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Who are we?


Explore Samara Tours is a tour company located in the beautiful town of Playa Samara. The company was founded by a young couple, Martine and Heiner, who wanted to offer quality tours so that travelers can experience the real essence of Costa Rica! Explore Samara Tours specializes in horseback riding tours, but they can also help you book many other activities in Samara like; kayaking, zip-lining, dolphin watching, turtle watching, and more. They will personally book your tour at a great value so that you can enjoy your vacation, because after all...


Martine Dalpé

French Canadian, visiting Samara since 2012, but making it her own niche over the last 7 years, Martine has made several trips around the world and knows what really matters to travelers. She has a degree in Agent Travel Sales and Event Organization. She started her own tour company because she wanted to share her excitement for Samara and why she fell in love with it! Martine is fluent in French, English and Spanish and is the 

co-founder of Explore Samara Tours. She will make sure that you have a great time in Samara and that you bring home many new memories. 

Heiner Rodriguez Carrillo

Born here in Samara, Heiner is a very friendly and funny guy known by everyone in town! He is very proud of his Costa Rican roots and knows a lot about the wildlife and flora here in Samara. Heiner is one of the guides for the horseback riding tours and also the co-founder of Explore Samara Tours. Heiner knows his 10 beautiful horses very well and will make sure that you have a blast on your next adventure with Explore Samara Tours.

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