Atabey Cigars

ATABEY cigars are produced in limited quantities by the Selected Tobacco in Costa Rica. The leaves of these cigars have many origins including aged tobaccos from the Caribbean, South and Central America countries. These luxury cigars can are available at appointed merchants in the United States only, certified by the manufacturer.

Atabey is the Supreme deity of the Taino Indians.

Atabey is the name of a female divinity of the extinct Taino people, who occupied a large part of the Caribbean islands.

In Taino mythology, Atabey was the first female in the world and was the mother of Yucahu, the main male god of the Tainos. Besides being the mother goddess, Atabey is the divinity of the Moon, the Sea of Fertility and Birth. 

Atabey is also associated as “Mother of Waters”, associating it with rivers, lakes and seas to give life to the cultivation of cassava, tobacco and agriculture in general.

Atabey is worshiped at night with full moon ceremonies, where through unique rituals performed by the tribe elders who sat in a religious circles called Cohiba and preformed rituals around the tribal leader and wizard of the tribe, called Behike.  All of them smoking tobacco leaves rolled as a cigar.

When they went into a state of delirium, their prayers in the form of smoke were blew over to the wise leader, who was in the middle of the circle, so that with his divine powers raised to heaven, through the smoke he received.  Only then did the Behike give their prayers to their Goddess ATABEY.

Cigar Details


Available in 12 Sizes

Benditos - 7 1/4 x 58

Brujos - 5 x 52

Delirios - 5 3/4 x 55

Diosus - 8 x 50

Divinos - 4 1/2 x 50

Duendes - 6 x 54

Hechizos - 4 x 40

Idolos - 4 x 55

Misticos - 6 3/4 x 56

Ritos - 6 1/8 x 55

Sabios - 5 1/4 x 52

Spiritus - 7 1/2 x 40

What The Critics Have To Say

I’m about 99% sure this was a Cuban and I’m looking forward to finding out if I’m right. Regardless, I will add it to my must buy list and the next one will be enjoyed with a coffee!

Starfish via Blind Man’s Puff (Cigar Reviews Done Blind)

The Atabey is a complete cigar in just about every attribute – from flavor to construction to complexity. From an intangibles standpoint, it also brings a lot of what I term the “wow” factor

Cigar Coop

This might be one of the most epic cigars ever made.

The Cigar Authority

The construction was simply amazing from beginning to end and it produced the perfect amount of smoke with that even burn line from the beginning to the nub.

Seth's Humidor

It’s a complex, balanced, wonderfully nuanced cigar, and it won’t leave you disappointed.

The Stogie Guys

Talk about a wow cigar…. This is seriously one of the best Non-Cuban cigars ever made in my opinion.

Cigar Federation

It was like driving a Lamborghini, it was absolutely off the charts.

Stogie Geeks

Overall, the Atabey was an awesome cigar with deep flavor complexity, perfect draw, and an absolutely pristine burn. I don’t put numbers on my reviews and I have to say only one cigar in my life did I ever feel was a close to a 100 and that was a Vegas Robaina Don Alejandro which I enjoyed immensely back in Germany 9 years ago. The Atabey Ritos certainly ranks up close that!

Stogie Press