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Address: Located in Samara and Carrillo Beach | Guanacaste, on the pacific coast, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2656 0606
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a transportation company dedicated to the safe and fun transport of...

We are a transportation company dedicated to the safe and fun transport of tourists throughout all of Costa Rica to most of the major destinations this beautiful country has to offer. Located in Carrillo Beach, Guanacaste, on the pacific coast, Carrillo Adventures offers 14 years of experience in personal transportation. We offer private sightseeing tours and excursions accompanied by professional and authorized tourist guides or by knowledgeable and English speaking drivers

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My wife and I did the ocean kayak and snorkeling tour with these guys. They were so much fun. We saw plenty of great wildlife and learned some fun stuff. Also, our guides were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I did the ocean kayak and snorkeling tour with these guys. They were so much fun. We saw plenty of great wildlife and learned some fun stuff. Also, our guides were just fun to talk to and we had a great time comparing notes on our different countries. Pro tip: Reapply your sunscreen every chance you get.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did 3 different tours with Carrillo tours - pick up and shuttle from San Jose airport to Samara, sea kayak and snorkeling, and transportation to and interpretation at Ostional Wildlife Reserve to witness "the arrival" of the Olive-Ridley sea turtle to lay their eggs. Each one of our trips with Carrillo tours was a fantastic experience...they really made our... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a 50$ us shuttle that was supposed to pick me up at 8:15 at my hôtel. The shuttle never came, I waited 2 hours without information. When I finally spoke to Carillo adventures they told me that the shuttle was full. Then I contacted the bus company directly who told me they just never booked me at all...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used Carrillo Adventures for a kayak and snorkeling trip to Isla Chora off the coast of Samara. For those who have never kayaked before, the kayaking portion of the trip is quite short (about 10 minutes) and (at least when we were there) over very calm waters. The snorkeling takes place in the reef right around the island. Our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first activity with Carillo was ocean kayaking to a nearby island off Samara Beach and snorkeling there. Water was not all that clear, but what we were impressed by was what genuinely positive vibes Bryan and Roman gave the whole time. (Pura Vida!) So we signed up for a dolphin tour with them for yesterday, and Bryan was the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our river kayaking excursion with Brian. He is a very knowledgeable guide with a good sense of humour. His knowledge goes beyond the flora and fauna of Costa Rica and we talked about the culture and politics of the region and a wide range of topics. We didn't see a lot of wildlife, but... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We took an ocean kayak and snorkeling tour, with Bryan and Roman as our guides. Both guys were very helpful and friendly throughout our morning together. We left the beach and headed for the reef, where we were able to see a good variety of fish; in beautifully clear waters. Bryan was particularly helpful with me as (despite having snorkeled... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I kayaked and snorkeled at Ilsa Chora with Carillo Adventure &Travel tours and it was the best part of the trip for me. Bryan and Carlos were our guides. We have limited experience and they were so patient and made me feel 110% safe. It felt like we were just four friends having fun. You can't go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We used Carrillo Adventures & Travel to go on a Night Turtle Tour. Our guide, Johell, was very friendly, informative and answered all questions we had. We got to see a few sea turtles nesting and lay eggs- it was a breathtaking experience. I would highly recommend Carrillo Adventures & Travel for any excursions you want to take. The prices... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We used Carrillo Adventures & Travel to transfer from San Jose to Samara and back. Our driver (Steve) was efficient, friendly and spoke fairly good English. To our relief he didn't do any of the scary overtakes that the Ticos seem so fond of. The van was comfortable and had wifi and good aircon. We also used this company for... More 

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