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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...more
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Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Using Samara Info Center was so convenient and wonderful, they have amazing suggestions for and knowledge about local AND not local activities. I basically just had to tell them when we'd be there, how many of us there are and the types of activities we...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So helpful and lovely. If you have any questions I highly recommend you stop by! Centrally located and easy to find.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Samara Info Center is the only way to book your adventures. Brenda pulls it all together for you. I sat by my pool at my VRBO and handled it all on line. Our adventures included Wing Nuts, sea kayaking to Isla Chora, Gyrocopter rides and...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Anything you need to know about Samara and the surrounding towns from dinning ,to beach activities, fishing and general fun, this is your one stop shop. like them on Facebook for a daily glimpse of the coolest beach town in costa rica.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank justin b
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

J you rock, thanks for taking the time to write this review. Very much appreciate it. it was a pleasure to help you during your vacation! We hope to see you back here soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Brenda every single excursion we took went smooth and did not disappoint! She also set up private shuttles to and from the airport for us which was super helpful!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank c_corcoran11
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow, thank you so much for that amazing review!  It was a pleasure to meet you and help you!  Super excited that you enjoyed your time!  I am sure we will be seeing you again in Samara!

Reviewed 6 days ago

The info centre was very good to respond to me by email when I had questions of a recently opened resort. Emails were answered timely and politely.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Daisy H
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review.  Very much appreciated!  Glad we were able to serve as your eyes and ears for the recently opened resort.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip we had our own car. We went into the info center looking for some new adventures! The gentleman behind the desk literally said there was nothing to see, no place for us to go via car....... We felt they were only there to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank beccapedigo
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello B, I am sorry I felt we were not able to help you. I remember you came and asked about where to go with your car, for a short trip. You specifically said you didn't want to drive too far and you wanted to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Samara three times and each time have found the info centre to provide excellent information and support for booking activities.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cens12017
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for your continuous support. See you back here for your fouth visit soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the info center to help us out with our time in Samara. We had questions for several weeks before our trip and always received a prompt response. Our taxi was waiting as promised with our name and the info center logo on a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank travelgirl315
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You rock! Thank you for this great review! We are glad you contacted us before your arrival and that we were able to help with your transport needs. It was also nice to put a face to an email. That is always special! Samara is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed with the services provided by the Info Centre. Before arriving in Samara, Brenda and Carleigh were very helpful in arranging an afternoon shuttle from San Jose for me and my friend and answering other questions too. When we were in Samara...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thanks so much for this awesome review! Glad you used us before and during your vacation! Please come back sooner than later!

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Jallen1960
September 25, 2018|
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Response from SamaraInfoCenter | Property representative |
Hi Jallen. We cannot say for certain what the progress is. We do have a scheduled inspection this weekend so I will have a better feel for how they are doing and get more detailed information as to the opening date.
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Birdinflight_11
February 14, 2018|
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Response from SamaraInfoCenter | Property representative |
We are open Monday thru Saturday 8am - 6pm and Sunday's am to 2pm.
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nephitesrcool
January 16, 2018|
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Response from SamaraInfoCenter | Property representative |
Ditto on all of these :) Classes can be any day of the week from 3pm - 6pm. Excellent class!!!
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