Facing Dolphin Bay but actually on the mainland’s Cerro Bruja peninsula, this chocolate farm sitting within 12 hectares of forested slopes is one of the largest in the archipelago that's open to the public. A two-hour tour led by North American owner Robert will take you seamlessly from cocoa pod to candy bar and leave no question unanswered.

The grounds are stunning and teeming with flora and fauna: hundreds of orchid species, green and black poison dart frogs, and golden silk orb-weaver spiders, whose high tensile-strength webs may one day replace Kevlar.