The main reason to visit Samara is the beach. The beach here is family friendly and safe for all ages because the ocean floor is flat and the waves are calm.
This beach is known as the Mel Gibson's beach because he has a property here. It's perfect for spending the day chilling at the white sand.
Playa Carillo is one of the most popular beaches in Costa Rica. It's a great place for locals and tourists alike to get their feet wet or just to relax.
The are many locations in Samara for tourists and families to hike. There's also an option for a daytime hike for bird watching.
If you're looking for a way to explore Samara that's both fun and exciting, an ATV is definitely recommended!
You can take a tour from Samara to see turtles nesting, If you are here during an Arribada you can see thousands of Olive Ridley turtles lay their eggs!
Horseback riding along the beach is a perfect family activity. It’s fun, active, and it will give your family the chance to enjoy each other’s company while doing something that they can all participate in.
Watch a Sunset
Watching a sunset in Samara Beach or a nearby beach is definitely one for the books! You can watch it by the beach or even at the mountain top.
In the busier months of December to April, you can watch live bands perform at night on the beach while enjoying food and drinks. If Palusanto happens to be playing when in Samara, be sure to go watch them!
If you're looking for a new way to see Samara, look no further than the gyrocopter. These helicopters allow you to get a bird's eye view of Samara.
During the busy season in Samara, local fire dancers are performing at the beach or even along the streets.
If you're a surfing beginner, Samara beach is perfect for you to take lessons. The waves are nice and slow, so you don't have to worry about getting knocked over by a giant wave.
Fishing in Samara is a great family activity that can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of whether or not they have a fishing license.
Another great experience when visiting Samara is the Dolphin/Whale Watching. This activity can be enjoyed during the months of August-October.
Snorkel the Tide Pools
If you're looking for a fun and adventurous way to spend your time in Samara, head down to the beach. At the north end of Samara beach, you can snorkle the tide pools and see water creatures.
Whether you're looking for a quick lunch or a full-fledged dinner, Samara has got you covered.There is a lot of variety of international cuisines, so there's something for everyone!
Las Olas offers different variety of food and drinks. We definitely recommend you to try this beach bar in Samara!
Pizza A La Lena A 'Mozzarella
If you're looking for the best fire oven pizza in town, look no further than Pizza A La Lena A 'Mozarella. Their pizzas are cooked in a stone wood fire oven and made with fresh ingredients. They've got everything from classics to calzones!
Sea Casa Vacation Rentals
Come and stay in a truly unique vacation rental while visiting the beautiful town of Samara, Costa Rica! This spacious 40 ft shipping container rental is the perfect place to call home. With the newly added pool and proximity to the beach, you'll find it easy to cool down! We are close to town but far enough away to enjoy peace and quiet.