggest you e mail them & ask if they have any invalid chairs to use
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muderme
April 18, 2017|
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We just came back from the Doka Plantation and did our tour with Tropical Expeditions. We found it very interesting but the guide wanted to rush us through and get us to the next location. I would have liked to have spent... More
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SFOTraveler90
February 13, 2017|
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Response from CAFETresGeneraciones | Property representative |
Hello SFOTravel you are welcome as any other visitor to stop by and enjoy our coffee plantation, you will pay an entrance fee and you can walk thru the mill, roasting room and the trails at the coffee plantation. Also we... More
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