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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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3 excursions with Carillo (Jan 18 thru 21, 2017)

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Gananoque, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had a great time kayaking out to Chora Island from Sámara beach and then snorkelling in the shallows around the island. This has been our first time in Costa Rica. After a few weeks in rainforests and cloud forests seeing all manner of wildlife it was great to see a great variety here too on what we thought was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

First time in Costa Rica and as a single mom traveling with 2 older teenage daughters, I was unsure of what to expect. Our hotel set up transportation from Liberia airport to the hotel in samara. Steve was our driver and was so professional and pleasant. He pointed out many things to us on our 2 hour drive. I was... More 

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Goshen, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Bryan and Carlos led our family of four (with two young kids) on an amazing morning of kayaking and snorkeling! Transportation to and from our nearby hotel in Samara was smooth. They were especially patient and helpful making our kids feel comfortable using the snorkeling gear. We kayaked to a reef near Isla Chora where they pointed out all kinds... More 

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We booked a river kayaking tour with Carrillo Adventures through our hotel. Brian and Carlos were cheerful and thorough tour guides. They picked us up and dropped us off. The weather was overcast but the experience was excellent. We saw lots of wildlife, thanks to their sharp eyes, and learned many things. It was a delightful afternoon! Highly recommended. (Bring... More 

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