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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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Nice peaceful beach

The water was terrific, the beach is lovely, people were super interesting... and so many options to eat or just get a refreshment. Nice to walk on, great to swim in... a totally... read more

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Laurie S
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Cartago, Costa Rica
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Cartago, Costa Rica
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67 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The water was terrific, the beach is lovely, people were super interesting... and so many options to eat or just get a refreshment. Nice to walk on, great to swim in... a totally great day

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Thank Laurie S
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

this is one of my favourite places in the world. i have been before and will return again. great little beach town. rent a quad and explore the trails!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is accessible, clean, and offers restaurants and surfing. Horses can be spotted sauntering along any time of day. Great for morning and evening strolls.

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Thank Debra V
Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large and panoramic with great restaurants and shopping and a boho chic vibe. It's very ITALIAN which is a great alternative to the Pinto mega tico flare in Nearby Carrillo beach. One of the few beaches with many many true oceanfront locations to eat and sleep.

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Thank Crissy J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great nature, perfect spot for surf beginners, relaxed atmosphere, nice restaurants with local and international food... will definitively come back!

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Thank Mo B
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking to find a quiet low key beach, then this is your place. While there is plenty to do, just sitting and reading a book, or setting up a hammock between two palm trees, then you found your place. You can surf, kayak, jet ski and eat at all food you can hold, nut to me the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very pretty and not populated beach. The afternoon that we arrived was the last day of Saman a santa (not sure how you spell it) and it was crowded and lots of stray dogs. We did not like it but the next day all the people left and it turned into a beautiful beach!!

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Amsterdam
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, got a nice boho/hippie feel to it and not too touristy. Also great for surf beginners. I would def recommend a visit!

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Oshawa, Canada
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really dont know where to start. The sunsets were beautiful. The beach sands were extremely warm to walk on in bare feet. The begining walk into the ocean was very murky and full of shells and rocks, kinda really hurt the bottoms of your feet but once out quite a ways it was nothing but sand. Wish there were... More 

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Thank Elizabeth H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

One of the best places to chill and enjoy the ocean we have ever been too! Everything you could wish for - great selection of places to eat. Near to shops Plenty of shade for paler skinned members of group and beautiful clean wide beach - great for families and couples alike Hope to be back!

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