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Coffee Tour and Show

Duration: Half Day

coffee tour and show

Become a coffee connoisseur whilst on holiday in Costa Rica on this fun, award-winning Coffee Tour. Trace the coffee's journey from plantation to beverage, and learn how to make the perfect cup of coffee from the experts themselves − all in just one day.

Since 1991, more than half a million visitors have participated on this tour, which has made it one of the most popular in the country. Find out why Costa Rica is renowned for its coffee, which is considered one of the best in the world. Learn exactly where it comes from during an interactive stroll through this beautiful, volcano-fringed coffee farm and organically certified roasting factory, set amongst six-acres of land. Learn from the coffee experts as they bring coffee's fascinating history, family tradition and production cycle alive with fun Costa Rican humour that will appeal to travellers of all ages.

Find out about the different peeling methods used, as well as the drying, roasting and packaging processes. Touch real coffee bushes and. breathe in the tantalizing aroma of roasting coffee beans. Savour the sweet taste of a ripe coffee cherry and get the opportunity to sample speciality coffees produced at the plantation. Watch how the coffee experts distinguish a fine coffee by taste and smell, explaining the different qualities present in a good cup.

Discover coffee's vital role in forging Costa Rican democracy and cultivating a National identity around hard working, friendly and environmentally conscious local people, affectionately known as "Ticos". If you weren’t a big fan of coffee before, this tour is bound to convert you.

What to bring: sun block, cool comfortable clothes and shoes, camera and hat. Length of tour: Half day.

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