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Bill Beard's Costa Rica

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331 Calle 472, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, | Bosque del Mar All Suite Beach Resort, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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ATV Tour from Guanacaste
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US$95.00*
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Guanacaste Snorkel and Sunset Cruise
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Mangrove Safari with Pottery Village Upgrade from Guanacaste
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Bill Beard's Costa Rica has been operating scuba diving and adventure tours in Costa Rica since 1970. We assemble packages with or without international & domestic air for diving, fishing, surfing, soft, moderate & extreme adventure tours, transportation and accommodations throughout the country for individuals, families, groups and honeymoon couples.
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331 Calle 472, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, | Bosque del Mar All Suite Beach Resort, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In an 8 day trip to Guanacaste and Monteverde, we did 3 days of diving with Rocket Frog Divers (great outfit, but diving was in cold water with limited visibility), boat trip up a river with lots of wildlife and a nice lunch, ziplining, coffee...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate the very nice review. We do all we can for our clients to have the best possible vacation. We work very hard to provide the best that Costa Rica has to offer. Unfortunately, we can't control the temperature of the water but on...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We worked with Bill Beard's for the better part of a year planning a 10 day vacation to celebrate an anniversary. Fabian was our main contact point and arranged a memorable time with plenty of fun and custom tailored activities. Transfers were on time, friendly...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you, Fabian is great and we always receive favorable reports about him. I'll make sure he sees your excellent review about him and Bil Beard's. You are correct. We have been operating scuba diving, adventure and vacations in Costa Rica since 1970 and i...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Our group had a wonderful time. Bill Beard's arranged all our activities and hotels. We were picked up at the hotel on time in comfortable vans and the trip coordinators were great. The hotels had all the amenities and in great locations. Go with Bill...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

We appreciate your kind words. It's not complicated to always be ahead of the scheduled time in a comfortable vehicle at an amazing hotel that we researched for you but you can be sure we work hard at it and never let our guard down...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We at Dive West Dallas ALWAYS book with Bill Beards Costa Rica for our group trips. They take care of everything! Diving, Zip Lining, Horseback Riding, White Water Rafting. Food Oh My Goodness the food. Bill Beard's takes care of your every needs. I would...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. Dive West from Dallas has been diving and enjoying adventure tours with us in Costa Rica for over 25 years. We have a big warm spot in our hearts for the many travelers that have visited with them. I...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were primarily in Costa Rica to dive Caño Island on Okeanos Aggressor 1 and Guanacaste/Bat Islands on Okeanos Aggressor II. We had 4 days between boats. Thanks to Bill Beard’s Costa Rica and Marcelo at Aggressor Tours for planning a great few days for...More

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BBeardCostaRica, General Manager at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

It was certainly our pleasure and we are so happy that you had a good trip. Thank you for the the kind words and the great review. We feel fortunate to be associated with a great company like Aggressor Fleet. We work very closely with...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We visited Arenal volcano ( 3 nts. ) with horseback riding to La Fortuna Waterfall. Stayed at Arenal Kioro Hotel. Amazing. Then 10 nts. at Flamingo Beach Resort on the Pacific , scuba diving for 6 days. All put together by Bill Beard's with our...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for allowing us to set up your itinerary for a stress free vacation. That's what we do, provide you a vacation with exactly what you want, I'm glad we were successful. You picked two great hotels, Arenal Kioro and Flamingo Beach Resort from...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Bill pioneered scuba diving in Costa Rica about forty years ago. He and his wife, Nadine, have provided first class service to thousands of divers over these many years.More

Thank JOHNandHEATHER_12
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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are hesitant to blow our own horn but since you mentioned it.....It seems like just yesterday that we started the diving industry in Costa Rica. It's hard to imagine that we took the first tanks in our...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Thank you Fabian and Bill Beard's Diving & Adventures!!! You planned a MOST EXCELLENT 12 day tour of this amazing and diverse country. I can't wait to get home to start telling everyone about my experiences to entice them to come visit too! Every hotel...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

We put the flags up today. That's how good we feel about your fabulous report. What an impressive itinerary, just the logistics of accomplishing so much in a weeks time is breathtaking. We know our guides are the best in the country but thank you...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Everyone that we worked with was exceptional and very professional - we always felt very well taken care of which is always nice on vacation. You were the first people to ever have our name on a sign at the airport and from the second...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

How can I possible answer an amazing review like this? It just doesn't seem like thank you is enough. Maybe if we put up the flags and it was declared a national holiday that may indicate how great we feel about your report. We also...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

We did the zip line tour and it was fabulous! We had a motley crew with various skill sets and ages and our guides were amazing! We had an older gentleman in our group and they were so kind and patient with him. They made...More

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BBeardCostaRica, Owner at Bill Beard's Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Great review, thank you. We're happy that you reported how our guides are. First, they love what they do. Second, Costa Ricans are very respectfully of the older generation, it's in their culture. Interesting thing is that our guides are the same with the younger...More

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CDC1486
25 March 2018|
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Response from BBeardCostaRica | Property representative |
Yes, we pick up at RIU and all the other hotels and resorts in the area.
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srosenberg1202
22 March 2018|
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Response from BBeardCostaRica | Property representative |
Yes, we pick up at both Occidental Papagayo & Villas Sol. Family vacations are good anytime but the low season price wise is May, Sept, October, November and two weeks into December. Thanksgiving time is perfect, low prices... More
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lisa7766
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Response from BBeardCostaRica | Property representative |
Yes, there is pickup from Villas Sol. Feb 17 review from one of our customers: "This was a good ride. It is guided, which is helpful because we wouldn't know where to go, and it crosses many muddy obstacles. It goes through... More
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