Casa Esmeralda

Address: Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Samara Beach, Playa Samara.
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    Travel Blogs from Playa Samara

    Playa Samara - Life is a Beach

    A travel blog entry by winegalcj on Feb 12, 2015

    4 photos

    ... A bus or a coconut, something is always out to get ya.

    Okay. There you have it.

    Montezuma is on the Nicoya Peninsula near the Nicaraguan border. Since Central America kinda does a lazy letter S lying on its side, north/south/east/west gets really confusing. I mean if we are going towards Mexico, it should be north and since we are on the Pacific Coast we should see a sunset on this side, right? Wrong. It’s ...

    La Fortuna

    A travel blog entry by claire-jellard on Jul 18, 2014

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... until we took a wrong turning! We ended up in an area with very steep hills and deep holes in the road. Terrible, but we couldn't turn round and had to keep going. At that point we discovered our handbrake wasn't working well either, which is quite critical when attempting hill starts!!? At one point, Jellard had to push Jan (in his car!) up the hill. Fortunately, we met two local ...

    In search of howlers...

    A travel blog entry by sacker33 on Feb 06, 2014

    10 photos

    ... it is normally a 4-5 hr drive. We learned to add at least an hr or more to every time estimate given because driving in CR is a lesson in patience. About hr 2, the view changed from gorgeous scenery of the volcanoes, into traffic congestion on the notoriously bad Pan American highway (runs from Nicaragua thru CR to Panama). Average speed 20 mph for hrs. We managed to stop for a late lunch at a "soda" which is a local family run diner. Most common meal is a casa ...

    Get Up! Stand Up!

    A travel blog entry by kim_puravida on Aug 20, 2013

    3 comments, 24 photos

    ... you can see on their faces that they are holding back the tears, so we’d have to look at the other with a face saying “No! Don’t! Don’t cry!” Hahahahahahah. A-mazing. Bless her. A strict instructor, who could have been lost in translation a little bit, was giving Sal some grief. Although for a beginner, she was actually doing really well, so it didn’t really make much sense why he was shouting at her stuff like ...

    Been There, Eaten That, Whoops- a Little Over Done

    A travel blog entry by apot-of-flowers on Aug 04, 2013

    3 comments, 1 photo

    For those of you who have not caught up on your Costa Rican fast facts, I'll give you a few quick facts courtesy of the BBC:

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