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Samara Adventure Company

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Address: Downtown, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +50626560920
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Description: Think of us as your one-stop shopping for the perfect Samara Beach...
Think of us as your one-stop shopping for the perfect Samara Beach vacation. Why piece the different elements together yourself when we can do the work for you. We know every place in town and can match you and your family with the best hotel, tour, or transportation service. We are direct operators of Kayak, snorkeling, and bike trips as well as day visits to national parks.
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Sea kayak and snorkeling - Fun and informative

This was a fantastic tour. Our guide was very friendly and clearly knew a lot about the flora and fauna of the reef as well as on the island we stopped at for lunch. He was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was a fantastic tour. Our guide was very friendly and clearly knew a lot about the flora and fauna of the reef as well as on the island we stopped at for lunch. He was constantly pointing out different wildlife and got us close-up views of many different fishes, eels, starfish, and on land, birds, lizards, and crabs. We... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The trip was excellent. Our guide Alex was superb and although an obvious water expert he was informative regarding many aspects pertaining to Samara area including animals and vegetation. He was excellent in directing our tour and funny as well. His English was very good as our Spanglish just doesn't cut it, as well, our Captain was very god at... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I took their Dolphin tour, Ocean kayak and snorkel tour, Standup Paddle and snorkel tour, as well as the Surfing tour. They even arranged for me to go horseback riding and zipling with other tour companies so that I just had to only pay one bill in one place, long before I got on the plane. My bill included my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I can't speak highly enough about Aline at Samara Adventure tours. She worked with me to arranage all my transportation, tours, and complicated itineraries involving multiple people arriving from different airports on different days. She was always very kind, professional, and was NEVER pushy with sales. She always described all our options (public bus, private bus, private shuttle, taxi) and... More 

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Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We used Samara Adventure for private transportation over a 2 week period and found them to be very efficient and professional. We prearranged everything before leaving home and a schedule was provided confirming our itinerary. We used their services from Liberia to Samara, Samara to Jaco, Jaco to Monteverde, LaFortuna to San Jose. They partner with other companies which is... More 

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Waukee, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We took the Kayak/Snorkeling and Dolphin Boat tours. Crew took knew the places to take us for best viewing of dolphins (we saw many!) and snorkeling areas. Saw so many colorful fish. Guides ensured out safety, we well organized and prepared us a gorgeous fresh fruit buffet when we returned from the water also on the boat. Water and drinks... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

These people are beautiful. My boyfriend and I staggered into town with our enormous packs from the bus from San Jose. We were bewildered and looking for a taxi. We approached the company's shop and asked in broken Spanish where we could get a taxi. The sweetheart gal said in perfect English that she'd call us one. Then, when she... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband and I booked a trip to Arenal from Playa Samara and paid a little extra since we were only a group of 2 instead of a group of 4. We had our own guide (Javier- who was fantastic) and a great driver who didn't mind stopping at places along the way to really make our trip special. We... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We booked a driver from San jose to Samara with Samara Adventure Company....he was the best..he knew the road like the back on his hand. We had a six am departure from Samara and he was right on time and helped with all he luggage. I can not say enough about how great our experience was!

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Union, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Our party of six, ranging in age from 7 to 64, arranged three tours with this company and also our airport shuttle. Palo Verde River Tour and Pottery Exhibition - with Amazing meal; Dolphin sighting and snorkeling; Turtle night tour - all super experiences and well-arranged with this company. Roderigo and Eloise (spelling?) were wonderful guides and the front desk... More 

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