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“fond memories” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours

Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours
Sardinal 50503, Costa Rica
+506 8821 8572
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Owner description: Our tours cover all the Papagayo Gulf area plus many other zones of interest in Guanacaste province, as well as other places such as Arenal Volcano. Our tours are designed to see more sights in less time, we use small luxury vans, not large buses. Our excellent drivers, air conditioned vans and personalized service is what you will get, avoiding annoying crowds. We never miss the chance for a photo-opportunity! You'll listen to entertaining and insightful information from our well educated tour guides, feel free to question your guide on history, wildlife, animals or lifestyle of the costa rican people. Come and enjoy the zip lining, volcanoes, hot spring, horseback riding, rafting, wild nature tours, sport fishing, snorkeling, sunset trips and much more!
Ottawa, Canada
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“fond memories”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I was in Costa Rica more than a year ago (May 2012), but I still look back on what a wonderful trip I had and Issys Tours played a big part in that. We originally booked two tours with them, but ended up booking two more, due mostly to our amazing guide, Diego. Diego was very professional but also made all of our excursions fun. He treated us like we were family and really went out of his way to make us comfortable and feel cared for. We did a variety of excursions - two different zip line tours, the national park river tour and a beach day. Each day was unique and we had such a great time. I would love to go back to Costa Rica, hopefully very soon, and I wouldn't hesitate to book several excursions with Issy's tours again.

Visited October 2012
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Christian M, Public Relations Manager at Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours, responded to this review, October 9, 2013
I'm Impressed with your comment! I would love to see you here for a third year in a row... Thank you very much for your valuable time!!!
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Palo Verde, Guachipelin, and Snorkeling”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We had a great experience in Costa Rica with this tour company. Diego was our tour guide for Palo Verde and Guachipelin and he was knowledgeable and thoughtful. He took care of everything and made sure we had a great time! Henry and Antonio took us snorkeling and we had another great experience and got to see a humpback whale plus tons of fish. If you go to Costa Rica ask for Diego and Henry and Antonio if you snorkle.

Visited September 2013
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Christian M, Public Relations Manager at Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours, responded to this review, October 9, 2013
Hello Dear Customer,

We really appreciate your comments and we are as well happy to know that we were able to fulfill all your needs during your stay and mostly in the tours that you have taken with us.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“Excellent time in Costa Rica with Issy Tours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We used Issy Tours for both our airport transfers as well as booked two tours (CANYONING and BORINQUEN). Edwin provided our airport transfers and he was waiting for us both to and from the airport and was extremely courteous and prompt. Even when we were on our way back to the airport to leave, he stopped the van for us and we saw a large group of monkeys on the side of the road and we were extremely happy to have topped our vacation off with that.
For the two tours we took, they were both with Diego. Diego was very courteous and extremely knowledgeable in both tours. He took the time to explain all the questions we had about Costa Rica as well as go above and beyond with taking pictures of us and was always well positioned to get a great shot. From the second we gave him the camera, we just had fun and he captured all the pictures. Both tours were a ton of fun and we would recommend them to anyone looking to get away from the beach for the day and have fun. Book with Issy Tours, request Diego. You will not be disappointed.

Visited August 2013
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Christian M, Public Relations Manager at Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
We love your review, thank you very much for your time! We hope to see you again... :-)
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New Jersey
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“Exceeded Expectations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I really researched which tour company to use and I decided to go with Issys based on the reviews on Trip Advisor. I am so happy I did as they were spot on. I used the company for airport transfers and two tours for my family of four. They were easy to contact via email and were prompt. We had Edwin and Diego for our tours. Both were excellent. To my surprise, our tours ended up being just for our family. Both guides were knowledgable and we never had to wait with a crowd of people. They stopped at the supermarket if you wanted to and always had plenty of cold beverages to offer during the tour. Diego used our camera to take some amazing pictures of the whole family zip lining and horseback riding.

I have done tours in the states before, and I was expecting pbnj, pizza, or a hot dog for lunch. When they say they include lunch, they really include an awesome lunch. We were pleasantly surprised with how delicious the meals were. We truly had authentic Costa Rican food.

I was very happy with this tour company and would use them again.

Visited August 2013
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Christian M, Public Relations Manager at Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours, responded to this review, October 10, 2013
Thanks for your time...! We are happy to know that you have tasted a real costarican food! In addition, you have chosen our company based on the posted reviews in this powerful tool (TripAdvisor), according to your words, you have gotten what you have previously read, proving that all is true. Thanks dear Customer!
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Edmond, OK
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“Best Excursion Experiences!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We used Issys Tours for our transportation to and from the airport as well as for several of our excursions (tubing, ziplining, nature hikes, etc). From start to finish, Issys Tours was wonderful. They made everything so easy. Our tour guide, Diego, was phenomenal! He was knowledgeable, professional, and was very aware of our needs (always offered water at the perfect time, found the best places to take pictures, made suggestions based on the ages of our children and our interests). Will definitely be calling them again for our next trip!

Visited July 2013
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Christian M, Public Relations Manager at Issys Tours Costa Rica - Private Tours, responded to this review, January 7, 2014
Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again....
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