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Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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$60.00*
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Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara
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Samara Beach Stand Up Paddle and Snorkeling
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Private Boat Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara

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A small beach town with a laid back attitude. No rush here. Wonderful restaurants and long calm beach make this the ideal place to unwind.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cocolalla, Idaho
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Cocolalla, Idaho
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A small beach town with a laid back attitude. No rush here. Wonderful restaurants and long calm beach make this the ideal place to unwind.

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Thank Sue K
Toronto
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of options around the beach to rent loungers or chairs, buy food and other items. A fairly large beach that was not overly crowded when we were there.

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Thank Whiteknight_013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the most gorgeous places in Costa Rica - Great food, shops, & people! Great place for a wedding!!!

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is an adequate beach, not powdery-soft sand, neither rocky. Cannot actually see the sun drowning into the water but nice afterglow. Family friendly. Swim n surf gentle waves.

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Woodland, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach itself is not that great. Sand is grayish and mixed with mud. The island is fun and people in the area were great but other nearby beaches are better- Carrillo, Barrigona.

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Bracebridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at local Casitas that were right across from Samara Beach. Beautiful views, large beach, water was calm, very relaxing and good for swimming, beautiful sunsets! Really enjoyed our time here.

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Samara is a long, lovely beach with amazing sunsets. It's great for swimming -- no undertow -- but probably not for surfing, unless you are a beginner and then only at high tide. Palm trees provide shade during the day and there are plenty of places for dinner, drinks, and groceries. In the evening, people walk their dogs, bring the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach town with great amenities,tours and restaurants. Absolutely gorgeous with great water!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic quiet beach. Beautiful view. No snorkeling - sadly waves churn up the sand and you can't see anything in the water. Trying boogie board tomorrow. Wish I had brought a pool noodle - cd not find any in Samara.

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Horseshoe Valley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome beach with loads to do and many places to kick back and relax. A must stop when in Costa Rica!

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