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Samara Adventure Company

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Address: Downtown, Playa Samara 5235, Costa Rica
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+506 2656 0920
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We are specialists in customizing your vacation for your specific interests...

We are specialists in customizing your vacation for your specific interests and budget. We can organize all the details of your trip, from your arrival at the airport until the time to say goodbye. We offer activities, hotel reservations, and transportations for almost anywhere in Costa Rica. Let us take care of the bookings and logistics of your trip so that you can relax and enjoy this beautiful country!

SAMARA ADVENTURE COMPANY IS A COSTA RICAN FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS ESTABLISHED IN 2004. ALTHOUGH KNOWN AS AN OUTSTANDING TOUR OPERATOR COMPANY HEADQUARTERED IN SAMARA BEACH, IT IS WELL RENOWNED TO PROVIDE DISTINCT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES AS WELL.

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US$50.00*
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Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling in Samara
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US$39.99*
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Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
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US$60.00*
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Samara Beach Stand Up Paddle and Snorkeling

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Kayaked and snorkeled!!!

My family of 5 went kayaking and snorkeling out to the island off of Samara Beach. We had a great time and the guides were wonderful. TIP: Be sure to put a lot of sunscreen... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Lonna C
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of 5 went kayaking and snorkeling out to the island off of Samara Beach. We had a great time and the guides were wonderful. TIP: Be sure to put a lot of sunscreen on before AND after snorkeling. It's 95 in Samara every day. ☀️☀️

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked the biological reserve with Bernie and it was incredible. He is SO knowledgable and really took the time to explain anything and everything about the plants and animals that call the reserve home. Saw some amazing wildlife up close thanks to his keen eye and monocular. Definitely recommend!

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davidortega, Director General at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this review

Hola Ivers276! Thanks for providing us with a positive review.We are glad to hear you enjoyed and learn a lot about dry forest. We hope to see you in the future at Samara. Maria Salazar More 

Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Samara Adventure Company because all the other guests at our hotel highly recommended them. And we were not disappointed. Unfortunately we only had time to fit in one tour on this trip. We did the morning tour to Werner Sauter Biological Reserve with Berny as our guide. They were professional from the booking, to the transportation,... More 

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davidortega, Director General at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this review

Hola Jlee409! First we want to thank you for sending this amazing review. We are glad our services meet your expectations. About Berny at our office we describe him as an open book and Samara Trails is very educational as you found out, we really hope to provide you with our services in the future. Best Regards, Samara Adventure Team More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was thoroughly impressed by our day on Chora Island. It was more than I expected. We began by kayaking out to the island where we saw a sea turtle, spotted by a guide, on the way there. We then had a ton of time on the island and snorkeled. Our guided spotted 2 additional sea turtles while snorkeling. Other... More 

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davidortega, Propietario at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this review

Hola Tiffanymariekid! We really want to thank you for this review! Isla Chora is a must visit while staying at Samara. Lets hope you visit us in the future ,about the negative part we will follow up on that for sure. Customer satisfation is our main goal. Samara Adventure Team! Samara Adventure Team! More 

Corner Brook, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and friends have booked two excursions through them. The day trip to Monteverde was excellent value for the money and the guides were fun and friendly and made sure all parties on the trip were well taken care of.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whale/dolphin tour - while we didn't get to see any dolphins, we saw a handful of whales and quite a few sea turtles. These are wild animals, so we knew it was possible we wouldn't see much. Alex, our guide, and Jorge, the boat captain, were a delight. Alex took my 5 year old son snorkeling with him so I... More 

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Union, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is our second visit to Samara and Samara Adventure Company remains our go-to for shuttle arrangements and adventures. We arranged with them to pick us up at the airport in Liberia and their prices were half of another shuttle service - $150 for seven of us and our luggage and this included two pick-up points. Dolphin tour with Alex... More 

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davidortega, Propietario at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this review

Dear Paige! What can I say? we are more than glad to have you as our clients, thanks for your trust and we are happy our services meets your expectations ;) See you soon the Sunny Samara Samara Adventure Team(Maria) More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

My husband and I chose several tours during our short stay in Samara. We were very pleased with every tour we booked, and can't say enough about our guides on those trips. Each one was pleasant, polite, fun, and happy to share their knowledge of interesting facts about the country, culture, geography and wildlife we experienced.

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Queen Charlotte, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We took this tour on Feb 14th. The company picked us up at our hotel, El Sueno Tropical, which is about 8km outside of Samara. The staff was very helpful, answering questions about wildlife,beaches,conservation. They modelled good safety practices, wearing lifevests, and careful attention to snorkeling masks. We saw schools of spotted dolphins, and everyone on the boat had a... More 

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Rosetown, Canada
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We used thus company for 2 tours...the Dolfin/snorkel tour as well as the Samara Trails hike. On the ocean tour we were lucky enough to see turtles, dolfins and whales ! The guides... Berny, Louis & George were all very knowledgeable and environmentally conscious. They were very patient around the whales and dolfins....moving away only when more boats were approaching.... More 

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