Embracing Italian Tradition to Create Homemade Ice Cream
Gelitaly, is an ice cream shop in Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica where you will find rich and authentic flavors. A family-owned and operated business, they take their ice cream-making business seriously by hand-crafting carefully created flavors and delicious homemade ice cream.
Read their journey below as we delve into the story behind Gelitaly and discover how they make their traditional Italian ice cream.
Embracing Italian Culture
The inspiration for Gelitaly arose from their desire to embrace the Italian culture and share it with the people of Costa Rica. They wanted to bring the old and pure way of making ice cream, just like it’s done in Italy. Their mission is to provide homemade ice cream crafted with love and passion.
The Art of Traditional Italian Ice Cream
At Gelitaly, they believe in preserving the true essence of Italian ice cream. They import Italian products directly from Italy to Costa Rica, ensuring that they use the finest ingredients available. They also use fresh, local ingredients, free from preservatives and artificial flavors. By adopting this traditional approach, they offer their customers authentic flavors that keep them coming back.
Their menu boasts an array of flavors. Some of their customer favorites include “Amarena Italian Cherry,” Coffee Paradise,” “Oreo,” and “Snickers.” Each flavor is crafted in-house by Anastasia, one of the owners, and made to ensure a unique experience.
Anastasia’s Beloved Creation
As someone deeply connected to Gelitaly, Anastasia’s favorite ice cream flavor is Hazelnut and Chocolate. This flavor holds a special place in her heart as it reminds her of Italy, her origin. It takes her back to her school days when hazelnuts were a common ingredient in the snacks they used to enjoy. Creating this flavor allows her to bring a piece of her heritage to their customers, which she loves.
They are open seven days a week, from 11 am to 9 pm.
At Gelitaly, they are passionate about delivering the true taste of Italy through their homemade ice cream. They embrace Italian tradition, import authentic ingredients, and create unique flavors to give their customers an unforgettable experience.