Eat + Drink

Get the Ultimate Java Fix on a Costa Rica Coffee Plantation Tour

Costa Rica’s soil, altitude, and climate make it ideal for growing coffee. (Photo: Alamy)

With over 1.5 million bags of coffee produced each year, it’s no wonder that Costa Rica is the world’s 13th largest producer of coffee in the world. Since the 18th century, coffee has shaped Costa Rica’s economic development and culture. Plan a tour at a local coffee plantation to get an authentic glimpse into the coffee production process. You’ll learn more about making coffee and why Costa Rica’s beans are unique, then taste the goods.