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Private EcoAdventure Tour in Santa Teresa
"The tour begins when a bilingual guide picks you up from your hotel in a modern air-conditioned tour-bus. During the trip stops will be at different scenic places for great photo opportunities such as:The Old Catholic Church of Tambor (with more of 75 years old has a great story to tell behind their walls)The Guanacaste tree (National tree of Costa Rica and its history)The red Scarlet MacawOnce in Curu park your guide will take you on a walk to strategic locations where you can observe a diverse biosphere of animals such as spider monkeys white faced monkeys howler monkeys crocodiles
From $100.00
 
High Ropes and Hanging Bridges Tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica
"When you arrive at Adventure Park Costa Rica meet your experienced guides who will give you safety tips and tell you how to prepare your body and mind for the thrilling treetops experience that awaits you.Gain a head for heights by starting your ropes course with low ropes. You’ll soon buil eye-eye bridges and hammocks. With 33 platforms the course is broken up into sections to provide treetop views over the rainforest and ocean.After your high ropes and hanging bridges adventure which lasts approximately 3 hours head back down to solid ground and enjoy a tropical fruit platter at the park's Tucan restaurant (included) with the option to stay on to enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch (own expense).Note: you need to be physically fit to do this course
From $60.00
 
Waterfall Canopy Zipline Tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica
"When you arrive at Adventure Park Costa Rica one of the country’s most extensive canopy parks with a variety of treetops experiences meet your expert guides who will provide tips on getting the most out of this unforgettable experience that combines energy-charged adventure and stupendous Costa Rican views.Taking you high above Costa Rica’s rainforest canopy your five-hour zipline tour packs in 25 cables 11 waterfalls two rappelling mountaineering maneuvers and a swing over a hanging bridge
From $99.00

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Ma Ma Gui

Update 2016 - MaMa Gui is now under new ownership so I tried it again. This time I made sure to make reservations inside to avoid the car fumes. The food is much better that under the new owners with...
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Colochos Restaurant

This is the go to place in Samara for seafood. Colochos came highly recommended, specifically for the Paella for four people. This is an outdoor restaurant with a covered patio. There doesn't appear...
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Coco's Restaurant

Coco's is located straight up from the beach and it is run by local residents so everyone can direct you to the location. There is an internet cafe in front but not associated with the restaurant....
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El Lagarto

Update January 2015: El Legarto has changed location! Still the same great food and they kept the same unique grilling technique. New directions are given below. First I must start with the ambiance....
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Rancho de la Playa

This restaurant is connected to a hotel. Great atmosphere with with live music (two men, keyboard and guitar). The food was outstanding , especially the special of the day which was Mahi Mahi, caught...
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Princesa Bakery

I've been going here for years. It is convenient when arriving and leaving town as it is on the main street on the edge of town. Nice selection, good coffee, some outdoor seating and reasonably...
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Roots Bakery

This bakery is in the location where Princesa Bakery was located. When I walked in, there was absolutely nothing on the display shelves where the pastries are kept. The counter attendant told me she...
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La Mana Panaderia

Update January 2016 - Still the best place in town for pastries! I went here several times this last trip. Always plenty of selection. A new blue paint job freshens the place up. I've walked past...
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Lo Que Hay

Update January 2016 - There is new owners. Unfortunately, the former owner has sold out to locals. They kept the name and menu to ride the coattails of the past but didn't bring anything but longer...
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Gusto Beach

Update 2016: I went here a few times since my first review. Each time was for dinner and the menu is updated and the food much better. I always get the Gusto Burger which is very good. This should be...
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Samara Organic Cafe and Mercado

This is a relatively new shop on the beach road. Well stocked organic vegetables and preserves. They also have organic packaged good as well. On the other side of the shop is a deli/bakery. They have...
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Casa Maxou

I was surprised to find Maxou. Unfortunately, I found it on my last day. I would have eaten here more often. It is the perfect lunch location, located just across the street from Gusto Beach...
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Casa Esmarelda

Very good food but smaller portions than what you would expect. Samara has few really good restaurants but this is one of them. If you are staying in Samara for a few days, this should be on your...
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El Lagarto Bar & Restaurant

On our last night in Sámara, we wanted to enjoy a delicious meal on the beach. So again, we asked the folks at the front desk if they could recommend such a place. They said go to El Lagarto and you...
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Jun 08, 2013

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on the road from Samara to Carrillo, 150 meters from the ICE Tower, Playa Samara, 50205, Costa Rica
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Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Playa Samara (Frmrly Hotel Magica Cantarrana), Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste 5235, Costa Rica
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100 mts sur de Arbol Matapalo, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
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Located approximately 3 kms. south of Samara
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Main St., Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Top Things to Do in Sámara

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Samara Information Center

The information center is a good place to stop in for ideas on what to do in the area. I stopped in the other day to ask questions about a drive south along the coast. Christopher was very helpful...
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"Samara"
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Tom_In_Madison

"Playa Samara, quiet time on the beach"
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Kindra

"Safe, pretty, calm Samara Beach"
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Durango43

"Samara undiscoverd Guanacaste"
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"Samara"
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