Travel Blogs from Samara, Costa Rica

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Camp, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Camp

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up at 5 and then had to shift sand for the hatchery. We then cleared grass and mud for a pathway in the camp with machetes spades and takes. Had breakfadt at 8 and then went surfing. Was so rough and hard but getting pointers fromy leader later ...

Camp, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Camp

A travel blog entry by joshtollman

Woke up at 5 and went down to find locals had stolen eggs from one of the nests for money which was really sad. Heard howler monkeys in the morning who live in the forest next to us. Had to do clean the pathway with machetes and a shovel and then had ...

Pictures!!!!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Pictures!!!!

A travel blog entry by jennymg

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I went to Playa (beach) Samara this weekend and it was beautiful! Weather was perfect, very hot, but that's the way I like it!  I went with Beth, who works at the school with me. We were supposed to meet a group of people at another beach but that ...

The final fling, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

The final fling

A travel blog entry by ruthandmike

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... a holiday and headed to a beautiful beach to chill out and top up the tan before embarking on the British "Summer".  Samara is a teeny little town with a stunning crescent shaped beach running for about 5kms from end to end.  We´d planned to ...

Still in Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Still in Samara

A travel blog entry by chazlegrand

... splashed into the ocean where they began to roll in the sand. I found out later that there is a population of wild horses around Samara. The next day I decided to give surfing a shot for the first time in just short of a decade. I didn't do terribly ...

Time to Move On, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Time to Move On

A travel blog entry by jfshannon

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It's 9am in Samara, 31 degrees with 78% humidity. My fears that Costa Rica in the wet season might not be as hot have been unfounded. I think it's just about as hot as it can be without JF turning into an axe murderer. (It hasn't helped that our air ...

Lesen und nichts tun, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Lesen und nichts tun

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

Ein Tag am Strand und am Pool. Lesen. Wir holen uns einen leichten Sonnenbrand. Nachtessen wieder im "Gusto" unter Palmen. Leider ist der Service hoffnungslos überfordert. Pizza un Guacamole sind wieder ausgezeichnet. Bea bestellt allerdings die falsche ...

Another gorgeous beach in CR...and easier surfing, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Another gorgeous beach in CR...and easier surfing

A travel blog entry by dshaw.355

The road to Samara was an exciting one. It was not paved, awful, and extremely hard to follow on a map. We never really sure exactly where were and street signs were few and far between. We made it though. I found a nice room and we had dinner and played ...

Baby Turtles, PLaya Ocotal and Playa Samara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica travel blog

Baby Turtles

A travel blog entry by tiana

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... thing to see such a large beautiful creature like that. I am sitting here currently in Playa Samara (south of the Nicoya Peninsula) in Costa Rica. I travelled north first to Playa Ocotal (2 hours from Tamarindo where it was getting a little disease ...

Day 13 - Samara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 13 - Samara

A travel blog entry by sean_clare

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... back over the bumpy road to Samara. On the way we stopped to fill up with gas at the intersection from the roads to Nosara and Samara. The gas station is cash only so keep that in mind if you travel that way. Just as we pulled into town we saw our ...

Nach langer Zeit wiedermal, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Nach langer Zeit wiedermal

A travel blog entry by pfefferle

... ist ja noch aus Granada: Mein Abstecher nach Nicaragua ist ziemlich kurz ausgefallen, ich bin ziemlich bald nach Costa Rica zurueckgekehrt und habe ein verlaengertes Wochenende mit Freunden aus dem Schildkroetenprojekt in Tamarindo verbracht. Tamarindo ...

In search of howlers..., Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

In search of howlers...

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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... you could see...what made those plains unique were the enormous lava boulders strewn about from thousands of yrs of volcanic eruptions. Costa Rica is littered with hundreds of volcanoes, many still active.   My understanding was it is normally a 4-5 ...

Last day at the beach, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day at the beach

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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Thunder storms rolled in around around 1am.  It was still raining when everyone woke up but Dad headed out in search of fish anyway.  He didn't find any takers, but Alex did get some for his long-awaited game of Monopoly.  While everyone ...

Samara is super, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara is super

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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After spending a fun filled weekend in Nosara, we headed an hour away to Samara.  We met up with a bunch of couchsurfers that are all working down here (for couchsurfing) and the house cook (a CSer) made homemade pizza's for dinner.  We are ...

Sámara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Sámara

A travel blog entry by herren_stoll

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Surfing for real this time, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfing for real this time

A travel blog entry by astoriavslb

... and had the yoga lessons with his wife. They were both really cool and we spent hours chatting with them about life in Samara and elsewhere (she was from Colorado and spent summers there). I would spend many hours chilling in the hammocks on the beach ...

