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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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Always loads of staff to provide assistance - feels like I have my own personal travel and trip planner. I have booked excursions and shuttles / taxis through them and always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Linda B
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Corner Brook, Canada
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Corner Brook, Canada
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always loads of staff to provide assistance - feels like I have my own personal travel and trip planner. I have booked excursions and shuttles / taxis through them and always great! Thanks Brenda and Iris. Best in town in my opinion.

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

L, you rock! Thank you so much for this awesome review! Glad our team has bee able to help you YEY!!! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very helpful and nice. Arranged our gyrocopter ride and taxi. Unfortunately taxi didn't show up as arranged but contacted Info center via the cell phone number they gave us and they contacted another taxi and called up the gyrocopter pilot to let him know we would be a little late. We did get there and had our ride, no problemo!!

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

Hi K! Thank you for writing that review! Sorry for the snafu with the taxi but glad you called and we got you to the flight on time! Hope you enjoyed it and we hope to see you back in Samara soon! More 

Cortland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

During our week in Costa Rica, my grown daughter really wanted to go zip lining. The information office let us know that Monteverde is the very best place, that my small rental car wouldn't make it up the dirt road so we were far better off to be picked up on a tour. Since a broken elbow last year put... More 

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

J, thank you for taking the time to write this review! Super excited we were able to help you find something that fit your needs! YEY! We hope to see you back in CR again! More 

Costa Mesa, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I decided to go to Costa Rica last minute and alone I emailed Brenda for help finding a place to safe place to stay, a rental car and things to do in the area. What a great decision!

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

Thank you so much for this review! Glad we were able to help and make you feel safe during your vacation and that we were able to help you :) More 

Eastham, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Brenda and her team at Samara Info Center can help you plan a stress free trip to Costa Rica and connect you with the best the area has to offer. I contacted her via email prior to our arrival and she made all the arrangements including payment for our transfer from the airport to our rental in Samara Reefs and... More 

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

Wow thank you so much for this great review! Really appreciate you taking the time to write this. Glad we were helpful and that we made your vaca stress free! YEY! Mission accomplished! Hope we can do it again in the future! More 

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Info Center was extremely helpful for my recent trip. Brenda and the gang do an awesome job. They are kind, helpful and always available to answer your questions. I highly recommend the Info Center for your next trip to Samar or Carillo!

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

R, you are great, thank you for taking the time to write this! Really appreciate it! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

Surrey, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Christopher was very helpful and nice. Recommended some great places to eat. Also have free hats which we didn't bring any so we really appreciated them! Always around for information

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

Glad we were able to be of help:) The free hats rock and they have been flying so glad you got one! Thank you! More 

chicago, IL
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111 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only used to make arrangements for transport to Playa Carrillo but efficient service with a smile...

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

J, thanks so much for taking the time to write this. You are great! Glad we would help! More 

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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading great reviews on TripAdvisor I touched base with Brenda weeks in advance of our trip. She contacted us several times to give us info and even emailed the day we travelled to see how we were doing! Came to see her a day after we settled in with another couple we met at the resort and she had... More 

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

K you rock my world! What an awesome review! Thank you! It has been a pleasure helping you guys! We hope to continue to do so while you are here! More 

south western ontario
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71 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prior to our trip to Samara, I had lots of questions. Brenda was very helpful, answering my questions via email promptly. We missed Brenda when we dropped into the centre, but met one of the other staff and got a free hat! The staff seem very knowledgeable about all things Samara. I enjoyed their daily Facebook posts and continue to... More 

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

Hi C, wow, thank you so much for that amazing review! I am glad that I was able to help you before and during your trip! Super bummed that I was not able to meet you when you were in Samara. For sure next time!!! More 

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