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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 1 week ago

Great help and very helpful tips.Brenda was very responsive and helpful with her tips. She guided us all well

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Samara info centre was very helpful with lots of ideas for our 3 days stay in the area, many thanks

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

They booked us a kayak/snorkel tour, suggested grocery stores, and told us where to buy gas. Very helpful with whatever we needed!

Thank William A
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

W, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Really appreciate it! Glad we were able to help you! Come back soon!

Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Samara Info Center is amazing! Always helpful whether just renting a vehicle or need tours etc. Don't know where Samara would be without them!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

WOW, you rock! Thank you for such an amazing review! Glad you feel that way! Hope to be able to help you again in the near future!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

We had some short time frames to see parts of Costa Rica as our daughter was in school there. Brenda organised some fairly intensive weekends away for us and everything went like clockwork. She listened to our needs and organised our itineraries perfectly!More

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

GandC, you guys rock! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review! It truly was a pleasure to help you and your awesome family! Super happy we were able to help you explore CR and I am sure we will...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Christopher was incredibly knowledgeable, helpful and mellow. He can also make arrangements and take payments for various activities. Highly recommended.

Thank Thomas R
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

T, super excited that Christopher was super helpful and yes, super mellow! Come back soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2018

Brenda was amazing. She helped us with all our tours and told us exactly what we needed for each tour. Highly recommend.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

MV, you are amazing! Thank you for taking the time to write this great review. It was a pleasure to help you and your friend while in Samara and I am glad you guys had fun! Come back soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Brenda is the most helpful person I've ever met. She arranges EVERYTHING for you when being in Sámara or elsewhere in Costa Rica. All transfers, shuttles, boats or guided excursions were perfectly organised and she has a huge amount of contact persons, so she knows...More

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

R, you rock! It was a pleasure to meet you and help you organize your trip! Glad we were able to help in a timely manner and to make the changes you needed :) Continue to have fun and I look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We really enjoyed working with them. They booked all of our excursions in a timely manner. They even booked our side by side trip when the operators said they weren’t available.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi T, super excited we were able to help you out. It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope you come back to Samara soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Brenda is wonderful! She arranges lodging and activities to suit your budget and interests. We had quite the adventure! Loved it all!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Really appreciate it! Glad we were able to help and hope to do it again sooner than later!

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Jallen1960
25 September 2018|
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Response from brendad288 | 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 brendad288 | 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 brendad288 | Property representative |
Ditto on all of these :) Classes can be any day of the week from 3pm - 6pm. Excellent class!!!
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