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Pacific Trade Winds

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Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
+1 866-853-9426
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Seamless service. Patient helpful travel planners.

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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 by emerald green rainforests. Our all-inclusive tours will allow you to unwind on beautiful tropical beaches after touring, exploring and adventuring the rainforest and volcanoes. We'll take you to Costa Rica's top destinations such as Arenal Volcano, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde, Puerto Viejo, Tamarindo, Samara or the Osa Peninsula. Certifications include ICT, Canatur, BBB and more.
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the first time we've ever used a travel planning company, and it exceeded our expectations. Chantel V. was patient, a good listener, and truly tried to suggest places and activities that would make us happy. Drivers and tour guides always showed up (even...More

Thank Andrea H
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we saw as many excellent reviews as this company got, we had a bit of trepidation that they might not all be legit, but as it turned out Pacific Trade Winds is very much deserving of it's excellent rating. We stayed at Los Lagos...More

Thank Gregtrav
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am usually skeptical about letting someone else plan my trips, fearing that something will go wrong. However, due to hurricanes in the Caribbean, we changed our travel destination to Costa Rica and I didn't have the time to do all the needed research to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our trip was from February 8-19, 2018. Pacific Trade Winds were great from start to finish. Even before we booked with them they were happy to change our itinerary to suit our needs. When our flight got cancelled they immediately were ready to make it...More

Thank Ursula B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have used Pacific Trade Winds twice in 15 months to plan solo trips to various destinations in Costa Rica. I’ve told them what I’d like to do and see, my budget and timeframe, and they’ve come back with great suggestions. They are open to...More

Thank Diane0405
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I like to go away someplace warm for fun in the sun every February. A friend recommended that we use Pacific Tradewinds as our travel guide in Costa Rica.Zaira was extremely helpful in planning our itinerary. The Poas volcano was closed so...More

Thank kalis43
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We worked with Pacific Trade Winds on our Costa Rica vacation last week. They were fantastic to work with. Everything was planned out and the hotels/resorts that were selected were very nice. Our two excursions were so fun and we had a very enjoyable time...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just came back from Costa Rica. I enjoyed my vacation and I am very happy with all the services that Pacific Trade Winds personnels provided to me. All drivers are coming on time and are very friendly. All tour guys are doing great jobs....More

Thank catherine3chen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used PCT to plan a 2 week trip in Costa Rica for our 25th anniversary. A friend who had used them a few years earlier had recommended them, and since we didn't have much time to do our own planning, I got in touch...More

Thank kvelg
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our Costa Rican Christmas vacation through Pacific Trade Winds. They had fantastic suggestions on accommodations, activities and transport between destinations. We will recommend them to our friends and will also book with them when we head back to Costa Rica. The team at...More

Thank Joy R
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sewart01
15 January 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
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Margee K
18 December 2017|
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Response from jeffreylk | Reviewed this property |
If you are able, the hanging bridges in Arenal and Monteverde are not strenuous. Also, there is a very flat walk at Manuel Antonio. If Arenas Del Mar at Manuel Antonio fits into your budget, you will see monkeys and Sloths... More
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sunNotts
18 October 2017|
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Response from ptwarenal | Property representative |
Hello sunNotts, The reason it cannot be refunded on your card (at least not recommended) is that it is an international transaction. In Costa Rica, this is an extremely lengthy and costly process, requiring extensive... More
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