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“Alex is prompt - courteous - and delivers” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Alex on the Beach & Amazing Tours

Alex on the Beach & Amazing Tours
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Sardinal
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Owner description: We offer you the best tours in Costa Rica and we are waiting for you to show you Costa Rica the way you like..
Brenham
1 review
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“Alex is prompt - courteous - and delivers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

Costa Rica Baby!

Whether its planning an excursion to the rainforest, volcano, mud baths, Rocket water slide, zip-lining, fishing trip, picking us up at the airport, or taking us to local town ... Alex delivers.

He was cordial and willing to share his knowledge of his country. He was able to talk about the wildlife, geology, the history of Costa Rica, and really provide a deeper understanding of his beautiful country.

We stayed at the Riu Guanacaste where he picked us up for several excusions.

Guanacaste is the name of a tree it means "Ear Tree" and he showed us why ... you should ask him.

Put yourself in his hands -- you will not be sorry.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Brenham, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Alex Rocks!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

Alex did a super job with a tour he likes to call "See Costa Rica in one day!" Funny title, but he did not disappoint! Water falls, hikes in the rain forest, horseback riding, zip lining, and the secondary crater of a volcano, complete with a water slide, mud baths, and a sauna. Yes! We did all this in one day. We had limited time in Costa Rica, and when we heard about this tour, we thought it would cover so many of the things we were interested in...and it did! We were exhausted by the end, but completely happy. Alex received a well-deserved round of applause for his good planning and exemplary efforts. Of all that, we really enjoyed the historical, biological, and geographical tid-bits that Alex shared with us throughout the day. Just fun!

Visited June 2013
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Pensacola, Florida
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75 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“One of the best Owner showed us a great time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

Had the river tour at Palo Verde. Were able to get real, signed, hand made, indigenous pottery, a great tour on the river with capuchin monkeys inspecting my wife's purse, crocs, macaws (wrong season too), a wonderful lunch at a local place with only 16 of us. Alex is a local, he has great pride in his country, and knows a lot of combined US and Costa Rican history. I would definitely give them a go.

Visited June 2013
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Nashua, New Hampshire
2 reviews
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“Alex on the Beach Made our Honeymoon Perfect!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

We were told to book with Alex on the Beach by a friend who had visited before. We were extremely impressed by all of the staff. Sergio and Alex were so helpful in customizing exactly what tours we wanted to do and the prices were really reasonable. We did 4 different excursions with them and all of them were amazing. Rolando was our guide on two of the tours and he was great. He's such a good guy and extremely knowledgable about the country and the tours. He took pictures for us all along the way and made the experience a great one. We personally requested him for our River Cruise tour after he had done another tour with us. They are all great guys and extremely trustworthy and worth every penny for the tours. Anyone who says anything bad about these guys must just like to complain because my husband and I would call Alex and Sergio before we went back and book with them again! We both highly recommend using them for your excursions in Costa Rica!

Visited June 2013
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome tour in Costa Rica!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

My best friend and I recently traveled to Costa Rica and used Alex on The beach and we were NOT disappointed! We had done another ziplining tour to Arenal with Swiss Travel and while the zipling was awesome the guides were no where near as good as Alex! It felt like you were on your own little private excursion, there was only 5 of us on Alex's tour, meanwhile our Swiss Travel toud had 30 people! We did the Miravalles Tour which included a hike down to Cortez waterfall where you can swim (Make sure to bring a towel, dry clothes if you would like to change and PLENTY of bug spray!) it was absolutely beautiful! Alex is so knowledgable about the plant and animal life along with the history of Costa Rica. Next we went zipling in the canopy, the guides at the place were super friendly and more than willing to help take pictures etc...After that was a delicious lunch at a local restaurant...best grilled chicken I have ever had (coming from a foodie) After that we hiked through the rainforest and then went on to the mud baths and hot springs...Definitly a full day but well worth it! Everyone we encountered on the excursion was lovely. I almost forgot to mention how Alex pulled over on the side of the road to point out a sloth hanging out in the tree...Definitly a highlight of day! All in all an awesome excursion, well worth the money and coming from someone who used a bigger service Alex was far superior and it was much more personalized! Highly recommend! Thank you Alex for an unforgettable day!

Visited June 2013
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