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Numansdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2016

In the range of budget hotels in Samara, Tico is no.1 for me. Only 500 metres from the beach. The lodges are situated in a well kept garden, with a pool and a well equipped kitchen with a professional barbecue. The room is clean and spacy. The bacony gives enough space to sit or rest in the hammock. Cooling capacity...

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Reviewed 11 March 2016

We loved staying here. Nothing was more relaxing than waking up and lounging in the hammock. From our room we could see a banana tree, papaya tree and palm trees. The exterior kitchen was well stocked and fun to use. The hotel offers several amenities including yoga, massage and a pool. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. We even had...

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Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, awesome owners!!!! The exterior kitchen is very handy, especially since Samara can be pricy. You can buy your food at a local store and make great food at the lodge! A chef was at the lodge one night and gave us great tips on how to prepare Costa Rican food...The place is very clean, inside...

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Thank JoshMalek
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Great place to get away from the hustle & bustle of daily work life. Very nice staff & amenities such as yoga, massages & organized beach BBQ outings. Walking distance to beach, bars/restaurants & shops. Hotel has a nice pool and tropical setting. We will definitely go back!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I've stayed in Samara before but this time there would be 4 compared to the usual two. Knowing the area and having researched numerous places before, I decided on the Tico Adventure Lodge. My 2 grandchildren (7 and 11) and my daughter and I just loved our Poolside room . It was just perfect. separate rooms each with their own...

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Reviewed 8 December 2015

It's a wonderful place in samara. The staff is very friendly, the rooms are very clean and you have a wonderful balcony with hammocks to relax! There is a Rancho where you can cook or just sit and have a coffee (drink as much coffee as you want-it is included in the price), you are close to everything (supermarket 2...

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Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We booked for 3 days and ended up staying a week in the studio apartment that has a little kitchenette. The lodge also has a communal kitchen that I was able to gather some things for cooking with. The lodge has a great little pool that is just the thing in the afternoon when it was too hot for us...

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Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Stayed here for a few days after my family stay in Samara during my Spanish course at the Intercultura language school. I needed some luxury after spending weeks in the sweltering and rather rustic room full of cockroaches at the house of the family I stayed at during those weeks. I booked one of the cheaper rooms at the Tico...

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Houston, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Beautiful and comfortable! We stayed for three nights while we found a house to rent for long term. The pool is cool and shaded to give you nice break from the sun. My kids loved it. The beach is a short walk away. Grocery stores are nearby (I recommend Pali) and the outdoor community kitchen is very convenient. Eating out...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We (fam. of 5) visited Costa Rica for the first time and stayed in Samara for three weeks at Tico Adventure Lodge in the tree top house. We had a beautiful time, beautiful apartment with plenty of outside space tot sit and cool off. With the kids in the pool around midday, you can keep an eye on them and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in a tropical oasis during your Samara Beach vacation. Our hotel opened in December 2004, away from the bustling main street, amongst a lush, green, jungle-style garden. Near the center of Samara, the Tico Adventure Lodge is just 120 meters (100 yards) from Playa Samara and a short walk to restaurants and services. Wake-up in your clean, comfortable room surrounded by the exotic sights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tico Adventure Lodge

Address: 150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: RM222 - RM501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“First floor! Not ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles abalexanderboehm, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“The appartments left from the reception are the quitest. With children (or heavy luggage) I would choose for the groundfloor.”
 of 5 bubbles 915hesselb, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Pool side perfect for families.”
 of 5 bubbles lesab33, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
“take the rooms upstairs and maybe get a visit from the monkeys”
 of 5 bubbles Pla-payoon, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Just check with the desk about the kind of room you are looking for and they'll accommodate you.”
 of 5 bubbles kathys507, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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