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Make your own Costa Rican Basket!

Make your own Costa Rican Basket!

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:All languages welcome

About your host

I am an Airbnb Host worried to provide meaningful experiences to anyone who visits Nuevo Arenal, Guanacaste. Don Francisco is a retired awesome man who lives from making handcrafted baskets, I got to know him one day at the local market when I stopped to buy fruits. The owner of the Fruit Shop told me that he only sells what the local people produce because we have to help each other;…
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What we’ll do

I will take you to Don Francisco's home, he and his family will welcome us to the basket workshop at the back. Francisco will have all material ready to teach you how to make handmade baskets and you will be able to choose between 2 prototype's sizes. Then, he will start explaining the procedure from the beginning until the end, and then you will start making the one you chose following his…

What else you should know

This experience is very easy to follow, native languages won't be an impediment to get 100% satisfaction. Francisco only speaks Spanish, but I will translate if it is necessary.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Costarican Coffe or Lemon Grass Té

What to bring

Camera
Cash, because you might want to buy another types of baskets exhibited.

Where you'll be

We will meet each other at my house, 5 minutes away from Nuevo Arenal downtown. I will share my location once you are booked. Then, I will take you to Rio Piedras, which is 20 minutes away from home. This is where Francisco is located. After our experience, you will be free to decide which road to take.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

More tips

This experience is very easy to follow, native languages won't be an impediment to get 100% satisfaction. Francisco only speaks Spanish, but I will translate if it is necessary.
Daniela
workshop
Make your own Costa Rican Basket!
New experience
$56 per person
New experience
$56 per person