Hotel Restaurante Giada

Main street, Playa Samara, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Playa Samara

In Search of El Sol

A travel blog entry by kristinrust


"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Six days in the rain was enough. From the moment I landed in Costa Rica last Sunday, until about an hour out of San Carlos last Friday, it rained. When making weekend plans, the only goal was finding dry, sunny weather. We looked at the Caribbean side …

Surfing for real this time

A travel blog entry by astoriavslb

We havent really updated the blog in a few days mostly due to a busy shcedule. After spending some time in Santa Elenaa swinging from tree to tree, we drove across the country to the Nicoya Peninsula. We were initially going to go to Montezuma or Malpais but after speaking to someone we met, we decided instead to go to Samara. Samara is a beach …

June 8, 2008

A travel blog entry by caromar


June 7, 2008: Today was a laid back day. We took an awesome walk to the end of our beach. It was a real low tide and we could see shells, pieces of coral, little crop diggers or sand diggers (little snails that make paths in the sand, and sand dollars. The shells aren't big but they are very lovely. We got some sun by the pool. I probably got too …

Biking Bad

A travel blog entry by sacker33


... her bike lock. I neglected to mention she had dumped the bike trying to walk down a path to the beach. Since I loved riding the beach, I offered to ride back to that spot to search for the lock amongst the rocks while Robin chilled in the shade and enjoyed her beer. 10 or so minutes I returned with lock in hand. Success! I was rewarded with a delicious fresh mango smoothie (no alcohol - too hot to drink).

I consider this the calm before the storm. After lounging ...

If you've ever imagined Amanda on a horse...

A travel blog entry by kerrmandy

1's everything you could wish for and more!!

After a 6:45am pickup it was off to a day of activities. We were picked up by Alberto and Miguel and drove about an hour to Rincon de la vieja park. We started the day off with horseback riding -- Miguel rode ahead and took about 20 of the worst possible pictures of us looking very uncomfortable on our horses and the helmets were not the most fashionable. Amanda was in a lot of pain as the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Main street, Playa Samara, is near Samara Beach, Charlie's Adventure Tours, and Jesse's Samara Beach Surf School.
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