Half Day Tour
Doka Coffee Tour

The DOKA COFFEE ESTATE is located in Alajuela Sabanilla, the coffee capital of Costa Rica and is owned and managed by a Costa Rican family who for over 70 years have played a pioneering role in coffee production.
The Associación Semana International del Café (SINTERCAFE) awarded Doka Estate, Costa Rica as the best coffee estate of Costa Rica for two consecutive years.

From the Seed to the Cup

During the coffee tour you will learn about the production, harvesting, processing and roasting process of the coffee bean.

Costa Rica has a variety of microclimates and altitudes. An expert will explain how these different factors favour the taste of Costa Rican coffee.


  • The tour begins in the seedbed. Here you will see and have explained the development process of the coffee plant right up to the point of harvesting. You will also learn about the history of the estate, its owners, the production and varieties of plants, the geography of the area and the traditional ways of plant cultivation.
  • The second station a hydraulic powered processing plant, the oldest water wheel in the country and in 2003 declared a Listed Building. In the receiver you can see the first classification of the beans, afterwards the process of de-husking the first and second quality beans.
  • Next the fermentation process in large tanks, which is most significant for the taste of the coffee. The coffee beans are now ready to be peeled, and roasted or exported.
  • The last stop, you visit the roasting plant Café Tres Generaciones, here you have the different types of roasts explained.
  • Finally the Doka Estate souvenir shop, here you can find the coffee vacuum packed to take home. You can also purchase handicrafts produced by Costa Rican craftsmen.

We would like to thank all our guests who have been travelling with us since 1994 in the most beautiful time of the year - their well-deserved holidays. When developing itineraries for groups and individual travelers, selecting our local service partners and caring about the well-being of our guests, we always focus on the highest possible quality standards. Since the founding of Amadeus Travel, we have been committed to sustainable tourism as the only long-term viable form of tourism, e.g. through our social commitment, visiting and supporting private and state nature reserves as well as the training of our team and experienced, fully licenced tour guides.