Samara Beach, Playa Samara

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 route planning tool .
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  • Sand as far as you can see. Nobody bothering you or trying to sell you things whilst you’re relaxing on the beach. Water is warm and sea is good for water sports or just a swim  more »
  • Cosy Beach, though a bit messy. After a hoosbui has been running for the rain water from the beach into the sea. We got the idea that this water was dirty. If this is so, no idea. The sea water is nice and warm but at times restless with high waves. No problem for us but for the little ones may be difficult. There is also strong under currents sometimes, especially when you are in the sea. All in all a great beach to enjoy.
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  • Thought here white beaches were? Not so. But compared to the rest, the sand is certain much whiter here. And delicious sea water. Sure if you like surfing! To do very well here.
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  • Amazing beach with great restaurant around. The beach is clean. Water are clear. The sand is a little bit brown/dark. But still very beautiful and the feeling of the feet on the sand is great.
  • Great beach but watch where you park parking enforcement share fines with vendors saw it first hand.
  • Beautiful beach, great for swimming, walking and learning to surf. Fun bars and a nice selection of restaurants and local shops. Everything you need in a beach is here.
  • Love this beach and beach town
  • Best beach ever
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