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Central American Tours

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Palo Verde National Park and Coffee Tour
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US$ 134.99*
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Monteverde Cloud Forest and Butterfly Garden from Guanacaste
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US$ 94.00*
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Rincon de La Vieja Volcano Hike
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Central American tours is the most prestigious tour operator in Costa Rica. Since 1972 we have been providing tours, ground transportation, hotel reservations, rent a car reservations, airport transfers, customized itineraries and package for groups...more
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"arenal volcano"
in 13 reviews
"super combo"
in 6 reviews
"the jungle river cruise"
in 4 reviews
"travel agent"
in 7 reviews
"zip line"
in 12 reviews
"hot springs"
in 18 reviews
"always on time"
in 4 reviews
"costa rica"
in 32 reviews
"riu palace"
in 8 reviews
"horseback riding"
in 8 reviews
"coffee tour"
in 4 reviews
"made us feel at home"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful hotel"
in 2 reviews
"monte verde"
in 3 reviews
"hanging bridges"
in 4 reviews
"great sense of humor"
in 3 reviews
"full day excursion"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our round trip airport transfers were on time, great driver, and nice air conditioned mini bus. We did the River Cruise and cannot say enough good things about the boat driver, tour guide, and bus driver. The road was rough but our driver handled it...More

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Jorge T, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! I am glad you enjoyed the River Cruise with Central American Tours. This is an outstanding tour to enjoy the biological diversity of Costa Rica. I hope we can serve you again in a near future. Jorge Taylor...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the cloud forest trip with CAT tours via Riu Hotel as they were recommended by a friend. I made or clear that I wish to see the "hanging bridges" but they didn't tell me that these are not included! Cloud forest was rather...More

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Jorge T, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very sorry for your disappointment with the Monteverde tour. I will personally look into this matter. You should have been better informed on what was included. It is hard to see a lot of wildlife in a few hours at Monteverde. Please let me know...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything ran perfectly! CAT organized a tour for me and 7 girlfriends for my 60th birthday. We went from San Jose, to Arenal Volcano, to the beach at Tamarindo. CAT arranged all of the transportation, hotels, activities and meals. Not one thing went wrong and...More

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Jorge T, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review! I am so glad you enjoyed your Costa Rica Tour with CAT. It is our pleasure to create unforgettable memories of your vacation.Our goal is that you may experience more of our beautiful country. I hope we have...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Our first experience with CATours was our private transfer from airport to Riu Palace. Percy was an excellent driver and provided great information about the possible excursions. Once we arrived at Riu Palace, Ericka took over. Ericka is amazing! She arranged a full-day excursion to...More

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Taylorinnbnb, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review!! Yes, Ericka is wonderful.... it is great to have her at Catours. We are very glad you enjoyed all your activities with Catours at Riu Palace. We hope to have the pleasure to serve you or your friends...More

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Christina W
6 March 2016|
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Response from Jorge T | Property representative |
Hi Cristina! Thanks for your inquiry. Most tours are family friendly. Tours Like Vida Aventura Nature Park are ideal for the family. Your kids could do zip lines and horseback riding. Some tours requiere a very long drive... More
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23 December 2014|
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Response from Jorge T | Property representative |
Thanks for your email! Central American Tours is a tour operator. We do not have a fitness center; how ever some of the hotels in Costa Rica. Best regards Jorge
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