Samara, Costa Rica
Sámara is a small beach town situated along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province. It has long been a favorite vacation spot for both Costa Ricans and foreigners. Samara beach is popular with swimmers, surfers and families.
Samara is not only a charming beach resort, with a wide choice of friendly and attractive hotels, restaurants, bars and discos, it is also a thriving fishing and farming community.
Things to See and Do
* Scuba diving and snorkeling
* Boat tours
* Sport fishing
* Canopy tours
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Costa Rican colón (CRC)
Language – Spanish
Population – 1500 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +506
Travel Links - Public buses operate between Sámara and Nicoya; express buses operated by Empresa Alfaro connect Sámara with San Jose.
Air service is provided by Sansa Airlines to the small Carrillo Airport, about 5 km east of Sámara.