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Britt Coffee Tour

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Address: From the Auto Mercado Heredia 500 meters north, 400 meters west | On the way to the village of Barva, Heredia 528-3000, Costa Rica
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+506 2277 1600

Britt's CoffeeTour has educated and entertained nearly 1 million friends...

Britt's CoffeeTour has educated and entertained nearly 1 million friends and coffee lovers from around the world since 1991.We use humor and insight to show you the secrets behind an exquisite cup of coffee.Our experts lead the way on an enjoyable journey through the world of coffee. Discover coffee´s colorful history and the process that transforms the red coffee cherry into the delicious morning brew.Located in Heredia, 25 minutes away from Internacional Airport. Daily tours at 9:30 and 11:00 am. From Dec. 15 to April 30 enjoy an additional showing at 3:00 pm. Advanced reservation required.Our roastery campus and facilities include:•Lush green areas and colorful gardens. •Restrooms and pathways suitable to people of all ages and physical abilities. •On-site restaurant. •Plenty of secure parking. •Factory store with coffee, chocolates, cookies & more.•Door-to-door international coffee delivery service via courier.

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Amazing coffee!

I loved this tour offered through our resort, the Peace Lodge. I learned a lot about how coffee is made and their coffee is really darn delicious.

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The tour we took did not include transfers and this is a $30 taxi from the centre of San Jose. As a tour it is interesting and our hosts try to liven it up with some humour which was tired, clumsy and detracted from the tour. Jokes were telegraphed a long way ahead and one of our audience volunteers was... More 

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I loved this tour offered through our resort, the Peace Lodge. I learned a lot about how coffee is made and their coffee is really darn delicious.

Thank cleo74
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was a great activity and fun way to learn about coffee. It is appropriate for kids! We live in San Jose but recommend this for all our guests.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went on the Coffee Tour spontaneously with a friend today. There was no problem that we didn't make a reservation beforehand, in fact we had the two guides for ourselves! They also gave us the student discount even though we didn't have our student cards with us! I would definitely recommend it for anyone who loves coffee (you get lots... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was a fun and enjoyable way to spend half a day in San Jose. We booked our tour through Viator and arranged to be picked up at our hotel. Our driver showed up promptly and took us to the location. While he did not require a confirmation, the girl at the ticket desk at Britt did request a paper... More 

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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just check the website. It really is fun, but skip the zip line. There are better zip line tours available in the jungle on the coast.

Thank Art F
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

No one nows about the paid booking in Viator. 4 peobles at the phone but we still not know iff they get us in the Hotel Holliday Express for the Tour 2017-03-04

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tour of the facility and learning about coffee growing, roasting and even brewing. The guides did the tour in both English and Spanish. There was lots of different coffees to taste.

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The coffee in Costa Rica is superb, so to sample the many varieties that Britt offers was fantastic. Not only did we sample coffee varieties, but all kinds of coffee candy and treats. I purchased a lot for my trip home. The expresso coffee bean candies are excellent! Fun for the whole family, but particularly for the coffee addicts in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've drank coffee my whole adult life and never really knew what it took to get that cuppa. The tour we took started with a couple of cups of sampling the wonderful coffee and covered from planting to package beginning with a little tale about the history of coffee, specifically Britt Coffee. A meandering walk through the nursery and a... More 

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