Come and discover the magic of Playa Samara and what attracts tourists to vacation here, and travelers to invest in their own slice of hidden paradise in this small, charming beach town. Located on the dreamy Pacific Coast of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, and less than two hours from the Liberia International Airport, Playa Samara has remained authentically Costa Rican with its strong farming and fishing community, preserving the small beach-town vibe, making it the perfect peaceful escape from big city noise. The main attraction is the gorgeous and expansive, crescent-shaped beach, lined with coconut palm trees, where aquamarine water meets the white sandy beach shoreline. Playa Samara, known as one of the prettiest and safest beach spots in Costa Rica, boasts its own superb coral reef for snorkeling enthusiasts, and its very own tree-covered island, Isla Chora, in the bay for those who wish to explore the area a bit further by kayak, boat or paddle board.
The town is a collection of small hotels, excellent local and international restaurants, shops, bars, small boutiques, and markets that can easily be reached on foot. As you stroll down the main center of town you will discover coffee shops, fruit stands, banks, hardware stores, and a variety of clothing shops. The breathtaking ocean, mountain, and tropical jungle views make Playa Samara a dream paradise for nature lovers and for those seeking the Pura Vida way of life. A beautiful place to never grow tired of stunning sunrises and sunsets. An alluring, tranquil, friendly and happy place that will draw tourists back again and again, and for many visitors, a charming place they will want to experience forever on a full or part-time basis by investing in their own little slice of paradise. Come and discover Samara, where the magic happens and your dreams become a reality.
The Playa Samara area encompasses Playa Samara and a number of other beaches, like the beautiful palm tree lined white sandy beach of Playa Carrillo, just a 10-minute drive from Samara beach, where many visitors and residents enjoy living while remaining close enough to enjoy Downtown Samaras Culture and Amenities.
If you like, new adventures and exploration await your arrival like day trips with family, friends and local to less traveled beaches like Playa Buena Vista, Playa Barco Quebrado and the renowned Playa Barrigona, to the North, and Playa Camaronal, Playa Corrozalito, Playa San Miguel and Playa Coyote, to the South. These beaches are all within 30 – 60 minutes drive from Samara Beach with ideal surf and sand for fun outdoor adventures like surfing, watching Turtles nest and lay their eggs, adventurous dry river bed crossings and barbecues with family and friends. Worldclass surfing is discovered about 30 minutes to the South and North of Playa Samara in Playa Guiones and playa Camaronal…
For nature lovers, the countrysides of Playa Samara feature beautiful landscapes and small communities each with their own vibe and amazing ocean, mountain and jungle views from the quaint village of Santo Domingo, only 15 minutes from Playa Samara, the quiet community of Samara Woods only 5 minutes away from town, or the luxurious community of Boca del Toro in the heights above Playa Carillo, at only 10 minutes from Playa Carillo.
At Playa Samara we are also proud to be part of the Blue Zone of Guanacaste. To learn more about this area, take the time to visit the web site of the Chamber of Turism of Samara.
Whatever lifestyle you enjoy, whether you’re a beach lover looking to walk to the beach each morning and stay close to all the amenities of town, or a nature lover seeking tranquility and breathtaking views, the Samara area offers a wide variety of real estate opportunities, including land for sale – for those looking to build their dream home, homes for sale – for those looking for a turnkey opportunity to enjoy year-round or to utilize as a vacation home part of the year with the option to rent when outside Costa Rica. For those looking for an income-generating property, there are established hotels, businesses, and for the adventurous – land for development.
Whatever your dream or investment project, don’t hesitate to contact us – we’ll be here awaiting your arrival and are always happy to help.