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Recent Samara reviews

  • Excellent home to stay!

    "We stayed during January 2015 and loved it. The house was completely equipped and it was beautifully comfortable. It had everything and more than we expected. The pool area was nice and the pool was very clean. Carrillo beach at a walking distance, and the center of Samara at 5 minutes away where you can find supermarkets, pharmacy, restaurants, etc. My family really enjoy it."
    Guest: Lucy V. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 4, 2015
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  • Best tropical Vacation EVER!

    "My husband and I had the best time visiting Carrillo and Samara, Costa Rica! We stayed for 10 days @ Popo's Treehouses. Tad (Popo) was an amazing host and staying in the Treehouse made the whole trip! We slept surrounded by the sounds of the jungle! Monkeys, tropical birds, and Cicadas serenaded us daily! Playa Carrillo rates a 10 among one of the nicest beaches I have ever been to! The water was perfect every day! There were never crowds of people (mostly local families)! The small town of Carrillo boasts numerous fabulous restaurants! I think the only misleading information we got from the guide books was the lack of fine foods in Costa Rica! Obviously who ever wrote them forgot to visit Carrillo and Samara! Looking forward to our next visit soon! Plan on returning to Popo's Treehouses for sure!!!"
    Guest: Rebecca P. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
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  • Spacious condo in a great location !!!

    "This spacious 3 bedroom condo came well furnished, well equipped and in a great location. The gated complex makes you feel very secure and the pool & grounds were very well kept. In fact one afternoon, we got to watch a large family of Howler Monkeys from the pool area, directly across the street, going from tree to tree, it was very fun to watch. We loved this place and would definitely return again !!!"
    Guest: Michelle R. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 3, 2014
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  • A Perfect Family Vacation

    "We just returned from two glorious weeks spent at Ventana Del Mar in Puerto Carrillo. As with other reviewers our trip was a multi-generational event that included 8 adults and three children, ages 1,3, and 5. I have rented numerous properties through VRBO but never dealt with a more responsive owner than Michael. Given the size of our group and our diverse needs I barraged Michael with a plethora of questions and requests which were all responded to very promptly. Michael went out of his way to ensure that our family vacation was the best ever and he accomplished that, hands down! The house perfectly met our needs. One family stayed in the separate apartment and the rest of us in the house. The kids and grand kids spent hours frolicking in the swimming pool, which to my surprise was comfortably warm without being heated. Our concerns about the young ones and the pool were allayed with the barriers that were put up to allow adult only access to the pool. The grand living room provided us with hours of evening entertainment with competitive games of Settlers of Catan (the kids are hooked on it). The Wi-Fi connection was great. The beach is a 5-minute walk from the house. It is pristine! We took hourly walks each evening and observed the sunset while in the water. It is one of the nicest and cleanest beaches I have ever seen. We organized a number of activities through a local tour company, including a Canopy Tour (zip-lining) in which every one of participated, including, the 1-year old, who zip-lined with his father and the 3 and 5-year old, who braved it on their own. We also went on a Dolphin tour, saw lots of them and went snorkeling over the reef near Playa Samara. We vacillated on renting cars and decided not to, which was a good decision as we were picked up from the house for all of the activities and on the odd occasion where we ventured to Samara we took a cab. The kitchen is very functional and well stocked with dishes and other implements. Garardo was very helpful and even prepared a few delicious ceviches for us. El Colibri, across the street, is a very convenient and good Argentinian Steak House. Their chimichurri is outstanding! There was not one glitch in the entire two weeks we spent at Ventana del Mar. It was the best family vacation ever!"
    Guest: Ron Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 7, 2015
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