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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

Most Viewed 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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Horseback riding along the beach

I've used a few companies over the years in Samara that offer horseback riding through the jungle and beach near Samara. I have found the Audrey at Horse Jungle Adventures is consistently the most...
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blueskyjohn
Feb 14, 2016

Samara Beach

Samara is popular because of the easy access but mostly for the beautiful beach. The beach is 3 miles long and in a crescent shape. I've been swimming here for over 10 years and have never experience...
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blueskyjohn
Feb 14, 2016

Sunset at Playa Barrigona

Although not easy to get to, Playa Barrigona offers a great location to watch the sunset. From the parking area, follow the trail to the left of the beach. This allows you to pass the small pond that...
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blueskyjohn
Feb 14, 2016

Iglesia Catolica de Samara

This Catholic church is the only church I've seen in Samara. Come to think of it, I've never seen the gate to this church open. It is a simple Spanish style structure with just a simple hand painted...
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blueskyjohn
Feb 14, 2016

Fresh orange juice and fruit

Along route 160 in Samara near Banco National, there is a line of fruit vendors selling fresh fruit like watermelon, pineapple, mango, banana, oranges and limes. They also have a press for squeezing...
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Feb 14, 2016
 
 
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Exercise, water and fun

On our last full day in Samara, we scheduled a kayak/snorkel tour to Isla Chora (just off the coast of Sámara Beach). Our friends at Sámara Adventure Company picked us up at our hotel at 8 a.m., we...
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BLewJay
May 15, 2013

Let's go horseback riding

While in Fortuna/Arenal, we did the zip-line adventure. So since we traveled to another area of Costa Rica, we wanted to try something else. An activity we wanted to try while on vacation was...
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BLewJay
May 09, 2013

Walk to Playa carrillo

Samara beach is nice, but Playa carrillo is just as nice, maybe better, and a lot less crowded. It's a 45 minute walk, or a $6 cab ride down the road. There's much less development around, so the...
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Tom_In_Madison
Nov 22, 2008

Surfin' & Boogie Boarding

Surf School Samara Run by an American, the first shop on the beach off (to the left) of Main St. I rented a boogie board for $2/hour here. That was enough of a workout for me. He has surfboards and...
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Tom_In_Madison
Nov 19, 2008

learn to surf

The waves are calm an perfect for the beginner surfer.... you can rent a board at the beach or take lessons in a surf school. Sometimes it can get a little bit crowded in the waves but its worth...
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Dutch1980
Oct 21, 2007

boogie boarding

It was great fun!!!!The tide is not always at the same time, changes with the moon. We rented ours from C&C Surf, they were closer for us. We also rented their kayaks and had a super time...
bronzecar
Apr 29, 2007

Hire a boat!

In the Samara bay, Isla Choro stands out from the left-hand side. On it is a nice white-sand beach and is also close to the reef. You could hire a boat from the beach to take you out there and rent...
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Kindra
Jun 30, 2006

Boogie Boarding!

This is a great alternative to surfing, and takes little to no training, is cheaper and just as fun!Jesse's Surf Shop on the beach (to the left of the main entrance) rents boogie boards out for 1000...
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Kindra
Jun 30, 2006

Top Hotels in Sámara

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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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"Samara"
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"Playa Samara, quiet time on the beach"
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Kindra

"Safe, pretty, calm Samara Beach"
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"Samara undiscoverd Guanacaste"
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"Samara"
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