Costa Rica is famous for his flora and fauna and for his tropical beaches.
Samara Pacific Lodge enjoys a privileged position to explore the natural treasures and invites you to visit the forest and typical thickets of Guanacaste. Take the road inhabited by howler monkeys, squirrels and numerous exotic birds to the beach of Samara and Buenavista.
Immersed in a tropical atmosphere through the adjacent hills, a path will lead you to discover a magnificent panorama view of the Bay of Samara.
Together with a French guide, with beautiful horses, Discovery the picturesque groves of Guanacaste and the hills cross the jungle and his rivers and with discretion you can observe the wildlife. Enjoy a gallop on the beach and enjoy the sunset.
For beginners and advanced peoples
This part of the globe is considered as one of the best fishing destination for jigging, popping and Big Game.
This area entertains fishing for most fish all year round including Carangue, Coryphene, Wahoo, Snook, Corine, Barracuda, bigeye Tuna and others.
The fishing season start 15 November to 15 August, the best fishing months it’s January to July.
The Surf is one of the most popular sports in Costa Rica. For beginner and advanced surfer it is possible to have fun.
Playa Samara is a perfect place for beginners; the waves are small and break gently. The high tide is the best time to surf, with a longboard it is easier to have fun regardless of the waves. Playa Buenavista is for experienced surfers, waves are bigger and demanding.
In Samara Beach a teacher give you an instruction of the surf safety, theory and a demonstration to make those first steps into the surf.
Playa Ostional and Playa Camaronal are the most important nesting beaches for turtles in Costa Rica.
Many turtles come to the beaches, mainly at night and during the last quarter of the moon.
An unforgettable experience in Costa Rica.
Ocean Kayak & Snorkel
Take a trip during a half-day with Kayak. Across samara bay to “Isla Chora” with cristal sand and explore the seabed.
Along the Boca Ora River, discover the richness of wildlife. Through the mangroves, you will marvel at what nature can offer. You can enjoy the company of blue herons, Flamingo and can be seen a few Crocodiles.
The canopy is a unique experience, an incredible journey in the magnificent forest of Costa Rica. Suspended 30 m above the ground, you will discover spectacular scenery, through the canopy from tree to tree through 12 platforms and 10 lines of steel cable. This exciting adventure to thrill seekers and nature lovers.
Departing from runway then flying over miles of beautiful mangroves, you´ll first head to one of the most beautiful beaches in Guanacaste called Playa Barrigona. Next, you´ll head inland to the river Buena Vista on the lookout for sunbathing crocodiles along the river. The next leg of your flight takes you to the beaches of Samara and Carrillo where you may get a soaring eagles perspective of mantas, sharks, big swarms of fish and sea turtles. From Carrillo you´ll overfly the Isle Chora on the way to playa Buena Vista where you´ll experience the sensation of flying just over breaking waves and feel you´re surfing in mid-air! In the time from December to March you can often see whales playing near the shore.
GYM & SPA
Located in the center of Samara this complex has :
– Air-conditioned gym, equipped with aerobic equipment, and offers academically qualified sport and weight trainers.
– Sauna, Jacuzzi and massage hut.
– Zumba, Yoga, Cardio Latino and Pilate.
With an extension of 18 058 hectares, is situated at the northwest of Tempisque River. Palo Verde has the greatest ecological diversity in Costa Rica. There you can see crocodiles.
For Bird-watching fans:
Palo Verde contains the largest concentration of waddling bird in all Central America and has identified more than 270 species of bird.
From September to March several thousand of herons, egrets, grebes, ibis and ducks flock to the lagoons and surrounding areas to feed and mate. The park also has the largest nesting colony of black crowned night herons in the country. It´s located in the Bird Island, which is seen on the banks of Tempisque River.
Palo Verde National Park is a real attraction for bird-watching fans.
Unlike the volcanic stone found throughout northern Costa Rica, Barra Honda area of the Tempisque Basin, where a limestone foundation was found.Water has cut extensive caves through the small mountains of the park.
The protected tropical dry forest within its borders is some of the last in the world and very different from the rain and cloud forests that attract many ecological tourists to Costa Rica.
Stalactites, stalagmites and other calcareous formations of the more than 40 limestone caverns are the main Barra Honda´s National Park attractions. The caves are all in good condition because their vertical entrances are difficult to negotiate.
Size: 2 300 Hectares of protected area
Elevations: 442 meters above sea level