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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 2424
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Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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+506 2656 2424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know where to start. Brenda is a wealth of knowledge and was the icing on the cake when making travel arrangements for my vacation. Our family of 4 visited in November 2016 and I must say it was a life changing vacation. Brenda...More

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

WOW WOW WOW D, you are amazing! Thank you for this awesome review! WOW WOW POWOW!!! Glad we made such a positive impact on your vacation! I hope we can hit REPEAT on your next vaca!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Brenda and Sylvia couldn't have been more helpful. They were happy to coordinate all of our transportation from the airport to Samara and back and all of our activities. They have so much knowledge of the area. They responded quickly to my questions. She booked...More

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

J you rock! Thank you for this amazing review! Really appreciate it! It was a pleasure for all of us to help you and to get to meet you. Hope to see you in Samara again in the the near future!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got put in touch with this company by the people I am renting a house from and so far I am so impressed, Brenda has been an awesome help to me in finding great things to do on our trip and helping me work out...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for taking the time to write this review! It has been great to help you out and be able to solve that big hiccup for you! Looking forward to keep on helping you :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brenda and her staff helped make our stay in Samara fabulous! She coordinated transportation and all of the activities for us, including zip lining (a must), nature hike, snorkeling and deep sea fishing! The entire staff was extremely helpful and went out of their way...More

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

G, you rock my world! Thank you for that amazing review! It really great to have been able to help you during your vaca and to know you had a great time! Hope we can do it again in the near future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We contacted the Info Center a few weeks before our arrival in Samara. Sylvia from the INFO center organized three tours for my group of 4 when we visited Playa Samara over Easter 2017. Sylvia offered options and helped us narrow down our tours to...More

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

Wow R, you are amazing! Thank you so much for this amazing review! Really appreciate it. Super excited that out team was able to help you before and during your trip and that you had fun in all the activities you did AND that the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our tours thru Samara-Carrillo Info Center. We went on a quad tour, visited the macaw breeding center, and a nature hike. Silvia also helped us contact our rental agent before we left the US and confirmed our reservation. They went above and beyond...More

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

Hi C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Super happy Sylvia and the rest of the teach was able to help you during your vacation! Looking forward to doing it again in the near future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brenda, Sylvia, and the other staff were very helpful. They arranged transportation for us from Montezuma to Samara and from Samara to the airport in Liberia. The prices were the best around! They put together a horse riding adventure in Samara which was very fun....More

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

You are a amzazing! Thank you for such an amazing review! It was a pleasure for all of us to help you before and during your trip to CR! Hope we can do it again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We used the Info center for our recent trip to Samara. We needed transfers to and from the airport, and used them to help schedule our zipline trip and ATV rentals. They were always super responsive and had helpful suggestions. The transfers were seamless. The...More

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

Hi L, you rock! Thank you for taking the time to write this fabulous review! Really appreciate it! Hope to be able to help you once again!

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Went into this particular place as we were told by several people at the resort to stop in and get a drink and a free taco coupon and order their Nachos. WOW!!! The nachos were amazing and way too much food. Very friendly people

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

Hi E, Super excited that you were guided to our place! Glad you enjoyed the nachos that were served at the restaurant and glad we were able to help you. Come back soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Need a car, hotel room, a bike? directions? dinner reservation? any other info about tourist activities? This is your place, free info that is accurate, they speak several languages and will figure out what you need. A must visit resource!More

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

A, you are amazing once again! Thank you so much for using our services year after year! It is always a pleasure to see you riding around town and hearing you play music! Looking forward to your next visit and to continue to help you...More

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Nancy L
Looking to spend 8 days in Costa Rica, Will be hiring a driver. We'll Definitely be seeing a volcano, Just want to see and get the most out of our 8 days...any suggestions as to where else to go? We like beauty, diversion and try to stay away from large cities. Thanks, Nan
15 May 2017|
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Response from brendad288 | Property representative |
For an 8 day vacation, I would recommend visiting 2 places, 3 at the most. If you want to see a volcano, I would recommend going to the Arenal area. You can also then go to Rincon de la Vieja and then a beach. I recommend... More
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Lars B
What are the best spots for surfing in Costa Rica?
26 April 2017|
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Response from angus m | Reviewed this property |
I;m not a surfer, but it seems that at high tide is when most people go. There is a hidden spot, just north of Samara Beach , can't get there at high tide but that's when you want to go. Great breaks, ask a local Jason at... More
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Lars B
What are the best places to see coral reefs, scuba-diving and snorkeling in Costa Rica?
26 April 2017|
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Response from Carol33364 | Reviewed this property |
Playa Samara is not the best place, as water is Not as clear as other areas. I would recommend doing some independent research, then check as well with various dive shops....keeping in mind they all will try to promote... More
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