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Dona Elba Cigars

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Address: Xalteva Church 1/2 block west # 515 | Corner of Calle El Galillo, Granada, Nicaragua
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+505 2552 7348

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Husband was very excited to find Dona Elba - it was highly recommended by cigar enthusiasts we encountered throughout our travels. Tours were unavailable during our visit but we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Miranda B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Husband was very excited to find Dona Elba - it was highly recommended by cigar enthusiasts we encountered throughout our travels. Tours were unavailable during our visit but we purchased several cigars to take home. Excited to have a reminder of Granada while relaxing and enjoying one with a nice scotch/bourbon on the rocks!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked our guide if we can drop by a cigar place while in Granada as we were not able to visit Esteli in this trip (apparently they make the best cigars in the world there) and he recommended Dona Elba Cigars. As soon as we walked in, Jennifer, the wife of the founder, greeted us and she was very... More 

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Maribor, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our Granada city tour and actualy were quoted prices on available cigars and that's it. No presentations, no deep explanations, no samples...I bought a wooden box and a couple of smaller chocolate flavored ones and that's it. It was really a 15min stop. Probably if you come here on your own schedule it might be a... More 

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Val-d'Isère, Rhone-Alpes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Family run business for 20 years and still a very authentic place. We can't recommend this place enough! Thanks to all the staff for a great experience. Even though we are non smokers and absolute cigar novices, my boyfriend and I made our own cigars for $5 each and also bought a pack of small cinnamon infused cigars to take... More 

Thank Grace G
Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I can't believe the quality of Doña Elba Cigars! I have had cigars from just about every cigar production country and Doña Elba Cigars is at the top of the list. They may not have the publicity like many of the million+ dollar cigar companies, but I can guarantee you that their cigars are consistent and absolutely the best around.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to try this experience while in Granada. I had agreed to do it, but hadn't planned on participating. However, once we arrived I decided to partake as well. I'm glad I did because I enjoyed myself and my husband did as well. The cost to roll our own cigars was only $5 each, which I thought was... More 

Granada, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Walked over here one afternoon and watched three or four cigar makers work, and I was able to sit down and make my own. Later I smoked it and was quite proud that I had made a reasonably decent cigar my first time. When friends visit from the US, I will definitely take them here. The place seemed more for... More 

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Groesbeek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Located just a few blocks from Iglesia La Merced, this family owned cigar company offers a great experience! Possibility to roll your own cigar, information about the process and quality cigars. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We came here on a horse and carriage tour, which I would recommend. This place is not (safely) walkable from the main tourist area, so it's best to get here by taxi or tour. We decided to make this a stop on our horse & carriage tour, and were very happy as it was a pretty cool and safe way... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We went here as stop number 1 in Granada, as you pass it en route to plaza. We walked in and immediately the guy rolling approached us as sort of a guide. There is not much to tour...except the one room, with a big red macaw that he helped my daughter hold and she is still talking about that...then he... More 

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