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Puerto Jimenez Garden/Arboretum

Go right to the source to see how cacao grows and becomes chocolate at this organic cacao plantation. The two-hour tour, offered daily at 9 am and 2 pm, includes a naturalist-guided walk around the roughly 50-acre property, which includes gardens, orchards, and both primary and secondary forest. The highlight of the tour is the tasting—dipping an array of tropical fruits grown on-site into a pot of homemade chocolate fondue. If you don't have time for the tour, you can drop in for hot chocolate or coffee with a piece of chocolate cake at the pleasant garden café. You can also buy cocoa nibs and solid, heart-shaped chocolate for making fondue at home, as well as "chocoholic" T-shirts. Kids under 6 are free; ages 6 to 8, half price.

Garden/Arboretum Trail/Path Tour–Sight Family

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Off main road
La Palma, Puntarenas  60702, Costa Rica

-8398–7604

www.fincakobo.com

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Rate Includes: $32

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