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Address: Located in Samara and Carrillo Beach | Guanacaste, on the pacific coast, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656 0606
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a transportation company dedicated to the safe and fun transport of...

We are a transportation company dedicated to the safe and fun transport of tourists throughout all of Costa Rica to most of the major destinations this beautiful country has to offer. Located in Carrillo Beach, Guanacaste, on the pacific coast, Carrillo Adventures offers 14 years of experience in personal transportation. We offer private sightseeing tours and excursions accompanied by professional and authorized tourist guides or by knowledgeable and English speaking drivers

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Fantastic ocean wildlife

We had a great time kayaking out to Chora Island from Sámara beach and then snorkelling in the shallows around the island. This has been our first time in Costa Rica. After a few... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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London, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time kayaking out to Chora Island from Sámara beach and then snorkelling in the shallows around the island. This has been our first time in Costa Rica. After a few weeks in rainforests and cloud forests seeing all manner of wildlife it was great to see a great variety here too on what we thought was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Costa Rica and as a single mom traveling with 2 older teenage daughters, I was unsure of what to expect. Our hotel set up transportation from Liberia airport to the hotel in samara. Steve was our driver and was so professional and pleasant. He pointed out many things to us on our 2 hour drive. I was... More 

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Goshen, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Bryan and Carlos led our family of four (with two young kids) on an amazing morning of kayaking and snorkeling! Transportation to and from our nearby hotel in Samara was smooth. They were especially patient and helpful making our kids feel comfortable using the snorkeling gear. We kayaked to a reef near Isla Chora where they pointed out all kinds... More 

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We booked a river kayaking tour with Carrillo Adventures through our hotel. Brian and Carlos were cheerful and thorough tour guides. They picked us up and dropped us off. The weather was overcast but the experience was excellent. We saw lots of wildlife, thanks to their sharp eyes, and learned many things. It was a delightful afternoon! Highly recommended. (Bring... More 

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We did a kayak/snorkel trip with Darren from Hotel Guanamar to Isla India, a 2-mile round trip. We are in relatively good shape and have kayaked before, but the ocean waves needed a bit more effort than we expected! It was great fun, though, and Darren was an excellent guide both on the kayaks and while snorkeling. He brought fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We used their transportation service from Rincon del la Vieja to Samara and also from Samara to Manuel Antonio. Very friendly, efficient service on both occasions, and very good level of driving safety by both William and Wilbur. Wilbur even stopped near to the town of Tárcoles to view the crocodiles from the bridge. Would recommend to other travellers.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Kayaking takes a lot of strength and I definitely recommend covering up with long sleeves and shoes that cover your feet so you don't get sunburn. But it was a lot of fun!! We kayaked over to an island type location and got to snorkel. We saw so many cool starfish and hermit crabs, etc. They also fed us fruit... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

A really nice adventure! We met at the office in town and were taken by van to the mangrove with another couple. We immediately got on the water and headed out through the mangrove towards the sea. We saw Spoonbills, Black Hawks, Howler Monkeys, Inca Doves, and Tiger Herons. Our guides were kind and knowledgeable, and explained the different mangroves,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

My husband and I did a kayak/snorkel tour out of Samara and it was amazing. Brian and Roman were the best, they were attentive, friendly, helpful and put me at ease; first time kayaking on the ocean was intimidating, but so much fun! Snorkeling was awesome, we saw a large sting ray, lots and lots of fish, a starfish, a... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My husband and I took a kayaking trip with Romel and Carlos. We thoroughly enjoyed it! Both of them were extremely knowledgeable about the birds and wildlife. The trip was relaxing, fun and educational. We loved the experience and would highly recommend it!

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