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Absolute Stunning Ocean/Jungle View,5 Min. Walk to Beach/Town

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Large - 3rd Floor Apartment Style Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Pictures can’t describe the amazing ocean and jungle views from this beautiful 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom 3rd floor condominium. This complex includes 24 hr security with covered/gated parking and an infinity pool with a waterfall and ocean views.

It is ideally located only a few steps from the beach. Playa Samara (and nearby Playa Carillo) is known by many to be the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. The Lonely Planet describes it as “One of the safest and prettiest beaches in the country…” It’s crescent shaped bay – protected by a large coral reef – is a swimmers paradise and ideal for searching for that perfect shell. Playa Samara is especially perfect for young swimmers and those wanting to learn to surf.

Also within a short walk is the quaint town of Samara - where you’ll find everything you need. Within Samara, you’ll find a variety of excellent restaurants and shops, coffee shops, grocery stores, internet cafes, yoga/surf shops and much, much more.

This condo is fully equipped to ensure you have everything you need to fully enjoy your stay. High quality furnishings include leather sofa/loveseat, hand crafted Costa Rican solid wood furniture, kitchen island so you can prepare meals while overlooking the ocean, top quality Simmon’s Beautyrest mattresses (King bed in master and 2 double beds in guest bedroom) and plenty of closet space. Other amenities include A/C and ceiling fans in both bedrooms and living area, Satelite TV, internet, telephone, DVD (with a large DVD library), CD player, games, boogie boards for body surfing, books, binoculars and many other extras!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Chris and Cori
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

About Chris and Cori

We are a family of 4 from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Cori owns/operates a private yoga studio and often brings clients/small groups to Samara where she hosts amazing yoga retreats. My name is Chris and was a former minor pro hockey player who now works in oil/gas accounting in Calgary. Our children both play hockey and soccer and enjoy travelling to Samara so that they can surf, go beachcoming and play at the pool.

Chris and Cori purchased this condo in 2008

Why Chris and Cori chose Sámara

The main reason we bought this property was clearly for the ocean view as well as for the quick access to the beach and town. We travelled to several other countries in search of a vacation home and quickly fell in love with Costa Rica. After spending two vacations visiting many beach towns down the pacific coast we realized that Samara was by far our favorite place to be. It's a quaint surf town with all the necessary amenities and great restaurants we were looking for, and the reef protected waters make swimming very safe for our young family. And as we've all discovered, it's a perfect beach to learn to surf!


Sámara Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Ensuite - toilet , shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms have large showers, pedastal sinks
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large master bedroom with jungle view/full ensuite bathroom
    Guest Bedroom - 2 double , Two double beds with ocean view from window
  • King size beds (1) Top-of-the-line Sealy pillowtop mattress, Double Beds (2) Top-of-the-line Sealy pillowtop mattresses
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Our condo has a fully equiped kitchen and is loaded with extras such as Yoga mats and fitness equipment, boogie boards, beach chairs/umbrella, cooler, umbrellas, soccer ball, toys for the kids, board games, books, binoculars, DVD player with DVD library, CD/IPod player and so much more!


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average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews
Cochrane, Alberta, Canada


  • 5 of 5

Condo was awesome, view is great, will definitely come back and recommend Sámara and the condo to others. Very well stocked, lots of room for 3 adults and 2 kids. Very friendly place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great location, spectacular views. Condo and property were very clean. Well stocked kitchen. Appreciated beach chairs and boogie boards. Kids loved the beautiful pool. Easy walk to the beach and into town. Lovely places to eat nearby. I would definitely recommended this property❤️

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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  • 5 of 5

When we found this unit on line and booked we were quickly contacted by Chris & Cori who were great with helpful tips, not only about the condo, but about the whole area, including the neighboring beaches which was very much appreciated as this was out first trip to Costa Rica

We arrived in Samara and were met by Beatriz who gave us an introduction to the condo and complex and also gave us the "things to do" list that proved very helpful.

We found the unit to be everything we expected and more.

It is very well equipped with all of the things you would expect plus lots of beach "toys"'

It is really close to town and we were able to walk in, however as Chris had suggested we drove in at night as the road in is pretty narrow and there is no street lighting. We just felt better driving.

We did make it over to Carrillo Beach. That is a must visit if you are in the area.

We did visit many restaurants in the area and there is no shortage of Pizza, but every other kind of food as well. Our favourite place was Oh La Las.

Overall the visit was wonderful.

Thanks Chris & Cori

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna, BC

The Views were mind blowing !!!!!!!!

  • 4 of 5

We really loved Samara. This place was in a super location. Close to tons of beaches up and down the coast line. The town was quiet and not too busy. Tons of shopping and the restaurants were amazing. The best food we had on our trip. It was costly though. The pool was great. This place was very spacious and had tons of things for the beach. It also had great containers for bringing things to the beach. The furniture was very comfy. They had movies and a DVD player. Unfortunatly many of the DVD's were so scratched you couldn't even watch them.

When we first arrived the condo was REALLY hot even though the air conditioner was on. We came in pretty late. We notice the cleaning was not great. I spent some time cleaning. There was a funky smell in the master bathroom, we had to buy fresheners. The dishes all had this film on them. We hand washed them before we used them. When we were there the coffee maker broke. They were very quick about replacing it for us.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, BC

Great location, good service, and fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

Samara is a magical place and this is the perfect location to experience it from. The condo is well equipped, bed were comfortable, and the location is close to the beach and to the best the area has to offer.

As with anywhere in Costa Rica, there are always going to be a few hiccups here and there, but the local managers do a good job of responding to any issues that arise.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a view!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Chris and Cori! We had the most wonderful experience staying in your condo in Samara. The security staff and renters/owners were all very welcoming. The view was magnificent, the weather was perfect and so was the condo!

Carol, Frank, Gayle and Barry

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Liberia International
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Casa Esmeralda
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Playa Samara

Turtle Tours, yoga, fishing, canopy tours (zip-lines), horseback riding, paddle boarding, surfing. Let us know what you'd like to do, and we'll arrange someone to set tours up for you.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45
Refundable Damage Deposit $300

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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