Doka Estate, Alajuela

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Address: Alajuela, Poas & the Airport Area, Costa Rica

Phone: +506-24495152

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Doka Estate, Alajuela

The Doka Estate is a coffee estate located on the slopes of Alajuela Poas Volcano. The coffee produced by the estate is one of Costa Rica's highest quality coffees. The rich soils of the volcanic slopes along with excellent climate contribute towards its taste. The estate belongs to Costa Rican Vargas Ruiz family and they are friendly enough to offer guided tours of their estate. ‘From the seed to the cup’ is their motto. The tour begins at the seedbed and ends at the tasting room and the souvenir shop. A must visit for coffee lovers.

Doka Estate Information

  • Do wear a hat/cap.
  • Do buy their coffee for yourself and for your loved ones.

Doka Estate Ticket Prices

  • The estate offers different tour packages that may include pick up and drop, breakfast and lunch- depending upon the package you choose.

Doka Estate Opening and Closing Hours

Monday through Friday:

  • Morning: 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
  • Afternoon: 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays:

  • Morning: 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
  • Afternoon: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

How To reach Doka Estate by Public Transport

  • Transportation by the estate in provided on request.
  • Renting a car is recommended.

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Doka Estate, Alajuela Reviews

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  • Very good experience for me to learn how coffee is grown. The guide explained a lot of details and spoke good English. You get to see how it's grown and finally arrive in your cup. Make sure you bring a long-sleeved shirt around, there are some bugs near the mass of coffee plants and it can be a little chilly sometimes. Oh, and be sure try their coffee. I had some bad experience with straight coffee in the past, but their coffee samples really turned it around for me. Their coffee is amazing and I ended up buying quite a few bags. They make excellent gifts for your coffee-drinking friends.

  • Great attraction! Lots of fun. We learned a lot about the growing and preparation of coffee beans to coffee. Friendly and helpful guides. A butterfly and bonsai gardens. They have a pretty good buffet We were surprised at how tasty many of their items were. And free samples

  • Near the top of a hill this coffee the estate has very beautiful grounds. Most importantly the tour guide Reynaldo did a wonderful job of explaining how coffee is grown, picked and processed. He was very knowledgeable with clever humorous stories. The coffee samples were delicious and the store has very reasonable prices on excellent coffee. We also had a very good lunch there.

  • Got to know the life cycle of coffee. Very informative and got to know about the coffee beans in details. Hide was very knowledgeable. This is one of the few coffee processing plants processing the coffee beans old ways using water.

  • Had a wonderful educational experience learning all about coffee during the tour. The lunch that followed was very good as well. Nice professional staff in a clean professional environment. Don't miss this tour!

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