Samara Beach is a long sandy beach located in the heart of the Pacific Coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. It is well known for its beautiful beach, its famous Chora Island, great snorkeling and for being a beautiful family friendly, save yet vibrant and colorful beach community.

Samara Beach


About Samara

Playa Samara is one of the most beautiful and cozy beaches for a stay in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It has a community that offers a great variety of gastronomy, as well as a cozy lifestyle, beach, festive but without falling into too many excesses. It has an extensive white sand beach whose image is crowned by the Chora Island, a few kilometers from the coast, and the beach and bay with offer a wave swell that makes it suitable for various water sports, as well as bathing. The place is an amalgamation between coastal nature and all the necessary facilities of a resort getaway, among which are a wide range of hotels, restaurants and bars. Sámara connects to Nicoya by road (36 km away), which continues to Puerto Carrillo, about 5 km and where the landing strip is located for flights from San Jose.

Beach and town

Enjoy the beach and town

We recommend a stay of at least 3 full days, since it is not only an ideal place to rest and to really enjoy a true vacation of sun, beach, sand and sea, but also it is worth to enjoy its people, its environment , the nightlife, and the many and very good restaurants there are, as well as the famous beach bars. Equally, whether Playa Samara or any other, there are many places to visit, such as Playa Barrigona, Carrillo, and several national parks nearby.


Samara Beach Reviews

We provide you with several reasons and highlights that will help you consider Samara as your next vacation destination. Contact us anytinme for more information


What to do in Samara

Ready for going on a boat tour in search of dolphins, or are you interested in a kayaking and snorkeling trip to Chora Island ? Trips and actviities in the area.


Where to eat ?

The comunity is also famous for the abundant variety in Restaurants and Bars, from little local SODAS to gourmet Italian and French dining, you will find it all ...