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La Fortuna to Samara

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La Fortuna to Samara

Hello! We will be traveling from La Fortuna to Samara and wanted to see if there were any notable stops along the way or at least a recommendation of where to stop for lunch to break up the trip. (We are a family of 4 with 2 kids, if that makes a difference) Thanks!

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1. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

From La Fortuna you can drive around the lake to Tilaran down to Canas...atke Pan Am Hyw South,,,,about 3 minutes look for LIMONAL...a huge gas station at your right...you will see a restaurant MI FINCA great stop for a CASADO and to see wild MACAWS FREE as all our animals have to be,,,flying FREE no cages...right across from MI FINCA take the Amistad bridge road all the way to Nicoya...once in Nicoya follow signs to Samara ...just 45 minutes more...

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2. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

We have made a stop at Las Pumas Rescue Centre just a few kilometers detour from Canas.

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3. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

XELAS advice about Pumas is great and they are pro animals not just to make money out of them...

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4. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

How long does the trip from La Fortuna to Playa Samana take with no stops?

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5. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

Close to 5 hours...

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I agree with roadadvisor. A stop at Mi Finica is worth it. Seeing the Macaws was worth the stop. Have lunch there and enjoy viewing the beautiful birds.

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7. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

Agree that the macaws and Las Pumas center are good stops. We also enjoyed the Equus restaurant on the western end of Lake Arenal and the Tres Hermanas BBQ restaurant, which is at the corner where you turn off the main autoroute to head to the coast toward Samara.

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8. Re: La Fortuna to Samara

Alexs1466925 I've driven by Tres Hermanas BBQ countless times but have never stopped. I think I'll make a point on doing that in the near future!

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