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Address: Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 8820 1829
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Description: My name is Mainor Lara Bustos. I am a native Costa Rican, who was born and...
My name is Mainor Lara Bustos. I am a native Costa Rican, who was born and raised in the north pacific province of Guanacaste. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Liberia is located in this province and is a popular travel destination for many North American & European tourists visiting Costa Rica.Fortunate for me, I grew up in one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world. With nature right at my doorstep, it was easy for me to become intimately familiar with all of Costa Rica natural beauty.
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TRUST ME. YOU WILL NOT REGRET THIS CHOICE WHEN IT COMES TO TOURS

It all started just like you now. I was looking for reliable and affordable tours that would allow me to experience Costa Rica without a large group of people and a tour agenda... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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West Plains, Missouri
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West Plains, Missouri
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It all started just like you now. I was looking for reliable and affordable tours that would allow me to experience Costa Rica without a large group of people and a tour agenda. Boy, did we strike gold. Mainor Lara is top notch. Jeanette has written a lengthy review below and I will try not to duplicate too much of... More 

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Kemptville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Tour guide Ray and driver Alberto led our family on a wonderful day-long adventure -- zip-lining, riding horses, hiking in a scenic forest, taking mud baths and riding a long, fun water slide -- and included a delicious meal. We saw monkeys, exotic birds and other wildlife. Throughout the tour, Ray took photos and videos (using our cameras) so we'd... More 

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West Plains, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We spent ten wonderful days in Costa Rica in March 2015. Two of those days were spent with Mainor Lara, Owner of TYW-Tours Your Way. TYW is a small company which personalizes what you want in the way of a tour to your wants. Before we left Costa RICA, we not only left with a vast knowledge of Costa Rica... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We recently used Tours Your Way for a guided boat tour of wildlife in Palo Verde National Park - and it was great! The value of a customized tour was perfect for the two of us, who tend to travel day by day without much of a structured itinerary or package / inclusive arrangements. Rey was the best - helpful,... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I recently used Mainor's tour company to take us from a hotel near Nosara to Rincon de la Vieja. Firstly Mainor's was one of the only tour companies I could find that would pick us up from Nosara. Secondly., the tour was amazing. We had a really fun day that was well organized where the service was excellent. Reinor was... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our trip to Costa Rica was perfect because of the personal attention provided by Mainor. He was at the airport to greet us and had a driver take us to the hotel. The next morning Alberto (the driver) and Rey (the tour guide) took us on a day long trip which included a beautiful visit to the butterfly sanctuary, a... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
38 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

From our first interaction with Mainor we knew he was the one... fast emails, great prices and he is your personal guide! We hired him for a day to see the pacific coast beaches from LIberia to Tamarindo. He translated, guided us to the best food, beaches, and so much more that we hired him again to take us to... More 

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Batavia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

What an experience! Mainor, his daughter (who was helping out) and Ray were the best. We were able to see parts of Costa Rica we never would have been able to see without them. Professional, yet very funny......VERY comfortable to be with. We hired them for 2 trips ourselves and recommended them to other guests staying at our hotel. Would... More 

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Stevensville, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This was our second trip and use of Tours Your Way services. They all give you some much more then just the tour. Mainor and his team know what people like. They go out of there way to make you comfortable, and make you laugh. Most tours have delicious food or snacks. If you need to pick something quick or... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We went with Mainor on the Mega Combo Tour. It is a trip to one of the places that offers horseback riding, mud baths, waterfalls & zip lines. We probably could have driven there by ourselves. However, the ride is brutal, Mainor also knows everyone at the place and will ensure you get there at the right time to avoid... More 

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