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“Couldn't recommend more highly!”

Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Santa Ana
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Owner description: GO! Tours Costa Rica is a group of professionals born and raised in Costa Rica, passionate about the natural wonders of this small piece of land, dedicated to the conservation and protection of our natural resources, who strive every day to make your vacation an unforgettable experience.We invite you to enjoy the natural richness of this peaceful land, and wish that sometime in the future, you will come back to visit your friends at GO! Tours. We offer the best tours in Costa Rica at the lowest rates available.
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Our family of 4 from Ohio booked a week long trip through GoTours. We didn't know much about Costa Rica, but GoTours came highly recommended by family members so we put our trust in Vladimir. We asked for "an active vacation" and left it to him to figure it out. We couldn't have been more happy with our 4 days in the Arenal region and 3 days at Manuel Antonio. Vladimir set up a host of activities--zip-lining, waterfall rappelling (everyone's favorite!), ATV, rain forest hiking, mangrove kayaking and a visit to Baldi Hot Springs. Somehow, he knew exactly what we were looking for and it was a fantastic trip. Beyond choosing great accommodations for us and setting up activities and transportation that went off without a hitch, Vladimir added so much depth to the vacation. He treated us to native fruits from roadside stands, stopped to see wildlife at any opportunity, and taught us about just about everything, including the Costa Rican educational system, economics, politics, and customs. I can't imagine feeling more comfortable with a tour guide--it was like traveling with a friend. A special touch and great example of Vladimir's warm and caring nature; when my daughter left a special item behind in our hotel room, Vladimir was immediately on the phone and found a way to mail the item to our San Jose hotel so we'd have it before returning home! Vladimir and GoTours is a class act and we can't recommend them highly enough!

Thank Beth V
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GTCR, Propietario at Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Dear Beth V,
Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us about your 7 days trip to Costa Rica. It is great to know that we were recommended by members of your family and that you put your trust in our company for such special vacation.
Vladimir is indeed a very good planner; I’m glad that you were able to enjoy the beautiful Arenal Volcano area and Manuel Antonio Beach area, as well as the adventure activities such as the zip lining, waterfall rappelling, ATV, rain forest hiking, mangrove kayaking and the relaxing hot springs. Also, I’m glad Vladimir showed you the real Costa Rican culture.
It was our pleasure to assist you and your family; please let us know the next time you wish to visit us and we will be more than happy to help you with the planning of another memorable vacation in Costa Rica.

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We (group of 3) took a private day tour to Volcán Poas, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, and Doka Estate coffee tour. Flavio wisely began the tour very early in the morning, so that we had a fantastically clear view of the crater when we reached the top. We received thorough explanation of the volcano itself and the surrounding wildlife, as well as a view of the lagoon. Even during the van rides between destinations, Flavio always answered all of our questions, whether or not they pertained specifically to the tour. A very knowledgeable source of information! On the way down the mountain, we stopped at a little shop with great souvenirs, and free strawberries/wine/coffee bean samples! At La Paz, we did every exhibit, including the waterfall hike, which was spectacular! A final stop at the Doka coffee tour, which Flavio arranged for us after hours, since we were so reluctant to leave the first two stops... He even brought us to a Best Brands in downtown Alajuela so that we could buy some Toms! Extremely accommodating and always willing to explain, take a photo, or help out in any way, Flavio was a fantastic representative of Go Tours! The construction of the tour itself was incredible - so many interesting stops in one day. I would highly recommend this tour for people of all ages!

Thank rln7693
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GTCR, Propietario at Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Dear rln7693,

We really appreciate the opportunity you gave us to take care of your Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, and Doka Estate coffee tour, during your vacation in Costa Rica.

It is great to hear that you had a wonderful time with Flavio and that he was able to assist you and your companions the way you expected, by answering your questions, making some interesting unscheduled stops along the way and arranging the coffee plantation tour for you.

We are glad you decided to visit our country. If you decide to come back, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will be very happy to help you with the planning of another great day trip in Costa Rica.

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Reviewed July 2, 2012

I had 3 days and booked three different tours with Gotours - tortuga island, tortuguero, volcanos. It took me a while to figure out what i wanted but Gotours were fantastic in responding to mine questions, making suggestions, etc. I missed my connection in Madrid (Iberia messed up in London) so was one day late - Gotours (Vladimir) rebooked everything within an hour. Outstanding!!

Thank roxana121
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GTCR, Propietario at Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2017

Dear roxana121,

Thank you very much for booking the 3 tours from San Jose through our company; I’m glad to know that Vladimir was able to help you choosing the right tours and with the rescheduling of the activities in order for you to still be able to visit the beautiful Tortuga Island; the Tortuguero National Park jungles and the Volcano tour.

It was our pleasure to assist you; please let us know the next time you wish to visit our country and we will be glad to help you arrange some more great tours in Costa Rica.

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Reviewed June 25, 2012

GoTours was fantastic. Walli and Flavio really made the ride to the attractions 'up close and personal'. The information presented, the foods sampled, the roadside stops, and the restaurant were informative, one of a kind, and fun. They even changed the route slightly so that I could see a garden attraction the rest of the group had already seen.
Our group of 13 agreed we would definitely use them again.....altho Flavio has to work on finding the monkeys...(the sloth was a good substitute)!

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GTCR, Propietario at Go Tours Costa Rica - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2017

Dear Pat C,
Thank you very much for letting us know about the Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs tour you took from San Jose during your trip to Costa Rica. We are very happy to know that Flavio and Wali did a great job during the driving and guiding part of the tour and that it was a personalized experience, as well as changing the route in order for you to experience one more attraction.
It was our pleasure to assist you and your group back then and we will be more than glad to help you with the planning of another great tour from San Jose, or even touring around Costa Rica if you wish.

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Reviewed June 25, 2012

Our group (of 13) booked a tour to the Hot springs in Arenal, Costa Rica this June, 2012. Our guide was Flavio. It was a treat, Go! Tours was professional, prompt and reliable, From the ride to the springs to the return home, he was friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. He showed us different aspects and places in Costa Rica. He definitively added more to the tour that was included in our package. We plan to return in the next two years, and we will use them again. In short - It was a great tour!

Thank Tamara b
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