Activities

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara

Have you ever seen a dolphin or a whale in its natural habitat? Why not do it in Samara Beach, Costa Rica? Samara's region is gifted with warm, crystal clear waters which are considered the ideal home to many schools of Bottle Nose and Spotted Dolphins. It is also a migratory route of Humpback Whales heading south for birthing season at certain times of the year. After sighting these amazing creatures, you will snorkel to find even more variety of sea life!
$60
3.5 hours
Water Sports

Ocean Kayak to Chora Island and Snorkeling

What better way to spend your day than kayaking to a deserted white sand beach? This is one of the most popular tours to Chora Island just in front of Samara Beach. After an eased and calm trip through Samara’s water over to Chora Island, you are free to snorkel with tropical fish from the region with our guide, or bathe in crystal clear waters, or simply lay down and take in the sunlight!
$50
3 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Boat Ocean Seafari Tour in Samara

Looking for a private adventure for you and your friends at Samara Beach? Well, look no further. You and up to 12 guests will have an adventure to see dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. Samara's region is gifted with warm, crystal clear waters which are considered the ideal home to many schools of Bottle Nose and Spotted Dolphins. It is also a migratory route of Humpback Whales heading south for birthing season at certain times of the year. After sighting these amazing creatures, you will snorkel to find even more variety of sea life!
$600
3.5 hours
Water Sports

Samara Beach Stand Up Paddle and Snorkeling

Try relieving some stress and relax while doing Stand-up Paddling to Chora Island just in front of Samara Beach. After an eased and calm trip through Samara’s water over to Chora Island, you are free to snorkel with tropical fish from the region with your guide, or bathe in crystal clear waters, or simply lie down and take in the sunlight.
$60
3 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Getaway Cruise in Samara Beach

Do you want a perfect golden sunset in Costa Rica? Why not see it cruising on a boat?You will cruise out of Samara's shore approximately at 3pm. The captain will guide the boat either North towards Barrigona Beach or south towards Punta Islita Beach depending on the water conditions. Along the way, keep your eyes open for dolphins that live in the waters year-round and if you are lucky you can spot whales heading to their breeding waters at the Osa Peninsula or turtles coming to shore to lay eggs.It is always exciting to see sea life up close!
$600
3 hours
Outdoor Activities

Samara Beach Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking

Discover the natural environment of Samara Beach on this 3-hour kayaking tour. With a guide, explore the diversity of the local mangroves as you kayak along the Ora River, paddling through mangrove tunnels toward Camaronal Beach. Admire the different types of birds you'll hopefully spot during the tour, and enjoy some beer and fruit when you arrive at Camaronal, where you'll learn a bit about the nature of this area. Hotel transport is provided.
$60
3 hours
Water Sports

Samara Mangrove Stand Up Paddling

Would you like to explore around Samara Beach on a stand-up paddleboard? Samara is not only about beach life, you can also find lots of diversity in the mangroves! Venture the Ora River while paddling through arching mangrove tunnels towards Camaronal Beach. Be amazed and ready with your camera to capture all the different types of birds that you might spot during the tour. Enjoy some drinks and eat fruits when you arrive to Camaronal Beach and learn about the nature in this area!
$60
3 hours
Outdoor Activities

Nature Hike with Naturalist at The Werner Sauter B

This is such an amazing and educational hiking tour  with a knowledgeable naturalist that will to put you in touch with nature.  The hike takes place on a family owned property, the only private reserve in Samara.  The Werner Sauter Biological Reserve has been preserved for 25 years.
$40
3.5 hours
Water Sports

Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling in Isla Chora

Ocean kayak and snorkel to Isla Chora is one of the most popular tours in Samara!  Isla Chora is a small island about a 25-45 minute paddle off the beach of Playa Samara depending on where you enter the water. Once on the island you will discover a secluded beach with amazing views back to Samara and the mountains behind it. Walking into the shallow and warm waters you will discover reefs teaming with tropical fish. While relaxing on the island you will be offered beverages and fresh fruits.  Some local wildlife will likely be curious and visit you: the large iguanas and raccoons. The bilingual guide will take you snorkeling near the island where you can find several types of fish.  The waters around Samara are safe for the whole family.  Tours are done when the tide is low.  Pickup and drop off from your hotel in Samara or Carrillo is included.  Don’t forget your camera, sun block and bathing suit.
$45
3.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Blue Volcanic River Waterfalls and Hot Springs Mud Bath Adventure in Rincon de la Vieja from Samara

Be transported by bi-lingual guide from Samara to a lush rain forest. Experience incomparable views, blue rivers, natural mineral hot springs, 80 meter waterfalls and much more. In the morning, hike in the rain forest for dips under the Grand Waterfalls and along an incomparable blue river. After a delicious lunch take dips in 4 different natural mineral hot spring pools and the fresh water pool with a bullet water slide and much more.
$160
9 hours