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Cafe Britt Tour


Midway between Heredia and Barva is
Café Britt's Finca and Beneficio,
where you can learn the story of Costa Rican coffee.

The company, which roasts, packs, and exports
to specialty stores around the world,
welcomes visitors to its coffee fields and garden,
which draws butterflies.


  Cafe Britt's products  
coffee plant  

Five tours are offered.

The standard is the “Coffee Tour”
Daily at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. mid-December through April,
and only at 11 a.m. May through mid-December
($25 pp three hours, or $50 seven hours with lunch).
featuring a multimedia presentation including a live skit
telling the history of coffee;

Other tours combine the “Coffee Tour” with visits to the Butterfly Farm, La Paz Waterfall Garden, and the Rainforest Aerial Tram;

One is timed to coincide with the coffee harvest (mid-November through February).

All include an educational tour of the finca and roasting plant.

harvesting coffee beans    

There’s a cinema for private events.
You conclude in the tasting room, where you are shown how experts taste coffee.
The factory store offers mail-order delivery to the United States.
It has an elegant gourmet restaurant.

Apdo. 528-3000, Heredia, Costa Rica.
tel. (506)2260-2748, Fax (506)2238-1846,
in the U.S., tel. (800)2462-7488

Villa Rita Country Cottages
La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica - Tel: (506) 2487-7566 -