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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...more
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Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous service, great advice super knowledgeable staff make for a great combination. Don’t miss seeing them.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The information center was very helpful for our visit to this area. Prior to our trip, I had some questions about the resort we were staying in and they were very informative. I would recommend talking with them prior to booking any trips because then...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Really appreciate it. Glad we were able to help and that you took the time to stop into our office to say hola! Come back again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Brenda and Christopher are consistently and dependably informative, pleasant, and make it happen. Thank you!

Date of experience: March 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

D, thanks so much for taking the time to write this review! Really appreciate it! Glad we were helpful.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners of Samara Info Center, Brenda and Christopher are great human beings. Detailed minded, thoughtful and they understand the travelers needs. From taxi services, to restaurants and sights to see. They have invested in their community for over a decade and know and care...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You rock my world! Thank so much for this amazing review! It was a pleasure to help you during your Costa Rica vacation! Glad you had such a good time! Hope to see you back here soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a super fun day! Leading up to the experience we were in contact with Brenda who was so helpful and easy and accessible, it was a real treat. We showed up where the map pointed us on the day of and we we were...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi V, thank you for taking the time to write this review! Much appreciated! Glad that we were helpful and that you enjoyed the tours,YEY! Come back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I dealt with Brenda for a variety of services such as shuttle transportation to and from airport, car rental, in-town activities, etc. She went out of her way to look out for our interests and pays great attention to detail. I would recommend her services...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You rock!!! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was a joy to help you. Thanks for recommending us. Hope to see you back here again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Samara and the Info Center/Brenda were just as helpful to us with arranging our zip line tour with Wingnuts (fabulous by the way!) and promptly answering our questions. They are a valuable tool for anyone planning to visit Samara....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much! It was nice to see you again! Than you for using us! See you a third time next year!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We worked with Brenda at the Samara Info Center to make our rental car reservation at the Liberia Airport. I usually reserve these myself, but I thought I'd see if her rates were better, and they absolutely were, saving me almost $100 off the direct...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow, thank you for that amazing review! Glad we were able to help you get a better rate and that you stopped in to say Hola! We hoe you come back soon and that we are able to help you set up your vacation!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Working with Samara- Carillo Info Center was great. They were responsive and friendly clearly wanting to make sure everything was exactly as we wanted. Without exception, the people in Costa Rica were friendly, knowleadgeable and professional.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed working with us. We felt the same way. Hope to do it again sooner than later!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Brenda and Christopher are both full of information and so extremely nice and helpful. We booked our transportation from Liberia airport to Samara through them and also transportation from Samara to nosara. Both rides were reasonably priced, on time and had friendly drivers. We stopped...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

YEY us! Glad we were able to help and to put a face to an email! That is always the best! Glad you enjoyed the country and we wish you return sooner than later!

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Jallen1960
25 September 2018|
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Response from SamaraInfoCenter | Property representative |
Hi Jallen. We cannot say for certain what the progress is. We do have a scheduled inspection this weekend so I will have a better feel for how they are doing and get more detailed information as to the opening date.
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Birdinflight_11
14 February 2018|
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Response from SamaraInfoCenter | Property representative |
We are open Monday thru Saturday 8am - 6pm and Sunday's am to 2pm.
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nephitesrcool
17 January 2018|
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Response from SamaraInfoCenter | Property representative |
Ditto on all of these :) Classes can be any day of the week from 3pm - 6pm. Excellent class!!!
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