Cedral, Costa Rica

Coffee Growing and Mountain Community Overnight

Stay overnight in this peaceful mountain community that prides itself in its exotic and high-quality coffee and true Costa Rican hospitality. Guests will visit the coffee plantation and learn all about the coffee making process, enjoy home cooked meals with a local family and spend the night in a cozy guesthouse.

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2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Connect with Nature, Cultural Immersion and Foodie Fun


Very little English is spoken, there is a translator that can accompany you for an additional cost of $20

Physical Activity

Light activity


Mountains, Rural Communities and Quiet Area


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: Spanish


  • Spend the night in a traditional Costa Rican mountainside village
  • Enjoy meals with the family in their home
  • Visit a coffee plantation and processing plant



Flexible arrival time


Flexible Departure Date
All year


2 travelers minimum

What's Included


1 Night Guesthouse


Local guide (not bilingual)


Private Room and Private Bathroom


All meals included
And great coffee, of course


Public bus, Private car and None

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Your Local Host

Cedral Community Cooperative

Locally Owned Community Cooperative

The Coopecedral cooperative is comprised of 36 members. Between guiding, cooking, and offering sleeping arrangements there is plenty for the families to work on with regards to tourism. Froilan Díaz Solano is the president of Coopecedral and is the point person with regards to receiving travelers to Cedral. Cedral offers coffee tours, a comfortable private guesthouse, hikes to waterfalls and indigenous burial grounds, meals with local families, and tours to surrounding villages.

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Getting There

Transport options

Drive (4WD required), Bus (multiple) and Get picked up (extra $)
The Cedral community is located about 45 minutes south from San Isidro. You'll turn off the highway and follow a road that is paved most of the way but turns to gravel shortly before arriving. You can arrange to meet your hosts in the town center or plan a pick up time and location.
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