We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Closest airport

Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
1,001 posts
25 reviews
Closest airport

Would that be Liberia? How is the drive to Samara and what's the food like there? Our main purpose is swim, relax and eat :) Is the water calmer during summer?

6 replies to this topic
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
4,079 posts
27 reviews
1. Re: Closest airport

LIR. Get out of LIR head south on highway 21 paved. You'll head west once near Nicoya on road 150 . Should be well marked "Samara". Easy. I've been on this section of 21 but not on 150 to Samara

Level Contributor
331 posts
37 reviews
2. Re: Closest airport

Warm water, clear water and a perfect place to relax and also delicious food.

Please ask if you need more info.

Enjoy your vacations.

RideOnTrailsCr

San Jose, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
51,581 posts
106 reviews
3. Re: Closest airport

YEP Liberia...nice road all the way.

roadadvisor

Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
1,001 posts
25 reviews
4. Re: Closest airport

Thanks a lot! Thinking about visiting soon. It looks like Chesterman beach in BC but water is cold there!

Edited: 27 April 2018, 02:04
Playa Samara, Costa...
Level Contributor
238 posts
29 reviews
5. Re: Closest airport

The road to Samara from the airport is nice and smooth! A lot of it is newly paved. The way to Samara is clearly marked with only a few turns required. The beach is nice and long, the water calmer than a lot of other beaches due to a reef and most importantly.....the water is warm! You will find that Samara has a great variety of restaurants to choose from. You won't be disappointed.

Lexington Park...
Level Contributor
2 posts
38 reviews
6. Re: Closest airport

We don't drive from the airport. We always get transportation from either Samara Adventure Co or the transportaion service on the airport's website. Never had a need for a car in Samara.

Mama Gui is the best dining in town, but lots of options for resort cuisine on the beach restaurants.

Reply to: Closest airport
Get notified by e-mail when a reply is posted
Get answers to your questions about Playa Samara