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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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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 Be Happy, Have Fun!
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“great resource” (19 reviews)
“costa rica” (98 reviews)
“free service” (7 reviews)
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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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"great resource"
in 19 reviews
"costa rica"
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"free service"
in 7 reviews
"car rental"
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"tica bus"
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"helped book"
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"trip planning"
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"right direction"
in 8 reviews
"lo que hay"
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"one stop shop"
in 6 reviews
"place to stay"
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"her husband"
in 6 reviews
"local restaurants"
in 6 reviews
"san jose"
in 14 reviews
"wealth of knowledge"
in 7 reviews
"these guys"
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"liberia airport"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always pleasant and helpful, the Info Center has helped me: Get important info on area travel and activities - Rent a bike - Pay CR exit taxes - Book shuttles to and from airport several times. Great folks.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

H, you rock! Thanks for this great review! It is always a pleasure to help you. Hope to see you back here soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the photo online makes it seem like an odd place to meet, once you get inside and see the restaurant/bar on the beach all your worries disappear :) We arrived earlier than our check in and were greeted by the owner, Brenda. She contacted...More

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review! Glad we were all very helpful! Hope you come back soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Samara-Carrillo Information Center was very helpful with information about playa Samara. They provided us with very good ideas. Most helpful.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

YEY us! Glad we were able to help you with your needs. Hope to be able to do it again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For months I was in touch with this center. They were prompt in responding and offered a tremendous amount of assistance including a very clean van to take us to and from Samara. I would highly recommend them!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

T, you rock! Thank you for this great review! It was great to help you with your vacation! Hope you guys had a great time and that you come back soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The info center was quite helpful with my extended family finding what they needed, either info on renting horses/golf carts..etc

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Really appreciate it! Glad we were able to help you and your family! Hpoe everyone comes back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brenda and Christopher are a wealth of knowledge on Samara and the surrounding area. They are a great help in organizing any excursion or for just pointing you in the right direction. Visit the Info Center. You'll be happy you did.

Thank sunandsurf101101
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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for writing this great review! Glad we were able to hook you up with exactly what you needed. We hope you come back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brenda and Debbie were absolutely phenomenal helping guide us through booking and finding what we wanted for our trip.

Thank Bruce B
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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

B, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Glad we were able to help you, YEY us! Hope to repeat soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brenda and Chris were great to deal with. They found me all the excursions I wanted to do and more. They were so awesome at keeping me informed, and each day I could stop in there office and visit them to look for another trip....More

Thank pattianneford
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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

P, it was such a pleasure to meet you and be able to chat for a bit. It seemed you really had a great long vacation and you did lots of things that gave you a complete idea of what CR is all about. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Costa Rica to enjoy nature. With the help of Samara-Carrillo Info Center, we achieved just that. I initially emailed them about what they recommend. Debbie from the Info Center responded right away and provided her suggestions. We only stayed for a week....More

Thank PortPhil
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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow P, you rock my world! Thank you so much very much for this amazing review! Glad we were able to help before and during your trip. Super excited you and your family had such a good time! We hope to have you back here...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for support in organising a transfer from Plaja Carrillo to Manuel Antonio and they provided a cost effective solution by booking a taxi.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi M, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Really appreciate it. Glad we were able to help you get to your next destaintion. Looking forward to helping you again in the near future!

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Birdinflight_11
14 February 2018|
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Response from brendad288 | Property representative |
We are open Monday thru Saturday 8am - 6pm and Sunday's am to 2pm.
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nephitesrcool
17 January 2018|
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Response from brendad288 | Property representative |
Ditto on all of these :) Classes can be any day of the week from 3pm - 6pm. Excellent class!!!
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Nancy L
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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