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Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata

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Address: From the RE/MAX Tres Amigos Office, go 300 meters down the hill and turn left, go 100 meters | First entrance towards the beach, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-8833-1410
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Description: Tico Tours Guanacaste is a Licensed and Insured Tour Company. Our Company...
Tico Tours Guanacaste is a Licensed and Insured Tour Company. Our Company aims to provide you with an active experience of the real Costa Rica. We will take you off of the beaten path for a one-of-a-kind, matchless experience unlike those of the standard big coach tours. Tico Tours Guanacaste provides first-class personal attention, superior customer service and unique adventures for an unforgettable experience. It's truly our pleasure to share the natural beauty of Costa Rica through a native's perspective, while maintaining the desired of comfort and quality of service that today's travelers expect and deserve. Our company uses air conditioned, up-to-date vehicles with full insurance coverage. Customer satisfaction is our #1 goal! Tico Tours Guanacaste prides itself on individual attention to client. We will do all in our hands to ensure that your time in Costa Rica is truly memorable.
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my wife and I and three sons (ages 12 and under) did a day trip with Tico Tours to the volcano which included a short horseback ride, ziplining, water slide, and mud bath and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

my wife and I and three sons (ages 12 and under) did a day trip with Tico Tours to the volcano which included a short horseback ride, ziplining, water slide, and mud bath and thermal springs. It was a great family trip and everyone really enjoyed ziplining. Our tour guide (Hansen) was excellent, very friendly and infomative. I highly recommend... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

kbubyahc We really appreciate reviews, it let us know people how we work, and there's nothing better than being recommended by a new friend, Hansell will be very happy when he knows you bring out his name. Such a shame you didn't have more time to spend with us on activities, maybe some day you come back and we will... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

My kids and I spent a week in Playa Hermosa and booked two tours and airport transfers with Tico Tours. From the planning stage to the actual day of the tours, nothing was less than perfect! Heard about others who did the excursions on their own and it couldn't compare to the tours we did. My kids are still talking... More 

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BernalMata, Director of Sales at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Marla K, We are so happy to hear that you and your kids had such amazing tours with as and having JC as you guide, I'll let him know that your kids are still talking about him. It was a pleasure to help you through the booking process. Also thanks for taking the time to write us a review and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Our guide Juan Carlos and our driver Fabian provided an excellent tour for our family. We visited some beautiful waterfalls, a volcano, mud baths, and did some horseback riding. Many times we were the only visitors at these attractions, giving an unique experience. Juan Carlos went out of his way to educate and provide both historic and geographic information on... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Rex R thank you so much for recommending us. I'll definitely pass on your good comments to Fabian and JC, I know they try hard to pass their knowledge of Costa Rica and they enjoy doing it. I really appreciate you took the time to write us a review detailing the tour you took. If you ever come back to... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I rented a home in Playa Panama, located about 10 minutes away from where Tico Tours is based. The couple that managed the home recommended Tico Tours and we are so glad they did. My favorite activity of the trip was the morning sailing and snorkeling tour. We set sail from Hermosa Beach with a total of... More 

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BernalMata, Front Office Manager at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

kvzahn I'm so happy to hear you had such a good time with us and that we were able to help you with your requests. Thank you so much for detailing your trips with others. it means so much to us when people get the chance to read somebody else's experience and not just what we say If you guys... More 

Amarillo, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Tico Tours was great!! We booked three days of tours with them and loved everything about them! They even switched one of our tours last minute and 100% accommodated us. Their transfer from the airport was great and our driver gave us great information on the country as he took us to our hotel. Each guide that we got to... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Ashley M Thank you so much for the kind words and for sharing them. It is so important to us that you guys had a good time and enjoy this beautiful country. We appreciate so much the word of mouth. Hopefully, I'll let my staff about your good comments. I hope we get to see you a 2nd time! Pura... More 

Framingham, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Tico Tours picked us up at our hotel at 7:30 sharp and drove us to Palo Verde National Park in a clean, comfortable, air-conditioned van. Our driver Fabian avoided most of pot holes. The boat ride through the estuary was comfortable in the pontoon boat with the Captain. Our guide was knowledgeable and spotted many animals including crocodiles, monkeys and... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Travelwise2015 thank you very much for taking the time and share you experience with us. Your are completely right, the way they prepare the food at La Casona gives it a excellent taste. Thanks again for your review. Bernal Mata More 

Rochester Hills, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Bernal and his team are the most organized( picks you up atthe exact time they say they wil be there), extremely knowledgeable and informative on the history, wildlife, farming or anything else you ever wanted to know about Costa Rica. The transportation vehicles they use are newer and very comfortable ( Bernal changes the seats to bigger and softer ones... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

keith732015 we try to be very responsible with our pick up times, it is very important for us to be always on time with clean vehicles for our customers. And I have to agree with you, holding that baby sloth was amazing even for me because it was my first time ever doing it. We had a great time I... More 

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14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

On our second visit to Costa Rica and first in the Guanacaste region, we booked two experiences with Tico Tours. We're happy we made that choice. First, we booked ourselves on to a morning sailing/snorkel tour. We were picked up at our condo door in Playa del Coco and driven to Hermosa beach by one of the tour company owners... More 

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BernalMata, Front Office Manager at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Laz1544 the crew on the boat are very friendly and funny yes, we are glad you had such a great time with us, you are right it's been to cold for diving but you can do a pretty good snorkel yet. and let me tell you, if you don't try the real Costa Rican meals you were never here :) More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We are a large group of friends that used Tico Tours for 2 days for two different trips, which included zip-lining (fantastic, scary, exhilarating - great safety/staff), waterfalls, walks, trip to the volcano, horse-riding if you wanted it (we didn't), sulphur springs, mud baths and hot and cold pools, plus a high speed water chute which was great fun. Great... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Thank you very much MichelleGal, reviews like this make us grow everyday, Bernal and JC will appreciate being mentioned on your review, we will pass on them your comments, we hope you guys come back some day :) thanks More 

Ashland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had an AWESOME experience on the Palo Verde Jungle tour. While on the Tempisque River, we saw so many monkeys, crocodiles, bats, different types of iguanas and birds including a beautiful Scarlet Macaw that flew all around us and posed for pictures. Lunch a La Casona could not have been better authentic Costa Rican food. Yum!! Then a close... More 

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BernalMata, Owner at Tico Tours Guanacaste Bernal Mata, responded to this review

Diego B we agree with you, Palo Verde Jungle tour is one of the most popular tour to experience the flora and fauna of Costa Rica and get in touch with the real Costa Rican culture along the way. We will pass on your comment to JC, he will be thrilled to know you mentioned him More 

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