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Address: Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Samara Beach Stand Up Paddle and Snorkeling
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Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara
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Lovely beach

A lovely beach to walk and swim, many of the local folks on weekends with a smattering of tourists during the week. Watch the fishermen head out, the birds scurrying for crabs as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
BlackstoneNorth
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Toronto, ON
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Toronto, ON
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely beach to walk and swim, many of the local folks on weekends with a smattering of tourists during the week. Watch the fishermen head out, the birds scurrying for crabs as the tide ebbs and the hawks scoop fish from the surf. A constant breeze in this cove shaped beach makes for an enjoyable walk but be sure... More 

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Castle Rock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Without another Beach Costa Rica to compare two, all I can say is this place is amazing! The beaches clean, not crowded, and has Great Waves! There were not many Sanders or people for. I felt safe with my kids playing in the water comma and didn't mind them being a ways away. I would totally recommend at the beach... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beach was nice but it was very silty and there is no shade near the water. There were curious piles along the sand/dirt, which we tried not to step on. We did not go swimming here, and instead visited the neighbour beach Playa Carillo - much nicer!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great waves, not that busy, a short walk everywhere. One of the best!! Boogie boarding great fun too! The sand is fine, and hot! There weren't many vendors. Try to give your recyclable cans to the local who goes by pushing his big, hand cart, bless his heart.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Playa Samara is an amazing beach that is never crowded! it's beautiful and sunny, hot and the water is great!! Our teenager surfed the waves and we all enjoyed the warm ocean water!!!

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Samara Beaches beautiful in every way. The sands are hot in the sun, and the water is warm. The many beachside restaurants make for wonderful dining experiences, and there is even available horseback riding available right on the beach. It is a memorable experience all around.

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Samara may be a little difficult finding on Tico roads, but you will forget all about the trip once you arrive. Not only Playa Samara, but there are other beautiful beaches within minutes such as the picturesque Playa Puerto Carillo. There are a few large restaurants in the area, but a world of boutique restaurants exits, mixed with pubs/eateries. "Things... More 

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Jasper
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Samara beach is an amazing long stretch of pristine beach. The beach is so long, you will have lots of room to yourself and can walk for kilometres. The beach is nice soft sand with a gentle slope into the ocean. Due to the reef, the waves are smaller and perfect for the beginner/intermediate surfer. Great for wee ones as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful beach with restaurants and activities. Lots of people. Recommend to go in the morning for a walk, More peaceful and gorgeous when the water is down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too crowded and yet has a nice buzzy feel to it. Perfect place for spending a relaxing afternoon of swimming, surfing, boogie boarding or simply sitting back and enjoying a drink or a meal at one of several restaurants on the beach.

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