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Puntarenas Attractions: Things to do in Puntarenas
"My husband and I just returned from a cruise to Central America. Before we left San Diego, we registered with Odyssey for a day tour. My e-mail request was immediately answered by Alvaro. He and his family own the tour company. They met our cruise ship on the appointed day. Alvaro's father wa..."s our driver and Victor, who is not a member of the family, was our guide. His English was near perfect, and he was absolutely delightful. We were a group of 8, which was a perfect size. My husband and I are rather independent and don't usually do tours, but this tour was so exceptional, so interesting, and so comprehensive. We saw wild life in their natural setting, including crocodiles, monkeys, macaws, toucans, and wonderful butterflies. And none of this was part of any zoo, or display -- it was all very natural. The family clearly has a deep respect for the rain forrest and the animals living within it. We paid nothing up front and only paid for the tour at the end. We were ...
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"Superb tour with a guide that could chat about anything Costa Rica and more than happy to do so. Not quite sure what the highlight was the monkeys the nutter feeding the crocodile or any one of the many highlights of the day. Thank you."
"My husband and I while on a cruise thru the Panama Canal had a stop in Puntarenas , researching things to do I stumbled upon Odyssey Tours. Manuel Antonio National Park was our tour of choice, contacted Alvaro by email in regards to the tour. Alvaro was incredibly helpful in making all arrangement..."s, said our guide would be at the end of the pier at 7:30 and at 7:30 was he was waiting. Victor was our guide and could not have been nicer and more knowledgeable, we traveled 2 hrs to get to the park with commentation along the way. We proceed thru the park slowly with incredible narration along the way, He had a great telescope and gave everyone in the group ample time to see wildlife, also got me (thru the lense on my smartphone) the most amazing picture of a sloath. We spent some time on the beach in the park, incredible....unlike any beach I had ever seen. On the way back to Puntarenas we stopped at a local restaurant and had a wonderful lunch made from local fare. I would recom...
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