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Vacation Rentals & Villas in Playa Samara

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About Playa Samara

181 villas

Beautiful and relaxing location, Playa Samara CR

Playa Samara apartment

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

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$35

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The Loft Samara

Playa Samara condo

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Price per night from

$120

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Casa Candelitas Art/Yoga/Zen personal retreat

Playa Samara house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$150

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Right on the beach - Sámara, Costa Rica

Playa Samara house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 3 minutes

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$160

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Picasso House

Playa Samara villa

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$110

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VILLAS VERDES (V4) - upper floor, large balcony and lush greens, 24-hr security

Playa Samara villa

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

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$130

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Alta Vista Condo Catalina: Luxury, location, views!

Playa Samara condo

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$114

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Casa Dany, Another Oasis in the Middle of Town

Playa Samara house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

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$120

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Private room Juanita (with kitchen)

Playa Samara room

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Price per night from

$65

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Casa Azul, Playa Samara, Guanacaste

Playa Samara villa

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 5 minutes

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$70

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LUCIANO cabins equipped (with kitchen)

Playa Samara room

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Price per night from

$65

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Amazing Ocean Views / 3 minutes walking to Sámara

Playa Samara condo

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Price per night from

$200

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Beach & Ocean Views! Luxury Condo Begonia. Steps to the Sand. Luxury & Service

Playa Samara condo

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$114

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BEAUTIFUL AND PRIVATE B&B ROOM

Playa Samara b and b

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

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$65

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Casa Libre, Playa Samara, Costa Rica

Playa Samara villa

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 5

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$150

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OCEAN VIEW! - 1 Bedroom Luxury Guest House Overlooking Playa Samara

Playa Samara house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

“Warm welcome to a fabulous property in Samara” We were new to Costa Rica and wanted to be somewhat off the beaten track...enter the hosts for Casita Noche and the magic that is Playa Samara and its side-kick Playa Carillo. Bill's directions to the p

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$80

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La Villa Blanca - Modern Luxury right in town

Playa Samara villa

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

“This place was a must Stay--amazing!” I stayed here for five nights in early June with my husband, my sister, and her partner, and I can not recommend any place any higher than I would La Villa Blanca. This place is truly amazing, the owners are utte

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$200

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The Logan - Eco chic right in Samara Centro

Playa Samara apartment

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

“Best stop of our trip!” My wife and I just got back from spending three weeks in Costa Rica. Part of the trip we spent one week at The Logan. It is a great peacefull place and everything was wonderful. The appartement and the Pool , just everything.

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$95

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GREEN VILLAS

Playa Samara villa

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$165

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Casa Margarita

Playa Samara villa

3 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Great villa and location” We had such a wonderful, relaxing stay at Casa Margarita. The villa is spacious and clean, with a great terraced outside area with beautiful views, and a nice pool for cooling down. Lounging after a day at the beach, looking

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$160

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Mardelindo Apartments

Playa Samara apartment

1 bedroom / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$120

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VILLAS VERDES (V2) - One bedroom villa, lush greenery, 24-hr Security, Gated.

Playa Samara villa

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Price per night from

$130

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VILLA VERDES (V2) - 5 mins to beach, luscious garden with kitchen and security

Playa Samara villa

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Price per night from

$130

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VILLAS VERDES (V7) - Two b-rooms, lush garden, 24h security, gated, huge balcony

Playa Samara villa

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$151

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Casa Del Halcon 2

Playa Samara house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 31 minutes

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$100

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Casa Kika: A Peaceful Middle of Town Oasis

Playa Samara house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

Price per night from

$125

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Casa Bonita vacation rental

Playa Samara house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

Price per night from

$145

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Casita Amarilla - jungle home + pool

Playa Samara bungalow

2 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 2 hours 53 minutes

Price per night from

$135

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paradise in Samara get 1 night free/7 night min

Playa Samara condo

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$135

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VILLA VERDES (V6) 3 Bedroom Luscious Green Estate, Huge terrace, 24-hr Security.

