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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

Brenda was amazing! Make this your first stop when you get to the Samara area, she gave us good, honest and trusted advise. There was no hard sell or pushing - very straightforward and good advice. She not only helped us book activities for our...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Brenda was so kind to us. She responded promptly to our initial email, requesting transportation service to and from the airport. Our driver showed up on time. He was friendly & informative. The vehicle was clean. We look forward to using this service next time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BigSkyAlex
Reviewed 3 days ago

Brenda and Debbie we helpful in all areas, from making excursion reservations to recommendation true local Costa Rican dining. Thank you for your service!

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Road590823
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group of 5 senior family members stayed at the Azura Beach hotel from Jan. 24 to Feb. 7, 2019. We liked Samara, its people, its surroundings and beaches so much that we already have made all arrangements, booked a flight and rented a villa...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 3 days ago

FJ, you rock! It really was a pleasure to help you since we first started communicating in 2018. When you finally arrived, it was like I was greeting a friend :) Thank you for the wine and the maple syrup. We already opened both LOL!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thank you would highly recommend Pavel, he went out of his way and he worked with amount of time we had possible and made a wonderful excursion thank you

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bcwabbitt
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you liked the excursion but this review may be meant for someone else as we do not have a Pavel working here. Maybe we set up the tour, and if so YEY! Glad you enjoyed it :)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really awesome people that run this! Very friendly and beyond helpful. I needed help on a day they were closed for a birthday celebration... phoned... and was immediately helped. Thanx so much!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NickMan99
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Information never sleeps :) Glad we could help! Come back soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly recommended using for assistance in booking tours and useful info on the Samara area. Really nice people.

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Codycoyote59
SamaraInfoCenter, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

C, thanks so much! It was nice to be able to help you. Hope we can do it again sooner than later!

Reviewed 1 week ago

For the best vacation planning, Barbara at the information center had every answer to every question I had. We exchanged dozens of emails as she helped me make plans for the few days were going to be there. Whether my questions had to do with...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 3 days ago

K you rock, thanks for taking the time to review us! It really was a pleasure to help you and be able to help you with all you needed. It was nice to put a face to an email! Come back soon! Brenda :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked most of our excursions and our ATV rentals through the Samara-Carrillo Info Center. Brenda was extremely helpful in answering questions and booking our excursions. We booked a fishing trip for Monday, but the boat we were supposed to go out on had an...More

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

A, you rock my world! Thank you for this incredible review. It really was a pleasure to help you guys out and it really sounds like you had a fabulous experience! I am sure you will come back, probably at some point for a permanent...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked with the Info Center and it was brilliant. They were friendly and gave us all the information we needed. Octopus boat tours picked us up and took us to the boat which was fab. We went out looking for dolphins and found loads....More

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

YEY! Glad you had a good time! Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Much appreciated! Looking forward to seeing you back here!

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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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