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“Great trips. Professional service”
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GeckoTico
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Our company offers customized trips for families and large groups. We have a ready-made list of travel but if you want something different to suit you can update. With us you can enjoy the beauties of this country. Enjoy your people, mountains, rivers, volcanoes, sport fishing and all the beauty offered by this country! not put aside its people are very friendly, that at any time can help you in whatever you need at no interest, only interest is you return home happy and told his friends and family as well I enjoy your vacation in Costa Rica and that you return the next vacation to enjoy with us. Remenber that we make your dream vacation a reality experience.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spotted Roberto under a tree on the beach with his trip adviser banner. Had a chat and seemed a nice guy so checked him out on trip adviser. All looked good so I booked all my trips with him. Haggled a deal and got 10% off. Although it's his own company, I think he is more of a broker. He does own a couple of fishing boats.
Did a 5hr a tv tour, 2 hr jet ski safari, half day fishing charter, white water rafting and zip line with eco park. Thoroughly enjoyed them all.
Would have have loved to have done some of the jungle trips but this 63 yr old body was a bit beat up by this time!
Far better prices than the tour companies and tailored to your needs.
Highly recommended.
Pura vida

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geckoticotours, Owner at GeckoTico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning friends were watching your excellent comment about us the green shirt Geckoticotours the present. It is a pleasure for me to know that you enjoyed your vacation here in Costa Rica and that we were able to organize your activities excellently and that you enjoyed your vacation is a pleasure for all of us who work in Geckoticotours.
All of us appreciate your collaboration with local people. Well, when you buy the tours here on the beach and not in the hotel, You help are families in Costa Rica and we help other families as well.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

THEY ARE THE BEST IN COSTA RICA!!!
My family of 3 had the best time of our life.We spend two weeks in Riu Guanacaste and went on tours with Geckotiko tours to Nicaragua and Buena vista National Park . The trip to Nicaragua was fantastic went to Granada city, Masaya National Park ,Nicaragua Lake and more.The second tour - Combo Buena Vista -zip lining,hot springs,mud bath,horseback riding.All our tours have been professionally organised by Roberto Mora.Our tour guide Greivin was brilliant brilliant brilliant .
We highly recommend Geckotiko Tours.
Thank you

1  Thank Hristo H
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

My best friend and myself went to Costa Rica March 17-24 2018. We stayed at the Riu and as I am a huge planner I wanted our days planned out ahead of time so we were sure we would get to do all of the excursions we wanted. Our first excursion was a sunset cruise which was amazing. We were able to layout on the top deck of the boat and the waiter brought as many drinks as we wanted right to us. We stopped and there was an option to snorkel however we just explored the beach. We also booked a tour to a waterfall, rafting down river, sloth sanctuary, volcano tour and mud bath and my FAVORITE (well besides holding the sloth) was day trip to Nicaragua. We felt perfectly safe while we were there. We went to Lake Nicaragua, to an active volcano to the top, the Grenada (could have spend a whole day here) and lastly on a boat tour to see the famous islets. We felt completely safe the whole time we were there. Booking with Roberto online was easy, secure and much more affordable than the commercial tour companies. Why wouldn't you want to help their local economy and give your business to local families instead of large corporations. DO NOT listed to the companies in the hotel lobby, these guys are the real deal! We consider them friends now. We even met Roberto's niece when his brother came to pick us up from Nicaraguan border. This is truly family run and makes for a spectacular trip!

Thank Rachelle B
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Roberto arranged a wonderful day trip to a mountain resort with a van, driver (Hugo) and a fantastic guide (Gray). 1 1/2 hour drive, welcome drink, horse back riding, waterfall and extreme zip lining. Finished up with volcanic hot baths. Absolutely worth it. Very professional and a full day of activities.

1  Thank himarkus
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Saw the trip advisor flag on the beach of the Riu Guanacaste...looked them up..booked!!

It was so easy... four of us had our own van for the day..our excellent driver/tour guide Johnny was beyond amazing....we asked a million questions which he happily answered and thanked us for taking an interest in his culture/life!!.
He stopped so many times for us to get out and look at stuff...showed us local attractions...stopped for us to buy beer/snacks..translated for us..we loved our day with him!! Roberto give that man a raise!!!

Our tour included the sloth house/mud bath/volcano crater/waterfall/coffee tasting...added with our own blend of...
Stopping to buy/taste local baking....pineapple in a bag to go from a stand just out of the waterfall...tasting green cashews...we should have stopped and got a watermelon from a local stand too..what a great experience and the memories of that day will last a life time!!

Thank Mom4x2
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