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Samara-Carrillo Info Center

Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 2424
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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 Be Happy, Have Fun!
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Beach St. | Inside Lo Que Hay Restaurant, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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+506 2656 2424
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Much thanks to Christopher and Brenda for arranging my ride into Samara from Liberia. They were very helpful in organizing a private car, though there is the choice of shuttle as well, with a friendly and trusted driver. They made the transition into my stay...More

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Our pleasure S! Glad we were able to help you before and during your trip! We hope to be able to do it again in the near future! Have an amazing 2017!

Reviewed 29 December 2016

I booked two shared shuttles through Samara-Carrillo info center with Brenda. She answered every single one of my questions and accommodated us with great transportation at a great price! Thank you for being so helpful and awesome Brenda!!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

YEY me! Thank you so much for using our services and for taking the time to write this review! We hope to see you back here again!!! Have an amazing 2017!

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Reach out to Brenda and Christopher even before you get to Costa Rica and they can help you plan ahead! Well worth the early planning to get tge most out of your Costa Rica trip.

Thank JayEeeCee
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2016

Hi J, thank you so much for taking the time to do this review! It was a pleasure to help you before and during your vacation! Hope to see you back here soon! Have an amazing 2017!

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Brenda and the staff were great! They provided accurate information before and during our visit. We booked our shuttle from the airport at Liberia to Samara and back and 2 excursions. I would recommend that you talk with them before your trip to Samara.

Thank Crazy C
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

You rock my world! Thank you for sharing that! It was a pleasure to help you and we hope to so it again sooner than later!

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I visited Costa Rica a week ago and had an amazing time. The ladies at the info center were great about getting back to me right away and sending helpful suggestions on things to do and possible itineraries. I really appreciate all of the help!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

Hi S, Super excited you contacted us and that we were able to help you in your vacation! Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Hope to be able to help you soon again!

Reviewed 11 December 2016

Brenda and Christopher are very helpful! They respond quickly to emails and are very knowledgeable of Samara and the surrounding area. Highly recommended thier services!

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brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

You rock! Thank you so much for this review! Glad we were able to help! Hope to be able to do it again in the near future!

Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great Staff always a very warm welcome and helping.Thank you very much.The tours are very good organized.

Thank AnywhereOnEarth79
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! Had we were helpful and we hope you enjoyed your time in CR. Come back soon!

Reviewed 28 November 2016

my wife and i visited playa samara mid-november and had a great time thanks to the info center. we used them to book our turtle tour, reserve hike, and kayak/snorkeling trip. very friendly folks with good suggestions for things to do around town. convenient for...More

Thank HewesK
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

Hi K, you rock! Thank you for taking the tie to write this review. It was a pleasure to meet you guys and to have been able to help. Looking forward to doing it again!!!

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Brenda and Christopher were invaluable in making my stay in Samara easy and full of all the activities I wanted to do. I made one stop in their office and booked everything I needed. I also had to cancel one activity and they were able...More

Thank Jeannie1969
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2016

You rock my world! Thanks so much for that amazing review! Super cool to have net you and to have been able to help you during your vaca in CR. I know we will see you again and we are excited about that!

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Brenda was very helpful to us a few times during our stay in Carrillo. She helped arrange our fishing trip in Garza with Captain Bobby. Also provided info on getting married down there. I'd highly recommend the services provided by the Info center.

Thank Cynthia C
brendad288, Owner at Samara-Carrillo Info Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2016

Hi C, thanks so much for taking the time to write this review! It was a pleasure to help you and we hope to see you again here for the wedding :)

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Nancy L
Looking to spend 8 days in Costa Rica, Will be hiring a driver. We'll Definitely be seeing a volcano, Just want to see and get the most out of our 8 days...any suggestions as to where else to go? We like beauty, diversion and try to stay away from large cities. Thanks, Nan
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Response from brendad288 | Property representative |
For an 8 day vacation, I would recommend visiting 2 places, 3 at the most. If you want to see a volcano, I would recommend going to the Arenal area. You can also then go to Rincon de la Vieja and then a beach. I recommend... More
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Lars B
What are the best spots for surfing in Costa Rica?
26 April 2017|
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Response from angus m | Reviewed this property |
I;m not a surfer, but it seems that at high tide is when most people go. There is a hidden spot, just north of Samara Beach , can't get there at high tide but that's when you want to go. Great breaks, ask a local Jason at... More
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Lars B
What are the best places to see coral reefs, scuba-diving and snorkeling in Costa Rica?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Carol33364 | Reviewed this property |
Playa Samara is not the best place, as water is Not as clear as other areas. I would recommend doing some independent research, then check as well with various dive shops....keeping in mind they all will try to promote... More
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