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Land

  • Every day
  • From Sunrise to Sunset
  • 2 hours $75
  • 3 hours $100
  • 4 hours $140
  • 5.5 hours $150
  • *These prices are for 1 person on 1 quad.
  • Shared quads are available.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

ATV Tours

ATV tours in the Samara and Carrillo area offer amazing guided tours that are slow-paced and controlled for everyone's safety. What better way to see the beauty and nature up close than on an ATV. The experienced guides will point out the animal life and points of interest. Tours rang 2 to 4.5 hours. Discover the beauty of the back roads, trails, rivers, mountains, beaches, and waterfalls of Samara and surrounding areas.

  • Available every day
  • Prices from 1-30 days
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Bike, Golf Cart, ATV & e-Bike Rentals

Beach bikes, e-Bikes, golf carts, and ATVs are available for rent in Samara. Discounts are available for short or long-term rentals. 

  • Daily 8 am
  • Min. 4 people
  • Plantation tour: $50/adult, $45/kids
  • Processing Plant tour: $65/adult, $52/kids
  • Out of Town
  • Pick-up
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Coffee Tour

The coffee plantation of Cafetal Santa Rosa way up high in the Zaragoza mountains is 1 hour from Samara on rugged back roads. This tour will demonstrate the coffee growing, picking, and roasting process. Taste tests and beans or grounds are available for purchase. 

Or learn about the entire processing that coffee goes through in the town of Hojancha, 1.5 hrs from Samara.

  • Every day
  • 6:30 am & 2:30 pm
  • By appointment
  • $40/Adults
  • $40/Children under 12
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Guided Nature Hike

The Guided  Nature Hike in Samara is in a private biological reserve that has been here for over 28 years. Your hike will start on an old cattle farm just 8 minutes from downtown Samara, continue through a mango plantation before entering the Dry Tropical Forest. Here you will learn about the native plants and animals, as well as the rich and interesting history of the native peoples who inhabited the land long before the time of Columbus. Tour times are 6:30 am and 2:30 pm.

  • Daily between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm
  • $50-$120 depending on tour length
  • Prices do not include tax.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Horse Tours in the Mountains, Jungles and Beach

This is the perfect tour to see Costa Rica at its natural best.  Tours offer horses for beginners and advanced riders!

Professional and experienced guides offer several tour options. • From Samara to Playa Buena Vista: 2 1/2 hrs • In the mountains of Carrillo: 2 hrs • From Samara to Playa Barrigona: 3 1/2 hrs • Sunset tours • Hit two beaches: 4 hrs • Full day to visit 3 beaches: 9 hrs •

Personalized tour available from 3 hours to 7 days available.  Ask for more information.

*** We only recommend tour companies that take good care of and respect their horses. ***

Healthy and happy horses rule! 

  • Daily 7:30 am and 4 pm (except Saturday's)
  • Adults $20
  • Children $10 (under 4 free)
  • Reservations required
  • *Ask about the availability of photography tours.
  • Out of Town
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Macaw Breeding and Release Tour

Scarlet Macaws are being bred for release just 30 minutes south of Samara. This educational tour is offered at 7:30 am, except Saturdays.  You can self-drive or take a tour that includes transportation.  This tour is perfect for all ages!  Learn about the conservation program and see these beautiful birds in the wild. Support and visit this amazing cause. 

  • Everyday and some evenings
  • By appointment
  • 60 min. $30-$95 depending on therapist
  • Taxes not included
  • PayPal Accepted

Massage

All styles of massages available from Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue to Therapeutic & Sports Injury.  Receive messages on the beach, in a studio, in your room or at a studio in town. Couples packages available. You are on holiday and you deserve it! Treat yourself to a massage today!.

  • Breakfast Class @ 8 am
  • Lunch Classes @ 11 am
  • Dinner Classes at 3 pm
  • 1 person: $90
  • 2 people: $60/person
  • 3-5 people: $50
  • 6-10 people: $45
  • Prepayment needed
  • Taxes not included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Tropical Cooking Class

Learn to cook typical Costa Rican with a healthy twist just 5 minutes outside of Samara in a lush landscaped garden.  You will get lots of hands-on experience preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes. Groups for 7-10 can experience the outdoor Bonfire Cooking Session.

  • Baby tour depends on hatching time
  • Nesting tours usually are in the evening
  • $49-$55/Adult depending on the operator available
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Turtle Nesting Tour

A truly awe-inspiring experience. A private shuttle will pick you up at your hotel around 6:30 pm and take you to a nesting beach near Samara where you will be guided to watch turtles come ashore, dig nests, lay eggs and if you are lucky, see babies hatch from the last arrivals. If possible you may also visit the turtle reserve where you will see rescued turtles. Popular between August and January, this 3 1/2+ hour tour is something you will remember for a lifetime. *When it is a large arrival (Arribada) pick-up times will be early morning or mid-afternoon.

  • Daily 9 am
  • $53/adult
  • $42/children from 3-12
  • Includes lunch
  • 4 person minimum
  • Ask if we already have a tour going.
  • Lunch
  • Out of Town
  • Pick-up
  • Water & Fruits
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Waterfall Tour

The nearby waterfalls are a favorite among locals.  Once a well-kept secret is now a popular destination but is just far enough away that it is never too busy.  Enjoy the nature Jacuzzi pools, dive off the 4.5m waterfall into the refreshing water or swim and relax by the river surrounded by the sounds of water and nature.

  • Monday-Saturday, sometimes Sunday
  • Mornings and afternoons
  • Adults between $50-$95
  • Children under 12 between $50-$80
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Zipline/Canopy

Just minutes from Playa Samara you can climb to the treetops, zip from platform to platform with sweeping views of the mountains and the beaches. Zip from tree to tree and see the amazing wildlife from a unique perspective. The tour guides are great, safe, and fun. This tour is offered Monday to Saturday and sometimes Sundays in the morning and the afternoon.