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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

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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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Make it your first stop...

extremely helpful and non-biased. be sure you go there right away for excellent advice and service...all FREE :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Foster, Rhode Island
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Foster, Rhode Island
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

extremely helpful and non-biased. be sure you go there right away for excellent advice and service...all FREE :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

The man in the shop was great. I'm sorry I don't remember his name. However he helped us reserve a car, with restraunts, and more. Go there and check it out. Oh and it is free.

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Brenda was unbelievably helpful when planning our trip to Samara and Costa Rica. Definitely utilize them. I did a ton of research but she could almost always find us a better deal, and they had great recommendations.

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Brenda made our fabulous Sámara experience even better. She is very knowledgeable, helpful, and responds to requests quickly. We were so grateful for all that she did for us, from giving advice on local attractions to booking hotels and transportation in other parts of Costa Rica. Thank you, Brenda!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The info center is literally in the center of the town. They have information on everything there is to do and can connect you to any activity. The town is small so everyone knows each other and that is what we loved about it. Go here first to get your bearings and decide what you want to do.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review about us! It was a pleasure helping you and your family! We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Brenda and Chris invest their hearts and souls into helping travelers all over Costa Rica. We just got back and it is always amazing how they are willing to help folks. A family of four lost phones, cameras, gps, money and more and Brenda jumped in to help them plan out the rest of their trip and post the lost... More 

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brendad288, Manager at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

DD, you are awesome! Thank you for that amazing review. We do our best to be the pulse of Samara and Carrillo and to be able to save people time and money while on vacation, whether they are in Samara or Carrillo or on the other coast. Thank you for understanding our purpose and for using our services! See you... More 

Waxahachie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Brenda is incredibly knowledgeable about the area, helpful, and PATIENT. We had to change plans and minds more than once due to our ride situation and she was great through the whole thing. We ended up booking a cooking class (very highly recommended!) and jungle horse back ride (fun). The people here are honest and helpful.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that awesome review! It was a real pleasure to meet you and be able to help you out. Things are always changing and we are at our best when we need to fix things to make it better for you. Glad we were able to help. See you again in Samara soon! More 

Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Be sure to stop by and see Christopher and Brenda while in Samara/Carrillo area. They will give recommendations on anything you need. You can also pick up a discount card to be used at many locations.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping into our office and using our resources. It is always a pleasure to help people find what they are looking for. See you back here soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

These guys are the best. Speak many languages and are the best local resource for tours, information, rental vehicles, tours, etc. Located right in the center of Samara, open 7 days. They know the area and can help with lodging, food options ...just about everything, including transportation to and from the LIberia airport.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi A, thank you for taking the time to write that amazing review! It was nice to meet you and be able to help you out. I am sure we will see each other again in the future. Cheers! More 

Atenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We walked in just looking. We had just stopped in for breakfast and a look-see. They were. Dry informative and not pushy at all. We felt very well informed and. It sold.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for that review! It was very kind of you to take the time to write this. Really appreciate it! Hope to see you back in Samara in the near future :) More 

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Additional Information about Samara-Carrillo Info Center

Address: Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656 2424
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara

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