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“Beautiful Beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Samara Beach

Samara Beach
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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“Beautiful Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

The beach was very clean. They have surf classes on the beach and the have a nice spanish school on the beach. Its a white beach and the waves are great.

Visited July 2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Lots of different activities to choose from”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

We were in Samara for a few days and were able to go kayaking to the island about 40 min away going towards it, and only 10 min coming back. Island is beautiful and if the waves are good then you can even snorkel. Surfing with Tico surf was fun. Helped a lot in and out the water. There's horse back riding as well and it's a good price. Quite a few shops. My favorite was one right next to the beach coming down the main road. There's a lot of restaurants along the beach so quite a few choices. The water felt like bath water, so I wasn't a big fan of that. But the sand was nice and the beach is beautiful and it's a nice place to lay back and relax.

Visited June 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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“perfect for us”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Good level of surf for swimming and surf lessons. Enjoyed lunch on the beach - great setting, average food at most places.

Visited March 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“<3 love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

this is a great place to go do nothing!! just purely enjoy!! <3 the beach, the people, the howler monkeys!!! beach soccer at sunset, ceviche, bocas at pablitos! drinks and dancing at Mama Africa and Bar Arriba!! sushi at vela latina and yes beach time!!! walking the beach from Samara to Carillo is a must!! love this place!

Visited June 2013
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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“Great Beach for hanging out with the Family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

It picked this beach because of previous reviews on family beaches and beaches with smaller waves. This was the perfect choice. We liked the small town as well. A great place to spend 3 nights.

Visited June 2013
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