Testimonials of families who traveled with Dauren Hidalgo Torres

Merrill, February-March 2018

Merrill, Grandmother of two 11 yr olds
12 day Cloud Forest, Volcano, Rainforest, Beach with Samara Beach with eco-Tico & Plus lodges

We had a fabulous time on our trip! Thank you so much for the planning you did to enable us to have such a memorable experience! There are not enough superlatives to describe Dauren, our guide. It was not just his immense knowledge of the flora and fauna, people and experiences, but his very personable nature. The girls really enjoyed him and were sad when he left us at the beach. He went out of his way to accommodate our wishes and his recommendations for activities like horseback riding and ziplining were much appreciated. He even went on the

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Stacey, April 2017

Stacey, mom of 5 and 2 yr. olds
8 day Arenal Volcano, Rainforest, Caribbean beach

We had an amazing time on our trip!
Dauren was absolutely fantastic with sharing his knowledge of all wildlife, plants, and history of Costa Rica as well as taking care of all logistics for our activities. He was super flexible and wonderful with our two girls as well. Extremely patient and caring.
We loved Silencio del Campo. The hot springs were perfect on site and great temps for our kids and we loved the farm too! We also loved El Encanto. The owner Alex was so hospitable and helpful, it was also so family friendly and we loved

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Maria, February 2016

Mom of 2 and 4 yr olds
9 day Volcano, Cloud Forest, Samara Beach Itinerary with Plus lodging

Thanks- we had a great time in Costa Rica. We loved the mix of adventure in the rainforest and relaxation by the beach.

Dauren, our guide, was terrific. He was extremely good at spotting animals on out hikes, knew everything that we wanted to know about the country and was very attentive and good at sensing our needs, preferences etc.

Our highlights were the hikes on the hanging bridges, the night hike, los Laureles hot springs (fantastic!) and of course relaxing at the pool and the beach with our kids. It’s really difficult to point anything out in particular. We

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