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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 2424
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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 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 Be Happy, Have Fun!
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Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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+506 2656 2424
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

An amazing and unique company. They look after you 100%. You'll find if you try to book things on your own. It will eat up a lot of your vacation time and money.More

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1  Thank huttonallison
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

You rock A! Thank you for understanding our services so well and for realizing that we are here to help make your vacation the best as possible and help you save time! We look forward to doing it again because I know there will be...More

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

They can provide information and reservations for a long list of activities and other requests. There knowlegde of the area is very good.

Thank Sue K
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Hi K, Thank you taking the time to write this review! It was a pleasure to help you making reservations and with any other information. Hope we can do it again soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Conveniently located in town near the beach and available to assist you by email too. Brenda was a fabulous support on our recent trip to the area and even continued to keep in touch after we arrived to see if we needed anything further. Just...More

1  Thank Whiteknight_013
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Sorry I was not able to meet you in person! It would have been very nice! Well, you are just going to have to come back :) Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! Glad we were helpful. Hope to do...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great resource for the area, i would highly recommend that you stop and have a chat here! They have maps and guides and can offer the best place to do.... anything!

Thank Cubalondon
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Super glad that we were able to help and provide you with helpful resources :)

Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Information center helped me plan my entire Costa Rica trip including transportation, tours, excursions in both La Fortuna and Samara. Everything was arranged seamlessly and went according to plan. Im so pleased and grateful for this service!More

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Thank Elizabeth P
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Hi E, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this! Too bad I was not able to meet ou in person but super excited that we were able to help make your vaca smoother and that all went well, YEY! Hope to...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you are going to visit Samara or Carrillo in Costa Rica you need to contact Brenda and her staff to help you enjoy your Costa Rica experience. The Samara-Carrillo Info center is staffed with a team of travel experts that will plug you into...More

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

B, you rock my world! It was really nice to see yo again after we met you guys 1 year ago and to finally see the wedding come together. We were honored to have been able to be a part of it in the organization...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Brenda, thank you very much for helping us booking our hotel in Samara and all our activities. BTW, the diving in Playa del Coco was amazing. Gracias muchacha Carlos & Cristina

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Thank Carlos B
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Hi C and C, My pleasure, it really was! Very happy to have been able to meet you in person, if only for a little bit! Glad the diving was awesome!! YEY!! Stay warm back north and let us know when you are coming back!

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great friendly and knowledgeable staff. They listened to what we were interested in and made appropriate recommendations. Keep up the great work.

Thank dan3048
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Hi D, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on us. Super excited that we were able to help you during your vacation in Samara. Looking forward to doing it again soon!

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Brenda at Samara-Carrillo Info Center was amazing! We got her contact while planning our trip and she was able to help us in absolutely every aspect of our trip - from hotel to activity suggestions and bookings. She is quick to respond emails and had...More

Thank ccdias
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

C, you are great, thanks so much for this review! It really was a pleasure to help you before your trip. Too bad I was not able to meet you face to face! Next time for sure!!!

Reviewed 8 January 2017

SCIC helped us a lot in our recent one-week stay in Playa Samara. I emailed them before we left, telling them what we were interested in. They responded quickly, contacted the various tour operators, and put together an itinerary that worked for us. After we...More

Thank Curlgolf
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Wow, that you so much for that amazing review! Really appreciate you taking the time to write that! It was our pleasure to help you during your vacation! Hope you will be back in Samara soon!

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Nancy L
15 May 2017|
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Response from brendad288 | Property representative |
For an 8 day vacation, I would recommend visiting 2 places, 3 at the most. If you want to see a volcano, I would recommend going to the Arenal area. You can also then go to Rincon de la Vieja and then a beach. I recommend... More
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Lars B
26 April 2017|
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Response from angus m | Reviewed this property |
I;m not a surfer, but it seems that at high tide is when most people go. There is a hidden spot, just north of Samara Beach , can't get there at high tide but that's when you want to go. Great breaks, ask a local Jason at... More
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Lars B
26 April 2017|
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Response from Carol33364 | Reviewed this property |
Playa Samara is not the best place, as water is Not as clear as other areas. I would recommend doing some independent research, then check as well with various dive shops....keeping in mind they all will try to promote... More
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