Playa Samara villa

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

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$165

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Casa del Sur 2: A peaceful Oasis

Playa Samara house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

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$120

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2016 Construction Villa - Higher Elevation /180 Degree Beach/Ocean/Jungle View

Playa Samara villa

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 51 minutes

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$325

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Luxury condo with breathtaking views

Playa Samara condo

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$115

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B&B Heaven's Garden A Peacful Oasis

Playa Samara apartment

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

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$50

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Brain new Casa del Sur 3: Another peaceful Oasis

Playa Samara house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

Price per night from

$110

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Luxory villa center of Samara almost front of the ocean 5 bedrooms 5 bathrooms

Playa Samara villa

5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 12

Price per night from

$135

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BEST SPOT BEACH House Casa Blanca

Playa Samara house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 15 minutes

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$230

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Samara Rocks Villa Bruga

Playa Samara villa

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$108

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About Playa Samara

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Although it has a bustling little village with plenty of restaurants, bars and impressive nightlife, Playa Samara really is all about the beach. And what a beach! Beautiful white sand, calm turquoise waters and plenty of water sport activities on offer, it proves a huge pull for locals and tourists alike.

So, what are you waiting for? Book your FlipKey vacation rental today and get going!

About Playa Samara, Costa Rica

A three-mile-long, uncrowded beach with soft tan sand balancing on a gentle slope and surrounded by palm trees, Samara Beach is one of the best in Guanacaste Province on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

A tropical paradise, the water is warm and first-class for swimming in. At low tide, it's safe for little ones and at high tide, provides superb surfing waves for those who enjoy a bit of waterboard balancing. There are even lots of rock pools to go searching in for sea life and unusual shells. For those who enjoy snorkeling, the nearby beach of Matapalo is a top spot as it's quieter than Playa Samara.

Originally part of Nicaragua, the province of Guanacaste voted to become part of Costa Rica back in 1825. The original settlers were known as Chorotegas. Famed for their pottery—which can still be found today—they mainly grew corn.

What to do in Playa Samara, Costa Rica

Look for monkeys, porcupines and owls at The Werner-Sauter Biological Reserve. The 140-hectare private reserve offers guided treks and spectacular views of the beach and forest.

A 20-minute drive from Samara will bring you to the Belen Waterfall. Very non-touristy, this spot is unmarked and accessible only via a dirt pathway. Certainly a hidden gem in this area!

Take stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), kayaking and surfing lessons on the beach. Or, try some 'celeb spotting' on deserted Playa Barrigona beach nearby—it's the home of actor Mel Gibson and can be reached via a trek along dirt roads.

Divers and snorkelers can spot white-tip reef sharks, snapper and even hammerhead sharks on a guided tour of Isla Chora.

One of the most spectacular sights here are the wild horses that roam the beach. You can even go horseback riding around the area for just $50.

Try the local dish known as Casado. It's a meat or fish dish with rice, beans, salad, vegetables and fried plantains.

Top travel tips for Playa Samara, Costa Rica

The prime nesting season for turtles is during the rainy season from May right through to November. Guides usually alert locals and tourists when they appear on the beaches.

Driving at night in Costa Rica can be difficult since the roads are bad and there are no street lights. Arrive in the day to avoid this.

Public buses run between Sámara and the city of Nicoya. The express bus line Empresa Alfaro connects Sámara with the capital San Jose. You can also fly to Carrillo Airport which is just five miles from Samara. The drive from Liberia is two hours, from San Jose it’s four hours and five by bus.

Playa Samara is a pretty village with several restaurants, shops and hotels, but it is dwarfed by its beach in terms of the reason people come here. This is a great beach getaway resort, not yet overrun by tourists, so still manages to preserve a bit of a backwater, non-commercial vibe.

Make the most of it by renting a property in Playa Samara on FlipKey for your next vacation.

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