Situated on a half moon bay facing south towards Isla Chora in the Pacific Ocean, Playa Sámara is loved by Costa Ricans due to the mellow waves and long stretch of beach.
The waves are safe for people of all ages and skill levels.
There are no rip tides or rocks, and hardly ever large waves. The difference between high and low tide striking as over 100 ft of extra beach is revealed as the tide goes out.
Sámara provides plenty of water activities like surfing, kayaking, stand up paddle boards, snorkeling, fishing, and dolphin watching.
Near Sámara, you will find countless beautiful, almost untouched beaches that will make you feel like you are in paradise.
In the village you can book many different excursions such as: Monteverde, Playa Ostional, visit to Nicaragua, various adventure tours to one of the many national parks in Costa Rica.
There are plenty of yoga classes in Samara with beautiful studios and use of the beach.
Surfing is ideal here for beginners as the waves are medium. There are few clubs around and places to rent a board.
Discover the wonderful beaches of Costa Rica with horse rides for all levels of experience, a once in the lifetime journey throught the tropical jungle.
There's no better way to experience Playa Samara than soaring through it's treetops! Join them on an epic adventure in a dry tropical forest.
Great club to do scuba diving. Andy Cross and Sally Ella Horn, owners of Andy’s Diving Costa Rica, are passionated about the protection of our oceans and the underwater world, supporting several marine conservation charities.