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Playa Samara
Horseback riding, fishing and yoga are just a few of the myriad things to do on the gorgeous Playa Samara. The white-sand beach is the perfect place to relax with a book or run wild with the kids, offering a fabulous setting for any beachside activity you could dream of. Offshore, a coral reef rewards snorkelers with active, beautiful marine life.

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Samara Trails
Samara Trails
Owner description: Samara Trails is a trail system within the private 346 acre Werner Sauter Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge is in Dry Tropical forest and contains various species of plants and animals... more Owner description: Samara Trails is a trail system within the private 346 acre Werner Sauter Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge is in Dry Tropical forest and contains various species of plants and animals including monkeys, birds, mammals, and amphibians. The hike takes approximately 1 1/2 hours to complete - private hikes are completed at 7am or 3:30 pm and are led by the grandson of Werner Sauter, founder of the Wildlife Refuge. less
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
Horsejungle
Horsejungle
Samara Beach
Samara Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Jesse's Samara Beach Surf School
Jesse's Samara Beach Surf School
Attraction type: Other

All places to eat » Places to eat

Samara Organics
Samara Organics
Ranked #1 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Healthy, Café, Organic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant
Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price: $7 - $25
Cuisines: Dessert, French, International, Family Fare
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Ma Ma Gui
Ma Ma Gui
Ranked #3 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Luv Burger
Luv Burger
Ranked #4 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Vegan
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Casa Esmeralda
Casa Esmeralda
Ranked #5 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Italian, Costa Rican, Central American
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Samara Palm Lodge
Samara Palm Lodge
$40 - $70
Ranked #1 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
Entre Dos Aguas
Entre Dos Aguas
$30 - $65
Ranked #7 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
El Dorado Hostel
El Dorado Hostel
$28 - $40
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Villas Kalimba
Villas Kalimba
$90 - $140
Ranked #2 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
$88 - $168
Ranked #1 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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Casitas LazDivaz Bed & Breakfast
Casitas LazDivaz Bed & Breakfast
$65 - $80
Ranked #3 of 25 Playa Samara B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

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Hotel Punta Islita
4.0 of 5
Hotel Punta Islita
$212 - $577
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Punta Islita
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Harmony Hotel Nosara
4.0 of 5 Harmony Hotel Nosara
$373 - $553
Ranked #4 of 20 Hotels in Nosara
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