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Avispas Adventures

Address: Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 4107532440
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation services, Avispa’s...
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Owner description: While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation services, Avispa’s Adventures aims to provide you with an active experience of the real Costa Rica-providing tours like no others, taking you off the beaten path for a one of a kind, matchless experience which is over and above a standard big coach tour.Avispa’s Adventures - licensed and insured - is privately owned and operated by a North American, Amy, and a Costa Rican, (Tico) Avispa. Our company provides personal attention, superior customer satisfaction and unique adventures for an unforgettable experience. It is truly our pleasure to share the natural beauty of Costa Rica through a native’s perspective, while maintaining the desired comforts and quality of service that today’s travelers expect and deserve.
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

My sister and I had limited financial resources and we are so glad that we invested in two trips with Avispas. Amy and Chepe went out of their way to make both memorable. They made sure that our trip began from the moment they picked us up from the hotel. Their knowledge of the Costa Rican wildlife and local routes,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We called Avispas in November to book airport to hotel transport and 2 tours. Thought everything was great, spoke with Amy for a few days to plan everything out. She was supposed to send me a paypal invoice for the $70 deposit for airport transport. Never happened and I never heard from her again. Emailed and called her directly several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Amy and Chepe was wonderful. We did all the excursions with them . Never felt rushed felt like we were part of their family. Chepe was our driver for 3 days taken us around to the destination. He is wonderful! You will not be disappointed booking with Amy. As soon as we arrived Amy meet us at the Rue and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This company had so many good reviews, but they really dropped the ball with us. We were trying to plan excursions and the communication started out well, but came to a grinding halt for no reason. I gave them many chances and this was very disappointing, but we were able to spend our money elsewhere.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We organized a trip to Nicaragua through Amy at Avispas. Our driver, Rafael was WONDERFUL to us. He was so Knowledgeable and accomodating. We went to Masaya Volcano, Lake Nicaragua Isles boat tour and enjoyed a day in Granada. We spent 2 nights and 3 days in Nicaragua. It was a fantastic getaway!

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oakville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Another great experience with Avispas. This was one of our favourite days during this trip to Costa Rica. There is so much to see on the Tempisque river and the trip to and from was also interesting and enjoyable. Our driver/guide Chepe pointed things out along the way and stopped whenever we wanted to take photos or just get a... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We booked several trips with Avispas, and would recommend them very highly. They: - offer well structured tours; - have very knowledgeable (and fun!) guides; - clearly know how to get the best out of each destination (great meals, access at less busy times, etc etc); - are flexible and accommodating; - offer very reasonable prices and great value for... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Wow! What a perfect trip we had with Avispas Adventures! Amy's knowledge and explanation of the turtles was brilliant. There was a lot of things that we did not know that goes on behind the scenes, and we were lucky enough to experience it. What an adventure and deep learning process for my daughters. This is one to mark off... More 

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West Bay, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Loved the tour to see the turtles laying their eggs.. Very informative and educational yet FUN!! Very comfortable and cool, the ride was not bad at all .. Safe driver, knowledgable guide and plenty of little pit stops to keep everyone happy!! Can't wait for the call that the hatchlings are on the beach so I can go on another... More 

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Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Truly breath taking...once in a life time adventure...truly spatactalur ...very special event...amazing memories...

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