Friday, September 29, 2017

Welcome to El Toledo coffee Farm Lodging

Welcome to El Toledo Coffee lodging website. 
Host Family


Stay in the comfort of a tranquil family farm. Not luxury but a lot of natural beauty!

This is a very good option if were interested in our coffee tour as well. That is our main atraction here.

Consider staying on the farm specially if your travel plans look like this: 

1- first day in the country, arriving morning or early afternoon. So you can start your Costa Rica experience with a coffee push after your trip. Recommended Tour Time: 2 pm or 4 pm.
2- arriving at night Time. Our travel distance from the airport is 30 minutes. So you can stay overnight, have breakfast and start with an early morning tour at 8 am. (6 am is possible as well) so you can get advantage of this to use your time at maximum.
3- Last night in the country: This way you can get a late Coffee Tour and departure next day to the airport. Or if you arived late to our farm, you can get a very early morning tour!
4- transfer from or to la fortuna. We are in the way.
5- transfer from or to Manuel Antonio or central Pacific
6-non of the above: because it can be your best reason

Check out our two rooms if you are ready to a full Toledo farm experience:

El Toledo Coffee house

The Tucán Tiny house


WiFi available in the shop and the Tiny Tucán house



It's only 7k to Atenas town, there is bus service very often!
bus cost like 500 colones and taxi cost like 5000! bus driven time is about 30 minuts, taxi driven time it's about 10 minutes!
These are two echo house built in harmony with the surrounding!

Great views can make it a unique experience! The mountains of Los Altos are waiting for you!!


Whole furnished! 



Transportation from airport can be arranged for $46



Our cabins count with one room with 2 beds, one kitchen, bathroom and porch! you have access to all the accommodation we have, also the ranch where we roast our beans! AND all the coffee you want to brew in the cabin!

The cabins have everything you need to Stay, you only need to bring your own traveling things and food! you can cook, there is a refrigerator, there are kitchen tools! etc!




More info, get in touch with us!
cafeeltoledo@gmail.com
(506) 8711-1221


Coffee shop, roaster

We thank you for your support!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

El Toledo House

El Toledo Coffee house

El Toledo House was built in the middle of the coffee farm. About 100 square metters of building designed to provide an oportunity to the visitors to Stay in our farm.
Staying in the Toledo house you will experience being in harmony with nature, will have the opportunity to wake up with the birds in the morning

Birdwatching is an activity that you would enjoy on your the porch. El Toledo name came to the farm and this house because it is very common to spot the long tailed Manakin which is called Toledo in Spanish.

Stay in the comfort of a tranquil  farm. Not luxury but a lot of natural beauty!

This is an echo house built in harmony with the surrounding! Using recicle materials like wood or metals! The place is built-in natural power source. With a off the grid sistem you will experience how much anergy we can use with a minimum impact to the sorrounding.

Great views to over the valley, seeing  more than 500 Coffee farms in the region can make it a unique experience! The mountains of Los Altos are waiting for you!!

Whole furnished!  



Rates: $50 one night for two people with breakfast. 
$10 adicional pero extra person. The house has only one room but is big. 
Breakfast included only in night booking
Week, monthly rates can be arranged! 
Transportation from airport can be arranged for $46

Occupation:




Take a look at the Availability of the Toledo house on the next calendar: if it is blue it is busy, if not, it is available for you! 
Our cabins count with one room with 2 beds, one kitchen, bathroom and porch! you have access to all the accommodation we have, also the ranch where we roast our beans! AND all the coffee you want to brew in the cabin!

The cabins have everything you need to Stay, you only need to bring your own traveling things and food! you can cook, there is a refrigerator, there are kitchen tools! etc!



More info, get in touch with us!
cafeeltoledo@gmail.com
(506) 8711-1221
  


More pictures:
Privite cabin! closest house is 100 metters:
Pictures of El Toledo House
This is a small house in the middle of the farm.
This one has not WiFi available at the house. But there is at the coffee shop which you can use at any time!