Day Seven, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Seven

A travel blog entry by lcorchon

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... cracks.  There are multiple repair areas which just add to the roughness of the ride.  But no complaints – we are in Costa Rica and are learning to be patient and accept that’s the way it is. We stopped for breakfast about half way ...

Samara, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by sojealous

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... rest of the week we will be doing nothing but sun, sea, sand, food, alchol. We wish you all a Merry Christmas from Samara, Costa Rica. We were last in Samara 6 years ago. The place hasn´t changed too much although there is now a lot more restaurants and ...

Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

... wunderschön.. Die Familie servierte uns zum Abschluss verschiedene heimische Köstlichkeiten wie Maisfladen, Käse, Kochbananen, Palmherzen... Die weiterfahrt nach Samara war sehr kurvig und wir sind froh angekommen zu sein! ...

Lazy days at Playa Samara, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Lazy days at Playa Samara

A travel blog entry by robhughes

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... bar at night. I think the town was still reeling from Semana Santa so noone was around - even the surf was lame as Samara and surrounding beaches are pretty sheltered, so it wasn't really worth surfing. The saving grace of Samara was the water, which ...

Biking Bad, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Biking Bad

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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... everywhere, we had a light breakfast of fruit, banana bread and toast, and decided to rent bikes and ride the beach to explore Samara. It was described as an easy ride about 2 miles. No problemo. I laugh at our innocence. The ride started out well ...

Beans on surfboards, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Beans on surfboards

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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Last night before we let the cab driver go we asked him to pick us up at 7:30 am to take us into Samara for Kate's surfing lesson at Choco's Surf School.  By 8:30 he had not arrived and when I called the taxi I had a business card for, courtesy of ...

Playa Sámara, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Playa Sámara

A travel blog entry by chum714

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... Then we picked up Vicki and headed out for breakfast.  We discovered the most delicious panaderia in all of Costa Rica...perhaps the western hemisphere.  It is this little European style cafe that is decorated very well, ...

Las Tortugas, Sámara, Costa Rica travel blog

Las Tortugas

A travel blog entry by alarose

... the eggs. I've discovered that I'm not a beach girl.  If I would have known, I think I would have stayed a weekend in Samara and would have gone back to Heredia for the week.  It's really calm here and the only thing to do after dinner is ...

Day 2 of the Honeymoon, Turtles Here We Come!, Refugio Nacional Ostional, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2 of the Honeymoon, Turtles Here We Come!

A travel blog entry by lauramitchell13

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... we had an hour drive home in the dark. Turtles be damned, we would swim with them tomorrow. We were heading home. Baptism By Fire Costa Rica was not done with us for this day .. not yet. Our drive home was uneventful and we were able to find the riverless ...

Tag 29, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Tag 29

A travel blog entry by deohem

Mit den anderen Gästen im Hostel gefrühstückt und im Internetcafe gewesen. Danach kein Surfboard ausgeliehen, da die Wellen zu klein sind. Stattdessen Wäsche gewaschen und später den Hostelinhaber kennengelernt. Er ist Kanadier und betreibt das ...

Nochmals relaxen!, Playa Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Nochmals relaxen!

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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Unser letzte ganze Tag zum Relaxen in Costa Rica, wir verbringen ihn am Strand, 100% relaxen, plantschen im Wasser und lesen. Der etwas verzogene Hund unseres Hotels rennt einem Radfahrer auf dem Strandweg nach, dieser kennt das Tier, wirft mit einem Holz ...

Samara and Crossing into Nicaragua, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Samara and Crossing into Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by plamodo

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Our shuttle from Montezuma to Samara took about 4.5 hours, and it was probably only 150 km away.  Roads in this area aren´t really developed, so you really have to go a long distance out of your way to head up the coastline. Samara is another ...

Red snapper already, Samara, Costa Rica travel blog

Red snapper already

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad

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We woke up to a gorgeous sunrise and Alex scampering toward the pool.  We spent an hour or two watching the local wildlife and making a fruit salad with mangoes, tiny bananas and the world's best pineapple.  After some pool antics we suited up ...

Turtles Nesting, Samara Beach, Costa Rica travel blog

Turtles Nesting

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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... be somewhat diminished ;-)) One of the (many) things I wanted to see on this trip was sea turtles nesting on the beaches of Costa Rica, and while we didn't get to see them in the huge numbers that they come in at during peak breeding season, we ...

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