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Pacific Trade Winds

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Pacific Trade Winds is your one stop source for private tours and adventure travel in Costa Rica. Take a private tour to Arenal Volcano and then unwind in tropical hot springs. Hike through the jungle to a gorgeous celeste blue waterfall surrounded...more
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Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

We contacted Pacific Trade Winds with a relatively short notice, asking them for suggestions on a week´s stay in Costa Rica. They answered promptly with suggestions that fit our expectations. During this week we stayed at two different locations: Arenal and Manuel Antonio and went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jónas H
Reviewed yesterday

They have been very prompt in their replies and put in a lot of effort to find something suitable for us, no matter what budget it was. They are professional and have very pleasant phone manners with good English. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Pacific Trade Winds is an exceptional travel agency! I cannot say enough good things about the planning process, the transportation, the accommodations, and the activities that were booked for us. Thank you Ivannia for all of your hard work to perfect our itinerary. Thank you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I will not spend too much time repeating what has been said in other reviews, but do want to say a big thank you to Matt and the rest of the staff who communicated so well, planned a fantastic trip, listened to our preferences and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CatznKidz
Reviewed 4 days ago

I usually don't work with travel agencies when booking my vacations. But in the case of Costa Rica, I wasn't quite sure how to go about planning it. There are so many different locations to visit, and from what I read, the road system isn't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Relying on PTW to plan our vacation was a great decision. After telling them what we were interested in doing and seeing and what kinds of accomodations we liked, they were able to put together a perfect vacation package for us. It was totally relaxing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used ptw to book a girls trip and it was great. All of the hotels and transfers were as planned. The tours were great and as advertised. I would absolutely use them again to plan a seamless vacation.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank saomurphy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first time we used a travel agency, and or first trip to Costa Rica. PTW did everything to help us have a fantastic trip, and I highly recommend them

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Y9951GWcherylp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here's the email we sent to PTW after our trip: Hi Matt and PTW team, Thanks for helping us have a good time in Costa Rica. The adventures you booked for us were very good, and overall we’re very pleased. Here’s some specific feedback, in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andrewgrebis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently returned from 10 days in CR booked through PTW. We did rainforest, cloud forest, and Pacific beach / national park areas. Their communication, flexible options to individualize your trip, and advice throughout the process were excellent! The guides they contract with were all excellent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tony H
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
I understand your concern. I felt the same way when we were planning our trip. I started putting together a plan and I was overwhelmed trying to do it myself. When I connected with Pacific Tradewinds it seemed too good to... More
January 15, 2018|
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Response from jonna242 | Reviewed this property |
By Far our most favorite thing was the rafting trip and then another gentler inner tubing float. It was fun and so beautiful! We loved the Volcanic hotsprings - whether at the resort or hiking out to more natural ones... More
Margee K
December 18, 2017|
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Response from Todd K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest wildlife refuge either in San Jose by the waterfall garden or near Arenal springs. Not much walking and you get to see and touch the sloths and other animals like toucans and monkeys. If you do the cloud... More
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Tallil, Iraq
Any new information or comments On Pacific Trade Winds (4 Replies)
I am liiking for anynew information or comments on the Pacicic Trade Winds Co. Costa Rica Teravel. I am plannindg a trip towards the end of July early August.
April 22, 2009|
Response frompebbles03|
I used Pacific Trade Winds to plan an action packed vacation in January of this year. I can't believe the comments about them maybe not being legitimate!!! They were unbelievably helpful and professional. The tours were amazing and the accommodations were terrific. I was shocked (in a good way) by the quality we received for the very reasonable price compared to some of the other travel agencies. Everything was taken care of and I was given a number that I could call 24hrs a day for...More
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Pacific Trade Winds travel agency (2 Replies)
Has anybody worked with this travel agency? I found some old reviews from 2008-2009 but nothing after that. We are planning a 9 day trip at end of April '12 and would appreciate some feedback from somebody who has used this travel agency. Thanks
January 04, 2012|
Response fromJen L|
I also booked a trip with PTW in April 2012. They did a fantastic job. Everything was taken care of for us. All the transfers were on time and their suggestions for tours and resorts were terrific!
Toronto, Canada
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Hi all, We are looking at booking with Pacific Trade Winds our hotels, transportation and tours etc. They have been super helpful so far and I see that they have been reviewed on Trip Advisor as well, some really great reviews. However, my concern is that none of their accreditation links seem to work. They are not registered in BBB. Any recent experiences with this agency? How can I check if they are accredited with ICT etc?
January 18, 2018|