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Hotel Villas Playa Samara

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Overview
Mediterranean style villas, gardens around beachfront hotel.
 
Location: Samara Beach; 35 km SW from Nicoya, Guanacaste Province, Nicoya Gulf.

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  • sc0le8 : Ontario, Canada
Great place to go

I had a great experience at this hotel. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. The area is kept very clean every day. Food is good, but nothing amazing. Average buffet food...plenty of fruit was provided which was nice. The beach was amazing, and never busy, only a handful of people on it at all times which was great for exploring what the nature had to offer (not sure if this was due to the time of year I went). This is definitely a resort for families, or people who want to spend their time exploring the country in a more low-key way. There is entertainment in the evenings, usually a performer singing or playing an instrument, and plenty of good alcohol, but it is not a loud party resort. There was a good mix of older people, families, and a few young couples. It is a somewhat small resort, and has a bit of a hotel feel rather than an all inclusive. No lines for meals, or too many crowds. I would go back to this resort in a heartbeat!

  • BlackstoneNorth : Toronto, ON
Great resort for those that want an intimate, relaxing vacation

This is a very small resort that allows for an intimate vacation. Approx. 50 cabins ( some quite nice with efficiencies), it lent itself well to what we were looking for.It's a two hour trip by bus from Liberia airport, but the resort and surroundings are great.A twenty minute walk to Samara, the small town that seems alive constantly.There is construction on site but is not intrusive nor overly noisy and becomes 'background noise' after a day or so.The food is very good, the staff welcoming and helpfull.We're beach folks so only hung out at the pool one morning.The beach is great but could have a few more chairs as you have to stake your spot early in the morning. Wild horses run by twice a day, fishermen head in & out on their boats, crabs scurry about at low tide and birds make the best of the opportunity. The walks are pleasurable.The decore is dated but the addition of room may spill over to a remake of the lobby, bar and dining areas.Nightly entertainment was great with various artists, some truly gifted musicians.We travel a fair bit and always look for smaller places to stay and this was perfect for us.

  • 3bears2017 : Brampton, Canada
hotel villas playa samara

Great little place however.. there are not enough chairs on the beach.. They say it is a "beachfront resort".. but you need chairs to sit on the beach .. or the shade.. There are not enough chairs on the beach to accomodate the people . They absolutely forbid you to move the chairs at the pool (which are unoccupied and are in the sun) to the beach.. Some of the beach chairs are broken as well. This can't be classified as a beachfront resort!!The food was good , not a great variety and fairly simple. Which i prefer. The rooms were great! All in all.. i enjoyed my stay.. They have great a pool bartender.. Daniel!!Linda GiesekingMarch 15-22 2017

  • Julie B :
Great resort :)

We stayed at the resort from march 11-19 : Great location on the beach and walking distance to Samara. We loved the food but it can get repetitive. The staff was friendly and very helpful - Thanks Marcos and Daniel for the exceptional service!Our room was clean, renovated and close to the beach.The kayak/snorkling excursion was fun and surfing was great for beginners! If you ever decide to go to this resort, bring water shoes!

  • Joyce Y :
Quick last minute trip to Costa Rica

The location was lovely with iguanas, lizards and lots of birds on the property. The villas were comfortable and the food very tasty. The staff were very friendly and helpful.You can walk along the beach to get to a small town which had restaurants and shopping and if you are lucky you get to see monkeys with their babies in the trees.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

Available with Breakfast Plan or Optional All-Inclusive Meal Plan. Meal Plan includes:
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Lunch Daily
  • Dinner Daily
  • Snacks
  • Domestic alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Boogie Boards
  • Water skiing
  • Boating
  • Jet skiing
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Horseback riding
  • 59 Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 2 Bars
  • Pool
  • Gift Shop
  • Children's programs
  • Room Service
  • Complementary coffee
  • Parking On Site
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge service
  • WIFI, in public areas and the rooms
Deluxe Room:
  • 1 king or 1 single plus a queen
  • 1 full bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan
  • In-room safe
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Kitchen facilities including Refrigerator, Stove, Microwave, Cooking Utensils and Dining Room
  • Maximum occupancy of 4, up to 2 children
Kids Deals - Children 0-2 years old will stay free under All Inclusive and European plans. Children 3-12 years old have special All Inclusive rates available when sharing with two full paying adults. Children 3-12 years are free when traveling with at least one adult and booked under the European Plan.

For the Kids - Children's programs / Babysitting/Child Care.
Complimentary Honeymoon Package - Bottle of domestic champagne or domestic wine, Private romantic dinner (AI Plan only), Special gift, Specially decorated room & room upgrade to the honeymoon suite (subject to availability at check in). Note: Honeymooners should appear on the voucher/reservation in order to be eligible to receive the package.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Hotel Villas Playa Samara
    Liberia,Costa Rica

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Hotel Villas Playa Samara
South From the Center of Samara Going Towards Playa Carrillo 3km, Playa Samara 50205 Costa Rica

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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