The Hideaway Hotel Playa Samara
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Playa Samara
... season (8 months of the year) the roads are impassable.
Samara is considered one of the last real “Tico” beach towns, and although it is sure a cutie, it is far from “local”. Still, it has been my favorite beach so far for many reasons. First off, it’s compact without being too small. There are many bars and resto’s on the beach (something missing from Montezuma), some of which boast free beach ...
... pineapple and watermelon which we made short work of. We were starving after our less than adequate lunch. They dropped us off at our hotel afterwards where it was straight into the shower. As hard as it was I really enjoyed the biking, Gina didn't enjoy it quite as much but she did well to finish. Once we were showered and had our room organized we went into town to try and find an ATM that would actually work with our bank card. We don't normally have ...
... gorgeous. You'll recall we drove to Arenal in the dark so we had no idea what the countryside looked like. As we descended the mountain rain forest, it transformed into dry forest, then plains (pampas) and Burma cattle for as far as 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.
... we might take it a bit personally and get a little bit upset. Hahahaha. (Laughing so much writing this, because even at the age of 21 it is so true!)
Ok, so things took a quick turn as we both had a flashback of our old basketball times with Geoff. This time, it was the other way round and it was Sal on the wrong end of it all. I’m referring to a time when the other twin can sense that the other one is having a hard ...
... village called Coyote and saw a picture of the animal we'd just seen - mystery solved and an aptly named place! We also encountered a turkey vulture in the road who refused to move even when we beeped at him. He just sat there dominating the road way so we had to go around him.
After about 2 hours we had been through more than 8 streams and small rivers and felt encouraged when we saw a car coming the other way that there must actually be a way through/over the big ...