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Avispas Adventures

Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Super Vacation with Amy and Avispas Adventures

Visited Costa Rica for the first time and was fortunate enough to select this Tour Company for my... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
flpnmann1
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Lake Wales fl
Authentic Costa Rican experience

I'll start off by saying that the tour guides were genuinely sweet, accommodating and highly... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
CirrusCloud2
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation services, Avispa’s Adventures aims to provide you with an active experience of the real Costa Rica-providing tours like no others, taking you off the beaten path for a one of a kind, matchless experience which is over and above a standard big coach tour.Avispa’s Adventures - licensed and insured - is privately owned and operated by a North American, Amy, and a Costa Rican, (Tico) Avispa. Our company provides personal attention, superior customer satisfaction and unique adventures for an unforgettable experience. It is truly our pleasure to share the natural beauty of Costa Rica through a native’s perspective, while maintaining the desired comforts and quality of service that today’s travelers expect and deserve.
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“palo verde” (45 reviews)
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Apdo 146-5019, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Visited Costa Rica for the first time and was fortunate enough to select this Tour Company for my excursions. This company exceeded all my expectations from the driver that shuttled us I believe his name was Chepe to all the exciting things they recommended to...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I'll start off by saying that the tour guides were genuinely sweet, accommodating and highly knowledgable of the destinations, animals, and people throughout many parts of Costa Rica. My adventure with them, along with some friends of mine was truly an exciting and authentic one....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Every 90 days I look forward to a fun trip across the border thanks to Amy Lentz from Avispa’s Adventures...especially when Rodolfo is the driver! I am always guaranteed to have a stress-free, air conditioned trip with no hassles at the crossings. I am always...More

Thank johnandbrenda1966
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Recently returned from my 5th visit to CR. Have already told friends who are going in the near future that they MUST contact Avispa's Adventures for their touring needs. Amy was incredibly easy to work with and Chepe our driver could not have been more...More

Thank Joel B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

First of all I would like to start out by saying, I hate doing border runs. Getting through the border can be very stressful. That is until I met Amy with Avispa Adventures. Amy was extremely helpful from beginning to end. The drive there was...More

Thank Colleen K
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Amy got us to the border and back with a minimum of fuss and bother. Well worth the price.I would have given another star but as a nervous passenger, when the driver tailgates and passes on solid yellow lines my blood pressure rises. Other than...More

Thank KathyGrey2015
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Amy, took us to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. It was a wonderful day trip from Coco Beach ,Costa Rica. Amy took care of the border details ,exit and entry,with ease. I would highly recommend Avispas Adventures.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Avispas Adventures showed us beautiful Guanacaste in four fabulous tours from the wildlife on the Palo Verde tour, sloths and much more on the Rain Forrest walk and the exhilarating zip lining, mud bath and hot pools on the Echo tour. Amy is not only...More

Thank Lyn P
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AvispasAdventures, Guest Relations Manager at Avispas Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank YOU Lyn! You guys were awesome and it made sharing Costa Rica with you a true pleasure! Look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I went on two fishing trips in January 2018 through Avispas Adventrues- one in shore for 4 hours aboard the 26 foot Panga trolling for Jacks and one offshore for a full day aboard the 32 foot cruiser for Mahi, Sail fish and Marlin. The...More

Thank Simon S
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Very informative and enjoyable tours. Amy is Very conscientious of environmental concerns and showed great respect of nature. She is very professional and personal and gave us great insight into local culture. We thoroughly enjoyed our tours and learned incredible things about this beautiful country....More

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Diana L
24 July 2015|
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Response from AvispasAdventures | Property representative |
Wow! I am sooo sorry you are having so many problems. Our Contact Us page was hacked and we were not receiving any inquires. Please feel email me directly or if you send me a phone number we would be happy to give you a... More
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Diana L
24 July 2015|
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Response from AvispasAdventures | Property representative |
no, no telephone message. There was a private number, missed call, but no messages on either number. Can you find us on FB, Avispas Adventures? Then send me a private message with your phone number and I will call you.
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