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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 Beach
Samara Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Barrigona Beach
Barrigona Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
dondeJavitours
dondeJavitours
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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

All places to eat » Places to eat

Luv Burger
Luv Burger
Ranked #1 of 67 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price: $7 - $15
Cuisines: American, Healthy
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Lo Que Hay
Lo Que Hay
Ranked #2 of 67 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price: $2 - $9
Cuisines: Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Costa Rican
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
El Lagarto
El Lagarto
Ranked #3 of 67 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Seafood, Barbecue, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant
Samara Pacific Lodge Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 67 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price: $7 - $25
Cuisines: European, French, Seafood, International, Costa Rican
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oh Lala
Oh Lala
Ranked #5 of 67 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: French, International, Italian, European, Central European
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Samara Palm Lodge
Samara Palm Lodge
$40 - $70
Ranked #2 of 32 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
Camp Supertramp
Camp Supertramp
$22 - $30
Entre Dos Aguas
Entre Dos Aguas
$30 - $65
Ranked #6 of 32 Playa Samara B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Belvedere - Playa Samara
2.0 of 5
Hotel Belvedere - Playa Samara
$55 - $90
Ranked #2 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
2.5 of 5
Hotel Samara Pacific Lodge
$64 - $130
Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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Fenix Hotel - On The Beach
Fenix Hotel - On The Beach
$106 - $129
Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Lodge Las Ranas
4.0 of 5
Lodge Las Ranas
$95 - $134
Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Playa Samara
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Azul Ocean Club Hotel
4.0 of 5
Azul Ocean Club Hotel
$135 - $320
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Playa Azul
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Harmony Hotel Nosara
4.0 of 5
Harmony Hotel Nosara
$260 - $451
Ranked #4 of 23 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.