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Pacific Trade Winds

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Pacific Trade Winds is your one stop source for private tours and adventure travel in Costa Rica. Take a private tour to Arenal Volcano and then unwind in tropical hot springs. Hike through the jungle to a gorgeous celeste blue waterfall surrounded...more
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Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
+1 866-853-9426
Most Helpful Review
Reviewed May 26, 2012

Pacific Trade Winds had the perfect tour for us,3 nights in Arenal and 3 nights in Manual Antonia, no need to spend a night in San Jose. Hotels were 4 star and included breakfast. Enjoyed the private transfers and all drivers and tour operators were...More

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ptwarenal, Owner at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2012

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your tour. We are very happy to hear you had a great time. Come back soon!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I would recommend PTW to anyone planning a trip to Costa Rica. My granddaughter and I planned the trip with help from the PTW staff. They were helpful and patient as we tailored our vacation to our budget and interests. The entire trip was well...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We specified what we wanted to see but after that we left most of the choices for our vacation up to the PTW team and they were excellent. They were quick to respond to our request to change our final transfer time and on the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Could not even get trip booked - Disconnected multiple times, no call-back. Agent gave incorrect information regarding participants' age requirements, asked same questions repeatedly.More

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ptwarenal, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hola Robert D, We apologize that there was some confusion when you were attempting to book your ATV tour. We take great pride in providing the best customer service possible. Respectfully, we would like to respond to your review from our point of view, and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

PTW helped us design a wonderful vacation experience on a budget. We have a tradition in our family that when any of our children turns 11, he / she gets a special trip with dad. My daughter chose Costa Rica because she likes rainforest animals....More

1  Thank Alan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

PTW made a super well planned trip for us and the tours, hotels and transport were exactly what we had hoped for.They even made the impossible possible ..... finding my lost iphone and bringing it to me on my last day in San Jose. Thank...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff at Pacific Trade Winds suggested an itinerary given our budget, and worked with me to continue to revise it until it included all we wanted. I had originally planned to rent a car and make all arrangements myself, but after investigating further became concerned...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two of my best friends and I knew we wanted to visit Costa Rica, but really knew nothing about what to do/where to go, etc. I found Pacific Trade Winds online, and described my ideal vacation in Costa Rica: half adventure and half relaxation. They...More

1  Thank Gina J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a first time traveler to Costa Rica, I did not even know where to begin with planning our vacation. Pacific Trade Winds made this the easiest vacation planning experience I have ever had! We had the best time with all of their recommendations and...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

PTW, especially Chantel, provided great services, helped us to plan 13 day the trip in advance without wasting time and money. It was awesome. All we needed to care about in the trip were the vouchers provided beforehand. That's why it was a perfect vacation...More

1  Thank Username777
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I contacted PTW, to plan a honeymoon where I did not have to plan anything myself or coordinate between operators/tours/vendors/transport. 100pc recommend them to anyone who wants a headache free experience with the MOST responsive team on the ground. Ivannia was extremely helpful with tailoring...More

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Tony H
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
I understand your concern. I felt the same way when we were planning our trip. I started putting together a plan and I was overwhelmed trying to do it myself. When I connected with Pacific Tradewinds it seemed too good to... More
January 15, 2018|
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Response from jonna242 | Reviewed this property |
By Far our most favorite thing was the rafting trip and then another gentler inner tubing float. It was fun and so beautiful! We loved the Volcanic hotsprings - whether at the resort or hiking out to more natural ones... More
Margee K
December 18, 2017|
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Response from Todd K | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest wildlife refuge either in San Jose by the waterfall garden or near Arenal springs. Not much walking and you get to see and touch the sloths and other animals like toucans and monkeys. If you do the cloud... More