Experience the mellow atmosphere of Samara Beach, a stretch of white sand on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Its calm, shallow waters make it a good place for swimming, and the presence of an extensive coral reef keeps the beach safe and suitable for all ages. Take a walk to appreciate the scenic ocean view, practice surfing, or rent a kayak and explore the small verdant island across the water. Off the beaten path and rarely crowded, the beach offers visitors a tranquil place to sunbathe, snorkel, or hang out. You can also check out the casual bars and restaurants here. To visit Samara Beach on your holiday in Playa Samara, and find out what else Playa Samara has to offer, use our Playa Samara.
Tours to Samara Beach
Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking Tour Río Ora BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $60
Duration: 3 hours
Private Sunset Getaway Cruise in Samara Beach BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $609
Duration: 3 hours
Turtle Tour Near Samara Beach BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $50
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Samara Beach reviews
We stayed for several days in Samara and enjoyed the easy access to the beach as well as the numerous bars and restaurants that line it. Shade can be hard to come by so we did need to take a break... more »
Great Beach! But bring you sandals or shoes if you plan a big walk as there all some stones. The beach will take you right into town with is quite nice with lots of bars and eateries. more »
A gem in a gem in a country. Beautiful, family friendly beach. Places to eat right on the beach. Great options for beginner surf lessons. Lots to do.
Just the right amount of people to feel very relaxed and great for toddlers
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