Spot #20 – PLAYA SAMARA, (SAMARA BEACH)

Spot #20 – PLAYA SAMARA, (SAMARA BEACH)

20) PLAYA SAMARA, (SAMARA BEACH):
This beach has rights and lefts, however is not very consistent and with a tendency to close. There are good waves. Access: By land. Tide: Medium up coming. Swells: South – South West. Bottom: Sand. Feet: 2 to 4. Season: May to November. Stars: 2

WHERE TO SLEEP & EAT?

Hotel Samara Paraíso Ph (506) 2656-2341/ Cell. + (506) 8890-1684 E-mail: info@samaraparaiso.com http://www.samaraparaiso.com More than a hotel is a small piece of paradise on the beach. Located in the middle of the forest, it was born as a dream of rest and peace that little by little came true. It has all the magic and energy of its creators and the nature that surrounds it. The facilities are of quality with a unique decoration, pleasant and with the comfort that you would wish. The staff is always available to help you in whatever you need and make your stay here an unforgettable experience. The property is located in the middle of the forest and three beautiful beaches, Playa Sámara being the main one. It is also close to Playa Izquierda which is a secret and beautiful beach that access is just 100 meters from the Hotel, less than 1 kilometer away is Playa Buena Vista where the Turtle Refuge is located and is perfect for walks and horseback tours …. in all these beaches you can enjoy beautiful sunsets. It is a place for people who want to enjoy the beach and at the same time for nature lovers. The most magical thing is that here you will feel at home but on vacation! … Hotel Samara Paradise awaits you! All our romos have: Fully equipped kitchen, Private terrace, Air conditioners and fans, Cable TV, Safe-deposit box, Internet, Hammock, Maid service every day.


 

Hostel Samara Ph (506) 2656-3372 E-mail: info@samarahostelcr.com http://www.samarahostelcr.com/ We have 8 rooms, each of them has a private bathroom: Three room for 8 traveler. One room for 6 traveler. Four quadruple room with air conditioner. Likewise you will have a beautiful terrace equipped with a shared kitchen, tables and hammocks to enjoy a pleasant dinner under the stars. During your stay, our host will take care of you, being available at all times to help you and making sure that your vacations are as pleasant as possible. You can taste delicious Costa Rican specialties at our café-restaurant! Our services include: 24 hours security guard, Wi-Fi, luggage storage and daily cleaning service.


 

Hotel Playa Samara Ph +506 2656-0190,Ph +506 8803-9180 https://www.hotelplayasamara.com. Located right smack in the middle of Playa Samara centro, in the  historic Hotel Playa Samara. Historic? Yup!  Samara’s first and grandest hotel; build in 1980 and recently renovated. We can hear the fish frolicking in the ocean: Located only 50 metres from where the pacific ocean kisses the shoreline of the Nicoya peninsula; one of only five blue zones in the world. Long live paradise!. A stones throw away from everything and anything charming and lovely Playa Samara has to offer. Not big on throwing stones? Perhaps you live in a glass house or have friends that do? Simply walk everywhere within minutes. And tell your friends about Hotel Playa Samara Beach Club. Hostel inside the historic Hotel Playa Sámara in the center of Sámara 41 rooms range from shared rooms to private rooms for up to 8 people, Shared Rooms $12, Private hostel rooms, Private hotel rooms for 1 to 5 people with breakfast from $50, House for 8 people, WIFI, Swimming Pool, Game room, Community kitchen, AC/TV, Recreation area, On-site restaurant, Surf lessons – Horseback tours – Kayak rentals – Quad rentals


 

Kiban´s Hostel Ph + 506 2201- 9464 https://web.facebook.com/kiban.surfhostel/Samara E-mail: kiban.surfhostel@gmail.com Main Streer, 150 South from bus stop, Samara Beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. When Arriving at the bus stop of Samara, in the main of town. Walk the road down to the beach till finding Alamo rental car, cross the street and walk the ramp next to boutique shanna. Hostel · Site for surfing · Sports and fitness instruction.


