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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Sabanilla de Alajuela, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

NOTE: WENT IN THE OFF-SEASON FOR COFFEE PRODUCTION The Doka Coffee Tour, Sarchi, and Grecia Daytrip from San Jose was a very informative tour. A tour bus came to pick us up from the hotel and we went to get the other people joining us...More

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

Dear Jessica H, Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Doka Coffee plantation, tour and restaurant your comments are very positive and important to us so we can keep our good work up and expecting more visitors interested in the costarican coffee production,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought a coupon $29 in Yuplon.com for 2 people including the tour, buffet lunch, butterfly garden, bonsai garden and hydroponic crops. The tour lasts 1-2 hours The tour was really interesting, they give you a glimpse of the coffee development in the farm and...More

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

Dear HilaryAR, Thank you very much for your recent visit to Doka Estate and for your recommendations to others that are interested in visiting our Doka Coffee Plantation, tour and restaurant. Please visit our website to be part of our coffee lover club !!! Mario...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had no idea how labour-intensive the production of coffee was until this tour -or what hard work it involves! Starting with an explanation of bean maturity and the harvesting process (which isn’t as straight forward as it sounds), the tour takes visitors through the...More

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

Dear Gillrj, 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 hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed learning about the coffee I have in my hand each morning. The tour was not too long but took us from plant to brew. The lunch was very good considering it is a tourist spot. Teens said it was kinda fun although enjoyed trying...More

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Estimado Jrtm2014 Nos encanta leer su comentario y saber que ha disfrutado de su visita y del recorrido por la...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been in several coffee tours, Britt included, and Doka's is by far the best one I've done. They really know their stuff, the guide is sure to explain you every step of the process so you end up with a completely different appreciation of...More

Thank Jasson_1984
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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jasson_1984, We are very happy to know that the visit was worthwhile and that we have been able to transmit the knowledge we have of our great product. Without a doubt, it is a pleasure to be able to explain step by step the...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Mauricio gave us a great tour of the plantation! He was a patient teacher and the adults especially loved the tour! It was my parents favorite thing to do in San Jose!More

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear skaacowles, We love knowing that it has been the favorite activity of your parents, we very much enjoy showing our visitors all about the golden grain of Costa Rica. We are patient because we love what we do. We look forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on a rainy afternoon and had a good time. It could only be even better on a sunny day. While waiting for the rest of the tour to arrive and gather, we were treated to unlimited sampling of 4 kinds of coffee which...More

Thank Beverly B
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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Dear Beverly B, 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...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

On this tour, I definitely learned a lot about the production of coffee! Such a detailed and lengthy process. The workers do not earn a lot but are extremely committed to their craft. Makes you appreciate the coffee you drink so much more. FYI...light roast...More

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CAFETresGeneraciones, Gerente at Doka Estate Coffee Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear TheSavvySpecialist, We love knowing that we have been able to surprise you and that you have learned a lot about coffee and its long process from seed to cup. It is a pleasure to know that those who visit us learn while enjoying this...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

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Helen B
27 April 2018|
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Response from CAFETresGeneraciones | Property representative |
Doka Estate is not far from La Paz Waterfall we are in the same region. Approximately 30kms away, around 45 minutes driving.
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DiLav03
25 April 2018|
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
Cr is not a third world country. I agree to just dress casually for the weather with grippy walking shoes.
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Vls90
5 April 2018|
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Response from andoogadesign | Reviewed this property |
Free admission if you just walk in, like we did
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