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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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Fantastic in-country tour operator

I cannot recommend this company more highly. I stumbled across their web site while planning a two-week trip to Costa Rica from the UK. From point of first contact they were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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London SW
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51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I cannot recommend this company more highly. I stumbled across their web site while planning a two-week trip to Costa Rica from the UK. From point of first contact they were extremely professional helpful patient and friendly. Their prices were extremely competitive and I felt reassured by the extra level of local knowledge they displayed. Their triple check booking system... More 

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Thank wimble52
ptwarenal, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and vote of confidence. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip! ¡Pura Vida! More 

Greenville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't believe its taken me 9 months to write a review for our August 2016 trip BUT I hope I'm not too late to tell everyone to use PTW when planning your Costa Rica trip. I typically plan trips myself because I enjoy it but this one was a little last minute so I wanted help. PTW was the... More 

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ptwarenal, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to come back and review your trip! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great time and enjoyed Costa Rica! More 

College Station, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My brothers and I were planning a trip together in Costa Rica. None of us had been there, so we were mainly relying on Google searches and reviews of individual attractions. I finally stumbled across this travel agency in my digging around online and decided to get a quote from them, thinking mainly to get some ideas of where we... More 

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ptwarenal, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your trip! We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! More 

Maumee, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would probably use them again. They take the worry out of so much. It means a lot when you can depend on their driver to pick you up at the right time and the right place, especially when you've arrived at new country late at night and still have a 3-hr trip to get to our hotel. Ditto on... More 

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Pacific_Trade_Winds, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for your vote of confidence, we look forward to helping you plan your trip back, to take care of you every step of the way again. Until then, happy travels! More 

Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went from Arenal Volcano region, to Monteverde, to Manuel Antonio National Park in about 8 days. Our most exhilarating experience was the White Water rafting in the Arenal area, levels 2-3 rapids were challenging but not too terrifying. Be sure to go to the Thermal River! Second best were the 13 zip lines in the cloud forest of Monteverde.... More 

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Thank Lois L
Pacific_Trade_Winds, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

You are very welcome, helping people like you discover the beauties and thrills of Costa Rica is what makes us happiest! Thank you for choosing PTW and for your kind review. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're typically independent travelers but were hesitant to do soon on our own in Costa Rica. Since this was our 1st time traveling to CR & having read other reviews about driving, etc., we contacted Pacific Trade Winds for guidance. From the first request to the last, they were very timely in their response. We couldn't be more pleased with... More 

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Pacific_Trade_Winds, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us provide you with stress-free travel! We appreciate your 5-star rating of our services! Happy travels until we meet again! More 

Belleville, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was nervous about booking a trip through a foreign travel agency, however Pacific Trade Winds exceeded expectations at every turn. I initially spoke with Matt and we discussed the types of activities that we would enjoy doing, our budget, etc. We worked together to build the perfect itinerary. During out trip I reached out with a request that was... More 

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Pacific_Trade_Winds, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and recommendation! It was our pleasure to have served you! More 

Midlothian, Virginia
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little concerned using an agency to plan travel, but was going in circles on my own. Pacific Trade Winds came through with everything they promised, and it was even better than expected. Transfers from place to place (including 3 hour tfr that began at 1:30 am, 6 hour tfr, and 15 min tfr to airport) were better... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with others. It was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to the opportunity to do so again! Until then, happy travels! More 

Watertown, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trying to plan a vacation to Costa Rica was getting overwhelming, knowing I wanted to experience many of the distinct regions of the country. Pacific Tradewinds was able to select hotels based on my preferences and found deals for me that I never would have found. They arranged every transport and several activities. In each case, the drivers arrived on... More 

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Pacific_Trade_Winds, Manager at Pacific Trade Winds, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us help you in your vacation planning - it's what makes us happy! Hope to have the opportunity to help you again for a return visit sometime! More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way to tour Costa Rica! We spent 5 nights visiting Manuel Antonio and Arenal under PTW recommendations and guidance, which were perfect! They are incredibly agile from beginning to end, responsive and very customer oriented, I strongly recommend it.

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

Thanks for your strong recommendation, we truly appreciate it and the trust you put in us to plan your vacation. It was our pleasure to serve you. More 

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