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Discover Samara and Carrillo

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In Samara there are so many exciting activities...

In Samara or Carrillo you can spend your daytime hours relaxing on the beach, jumping in the waves, reading a book under the shade of the coconut palms or you can entertain yourself with a variety of activities like.

Horseback Riding ~ along the beach and scenic nature trails

Boat Tours ~ A Must while in Samara - Whether you are an expert underwater swimmer or enjoy fishing or  want to view our beautiful coast and the blue ocean ...

Snorkeling at the coral reef in the midst of fantastically colorful tropical fish ...

SUP - Stand up paddle, a fast-growing sport that is a fun and easy way to go play on the water.

Surf if you already know how to ride the waves or take some lesson with professional instructors

Rent a Bike or a Scooter and discover the area.

Gym and Spa: keep yourself fit and pamper yourself with a massage.

Learn Spanish in Sámara.

Yoga classes are offered daily from Monday to Thursday, and are given by local and international yoga practitioners.

Get in touch with your friends and family. Do not feel guilty if you are on holiday you can now easily contact your office and work from here. Write your blog or update your pictures right from Samara. Wireless Internet Access is now available in many Hotels and Houses for rent in Samara Beach. Or just go to the beach and sit down in one of the Bar & Restaurant offering Wi-Fi service.

Get Married! Samara has been chosen by many couples as a romantic place to get married.

Fly above the forest floor using a network of aerial trails and tree platforms. Its a new experience here in Santo Domingo, a few minutes from Samara

Discover the Tropical Dry Forest and have an unforgettable 2.5 hours guided hike to private reserve where nature runs wild.

Bird Watching adventures with over 100 tropical species - adventures with over 100 tropical species.

Shopping for Souvenirs and Local Art, Original wooden and semi-precious jewellery, carved wooden objects, the famous Guaitil pottery and more...

Kayak are available at the beach for your enjoyment.

Discover Other Beaches close to Sámara.  Playa Carrillo with its graceful rows of coconut palms, Playa Barrigona, a hidden beach with white sand and wonderful white shells, Playa Camaronal and Playa Guiones for surf lovers, Playa Buenavista, a long deserted beach ... or looking for the falls and natural swimming pool in Punta Indio.

Ultra Light Tour, an unforgettable experience! You can also let us train you to be a UL pilot yourself.

Samara Beach is located at

35 minutes from Nicoya, the cultural and business capital of Guanacaste.

45 minutes from Ostional Refuge, famous for the nesting of turtles.

1 hour from Guaitil, an indigenous little town, where you can still witness some of the Indian culture that is left in Guanacaste province. Guaitil is famous for its pottery, and you can buy directly from the artisans.

1 hour from Playa Grande where Baula turtles ( 1,500 pounds) lay their eggs.

1 hour from Barra Honda National Park with its several caves that you can visit.

1 hour and 30 minutes from Palo Verde National Park with crocodiles in River Tempisque, and more than 250 species of birds.

1 hour and 30 minutes from Liberia, the white town rich of history and culture

1 hour and 30 minutes from Africa Mia ~ Natural Private reserve for and African Safari Wildlife Tour

2 hours from Santa Rosa National Park with 10 different natural habitats and an incredible variety of flora and fauna: 75 kinds of mammals, 260 species of birds, more than 2.000 kinds of butterflies ......  with 10 different natural habitats and an incredible variety of flora and fauna: 75 kinds of mammals, 260 species of birds, more than 2.000 kinds of butterflies ....

2 hours and 30 minutes from Monteverde Cloud Forest reserve with its rich and varied natural life.

2 hours and 30 minutes from Rincon de la Vieja National Park with its volcano, hot sulphur springs and geysers.

3 hours from Volcano and Lake Arenal with views that you will never forget ...

3 hours from Tabacon Springs where you can enjoy the Spa and Thermal Pools.


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