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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8707 1782
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Zip Line Tour: Great Guide

Marcello, our guide, was friendly and informative during the Zip Line Tour. This particular zip line offered stunning views of the coast, accompanied by a the ocean breeze. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 June 2015
Kristina D
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Ocala, Florida
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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Marcello, our guide, was friendly and informative during the Zip Line Tour. This particular zip line offered stunning views of the coast, accompanied by a the ocean breeze. I felt safe and secure by the staff throughout the zip line tour and would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the area.

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Kingfield, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Mauricio and Nikki were wonderfully patient instructors for our family to learn to surf. We had a fun day at Playa Hermosa, which was a perfect beach to learn on. Then we took a tour to Curu wildlife preserve with Marcello. A fun day which including snorkeling (the water was churned so not that great) a trip to Tortuga Island... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

My husband and I planned to try surfing for one day only, but we loved it so much that we came back every day during our stay in Santa Teresa. Mauricio is sweet, patient, and a wonderful teacher. It would be a huge missed opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and not take a surf lesson from him. We started... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

My friend and I were recommended to book a surf lesson with Olingo through our hotel. We were really happy we did. We were expecting to end up having a few other tourists added to our group but to our pleasant surprise it was just us and our instructor Mauricio. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

I did some surfing before but felt a little uncertain on the board. The hostel where I stayed recommended Mauricio! So the next morning we drove to Hermosa beach where he really took the time to explain the technique of standing up, turning and the position of the body. He was analyzing my standing ups, the movements of my body... More 

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Needed a forced half day away from the surf to allow body to recover. Olingo provided an excellent choice and even allowed us to make the booking from the beach via wifi and PayPal, therefore ensuring no time was lost in the waves with a trip to the office!! The trip to Cabo Blanco was an adventure of its own... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

Jepo pulled the day together nicely. We arrived a little late and Olingo had a little car trouble but Jepo was easy going about our delay so we could grab a bite first while he got another car for the trip into Cabo Blanco Park. Jepo is very knowledgable about the park and its plants and animals. He cares a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

Overall, not good. Deep Sea Fishing- if you get an Email the night before that says they may not go out because of the weather, it's a scam. weather was perfect and another fisherman told us that they don't even do Deep Sea fishing. they will get you to the boat that cannot even go deep sea fishing at all.... More 

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Olingo2015, Propietario at Olingo Surf and Nature Experiences, responded to this review

I feel bad for not giving this client had he wanted, but 2 weeks later a catamaran with 100 people on board sunk for windy weather conditions, in the same area where he wanted to go fishing. 4 people died... I will feel even worse if an accident happened on one of our tours. This client is probably an expert... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

My two adult daughters gently twisted my arm into taking a "bird watching adventure" with them during our stay in Mal Pais (I learned later that "birding" is the preferred term for this activity). We got up early in the morning and drove up to the entrance of the Star Mountain Lodge to meet our guide from Olingo Ecotours, Jepo.... More 

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Bretagne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

Excellent tour with Olingo. They are reliable, flexible, professional and will adapt the tour to your needs. Our guide, Marcelo, a biologist was vey knowledgeable, punctual, friendly and spoke perfect english. We went on a tour to Curu, including hiking and kayaking which was a fun and interesting day. We saw many animlas, relaxed and the food was nice, especially... More 

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