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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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Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I lived in Samara for four months. We relied on Brenda and Christopher for advice both before and during our stay. They were always responsive, friendly and on the mark. They are part of the reason our stay was so successful. Highly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I reached out to Brenda when I was planning our family's trip to Costa Rica during Christmas week. She was so friendly and helpful. She gave advice on everything to do in the area. She reserved private car transportation to and from the airport and...More

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

P you rock! Thanks you so much for taking the time to write this great view! Greatly appreciate it! It was a pleasure to help you! Come back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic ride, economical, our guide was tremendous and patient, especially with two children and took pictures for us.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

HI D, glad you had fun in the ATV tour we set you up with! Hope to see you back here again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned a few weeks ago from a last-minute trip to the Samara-Carrillo area for a week. I had read about the Samara-Carrillo Info Centre before leaving, and we were somewhat relying on them to gel make our first trip to Costa Rica a...More

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

You are amazing, thank you for taking the time to write this review! Really appreciate it! Glad we added joy and ease to your vacation! That is what we strive for. Thank you for using us time and time again. Like I always say: use...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I'm planning an international trip I've often wished I had a friend in-country to answer all my questions, steer me in the right direction and be there when something unexpected came up. That's exactly what it's been like dealing with the Samara Info Center....More

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

WOW WOW Wow'sers!!! T, you rocked my world with this review! It truely was a pleasure to help you before and during your vacation. You and your family were so sweet and we could tell you were really taking Samara in and that is always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brenda was very easy to work with; she knows all the local vendors and connects you with them for free. Our favorite day in Samara was her suggestion to rent a golf cart and go to Carrillo beach. Brenda has lots of great ideas!

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

Hi V, It was such a pleasure to help you. Glad you enjoyed the golf cart! They are great! We rented one for my birthday and it was awesome! And how can one not love Carrillo Beach! Hope you come again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was able to email (very quick responses) and discuss/plan/book a few tours in advance which provided much needed peace of mind as we prepared to head to this beautiful area. Thank you!

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

Super excited we were helpful in setting up your vacation while in CR. It was our pleasure! Hope to do it again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have HD great experiences in our face to face visits here and also for with arranging things via email. Great service.

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

B, it was great meeting you after talking via email! Have fun in Nosara and come back soon! Happy New Year!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to find out anything you need to know about the Samara area. Great courteous staff!

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

B you rock, thank you for this positive review! Happy New Year!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone was friendly and informative from asking questions about the area to booking transportation and adventures they were great!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

YEY, thanks you! Glad we were helpful. Come back soon so that we cna do it again :)

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nephitesrcool
17 January 2018|
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Response from Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
The information centre in the town of Samara will be able to help you with that. You can call them from Edmonton or email as well.
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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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Lars B
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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