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Address: Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2667 0422
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Description: Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers was founded with the goal of providing...
Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers was founded with the goal of providing all tour packages in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Central America, we specialize in tour guides to Nicaragua we are pioneers in this colonial tour to Nicaragua.
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Long, long ride to Nicaragua from Costa Rica BUT worth it!

It was an uncomfortable long, bumpy and tedious ride north on Highway 1 - sometimes behind horses, donkeys, bikes, etc. driving from Costa Rica to Nicaragua. What isn't explained... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Redwood City, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It was an uncomfortable long, bumpy and tedious ride north on Highway 1 - sometimes behind horses, donkeys, bikes, etc. driving from Costa Rica to Nicaragua. What isn't explained is that the total time you are out of the vehicle is about five hours - but it's a 18 hour day / night (take FOOD!! and water). We were the... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

You certainly get to do all of the things listed in the description. Those things rate anywhere from pretty good to definitely neat. The problem with this trip is everything not listed in the description. Short version: 16 hour tour. About 4-5 hours of stops and attractions. 10-12 hours spent JUST TO TRAVEL. Long version: My wife and I left... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a must do trip for any traveller. Professionally conducted by the guide and safely driven to and from. Travellers need to know well in advance that a copy of their vacation booking is required along with their Passports. I can do this tour again.

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thanks for you kind comment, we really appreciate that and we would be more than happiest to have you again as part of our travelers. I hope that you has a little mistake about the qualification that you do to us and want to say Excellent, but dont worry we know that the next time you will do it. Hugs,... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We started the tour with at border crossing where we were able to shop at duty free and there were a bunch of locals selling their home made goodies like tacos, empanadas, crackers, cookies and sweets as well as fried chicken, plantain chips and hamocks and marijuana ointment...?! Our first stop was to a crater lake to take pictures and... More 

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thanks to share your experience with us, we really appreciate that! Would be nice if you post some of your wonderful pictures of this trip. Hope to see you back in Costa Rica. More 

Brooklyn, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a long tour, 5AM - 9:00PM but worth it! We were picked up from our hotel early morning, a little late but hey it's ok, not that big of a deal. We were driven to a breakfast spot where we met up with others that will be on our tour. Breakfast was quite delicious. At this time our... More 

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

On behalf of the team Papagayo Plus we thank you for your kind comment. Your observations allow us to continue to work hard to provide excellent service. Take your comments to our guide and driver. Thanks again, see you again soon in Costa Rica. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Let me start by saying that this review is long overdue( i'm currently playing catch-up on reviews from trips). After some research I figured out that Nicaragua in a day from Guanacaste, Costa Rica is totally doable. So I went with this company because it had one of the highest ratings for the price. However, we also found out we... More 

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment, is a shame that you wait too much time to do this because we can take actions inmediatelly, but you can be sure we are taking your comment seriusly for talk with all our guide staff to refresh his customer service and their instructions in each stop of the tour. Hope to see you in a... More 

Castle Pines, Colorado
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115 reviews 115 reviews
36 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We took the Nicaragua One Day Tour and it’s worth every penny and the time…...a must do tour! Luis (tour guide) and Roy (driver) did a excellent job of making the day interesting, enjoyable, and entertaining. Luis was personable & funny, and provided knowledgeable information. Yes, the tour is a long day (5am-9pm), but the time goes by fast and... More 

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the time you take to do this awesome xplanation about our trip step by step. We are sure that this comment will to help to others traveler how undertand how this full day tour of activities work and how they can enjoy more the trip. We really aprecciate your comment and behalf of Plus Papagayo... More 

victoria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

After reading the last few reviews we really questioned our decision to take this trip. Standing out on the street at 5 a.m., wondering if anyone would show up. Sure enough the van arrived a few minutes later. The driver had trouble finding one of the customers but did his best to locate the accommodation and eventually did. It was... More 

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment! Was great to know that after read the comments of other travelers, happy and unhappy, you decide to go with us and test by yourself and is better to know that you enjoyed this beautiful tour. Thanks for visiting Costa Rica, we hope to see you soon. More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Great Guides, good price, they provided a lot of extras that weren't on the list. The guides made the trip fun.

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the time that you took to write this comment, we really appreciate that. Hugs from Costa Rica. Pura Vida More 

West Fargo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First off the bus was 30 minutes late picking us up. The sights in Nicaragua, and on the way there, were beautiful. However, you get to spend 5-15 minutes at each sight (pay for the bathroom at some places) and then you are back on the bus. The highlight of the trip was the Fresh Water boat trip (lasted about... More 

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Mao_Ventura, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plus Papagayo Tours and Transfers, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment and my appologies because the seller and our guide don´t explain to you carefully how work the one day tour to Nicaragua, specially about border timings, road and schedule. I hope that you enjoyed others activities in Costa Rica and has a lot of good memories. More 

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