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Samara Adventure Company

Downtown, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
+50626560920
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Ranked #4 of 23 Activities in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Think of us as your one-stop shopping for the perfect Samara Beach vacation. Why piece the different elements together yourself when we can do the... more » Owner description: Think of us as your one-stop shopping for the perfect Samara Beach vacation. Why piece the different elements together yourself when we can do the work for you. We know every place in town and can match you and your family with the best hotel, tour, or transportation service. We are direct operators of Kayak, snorkeling, and bike trips as well as day visits to national parks. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our guide Alex was amazing. He was super knowledgeable about everything to do with snorkelling and the creatures we saw, and we always felt safe during our kayak trip. We would do this trip again in a heartbeat!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was the second time we had used Samara Adventure Company which was booked through Brenda from Samara Infocenter. Both times we had a wonderful experience. The guide was very knowledgeable and the driver was excellent. They even stopped to see if they had any turtles shirts but they were out of our sizes. I would recommend using Samara Adventure... More

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Fort Smith
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The guide and boat tour was very nice..... We saw a whale and cub in the distance, got up close to a sea turtle and spotted dolphins were around us. I would have liked it a bit better if the sailor had turned the boat off sooner when we got close to dolphins. I feel we scared them away. The... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went on 2 trips with Samara Adventure Company- Stand Up Paddleboarding and to Playa Camaronal to see Sea Turtles lay eggs. Both trips were great and well organized, and I especially loved our Sea Turtle expedition. Our guide was very charming and knowledgable, and though it took awhile for the turtles to come out he kept us amused while... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great experience!! We saw lots of whales and sea turtles! And they also took us snorkeling and had fresh fruit and water/juice for snacks. They were very accommodating and dropped a few people that were sea sick off and took the rest of us back out.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We booked two tours here and that turned out to be a good choice. I alreday checked upfront on Tripadvisor and thsi comapny was one of the best reviewed. In the evenening we did the turtle hatching tour. The drive was pretty long, but we had good company. Unfortunatley we were not allowed to see the baby-turtles coming out of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and I went to Costa Rica on our honeymoon. We got a Groupon for Hotel Leyenda which came with two activities. We found out these activities were run by Samara Adventure Company. It was fantastic! We did Ocean Kayaking/Snorkeling and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. We chose to go in the afternoon, which apparently was a good choice, because we were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We did two outings with them. One was outstanding and one left us disappointed. We first went on the turtle walk and it was incredible. Our guide Rene was professional, educated and most importantly, passionate about sea turtle conservation. He made sure we got to see the turtles but his first priority was for their safety and comfort - he... More

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davidortega, Owner at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this review

Hi Emily Thank you very much for your review!! We really appreciate that. It's nice to know that you liked the Camaronal Turtle Tour and that you were satisfied by the guide's efforts. Furthermore we completely agree with you about what happened on the Dolphin Tour this day with the turtle couple. That shouldn't have happened at all. And usually... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had a great tour to the Camaronal Refuge. We went in a group of in total 7 people, including 2 gides to the beach. Luckily it was very quiet at the beach, we were the only group to watch the turtle laying eggs. We saw two turtles and saw the whole proces of laying eggs, closing the nest and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It was a great tour.We saw nine turtles that night.Our guide was very helpful and we learn a lot.Thank you again! The only thing that I am not happy about is that they promised to send the photos but I did not receive anything yet :(.

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davidortega, Owner at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this review

Buenos días Goran Thank you very much for your review on Trip Advisor. Your opinion is really important to us and very helpful for other visitors. Unfortunately you didn't receive the pictures of the Turtle Tour yet we're really sorry that didn't happen yet. We just sent you an e-mail with the pictures & we hope you like them! Thank... More

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