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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

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Address: Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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+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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Super helpful!

These gals are fantastic, Would use them again. We booked a couple of trips. Very knowledgeable. Information supplied was invaluable.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2016
Steve A
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

These gals are fantastic, Would use them again. We booked a couple of trips. Very knowledgeable. Information supplied was invaluable.

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

Hi S, thank you very much for this review! Really appreciate it. Glad we were helpful and able to book activities for you. Looking forward to helping you again in the future :) More 

United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The owners and employees here can not only book your activities but can help you sort out choices and details.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We are glad that we were all able to help answer your questions. Let us know how we can help again! More 

Houston, Texas
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48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Brenda and team were a great resource for our family trip. It really helps to have someone that probably understands what you're looking for better than you do in a new area. I'd highly recommend that anyone, especially for their first trip, contact Brenda to help arrange activities. Thanks again for everything.

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

Hi B, thank you so much for this review! it was a pleasure to help you and your family before and during the trip :) Glad we were able to set things up for you and that all went smoothly! See you again sooner, than later! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Brenda set us up with Samara Diving for dive lessons and also emailed me numerous times to help us plan our activities. She was patient and understanding when my teens changed their minds and helped us book our zip lining tour as well.

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

Hi P, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! it was a pleasure to help you before and during your vacation. i am glad you guys had an awesome time! I am sure we will be seeing you again! More 

Ukiah, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Brenda was awesome! Great service that they provide for visitors. I knew nothing about the country or area and she helped get me set up with hotel, transportation, and activities.

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

You rock! Thank you for this great review! Glad we were able to help! Looking forward to helping you again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Thank you, ladies, for your assistance! We had a great time today with Javi (Javi Tours): we kayaked out to the reef and then snorkeled before going over to the island. Hope you'll keep recommending Javi: he's very knowledgeable about Guanacaste so our time together was not only fun but also educational!

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

Thank you for this review and yes, Javi is great, very charismatic! Glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and wanted to go on a couple a tours around the area we were staying. The people at the information center wete terrific. They gave us great advise amd hooked us up with some great tours. We did the ziplining tour which was amazing. It was fun safe and very educational. The team at Wingnuts were fabulous. We... More 

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

Hi C, thank you taking the time to write this review! Super glad you enjoyed your time in Samara and the activities you did! It was a pleasure to help you! See you back here soon! More 

Boulder, CO
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

So great for Brenda, Christopher and their team for offering so much advice and setting up several experiences. We can't wait to come back!!

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

Hi N, it was really really nice to meet you and your family! What a great team you have :) I can tell you guys really liked Samara and we are looking very much forward to seeing all of you back here! Warm hugs to everyone! More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Brenda was so helpful organizing everything for my friends and I when we came to visit. Everything was timely and taken care of beautifully! Thank you!

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

Hi M, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! It was great to meet you and I hope you guys really enjoyed yourselves! Hope to see you back in Samara in the near future! More 

Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Brenda at the Samara Info Center set up our vacation at many destinations without us even meeting in person! She had amazing suggestions, was fast to respond to emails (minutes, even on weekends!) and always provided sufficient information to arrive at the destination prepared to have a blast. She set up trips to areas hours away and close by, exciting... More 

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

Hi K, wow, this review blew my mind, thank you so much for that! Really appreciate it! It was really great to be able to help you and make a positive difference in your vacation! Hope to meet you next time you are in CR!!! More 

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