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Address: Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656 2424
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Description: We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara...
We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara & Carrillo and surrounding area. Our services extend from directions or bus schedules to recommendations for accommodations, restaurants, attractions, tours, transportation and events as well as what is happening in the community this week. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or to promote your event or business. Thank you, Brenda Be Happy, Have Fun!
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I wanted Information about the population, how many inhabitants live year round, and how many leave. What was the percentage of people flying in to Liberia Pass through Samara? I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Grecia, Costa Rica
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63 reviews 63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Friendly well informed staff, willing to offer a variety of ideas about what is available in the area

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Capital Federal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I wanted Information about the population, how many inhabitants live year round, and how many leave. What was the percentage of people flying in to Liberia Pass through Samara? I asked him about the Business opportunities and his personal opinion. I really thought I wasn't going to get much information, but I was proven dead wrong.. Christopher handed of a... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Chris and Brenda are the people you want to see if you have any questions, need to book a tour, Where to eat etc. They are one of our greatest assets.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about Brenda who runs the info center. They provide excellent service. I needed a Tica bus ticket to Nicaragua and I had a few questions that only Brenda would be able to answer. The young lady indicated Brenda would send me an email that evening (Friday night) and get back to me. If anyone has been... More 

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South of Jaco Beach, Costa,Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

So it is true what they say about your info centre. Excellent and pertinent information, very knowledgeable and fully informative. I am glad to make your acquaintance, and I would love to sit and chat with you. But presently I am in Buenos Aries Argentina. Maybe in a few months. Can I frequent you with more questions about starting a... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for any information, book tours, tip, tricks, recommendations these guys are the best. They offer a ton of free services and have links to all the restaurants and local tourist spots in the area. If you stop into Samara, this is the place to stop in to immediately.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

They are so incredibly helpful. They were able to help me with shuttles and transportation to and from the airport. They also helped me with my phone and hooked me up with sim card for my stay there!

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The staff knows well. Great advice about tours, where to go and general activities in the area of Samara and beyond, all the way North to Nosara.

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Sexsmith, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Brenda and Chris at the Samara Info Center are the most wonderfully helpful individuals ever. I can not express how much I appreciated them and what they did for me and my family. They booked me a shuttle from the airport to Samara with a days notice. We arrived in Samara and found them the second day. Couldn't find there... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A great source of information and they don't make you feel obligated! They truly have the pulse of the area and can suggest the very best tours and tips on the area. Thanks for all your help. The scuba diving trip you hooked me up with was perfect! And the advise on where to get the customer necklace made was... More 

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