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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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+506 8707 1782
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Fun and educational wildlife and snorkel tour

We did two tours with Olingo. A sunset kayak tour which was super peaceful and nice, and a snorkel to Tortuga Island combined with a walk through Curú wildlife refuge. The trip... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did two tours with Olingo. A sunset kayak tour which was super peaceful and nice, and a snorkel to Tortuga Island combined with a walk through Curú wildlife refuge. The trip to Tortuga Island was on a smaller private boat and hundred times better than the big package tours most people do to Tortuga Island. I did that last... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I came to Santa Teresa on a honeymoon with my wife and had the best time with Jepo and Diego who gave us a life changing experience hiking through the jungle. We also Kayaked and Surfed. Two things I've never done before but felt super comfortable with these guys because it was a private tour and I could tell they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My husband and I were a little hesitant to book a kayaking tour with Olingo due to the cost of a private tour compared with the prices of group tour but we are SO glad that we did! The experience with Olingo was outstanding! Because it was a private tour our experience with nature felt very intimate as we kayaked... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My friend and I stayed at Latitude 10 resort, they arranged our 2 surf lessons and snorkeling excursions through Olingo. The surf instructors were extremely friendly and helpful, it was just one instructor for two of us so was a very personal lesson. The snorkeling excursion was a full day outing where we went to a nature reserve, went snorkeling,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

The wife and I spent 3 way too short days at the enchanting Latitude 10 resort in Santa Theresa. Needless to say the trip was nothing short of amazing and a special thanks goes to Japo, Mickey and Marcelo of Olingo! Santa Theresa has an flawless reputation for surfing thus the wife and I figured when in Rome. Mickey was... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We booked a fishing trip and a snorkeling trip through Olingo. Both were very nice. However, in neither case did we actually meet anyone from Olingo. The fishing trip was done by a local guy in Mal Pais and the snorkeling trip was hosted by Sun Trails. Perhaps one could save some money by booking directly with the people who... More 

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Olingo2015, Propietario at Olingo Surf and Nature Experiences, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment Mr. Amer, I am glad you had a good time. We have our team of helpers for some of our operations, who are local entrepreneurs that are responsible and reliable. We trust them and we like to use them as suppliers and representatives of Olingo. Your comment is a great feedback for us to improve our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We booked a horseback riding tour directly via our hotel, Latitude 10, and it proved to be one of the absolute highlights of an overall a fantastic trip to Costa Rica. We had Douglas as our guide, and would highly recommend him. He was incredibly passionate, knowledgable about Costa Rica, its environment and society, and overall a lovely and attentive... More 

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Glenview
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Marcelo was our guide, very knowledgeable, patient and eager to share with us this small part of his country for which he is very proud. It was time well spent in Santa Teresa.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

I was staying in Santa Teresa for 8 days and was looking for something to do. Olingo Surf and Nature Experiences was recommended to me. I was not disappointed. I had a great instructor who provided and nice board and reef shirt. I was able to stand after one set of lessons. I went back and hired them two more... More 

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Monson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Daniel picked us up at the hotel and took us to Playa Hermosa where we had the beach to ourselves! The waves were perfect for learning. Daniel took time and was patient with my daughter and before you know it she was in the water and standing on her board! He was a great and supportive teacher. We had a... More 

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