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Costa Rican Tropical Tours

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Playa Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
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Absolute best way to enjoy excursions!

After comparing other tour/excursion companies, we settled on Costa Rican Tropical Tours for our... read more

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Jennifer O
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Awesome Birthday Inshore Trip

I researched for quite some time in order to find a small local outfit and man am I glad I came... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Our tours are a great way to explore the Nicoya Peninsula's pristine beaches, coves and tropical beauty. We have an English speaking team that is very knowledgeable of the area and our guides take safety very seriously (all guides carry first aid kits). Our flexible tour format allows us to accommodate both small and big groups and there are great options for families traveling with kids.
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Playa Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After comparing other tour/excursion companies, we settled on Costa Rican Tropical Tours for our fun time of fishing. Miguel was not only adorable, he was extremely easy to keep in contact with via email about our reservations. He speaks perfect English and does his very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I researched for quite some time in order to find a small local outfit and man am I glad I came across Costa Rican Tropical Tours. Miguel and his brother Marlon took us out on my birthday for an inshore trip and we had an...More

1  Thank CaptnSteele
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went back to Mal Pais for the second consecutive year mainly because the fishing was as good as the incredible surfing. We first met Mincho when he guided our family to the waterfalls at Montezuma. After the tour at lunch, I learned Mincho...More

1  Thank jcoale26
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been fishing in Mal País several times, but this trip was the best by far. Miguel speaks perfect English, and is superbly knowledgeable about his craft, and the area. Although we arrived late; once we told him what we would like to go after,...More

Thank Ben E
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Everything was great from start to finish! Communication was fast, easy, and convenient. Miguel and Marlon are great at what they do and were fun to hang out with on the boat. We had a great day out fishing and caught some beautiful yellow fin...More

1  Thank daveneu2
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We booked both an offshore fishing trip and ATV/waterfall tour. During the booking process Miguel responded quickly and with great detail. The high-level communication continued upon our arrival and we quickly set dates/times for each tour. The guides for both tours were punctual, friendly, and...More

1  Thank agabuxton
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Miguel took us on a fantastic snorkeling tour. It was the highlight of our vacation this year. We can't say enough about how much we enjoyed it. We took a similar tour with a bigger company, in Costa Rica, a couple of years ago, but...More

1  Thank Rae-Ann F
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had an amazing day with Miguel and the crew out at sea. Communication was amazing, everything was a head of time, so well organized. The fishing was amazing, it was our first time out deep sea fishing and the crew was so helpful. The...More

Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I can't begin to say enough great things about my experience with Miguel & Costa Rican Tropical Tours!! I came across the company from a random travel blog stating that it was more of a local fishing experience. I sent an inquiry email about the...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Had a nice private boat tour today around Cabo Blanco. Confirmed the price on the phone first. Confirmed again before we boarded the boat to make sure there was no misunderstanding. Three hours later when it was time to pay the price was suddenly almost...More

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costaricantropical, Owner at Costa Rican Tropical Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Rich, My name is Miguel, I'm the owner and operator of Costa Rican Tropical Tours. We live off tourism here in Mal Pais, and in absolutely no way to rip people off! When you called to book the tour, my wife answered your call since...More

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Response from NTraveler56 | Reviewed this property |
We were told we had paid for a full day of fishing not a half day. Can you please tell me your price for half day as well as full day? As for "as always lunch" and beer, that was nonexistent! The only thing offered on our... More
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