Beaches in Playa Samara

Top Beaches in Playa Samara, Costa Rica

Beaches in Playa Samara

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  • Marko S
    Nosara, Costa Rica30 contributions
    Hands down one of the best, if not THE best, beach that we have hit in Costa Rica, and we’ve been to quite a few. Contained within the scenic, and quite large, Bahia Samara this is an absolute kid favourite, a long shallow fine sand slope leading to some pretty profound surf sure to satisfy even the most discriminating surfing enthusiasts. With shops, restaurants and amenities close by, yet not crowded or busy even directly off of the main “strip”, Playa Samara is a perfect combination of largely empty beach, beautiful scenery, and proximity to amenities.
    Written May 21, 2022
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  • random_man21
    London, UK134 contributions
    We visited Barrigona beach whilst staying near by, and what a beach it is! Hardly anyone around, beautiful white sand and warm sea water! Breathtaking!
    Written March 24, 2022
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  • Weerobbie
    Kingston, Canada982 contributions
    If you are looking for that long walk on a pristine beach, where you may encounter only a few people, this is the place!. At low tide, walk across the small river onto the beach and from there you have a few kilometres of beautiful beach and pounding surf. You are occasionally treated to Macaws or shore birds. Warning: surfing only at this beach, swimming is dangerous due to the rips. The beach is about a 30 minute walk from downtown.
    Written February 8, 2020
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