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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

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Address: Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656 2424
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We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara &...

We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara & Carrillo and surrounding area.

Our services extend from directions or bus schedules to recommendations for accommodations, restaurants, attractions, tours, transportation and events as well as what is happening in the community this week.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or to promote your event or business.

Thank you,

Brenda

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Great information and organization

Brenda's organization and connections with the local providers made our vacation so memorable and hassle free! One of our best vacations ever!

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 March 2016
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Austin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Brenda's organization and connections with the local providers made our vacation so memorable and hassle free! One of our best vacations ever!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi B, wow that is amazing! So happy we were able to help make your vacation so memorable, that is awesome! You were a pleasure to work with and we hope to see you back in Samara and Carrillo soon :) More 

Texas
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Brenda can provide anything you need in Samara! Wealth of information about tours, car rentals and anything else you desire

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi T, you rock! Thanks for this review! I was nice meeting you in person and being able to help! Glad you guys had a great time! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

North Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

They seemed very interested in helping you to plan the perfect trip. Also, they given answered all my other questions without hesitation.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Glad we were able to answer all your questions :) Hope we can help you again soon. More 

Edina, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Brenda is so easy to work with and very helpful providing information about things to do in Samara and Carrillo. The office was a little tricky to find, but once we learned our way around it's very convenient to stop in and talk to them. She's also very responsive by email so if you book in advance you won't even... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi K, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! I was really great to help you during your stay in Samara. Hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I couldn't find any info on getting from Liberia to samara that was going to cost me less than $150. My friend put me in contact with the info center and Brenda was super helpful. She set up a shuttle for me for $45 per person that had ac, wifi, and took me directly to my hotel. The driver was... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi R, thanks you so much for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure to help you! Hope to see you again in Samara :) More 

Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

bit of a wait , it was busy, lots of people looking for info, we were connected with the right people real quick and the staff knew about everything in the aea.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi F, sorry you had to wait a bit. The office can certainly get busy during the day. Thank you for being patient and waiting. Glad we were able to help with your needs. Hope to see you again soon and that you wont have to wait that much :) More 

Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

They helped me arrange a legal taxi from Samara to Liberia airport. The price was right and the driver was prompt.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi L, glad we were able to set up transportation for you! Hope we can arrange your taxi back to Samara soon! :) More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Be sure and stop in here for any questions about activities and things to do around Samara. They are very helpful.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

J, you rock! Thanks for taking the time to write this review! More 

krabi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Quaint little town with just enough good restaurants and a few shops' not many and 2 banks for ATM. It's charming setting is a very large cove and gorgeous beach with plenty of room to walk and have privacy or not. Plenty of restaurants on the beach but each one has its own beach atmosphere,none are large. The best beach... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Super glad you liked Samara Beach!and its small town! Hope to see you again in the future! More 

Hastings, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

I contacted Brenda and Christopher before we arrived in Samara with some questions and they were very helpful with providing me extra info other than what is already on the Samara-Carrillo Info Center site. Once we arrived it was a pleasure to meet this fun, laid back couple who booked several tours and taxi back to the airport for us,... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

J, thanks for that amazing review! It was nice to have been able to help you before and during your stay! It was really nice to meet you! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

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