About Xplore Costa Rica !!!

About Us

Welcome to Xplore Costa Rica. A unique, Costa Rican travel experience!

From pristine beaches, volcanoes, jungles, and rivers – Xplore Costa Rica gets you right to the heart of these unique destinations with all the fun, freedom and flexibility that we are famous for. We have comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles, stunning locations and great guides - all combined into an amazing "beyond the tourist trail" experience. If you're feeling ready to start exploring, check our Guanacaste Tours.

Xplore Costa Rica came to be in April of 2009. As locals of the area we love showing travellers the best of our incredible country and we'd love to share it with you. Our tours are flexible, great fun, outstanding value and cover all areas of Guanacaste.

DeniseDenise Hazell is a long time local of the area and very well travelled throughout Costa Rica and beyond. Denise is a Canadian transplant from Southern Ontario, Canada who started traveling to Costa Rica in 1989 (and just kept coming back) and has lived here full time since 2001. Denise became a “Tica”, getting her naturalization in 2012.

FelixIn the main office, we have Felix Ugarte that has been with Xplore for many years now. Felix is in charge of office administration and sales. His extensive knowledge of the area and all of our tour offerings gives our clients the best advice and suggestions to make your vacation a memorable one.


EugenioAlso a member of the team is Eugenio “Eugene” Mora Valverde, a native Costa Rican that is our #1 man on the tour circuit. Eugenio speaks English fluently and our clients love his generous spirit and his extensive knowledge of Costa Rica, flora and fauna. We’re proud to have Eugenio on the team with his excellent ‘go the extra mile’ style of client service.


CarlosOur main transfer expert is Carlos Lopez Garcia, also a native Costa Rican. Carlos is not fluent in English but has “Spanglish” skills and understands a lot more than he lets on! Carlos is a courteous and safe driver with years of experience to get you safely to your destination.

Contact us now to begin planning your ultimate Costa Rican adventure vacation or simply your airport transfers from either the San Jose (SJO) or Liberia airports (LIR) to your hotel.

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