 

SURF SCHOOL & SURF SHOP 

Choco´s Surf School Ph + 506 8937-5246 http://www.chocossurfschool.com/ you can email us in English or Spanish at chocossurfschool@yahoo.com Located right on the beach by the police station Playa Samara, Costa Rica. ARE YOU READY FOR A GREAT TIME ? Our instructors are certified by the International Surfing Association (ISA), are trained lifeguards/Ocean Rescue, have years of successful teaching experience, are bilingual and enjoy sharing their love of surfing… We are waiting for you in Samara beach, come and get to know our paradise…All surf classes include step-by-step instruction following ISA protocol for surf instruction. Lessons last about 90 minutes. All lessons include 5 hours additional board use while you’re in Samara. Private Classes Semi-Private Classes(2 students, one instructor ) Group Classes (3+ people) Children’s Classes  (12 years and younger) *   Surfboard Rentals *   Kayak Tours Water, fruit, snorkeling equipment and bilingual guide.*   SUP Paddleboarding – We have them! Visit our website and discover more about. Choco Owner and Instructor, World Longboard competitor (2013), ISA and lifeguard certified. Choco was one of the first surfers in Samara. He and a small group of guys began surfing in the late 1980s.


 

Ticomaeretreats Surf Camps and Surf shop  Ph + 506 2215-5194/ USA 3035150747 www.ticomaeretreats.com E-mail:  james@ticomaeretreats.com https://www.ticomaeretreats.com/shop/ Address: 1km al este del centro de Sámara , sector matapalo.  We customized surf camps and retreats in Samara beach Costa Rica, daily surf lesson , family camps, fitness camps, yoga retreats . ¡Come join the only family-friendly retreat and surf camp in Costa Rica where the whole family can learn to surf, immerse in the local culture, have childcare on the beach, yoga classes under palm trees, and time for the parents to unwind while the kids surf! Being parents ourselves, we understand that vacationing with family can sometimes take a lot out of you. For that reason we have created a wonderful Tico Mae Family Surf Camp that is filled with fun, sun, soul and surfing. In addition to world-class surf lessons with pro surfers, there is also: Childcare on the beach, in parent’s view, while parents learn to surf, partake in yoga and meditation, or take a beach walk. Fun and skillful surf instruction throughout the week that gives you the opportunity to get “hooked” on Surfing—for both parents and kids! Professional instructors who are local, bilingual and CPR certified Beach activities and boogie boarding for kids. Board rental included so you can keep practicing throughout the week. The time of the day for the 4-hour camp will depend on the tides. For teaching lessons we’d look for low to mid-tides, and mid tide or higher once you feel advanced. Samara is a bay so the waves are perfect for beginner/intermediate surfing. Do you need yoga on the beach while the kids surf? We have you covered. James’ wife, Wendy, is a yoga teacher of 22 years. Her primary work is intuitive healing. She has written 3 books and teaches intuition nationally and internationally. Allow your mind to melt and clear your energy with yoga and guided meditation on the beach. Yoga is included in the surf camp. A typical schedule of the day would include: Low-mid tide Surf lessons for kids/young adults Mid-tide adult surf lessons Beach activities for the kids (activities depend on the age of the kids) Yoga and meditation class Ocean adventures such as snorkeling, fishing, dolphin tours, etc. James Flores is a native of Samara and your lead instructor. He is 25 years of surfing and competitive surfing under his belt and shares his love of surfing, the ocean and Samara with you. The town of Samara is authentically Tico (Costa Rican). Unlike other Costa Rican beach towns, Samara maintains it’s local flair. At Tico Mae Retreats we have a shop on Playa Samara and it wouldn’t be unusual for James’ mom to welcome you with a bowl of beans and rice grown on her farm! A week-long surf camp with Tico Mae Retreats will give you a local’s perspective on food, culture, people, adventure, mindfulness and surfing.


 

Marea Surf Shop & Café Ph + 506 2656-1181 https://web.facebook.com/mareasurfshopcafe2013 E-mail: dinomora03@gmail.com Main Street Samara Beach, Guanaste, Costa Rica. “Marea Surf Shop Cafe is a cozy and very nice surf shop in Playa Samara that offers most of the best surfing brands and surf boards available on the market. Inside the shop there is a small cafeteria where you can enjoy a taste of Italy!  We offer surf lessons with ISA certified instructors, for beginners surfers and up to tailored lessons for  advanced surfers. Surfboards rentals offered. ”