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Heaven On Earth! Perfect Get-Away! Gorgeous Beach. Pool. Couples &/or Families.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 16,145 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Large Bedrooms • 2.5 Baths • Sleeps 8 • Clean • Quiet • All Amenities

Welcome to Casa JR, a quiet, clean, fully-furnished, 3 BR, 2.5 bath condo with everything you could want. Beach is a few feet away. Pool right outside the condo. Relax in the condo, at local restaurants or bars, or at the beach. See the rain forest, experience zip-lines, or go horse-back riding on the beach or to the waterfalls.

The condo is fully furnished with Washer, dryer, air conditioning and a fully-stocked kitchen. Comfortable beds with quality linens. Large closets in each bedroom. There is a comfortable living room for relaxing evenings. Less than a two minute walk down the street to the beach. Just right outside the door on the condo property is a pool that is safe for young children and families. There is also a patio area with a grill for outside dining. High speed wireless internet, TV and DVD player. The condo also has a phone in the kitchen and master bedroom.

Samara is a uniquely Costa Rican beach town. It is Heaven on Earth. Casa JR is in the center of town, with bakeries, fresh fruit stands, delicious and inexpensive restaurants all within a two minute walk. It is the best of all worlds - quiet and tranquil and in the heart of this small beach town.

Other beautiful beaches are within a few minutes walk. There is horse-back riding on the beach, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and surfing right at the beach.

The town is also home to a language school and massage school. There is an indoor/outdoor gym in town with daily classes. Also, several yoga schools and spas within a 30 minute drive.

More Details

Paul C Berman
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Paul C Berman

Paul and Katie have two college-aged daughters. We are both psychologists and enjoy traveling and exploring. We have not traveled as much during the last five years but now that both our children are in college we are looking forward to more travels.

Paul C Berman purchased this condo in 2009

Why Paul C Berman chose Sámara

We purchased the property on our first visit to Samara. We instantly fell in love with the town and the community. Everything we could want is here - beach, language school, great and inexpensive restaurants, friendly community, and very safe. children.

What makes this condo unique

Everything you could want is here and within a two minute walk. Beach. Activities. Restaurants. Tranquility. Safety. Family-friendly.


Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Daniel Oduber Quirós Int'l Airport, Liberia, CR
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Kilometres
Gondola Bar
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.01 Kilometres
Playa Samara
Car: not necessary

Samara is a traditional Costa Rican beach town with international flavor. Excellent restaurants (Italian, fresh seafood, German, traditional Costa Rican, vegetarian and more). The life in Samara is easy care-free living with inexpensive and delicious fresh bakeries and fresh fruit markets within a two minute walk. Surf schools, massage school, language school, horseback riding on the beach or mountains or to waterfalls, scuba diving, and zip lines all within 5 minutes. High speed internet cafes within a two minute walk provide friendly and thorough tour guide information for trips throughout Costa Rica. Eco-tourism including river tours, tours of rain forest, and other nature tours are within an hour drive. Punta Islita, a gorgeous and tranquil ocean-front spa and resort, is also within a 45 minute drive - it is a must do activity. For those who want more than a relaxing and quite time at the beach, there is lots to do in and around Samara and enough days trips to keep everyone busy for weeks.


Sámara Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 16145 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Great shower in master bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Comfortable queen bed, private bath, closet/shelf space
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Lots of light, shared bathroom, closet/shelf space
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , Large room, lots of light, great closet and shelf space
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing


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Heaven On Earth! Perfect Get-Away! Gorgeous Beach. Pool. Couples &/or Families.
average rating of 4.75 based on 32 reviews

Perfect accomodations in Samara

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed here for a week and it was perfect for us. It was larger than we expected, the photos do not do it justice. The apartment is very clean and well stocked with sheets, towels and kitchen. It was close enough to the beach to walk, it's just steps away from the grocery store. It's right downtown, but we didn't find it too noisy even on the weekend. The pool in the back is small, but our 4 and 6 year olds loved it in the afternoons when we were home from the beach.

The owners were very responsive and helpful.

I would recommend this to anyone looking to rent an apartment in Samar.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad. Our goal is to have everyone as satisfied! Thank you. Paul and Katie
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Mount Prospect, IL

Very nice we had a family of 7 and it worked out well

  • 4 of 5

It was very nice and clean and close to beach, restaurants and shopping.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montreal, Quebec

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to stay in Samara! Its a block from the beach and walking distance to everything. The grocery store is next door and there is a fruit stand across the street. The pool was perfect for cooling off after a day at the beach. The condo is clean, has a safe and is in excellent condition. I would definitely stay here again if I were in the area. Thank you Paul!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is our goal. Thank you. Paul and Katie
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Corpus Christi, TX

Amazing Samara, Costa Rica Vacation 4-29-17 to 5-6-17

  • 5 of 5

When you say Heaven on Earth, you really mean it... It may have been hot as hell, but really was Heavenly!!! Samara and the locals survived our visit.... He!He!He! Even though it was hot, we could always come home to a Cool Condo that stayed Very Comfortable all the time. We had everything we needed for cooking at home, which we enjoyed doing. We did go out to eat several times, which was Great Food at all the places we went to. The pool was perfect and we thoroughly enjoyed it, Very Refreshing... The Condo fit our needs Perfectly and being right in the middle of town, whoever wanted to go out at night was within walking distance to the Night Life. I personally enjoyed Playa Carrillo the Best, but really didn't venture out to the others besides Playa Samara. I wish I could have stayed there a Month, but Work won't let me do that right now.... Ugh!!! Thank you Paul for Having us and we will definitely keep you in mind if we come again to visit...

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnificent, super clean, convenient to beach, restaurants and shopping,.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great condo to rent. Nicely decorated, roomy, very clean and owner very attentive to our needs. It was better than expected. We would highly recommend this property and would definetly go back. One of our best vacations!!!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house by the beach!

  • 5 of 5

After my three nights in Samara, I fell in love with this great beach town. The house was in the perfect location. My friends and I spent all of our time on the beautiful beach and great water. Because we were always at the beach, we did not go in the pool once. That is a good thing because the pool was dirty. The house was great but my friend's bed sheets had blood stains. Paul was very communicative and helpful throughout the whole rental process.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the helpful comments. The power to the pool pump went out which led to the problem with the pool and that has been fixed. My family just spent ten days at the condo and we replaced the sheets and also brought with us new comforters for the beds, new mattress pads, and a new 4K television. Thank you for helping us make sure that the experience at the condo meets and, we hope, exceeds expectations. Paul and Katie
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $250

The quoted rates are for six people. Additional guests are $25 per person per night. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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