7 days in Cahuita & Playa Samara Itinerary

7 days in Cahuita & Playa Samara Itinerary

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7 days in Cahuita & Playa Samara Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Cahuita
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Playa Samara
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Halifax

3
nights
Cahuita

Cahuita ©
With its dusty streets and simple (read affordable) lodgings, Cahuita bustles as a hub of backpacker tourism in southeastern Costa Rica.
Change things up with a short trip to Nature Observatorio in Manzanillo (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cahuita National Park, stroll through Puerto Viejo Beach, admire the natural beauty at Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cahuita tour itinerary planner .

Halifax, Canada to Cahuita is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Halifax to Cahuita. Traveling from Halifax in April, expect Cahuita to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Cahuita

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Nature Observatorio
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Cahuita National Park ©
Cahuita National Park
Puerto Viejo Beach ©
Puerto Viejo Beach
Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica ©
Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica

1
night
Playa Samara

Playa Samara ©
A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
On the 8th (Sun), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Playa Samara road trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Cahuita to Playa Samara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Cahuita to Playa Samara is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cahuita in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Playa Samara, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Playa Samara

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Nosara
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Samara Beach ©
Samara Beach
Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones) ©
Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
Spas & Wellness

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