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Address: Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 672-1041
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Marco was the Man :)

We booked this tour via Maleku tours who did our transfer for us and we were very pleased. From the moment we boarded the bus til the moment we left I felt completely at ease and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
Lysa L
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We booked this tour via Maleku tours who did our transfer for us and we were very pleased. From the moment we boarded the bus til the moment we left I felt completely at ease and safe. The Nica boarder can be an uneasy experience, but Marco kept us informed anytime progress was made. We had a longer experience getting... More 

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Moriches, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We took the Nicaragua bus tour with Papagayo Tours, and I would not suggest doing it. The day was too long for what you see. we were to be picked up at 5AM (5:15). They took us to breakfast which was good. On the bus we traveled to the boarder. Spent one hour there with the locals trying to sell... More 

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Oak Hill, VA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We booked this trip right off the beach of the Hilton Papagayo. We were nervous at first, but when a few of the other hotel guests told us about their experiences with Jose, we knew it was the right choice for us, and WAY cheaper than the hotel's tour company. We booked a 3 hour snorkeling boat tour on the... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We booked 3 tours at the beach with Gustavo. He does his best to get you the trip you want. Most of the trips are private, but we had a group of six. When you book with this co., you are the boss. The first we did quad riding. We had a great time. Various terrain. Trips are varied by... More 

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Chalk River, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

First of all, I know it sounds leery to book excursions on the beach and not through the reps in the lobby. I travel alot and have always booked through my tour operator. Costa Rica was a bit different for me, understanding that their beaches are public and that these businesses exists is important. These are legitimate companies and they... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Papagayo Tours advertises their tours as Unforgettable. I agree, but not for reasons they say. We found Papagayo Tours, run by Erick Escobar & Tavo to be irresponsible and a dangerous operation. One of their places of operation is on the beach near the Rui Guanacaste resort. We have since learned that they are not associated with the hotel. A... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We had a wonderful time Zip Lining My son age 8 went for his first time and loved it. Very safe and amazing.

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Markham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Had a great day. Rented a big catamaran saw whales, dolphins, turtles, snorkelled and saw barracuda. Erick and Tavo were great. I found them at www.goodtourscr.com and on the beach at Riu Palace Guanacaste.

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Arlington,Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

From the very first email I was comfortable with this company....Let me just say the most proffesional nicest guys EVER and you can see we travel quite a bit. Pick up at Airport was fast and efficient we beat the other folks on our flight by about 30 mins...so no big line at the desk. We booked white water rafting... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

I found Issy Tours on Trip Advisor, and I am so glad we did. I emailed the company initially and got an immediate response from Christian. The prices were great and they were willing to negotiate prices. We had them pick us up and return us to the airport . Upon our arrival they were waiting with a cooler full... More 

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