Samara Beach

Samara Beach, Playa Samara: Address, Phone Number, Samara Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Samara Beach
4.5
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Erin S
Canada10 contributions
Stunningly beautiful and clean beach with a beginner level surf break. Very safe and perfect for families!
Written 6 August 2022
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George
28 contributions
Samara Beach is not crazy busy, but it is touristy. It is in a protected bay that is great for families and novice surfers. There are lots of surf schools, hotels and restaurants on this beach....and you can go for a horseback ride along the water.
Written 3 August 2022
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Marko S
Nosara, Costa Rica30 contributions
Family
Hands down one of the best, if not THE best, beach that we have hit in Costa Rica, and we’ve been to quite a few. Contained within the scenic, and quite large, Bahia Samara this is an absolute kid favourite, a long shallow fine sand slope leading to some pretty profound surf sure to satisfy even the most discriminating surfing enthusiasts. With shops, restaurants and amenities close by, yet not crowded or busy even directly off of the main “strip”, Playa Samara is a perfect combination of largely empty beach, beautiful scenery, and proximity to amenities.
Written 21 May 2022
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BillMacs7923
Crested Butte, CO79 contributions
Couples
Clean and not crowded beach during Covid-19 pandemic. Excellent for swimming, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and surfing.
Written 10 May 2022
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Sandra D
Ottawa, Canada44 contributions
Stunning beach. As close to Cuban beaches as you will find, but contain somewhat darker (volcanic) sand.
Written 17 April 2022
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Golfer15544
Oakville, Canada136 contributions
Hard packed sand, easy to walk. flat beach. Total walking distance about 7k-8k from one end to the other
Written 6 April 2022
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Graham W
High Wycombe, UK6 contributions
Very relaxing day on the beach, sunbathing and swimming. We had a nice walk to the beach from our hotel and watched the beautiful sunset. Lovely memories.
Written 4 April 2022
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travelnut37020
Greenwich, CT49 contributions
We loved coming to the beach at sunrise and watching the sun crest the horizon over the hills. At night we ate dinner on the beach and watched the sun set over the trees. During the day we swam/played/boogie boarded in the very swimmable surf.
Written 25 March 2022
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gloriainmexico
Sidney, Canada267 contributions
Samara Beach is the most beautiful beach in the world, long sandy stretches, some areas safe for swimming, amazing sunsets! Uncrowded, parking available (except on the sand, of course.)
Written 14 March 2022
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Jon de Kat
Hamilton, Canada13 contributions
Great beach - not too busy. Several surf shops and schools along the way. There aren't any huge hotels or anything either which helps make it nicer. Samara is a nice town on the beach with several shops, restaurants, bars, grocery stores, and tour companies. Great for a family, and very safe.
Written 12 March 2022
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