Or check out: The Tiny Tucán House


Tiny Tucán house

The Tiny Tucán House

Built in with the porpoise of providing an oportunity to visitors of the tour to stay overnight.
This tiny house is about 30 square metters. Tiny but cosy. You have two beds, where to cook, fridge, bathroom. Every thing you need to stay comfortable! 

You'll be really close to our coffee roasters, and process area. An immersion to a coffee farm living experience. 

Great views can make it a unique experience! The mountains of Los Altos are waiting for you!!


Whole furnished!  

$50 one night for two people with breakfast. 
Breakfast included
Transportation from airport can be arranged for $46

Occupation:




Take a look at the Availability in the next calendar: if it is blue it is busy, if not, it is available for you! 


Do you want to know how it feels like to be waken up by a ruster?


You have access to all the accommodation we have, also the ranch where we roast our beans! AND all the coffee you want to brew in the cabin!

The cabins have everything you need to Stay, you only need to bring your own traveling things and food! you can cook, there is a refrigerator, there are kitchen tools! etc!



More info, get in touch with us!
cafeeltoledo@gmail.com
(506) 8711-1221
  
Pictures of The Tucan house for Rent
This is a tiny house 30 metters from the coffee roasters!


This tiny house has WiFi

Or check out: El Toledo Coffee house

Sunday, February 5, 2017

See more of El Toledo House

El Toledo House
This is a house for rent in the middle of the coffee farm.
It is fully furnished
Off-gree electric system that makes it in harmony with the environment


View from inside






Kitchen










Rates: under booking
More info cafeeltoledo@gmail.com

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

What to do in Atenas?

What to do in Atenas? 
In this page you will find things to do in Atenas from my experience.


Welcome to Atenas, my name is Gabriel Calderon V.
I live in Atenas since I was born

Let me tell you what you can find in Atenas, my native town!

Let's start with acomodations!
celebrate your life

Infrastructure in atenas is good, we have plenty of Restaurants; we can spend one week eating in different places and we will never be tired of having the same! Hotels; we have many places to stay, not very big hotels (who want to be in a big hotel anyway, you can not find the real costa rica there) but very nice places where you can enjoy spending a night or weeks! sports centers, are you good at working out? there are gyms, soccer fields, swiming pools etc.


CATUCA is our local turist and comerce center! they help a lot the town to go forward, helping with ferias, festivals, organicing the people in such a wonderful way to keep everybody working for only one purpose, keek atenas being the best climate for its people!

Now,...

 

El toledo Coffee
I grew up in a Coffee farm, now it's an organic coffee farm,We are proccesing our beans and doing Coffee tours, this is the picture with my wife and our coffee:
Want to know more about coffee? Go to: El Toledo Coffee Tour

Do you want to learn Spanish?
There are Spanish Schools if you are interested in learning from profetional in the spanish teaching programs! Spanish and Fun is one of them! Spanish Immersion! Su Espacio, the comunity center in from of the gas station is one of them, too!



I want to hear your opinion! let me know what you want to find here!


  1. Hiking!
  2.  Mountain biking is getting popular among locals. But I don't recommend this at least that you have enough endurance for steep hills!
  3. Horse back Riding!
  4. Knowing about sugar cane mills! Old fashioned way
  5. Learning about culture
  6. Living with locals! Guest Houses
  7. Visiting Nursery Homes!
  8. Visiting orfanage!
  9. What about visiting A water fall! In atenas? yes!
  10. Be a Volunteer cleaning Rivers!
  11. Be a Volunteer at the schools!
  12. Be Volunteer at women orquid organization!
  13. Visiting Hydroponic growing vegtable garden!
  14. Being a volunteer in an organic coffee plantation!
  15. Hiking through the mountains!
  16. Looking at a very old train bridge and its canyon! 

  Send me a email if you want to know more about what Atenas has!
cafeeltoledo@gmail.com


There is also a news paper on line you can get called Atenas Today! it's a Pdf file, easy to read!it's also very easy to find!

Provably in another post I'll talk about what you can find close to Atenas so you can know you can use our town to stay while visiting different and interesting places, but this is what you can find in most of the pages or websites! so, let's just talk about Atenas!