Samara Beach, Playa Samara

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Experience the mellow atmosphere of Samara Beach, a stretch of white sand on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Its calm, shallow waters make it a good place for swimming, and the presence of an extensive coral reef keeps the beach safe and suitable for all ages. Take a walk to appreciate the scenic ocean view, practice surfing, or rent a kayak and explore the small verdant island across the water. Off the beaten path and rarely crowded, the beach offers visitors a tranquil place to sunbathe, snorkel, or hang out. You can also check out the casual bars and restaurants here. To visit Samara Beach on your holiday in Playa Samara, and find out what else Playa Samara has to offer, use our Playa Samara.
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  • Stunningly beautiful and clean beach with a beginner level surf break. Very safe and perfect for families! 
    Stunningly beautiful and clean beach with a beginner level surf break. Very safe and perfect for families!  more »
  • Samara Beach is not crazy busy, but it is touristy. It is in a protected bay that is great for families and novice surfers. There are lots of surf schools, hotels and restaurants on this beach....and....  more
    Samara Beach is not crazy busy, but it is touristy. It is in a protected bay that is great for families and novice surfers. There are lots of surf schools, hotels and restaurants on this beach....and....  more »
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  • Lots of plastic on the beach… like lots of it
  • My favorit place allover the world 🌎 ❤

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