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Bad Barts Manzanillo Dive Shop and Adventures

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| Manzanillo Village, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
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Friendly hosts; great nature adventures

Our family group (3 kids, 4 adults) were so warmly welcomed by the hosts (esp. Matilda) and made to... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
handrew62
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Great service and tours not heavy on the budget

Went for a kayak tour. Alberto (our guide) was very nice and knowledgeable. He took us on a... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Christian O
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“kayak tour” (3 reviews)
“matilda” (3 reviews)
“cara” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Manzanillo Village, Manzanillo 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Our family group (3 kids, 4 adults) were so warmly welcomed by the hosts (esp. Matilda) and made to feel at home instantly. We kept our car and all of our belongings at the shop while we enjoyed one day of snorkeling right off of...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Went for a kayak tour. Alberto (our guide) was very nice and knowledgeable. He took us on a sea/river excursion for about 2 hours. Very interesting tour !! At the end, we had some time to spare so he took us to the entrance of...More

Thank Christian O
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Easy, non nonsense bike rental for morning ride around the beach road near Punta Uva. Friendly people. Safe inexpensive rental.

Thank Roger P
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went to Bad Barts on the recommendation of our B&B. The staff were very friendly and we chose the river Kayak tour. The equipment was well maintained and surprisingly comfy kayaks compared to some we have been in. Cara (sp?) our guide was very...More

Thank JustineChris
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

The guys at Bad Barts are really great. My family was in the area for an extended period and I wanted to snorkel when conditions were optimal. The ocean was up at the time and they told me that it would be best in 3-5...More

Thank Franky F
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

My two kids aged 6 and 13 and I took a 3 hour kayak tour with Alberto whom I believe is one of the owners of Bad Barts. We had a great time and he was wonderful with my active and curious six year old...More

1  Thank stephanie k
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

My son and I went on a snorkel tour with the guide Alberto (nickname Kara). He was wonderful helping my son to learn to snorkel and spot fish and even an octopus. He brought the shop's GoPro along and emailed me the photos afterward. What...More

Thank shades2night
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We were given a pair of good snorkeling equipment, even though the shop is technically closed today, as well as an extra 20min on top of the one hour we wanted to rent. When we stopped earlier than planned, the owner gave us a big...More

Thank ElKor
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had 6 kids from ages 5-17 and they had a blast. Wonderful couple runs the shop well experienced and knowlegable. We will definitely be back.

Thank Karla B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Bad Bart's is just the best place for all kinds of outdoor activities at the Caribbean Coast. Matilda,Cara and Bart are just the best.

Thank Michael H
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