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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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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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Brenda and Chris helped us with everything from identifying tours (Waterfall tour with Mystical Tour was great, as was Wingnuts zipline!), figuring out location rental cars... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brenda and Chris helped us with everything from identifying tours (Waterfall tour with Mystical Tour was great, as was Wingnuts zipline!), figuring out location rental cars reservations, and also finding transportation options in other cities. Next time we're in Samara we will be sure to enlist their help again!

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Elmer, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Samara-Cariilo info center was critical in assisting in the planing of our Costa Rica trip. We traveled with 4 teenagers and 4 adults. Prior to our trip, the staff gave us accurate information on the different excursions which aided in our selection for our trip. They kept in touch to make sure that we were all set and the excursions... More 

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brenda and the Info Center staff were extremely helpful. We told them what we wanted to do and they planned the entire itinerary for us. When we arrived in Samara we stopped into the Info Center, made the final payments and that was it. Every guide, adventure and tour could not have been better. The guides were so personable, knowledgable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

These gals are fantastic, Would use them again. We booked a couple of trips. Very knowledgeable. Information supplied was invaluable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The owners and employees here can not only book your activities but can help you sort out choices and details.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brenda and team were a great resource for our family trip. It really helps to have someone that probably understands what you're looking for better than you do in a new area. I'd highly recommend that anyone, especially for their first trip, contact Brenda to help arrange activities. Thanks again for everything.

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

Hi B, thank you so much for this review! it was a pleasure to help you and your family before and during the trip :) Glad we were able to set things up for you and that all went smoothly! See you again sooner, than later! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brenda set us up with Samara Diving for dive lessons and also emailed me numerous times to help us plan our activities. She was patient and understanding when my teens changed their minds and helped us book our zip lining tour as well.

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Thank Patti828
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi P, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! it was a pleasure to help you before and during your vacation. i am glad you guys had an awesome time! I am sure we will be seeing you again! More 

Ukiah, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brenda was awesome! Great service that they provide for visitors. I knew nothing about the country or area and she helped get me set up with hotel, transportation, and activities.

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

You rock! Thank you for this great review! Glad we were able to help! Looking forward to helping you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you, ladies, for your assistance! We had a great time today with Javi (Javi Tours): we kayaked out to the reef and then snorkeled before going over to the island. Hope you'll keep recommending Javi: he's very knowledgeable about Guanacaste so our time together was not only fun but also educational!

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

Thank you for this review and yes, Javi is great, very charismatic! Glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and wanted to go on a couple a tours around the area we were staying. The people at the information center wete terrific. They gave us great advise amd hooked us up with some great tours. We did the ziplining tour which was amazing. It was fun safe and very educational. The team at Wingnuts were fabulous. We... More 

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

Hi C, thank you taking the time to write this review! Super glad you enjoyed your time in Samara and the activities you did! It was a pleasure to help you! See you back here soon! More 

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