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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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Samara-Carrillo Info Center is the BEST

Brenda was so incredibly helpful. She booked our car, whitewater rafting and ziplining in La Fortuna. Also booked surfing for my teens and fishing for my husband in Samara... read more

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Reviewed 11 August 2016
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Brenda was so incredibly helpful. She booked our car, whitewater rafting and ziplining in La Fortuna. Also booked surfing for my teens and fishing for my husband in Samara. All of the experiences were fantastic, with no problems. Definitely contact the info center if you are planning a trip anywhere in Costa Rica!

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

You rock! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this amazing review! It was a real pleasure helping you and your family! You are a great bunch! See you soon we hope! More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Easy to find near the centre of town with quick and accessible information on all the key travel, excursion and eating options, including help ringing round to check rates and times. They do it all for free off the back of advertising and referrals, with no pressure to follow their recommendations. Well worth checking out at the start of your... More 

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

Hi N, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Really appreciate it. Glad we were able to help you during your trip. Looking forward to doing it again in the near future :) More 

Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We needed transfers from our hotel to Liberia airport and Samara-Carillo Info Center helped us get those! Quick, courteous and very helpful!

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

Hi M, glad we were able to help you set up your transport! Thank you very much for this review! Greatly appreciate it! More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Brenda is fantastic. We booked a trip to Arenal thru Samara Info Center. When we arrived in Samara, we happened to choose a restaurant next to the Samara Info Center. I thought I should verify our reservations and went into Samara Info Center. Brenda was there working at 7:30 on a Saturday night! I introduced myself and she promptly verified... More 

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

Hi I, wow, what an amazing review! Thank you SO much! It was a pleasure to help you before and during your trip to Samara and Costa Rica. We hope to see you again and be able to help you ad your family :) More 

Oakville, Ontario
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Staff were extremely helpful when we were planning the trip in Canada and even more accommodating when we got there. We booked tours, car service and lodging. all results were exactly as we had hoped.

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

Thank you so much for this awesome review! It was a pleasure to help you before and during your vacation in Samara! We hope to do it again in the near future :) More 

Paris, France
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

The lady at the desk has been very kind and helpful although she was alone and had a lot to manage between the people in the center, the phone calls etc Thanks to her we managed to visit the Ara project, it was so wonderful. Thanks a lot !

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

Hi D, thank you for taking the time to review us. I am glad we were able to help between all that was going on :) Glad we set up the Ara Project for you. It is truly great! Hope to be able to help you out again in the near future. More 

Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Brenda and Chris helped us with everything from identifying tours (Waterfall tour with Mystical Tour was great, as was Wingnuts zipline!), figuring out location rental cars reservations, and also finding transportation options in other cities. Next time we're in Samara we will be sure to enlist their help again!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write that review! Really great! Glad we were able to help set up those tours and that you enjoyed them. YEY! See you again soon! More 

Elmer, New Jersey
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Samara-Cariilo info center was critical in assisting in the planing of our Costa Rica trip. We traveled with 4 teenagers and 4 adults. Prior to our trip, the staff gave us accurate information on the different excursions which aided in our selection for our trip. They kept in touch to make sure that we were all set and the excursions... More 

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

Janice, you just put a huge smile on my face! Thank you so much for this amazing review! It really was great to be able to talk before your arrival and be able to set up everything according to your needs. Very happy you and your family enjoyed your stay in Samara and we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Fayetteville, Georgia
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Brenda and the Info Center staff were extremely helpful. We told them what we wanted to do and they planned the entire itinerary for us. When we arrived in Samara we stopped into the Info Center, made the final payments and that was it. Every guide, adventure and tour could not have been better. The guides were so personable, knowledgable... More 

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

L you rock! Thank you so much for this review! Glad we were able to help and make your vacation go smoothly! It was really nice to meet you and we hope to see you back here sooner than later :) More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

These gals are fantastic, Would use them again. We booked a couple of trips. Very knowledgeable. Information supplied was invaluable.

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

Hi S, thank you very much for this review! Really appreciate it. Glad we were helpful and able to book activities for you. Looking forward to helping you again in the future :) More 

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