Starting at $75 per adult


Embark on a culinary voyage through the heart of Costa Rican flavors with our exclusive Manuel Antonio cooking class. This immersive experience provides a genuine taste of traditional Costa Rican cuisine, now complemented by our enchanting Medicinal Plants Garden. Here, you'll uncover the hidden treasures of Costa Rican gastronomy, with each day's class featuring a new and delightful dish. Our culinary adventure caters to everyone, offering kid-friendly options and a variety of choices for vegetarians and vegans alike.

What sets our cooking class apart is the hands-on approach. You won't just watch; you'll actively participate in preparing the core elements of your meal. Meanwhile, our seasoned staff will expertly handle the remaining steps, ensuring a mouthwatering and authentic lunch that will tantalize your taste buds.

When it comes to dessert, you'll dive into the rich traditions of Costa Rican coffee-making. We'll reveal the intricate details, from the crucial water temperature and coffee roast types to the perfect grind size, water-coffee ratios, filtering methods, and even the art of coffee sampling. For those with a penchant for tea, our culinary journey takes you to our Medicinal Plants Garden. Here, you'll have the opportunity to sample various medicinal plants and create your customized tea blend, connecting you with the healing herbs of the region.

As an extra treat, we'll introduce you to the age-old technique of extracting sugarcane juice using the Trapiche, offering you a refreshing and invigorating beverage that exemplifies Costa Rican traditions.

What's more, our culinary adventure includes a fascinating tour of our Medicinal Plants Garden. This garden is not only a feast for the eyes but also a journey into the world of natural remedies, where you can explore the healing properties of various plants.

In sum, our Manuel Antonio cooking class is more than just a culinary experience; it's a holistic immersion into the heart and soul of Costa Rican culture, where food, tradition, and nature converge to create lasting memories. Join us on this exceptional journey and savor the essence of Costa Rica.

Location and Availability

The Traditional Cooking Class is available from Manuel Antonio

Tour Time

  • 11:00am

Tour Type

  • Learning Family
  • Culture

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy


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