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Abel Bustamante - Tour Guide

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Manzanillo, Costa Rica
+506 8895 7394
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Excellent

I did a solo tour with Abel. Very nice. Opened up my eyes for the plants and the animals all around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mikkel M
via mobile
Wonderful and fun!

We spent two days with Abel this June on our family vacation to Puerto Viejo. The first day we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beth H
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“wildlife refuge” (16 reviews)
“bullet ants” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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+506 8895 7394
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"gandoca manzanillo"
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"costa rica"
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"great tour"
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"the reserve"
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"own pace"
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"howler monkeys"
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"bird watching"
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"walked right"
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"boa constrictor"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did a solo tour with Abel. Very nice. Opened up my eyes for the plants and the animals all around this great area.

Thank Mikkel M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two days with Abel this June on our family vacation to Puerto Viejo. The first day we visited the Bri Bri and hiked to a waterfall. The second day he was our guide and Naturalist at Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge. Abel Was easy and...More

Thank Beth H
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Abel B, Owner at Abel Bustamante - Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Ms. Beth for sharing your experience as well I enjoy it a lot you are very nice people I hope to see you again!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I recently vacationed in Manzanillo and our first day there we wandered into Abel and Elizabeth's shop. They were amazing. We booked Abel for a public tour of Gandoca Wild Life Refuge and we were NOT disappointed! He is a great tour...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I booked a private tour with my girlfriend and Abel was super friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. We learned so much and had a great time in the process. We were considering doing the hike alone but this definitely would have been a mistake, Abel pointed...More

Thank Ryan M
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Abel B, Owner at Abel Bustamante - Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience and let me be your tour guide I’m very glad you have enjoyed it I hope to see you again!!

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

I had organised a tour with Abel even before I had booked the hotels for our holiday to Costa Rica. As I'm very keen on birds as well as general wildlife, I had booked a private tour with him. I'm so glad that I did...More

Thank Cairnbrallan
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

A Jungle tour with Abel is time well spent. You will see far more than you would on your own and Abel is very good company.

Thank Craig W
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Abel B, Owner at Abel Bustamante - Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience I’m very glad you have enjoyed it, as well I had a great time hiking with you!!

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Do you know how to put your hands on your ears to listen to the frog which is singing or to the howler monkey ? And how painful can be the bullet ant ? Abel will learn you all that and still more ! And...More

Thank cathyb82105
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Abel B, Owner at Abel Bustamante - Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thank you very much my dear friends for sharing your experience im glad you have enjoyed it, as well I spent a very nice time with you hope to see you again..... your friend in Costa Rica!!

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a guide that will take the time for you, and don’t rush the walk because he will have another tour in the afternokn, definitely book Abel! He looks for the animals you like to see and most of the time...More

Thank Denise d
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Abel B, Owner at Abel Bustamante - Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you very much for sharing your experience I’m very glad you have enjoyed it, as well I enjoyed a lot hope, to see you again!!

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

A tour with Abel is just great. He finds the animals and makes nice movies of them and you, if you like. I am very glad to have a movie of me and a spider crawling on my hand and also my wie's Hand 😀....More

Thank fietehoratio
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

My friends and I had a great time on Abel's tour. He was knowledgeable, interesting and funny. We are very appreciative that Abel also helped us with other questions about staying in Puerto Viejo. He even helped us to arrange a taxi to pick us...More

Thank Scott S
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SevenoaksMusic
28 May 2018|
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Abel Bustamantecerdas on facebook You will not be disappointed.
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Juliette B
22 April 2018|
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Good morning thank you very much for getting in touch with me tillnow I see your message please get in touch with me by WhatsApp this is my phone number +50688957394
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Rennie F
14 April 2018|
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Excuse me till now I see your question!!
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