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Tico Adventure Lodge

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150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
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Gatineau, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, awesome owners!!!! The exterior kitchen is very handy, especially since Samara can be pricy. You can buy your food at a local store and make great food at the lodge! A chef was at the lodge one night and gave us great tips on how to prepare Costa Rican food...The place is very clean, inside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to get away from the hustle & bustle of daily work life. Very nice staff & amenities such as yoga, massages & organized beach BBQ outings. Walking distance to beach, bars/restaurants & shops. Hotel has a nice pool and tropical setting. We will definitely go back!

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Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I've stayed in Samara before but this time there would be 4 compared to the usual two. Knowing the area and having researched numerous places before, I decided on the Tico Adventure Lodge. My 2 grandchildren (7 and 11) and my daughter and I just loved our Poolside room . It was just perfect. separate rooms each with their own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

It's a wonderful place in samara. The staff is very friendly, the rooms are very clean and you have a wonderful balcony with hammocks to relax! There is a Rancho where you can cook or just sit and have a coffee (drink as much coffee as you want-it is included in the price), you are close to everything (supermarket 2... More 

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Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We booked for 3 days and ended up staying a week in the studio apartment that has a little kitchenette. The lodge also has a communal kitchen that I was able to gather some things for cooking with. The lodge has a great little pool that is just the thing in the afternoon when it was too hot for us... More 

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Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Stayed here for a few days after my family stay in Samara during my Spanish course at the Intercultura language school. I needed some luxury after spending weeks in the sweltering and rather rustic room full of cockroaches at the house of the family I stayed at during those weeks. I booked one of the cheaper rooms at the Tico... More 

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Houston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Beautiful and comfortable! We stayed for three nights while we found a house to rent for long term. The pool is cool and shaded to give you nice break from the sun. My kids loved it. The beach is a short walk away. Grocery stores are nearby (I recommend Pali) and the outdoor community kitchen is very convenient. Eating out... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We (fam. of 5) visited Costa Rica for the first time and stayed in Samara for three weeks at Tico Adventure Lodge in the tree top house. We had a beautiful time, beautiful apartment with plenty of outside space tot sit and cool off. With the kids in the pool around midday, you can keep an eye on them and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Rico Adventure Lodge is a good stay with very friendly and helpful staff and clean rooms. It's located at the street, therefore our room was quite noisy. But the value for money was ok, we can recommend it.

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tellysurf
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Tico Adventure Lodge affords a balance for travel in Samara. Located on the western edge of Samara, one is close enough to walk to the beach (5-10 minutes) or wander the town, yet is far enough away from the action to provide a tranquil setting for napping, reading, or reflecting. Should you wish to save a little money and cook... More 

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