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Recent Samara reviews

  • Amazing Location!

    "Hacienda Punta Indio has a gorgeous location with an ideal view of Samara beach and bay. The expansive property with numerous paths also offers views of Carillo beach. The house is reached up a long winding drive and is very private. Not far from the base of the drive is a road leading to Samara Beach and we all found it pleasant to walk from the house to the village (about one hour) along the beach. It helped that we could leave one of our two rental cars in town for the trip home. For nature lovers, the property is ideal. There are numerous birds, a variety of vegetation, frequent views of howler monkeys making their way through the jungle and the opportunity to hike through the woods on the paths provided. There is even a hike to a private beach which at low tide has ample tidal pools and beachcombing. We really adored the property! The house is spacious and a great setup for a large group with all the bedrooms a similiar size and setup (king bed, ensuite bath) so that no one was getting a "better" room. All rooms overlook the pool area and view of the beach. The pool is one of the nicest setups we have seen--the last stop on the edge of a ravine overlooking the beach and way. While sitting in the pool you can cozy up to the edge and gaze for a long time at the views. There is ample seating around the pool and a very, very comfortable hammock. I would say that the photos do not do the house proper justice: based on some other reviews we were prepared for a fairly basic setup, but were pleased to discover everything was tasteful and very comfortable. This may not be the house for individuals accustomed to 5 star resorts with spa like amenities, but it is completely clean, functional and comfortable. The air conditioned cold cellar was awesome for a large group keeping everything cool and the ants out of the kitchen. Jorge and Flory take good care of everything, come promptly when asked and are not intrusive. We had regular garbage pickup, attentive assistance when our baggage had to be delivered by the airline the day following our arrival and housekeeping along the way. The area of Samara is a paradise for beachlovers. There are lots of possible daytrips either way up or down the coast and numerous activities for adventure seekers. We found lots of places to dine, although enjoyed dinners at home more. Costa Rica has the best fruits and vegetables and shopping for supplies is not at all difficult. We definitely plan to come back."
    Guest: Ron Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 17, 2014
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  • Vacaciones maravillosas

    "Hemos pasado unos días en Casa Pacífica y han sido maravillosos. La casa es preciosa, todos hemos disfrutado de la piscina tan bonita y de los jardines. El comedor para 10 personas estupendo, podíamos cenar toda la familia junta, y la cocina muy bien equipada, la mejor de todas las casas que he rentado hasta el momento. Los dormitorios y los baños muy bonitos y cómodos. No se me ocurre nada que no me haya gustado de la casa, salvo quizá poner una cortina más gruesa en el dormitorio principal del ala derecha. Gracias a Melissa por su maravillosa atención y a Giselle por lo bien que ha cuidado de nosotros estos días. Gracias por todo Paul, seguro repetiremos la experiencia!!!"
    Guest: María R. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 9, 2014
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  • Fabulous stay at Villa Oasis!

    "Having stayed a Villa Oasis before, we knew what to expect and we were not disappointed! Our days started out with early morning coffee on the veranda watching the monkeys, iguanas and birds. Once the rest of our "crew" got out of bed, we had a hearty breakfast, that consisted of eggs, pancakes, bacon, gallo pinto, and fresh fruits. Each day led us to some type of adventure; Surfing and exploring Playa Camoranal (Sea Turtle Sancuary), Deep Sea Fishing on the Kingfisher (catching tuna and sailfish), exploring the local town of Samara, Hiking to a local waterfall for a refreshing dip, or just spending the day on the beach in Playa Carrillo. Of course, we finished the activities off each day with a dip in the pool at Villa Oasis, usually with an "adult" beverage in hand! We opted to have our dinners at local restaurants recommended by our hosts. Cabinas El Colibri & Steak House was our favorite, and is within walking distance. Fabulous steaks, chicken and shrimp at reasonable prices. We also frequented "TOUCAN", the local "Pizza" joint. Great pizza and pasta dishes and again within walking distance. This wasn't our first visit to Villa Oasis, and it won't be our last. We had 9 adults (2 families) in our group and the Oasis provided spacious living areas for everyone! We are already planning our next visit."
    Guest: Karl Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • AMAZING!

    "Popo's Treehouse was an amazing adventure for us. Tad was extremely accomodating. Our flight into San Jose and drive to the coast put us at his place around 1am local time. Tad was available to great us and show us around. Breakfast is included each morning and the coffee plus fresh fruit is a delight. The beach is a short walking distance and was nearly empty every day we were there. No crowds to worry about in Puerto Carrillo. It is a very quiet town and extremely safe. Tad and Suzie gave us great information about local restarants and activities. Even short cuts that took us through dried out river beds. We really got to see all parts of Costa Rica. This is the place to stay if you want to relax and enjoy a bit of nature. The treehouse has everything you need. The shower has great water pressure and the bathroom is clean. The kitchen has a cooktop and refridgerator. The porch upstairs has a hammock and chair and the bedrooms sleeps 4 comfortably. We will definitely be back to Popo's on our next trip to Costa Rica. Thanks!"
    Guest: Laura M. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 2014
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Samara Travel Tips

Half Moon Bay and Samara Beach Rentals

Unpretentious splendor awaits you when you book Samara Beach rentals. To characterize vacations in Costa Rica, words like "tropical," "paradise," "sun," "sand," and "fun" have to be used because it has it all. The small village of Samara is located on Half Moon Bay in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica. Costa Rica is split into provinces that each have their own capitals, which vary in size and attractions like Guanacaste Province. Samara is one of the smaller locales on the Pacific Ocean for the entire family.

The Playground of Samara Resorts

Water in the bay is relatively shallow for wading and swimming. In fact, it is the best playground for younger children because the waves are also small as they reach the shoreline. Children can spend the entire day steps away from Samara resorts building sandcastles and snorkeling with tropical fish, while parents join in the festivities. Scuba diving trips from Samara beach rentals are possible as is boat diving. Most vacations in Costa Rica are all about the water and beach, but they does not have to be.

Canopy Tours on Vacations in Costa Rica

Vacations in Costa Rica can also include canopy tours, hikes into the rain forest, or shopping. The canopy tours begin in early morning as the dew is still settling over the mountains and the wildlife is just waking up. On your way up to the top of the canopy, you can expect to encounter a few Howler monkeys and other animals. Hiking along the trails by the rivers will provide views of waterfalls and other forest creatures like snakes, butterflies, and chameleons. At the end of the day, you can return to Samara resorts to watch the sunset on the balcony while you eat dinner.

Grilling at Samara Beach Rentals

Samara village has a disco, a few bars, and plenty of late-night entertainment. Whether you bring children or not, you can enjoy the nightlife of Costa Rica. If you want a home-cooked meal, Samara beach rentals have barbeques, fully equipped kitchens, and plenty of space to make a real Central American dish. You also have the option at Samara resorts to have an all-inclusive package that includes your meals.

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