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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

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Address: Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656 2424
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We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara &...

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 events as well as what is happening in the community this week.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or to promote your event or business.

Thank you,

Brenda

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my wife and i visited playa samara mid-november and had a great time thanks to the info center. we used them to book our turtle tour, reserve hike, and kayak/snorkeling trip. very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Warrenton, Virginia
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Warrenton, Virginia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and i visited playa samara mid-november and had a great time thanks to the info center. we used them to book our turtle tour, reserve hike, and kayak/snorkeling trip. very friendly folks with good suggestions for things to do around town. convenient for us as we stayed at a B&B right across the street (Casa del Mar), and... More 

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Thank HewesK
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi K, you rock! Thank you for taking the tie to write this review. It was a pleasure to meet you guys and to have been able to help. Looking forward to doing it again!!! More 

West Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brenda and Christopher were invaluable in making my stay in Samara easy and full of all the activities I wanted to do. I made one stop in their office and booked everything I needed. I also had to cancel one activity and they were able to get me a full refund. By the end of my trip they felt like... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

You rock my world! Thanks so much for that amazing review! Super cool to have net you and to have been able to help you during your vaca in CR. I know we will see you again and we are excited about that! More 

Coldwater, Canada
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40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brenda was very helpful to us a few times during our stay in Carrillo. She helped arrange our fishing trip in Garza with Captain Bobby. Also provided info on getting married down there. I'd highly recommend the services provided by the Info center.

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Thank Cynthia C
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi C, thanks so much for taking the time to write this review! It was a pleasure to help you and we hope to see you again here for the wedding :) More 

Milton, Ontario, Canada
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spoke to Christopher during our stay in Samara. He was very knowledgeable about Costa Rica and provided us with allot good of information.

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Thank Amilcar M
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi A, thank you for taking the time to write this review! Christopher is amazing and I am glad he was able to help. Hope to see you back in Samara sooner than later! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Christopher and Brenda are both very helpful and nice! They have an answer for any question you have!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

HI J, thank you for this review! Glad we were able to help answer your questions YEY!!! Let us know if you need anything else in the future :) More 

Portland, Oregon
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68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brenda was super helpful before we arrived to samara...she answered all my questions and I had alot....she even sent us a welcome email the day we arrived...I highly recommend this business for helping with planning your trip...thank you so much

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this awesome review! Really appreciate it! I am glad we could help before and during your vacation! Looking forward to doing it again :) More 

Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chris was great today as he saved us a long drive back to Guiones to rent a short board. With some phone calls he found prob the ONLY short boars in Samara. He also helped my husband set up a surf excursion with Chaco to Playa Camaronal to find some bigger waves than Samara. Invaluable service for Costa Rican visitors!!... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Thank you for that amazing review! It was a pleasure to be able to help and know we saved you some valuable vacation time. Choco is great and we are glad you were able to surf some serious waves in Camaronal! See you back here soon! More 

Montreal, Quebec
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and kind people, took their time to give us the right information for our needs and to fully appreciate our stay. They made our lives much much much easier and happier! Thank you Brenda & Chris.

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi L, it was really nice to meet you and he able to see your smiling face every day! It was a pleasure to help you before and during your vacations. We can tell you guys really liked Samara which makes me think we will see you guys very very soon! More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Samara Info Center was a valuable resource for us. They arranged shuttles for multiple legs in our travel in Costa Rica and also for a trip to see the sea turtle arribada at Playa Ostional . We had a great vacation and could not have done it without them.

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Thank joemccarthysghost
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi J, thank you so much for that awesome review! It was a pleasure to be able to help you and we hope to do it again sooner than later :) More 

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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you are planning a trip to Samara & Carillo & the surrounding areas you do not want to miss stopping in & meeting the husband wife team extraordinary, Brenda & Christian. Their love & care for their town, people & surroundings is beautiful & they will share all they know with you to ensure your time in this amazing... More 

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this review

Hi M, you are amazing! Thank you for such a wonderful review!! It was our pleasure to help you before and during your vacation! We really hope to be able to see you again in Samara! Warm hugs! Have Fun…Brenda & Christopher, Owners and Founders of the Info Center in Samara & Carrillo More 

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