Hotel Sol Samara
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sol Samara Playa Samara
Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... the ungodly waiting in long lines. Bring snacks and lots of water.
It really is all about the great outdoors for both of these countries (although the only big city we spent time in was Panama City as we opted out of going to San Jose). We would have liked to spend some time on the Caribbean side, but weather forced us to stay along the Pacific. Something we are planning on remedying when we get to Nicaragua.
One thing that ...
... is a wonderful teacher. Very Very VERY encouraging. Each time he would say, you are doing so well! YOU can do it! I know you can and I know that you will! YOU WILL! And I almost did. Almost 3 times. I tried about 9. On attempt number 8 I fell off and the ocean bottom was MUCH closer than what I thought and I landed straight on my ankle. Rolled it pretty good. Annoying. My last attempt was the closest! I want to try again tomorrow ...
... it is 80% fresh water. This is the river that we swam across at the mouth of to go surfing at the beginning of the trip.
On Saturday we returned from Playa Grande back to Tamarindo with 4 people, 2 surf boards and our entire luggage crammed in the Yaris. The little clown car had a bit too much weight in it when we went over some nasty speed bumps causing some questionable sounds. We went out and watched the Boston/Montreal game that night, which didn't have too many people ...
... br> We were
hoping to make it to Samara in time for sunset but out hunger got the better of
us and we stopped at a bar restaurant with an outstanding view. We sat on the
porch of the restaurant and looked out over the rolling hills. I was proud to
be able to casually order my meal and drink without having to ask for help and
the waiter understood me the first time. Carmen showed me a new way to enjoy
... door ramp that lowers to load cargo and out the back was a huge kind of wooden tree house on 2 levels where the restaurant was. The view of a lush green valley leading to the sea was spectacular, everyone that we saw arriving all said 'wow' when they saw it.
After this we went for drinks at a place recommended to us. We stayed for just one expensive drink because we couldnt bear the dreadful singer anymore. It was funny at first and we thought he was just enthusiastic ...