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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-Carrillo Info Center
Samara-Carrillo Info Center
Owner description: We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara & Carrillo and surrounding area. Our services extend from directions or bus schedules to recommendations for... more Owner description: We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara & Carrillo and surrounding area. Our services extend from directions or bus schedules to recommendations for accommodations, restaurants, attractions, tours, transportation and events as well as what is happening in the community this week. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or to promote your event or business. Thank you, Brenda Be Happy, Have Fun! less
Attraction type: Visitor centers
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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
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Kingfisher Sportfishing
Kingfisher Sportfishing
Owner description: The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample shade and room for up to 5 anglers, it is set up for the serious fishermen as... more Owner description: The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample shade and room for up to 5 anglers, it is set up for the serious fishermen as well as the novice angler. We have been sending home satisfied anglers year after year to the point that the majority of our business is now repeat customers, and word of mouth. We strive to take fishing to a more personal level. We encourage angler participation, and while at first (especially to the novice) it may seem difficult, given a good day it is hard not to catch the fever. less
Attraction type: Ships
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Samara Beach
Samara Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
Attraction type: Nature & wildlife areas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pura Paleta
Pura Paleta
Ranked #1 of 48 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price:
Cuisines: Dessert, Vegan, Healthy, Family Fare
Dining options: Delivery, Street Food
Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant
Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 48 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, Late Night
Luv Burger
Luv Burger
Ranked #3 of 48 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Vegan
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Samara Organics
Samara Organics
Ranked #4 of 48 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Healthy, Café, Organic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Casa Esmeralda
Casa Esmeralda
Ranked #5 of 48 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 26 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
Camp Supertramp
Camp Supertramp
$15
Hostel Matilori
Hostel Matilori
$14 - $60

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Villas Kalimba
Villas Kalimba
$90 - $140
Ranked #2 of 26 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
Casitas LazDivaz
Casitas LazDivaz
$65 - $80
Ranked #3 of 26 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
$89 - $129
Ranked #1 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara

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Azul Ocean Club Hotel
4.0 of 5
Azul Ocean Club Hotel
$148 - $328
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Playa Azul
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Harmony Hotel Nosara
4.0 of 5
Harmony Hotel Nosara
$304 - $497
Ranked #5 of 20 Hotels in Nosara
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.