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Address: Nuevo Arenal 50807, Costa Rica
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+1 866 853 9426
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Pacific Trade Winds is your one stop source for private tours and adventure...

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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Pacific Trade Winds - The Best in Customized Tours.

We used Pacific Trade Winds for our Costa Rican vacation. They were outstanding from the start, customized a terrific vacation that was very-well suited to our requests and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We used Pacific Trade Winds for our Costa Rican vacation. They were outstanding from the start, customized a terrific vacation that was very-well suited to our requests and specific needs. Throughout our 10 day trip they were very responsive and professional. Our trip would not have been as special as it was if it were not for PTW! I would... More 

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Chappaqua
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I worked with 2 other travel services to help book our trip to Costa Rica and felt most comfortable with Pacific Trade Winds. There was excellent communication and no hidden service fees. This was a week without a glitch! We were traveling with our 3 adult children all in their 20's. Hotel recommendations were perfect---we loved both Nayara in Arenal... More 

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Thank 224terri
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Can't wait to help you to plan your trip back! Thanks for the kind reiew and the opportunity to serve you and your family. More 

Oakville, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an amazing service. They delivered on everything that they promised on the itinerary. We weren't back and for the about 7-8 times before we decided on the final itinerary. They were patient and available to help. To be honest, we weren't sure what we were going to get when we booked, but everything exceeded our expectations. We booked hotels,... More 

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Thank Hilary R
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for trusting your vacation to us. It is an honor to exceed our customer's expectations every day! We look forward to your return to magical Costa Rica and helping you plan it... maybe even discover more amazing places and people next time! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was having trouble deciding what activities the family and should participate in while visiting Lake Arenal, Tamarindo and the rest of Guanacaste. Luckily I was referred by a friend to Pacific Trade Winds and a lovely gentleman named Enrique. He was a pleasure to deal with and knew everything about what was available I told him our varying interests... More 

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Thank Jadd T
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. We will pass your praises along to Enrique as well. He is our sales team leader, and phone person extraordanaire whose added expertise of decades in the travel business is great to answer any obscure question or explain some of the package options a little more in detail. He will set you up with a... More 

Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a little apprehensive of doing everything online but it all worked out smoothly. Any time we had a question, they answered promptly & we were able to make changes from their proposal. All transfers went smoothly. This is my 2nd time in Costa Rica & I'll likely return - with them.

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1 Thank Canadian025
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Great to have had you back in Costa Rica and we look forward to having you back for a third time soon. Nothing to worry about when you trust your vacation to Pacific Trade Winds...nothing makes us happier than helping you to create unforgettable memories while you discover the marvels of Costa Rica. More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I found PTW on the internet and was nervous to use them. I am so glad I did. Everything was perfect from the second we got off the airplane. The driver was waiting and took us 3 hours to our hotel. The hotel was beautiful and the adventures were amazing. Eduardo took the time ask what my family was interested... More 

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1 Thank adnlyn
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Pacific Trade Winds and allowing us to help plan the perfect vacation for your family. We are honored to know we lived up to your expectations and you overcame your nerves about trusting your vacation to us. We have a whole team of experts, right in Costa Rica, who work with each of our valuable clients to... More 

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and with the help of the people at Pacific Trade winds, it will not be the last! They made every aspect of the trip easy and carefree. The choice of options they gave me were based on my likes and dislikes, price range, and activities that I was interested and were spot... More 

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1 Thank Cheryle R
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thank you for your high recommendation and kind review. We are pleased to hear that you found the package we helped you plan and each of the hotels, transportation, and activity involved in it were just perfect for you. We are also glad to hear you will be back to gorgeous Costa Rica again sometime. We hope for each of... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We hired Pacific Trade Winds to arrange 5 days of accommodations, transportation and outdoor activities for us in the Arenal area of Costa Rica in early March. We were very impressed with their responsiveness to our (many!) requests and questions, getting us the kind of accommodations we wanted (eco-lodges a bit off the beaten track, not fancy hotels in Fortuna),... More 

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scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and recommendation of PTW as Costa Rica travel planners. We have a full staff, right in Costa Rica, all working on collaborative software, so we can easily get you changes, answers, or whatever else you need quickly, both while in the planning stages, and while you are in the country. By choosing Rancho Margot, an... More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having never been to Costa Rica before, we worked with Pacific Trade Winds who planned an excellent vacation for us given our activity and accommodation preferences. They were responsive, professional, and oh so helpful. All arrangements went like clockwork thanks to the legwork done by Pacific Trade Winds. We just stumbled across them online and are so glad we did.... More 

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1 Thank librarygeek22
scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

How sweet! Thank you! Our team also loved working with you. We are glad you found us, too. ;) Thanks for trusting your vacation to us. We love to listen to just what you want and then make it happen! More 

Corydon, Indiana
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful experience from beginning to end. From the initial contact to the very last day the service and communication was excellent. We wanted to change an excursion and within 30 minutes all was taken care of even though our contact person was out of the office. The transportation from the airport and back was excellent. They had several people waiting... More 

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scdep, Gerente at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind recommendation. We are glad your vacation went off without a hitch and our team of professionals were able to make it all easy for you. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. More 

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