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  • Everyday just before low tide
  • Please reserve a day ahead
  • $40-$60 Depending on operator
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Ocean Kayak & Snorkeling

Isla Chora is a small island 20-45 minute paddle from Playa Samara depending and where you launch from. Once there you will discover a white sand secluded beach and wonderful snorkeling just off the beach in warm waters teeming with tropical fish. Onshore, you will be treated to beverages and fresh fruits and don’t forget to share some with the local inhabitants of Isla Chora: the large iguanas and raccoons.

  • Isla Chora SUP $50-$60
  • Bay SUP at low tide $75
  • Sunset SUP 3:45pm $60
  • River SUP at high tide $60
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Ocean, River or Sunset

Have fun as you paddle through the safe rolling waves and then play around in tranquil waters! SUP Samara or Carrillo. You’ll receive a thorough safety lesson and get fitted for your equipment — helmets, lifejackets, and paddles. Practice with your guide and then enjoy a beautiful 2.5-hour Stand Up Paddle trip to Isla Chora or around the bays of Samara Beach and Carrillo Beach and catch the sunset from out in the waters of Costa Rica’s picturesque Guanacaste province. River SUP is also an option if you would like to see more nature.

  • Daily by appointment
  • Quick flight: 20 minutes $80
  • Experience: 35 minutes $140
  • Iron man: 55 minutes $220
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted


Flyboarding is a new and exciting activity for Samara and Carrillo, fly above the water and dive down below the surface, it's challenging and fun. 

  • 7am and 1pm
  • Please reserve you boat as soon as possible
  • 1/2 day $250-$600/boat
  • Full day $400-$775/boat
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Near Shore Fishing

Let your adventure begin. Catch your dinner or Catch (photo) and release. Just minutes from the shores of Playa Samara and Playa Carrillo is world-class fishing for Red Snapper, Tuna, Corvina, Grouper, Roosterfish and much more. The boats and captains offer all the equipment needed. Boats from 12’ to 28’ for 2 to 6 people. Book for Full or Half day fishing.

  • Daily before and after high tide
  • $35-$50 depending on operator
  • PayPal Accepted

Surf Lessons

Playa Samara and Carrillo are the perfect places to learn to surf or to get back up on your board. With natural reefs at each end of our cove to keep the breaks under control, no undertow, sandy bottom, and warm waters make it safe for all ages and abilities. Surf Board and Boogie Boards rentals. For the experienced surfer, transport is available to another beach. Bring a friend and have some fun. Lessons are done before or after high tide so lessons can be in the morning or the afternoon, depending on the tides.

  • Daily at high tide
  • Please reserve at least a day ahead
  • $45-$60 depending on operator
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

River Kayak

Travel down the Ora river and experience unspoiled Costa Rica from the mountains to the sea. You will see Monkeys, Iguanas, Frogs, Snakes and more plus more than 50 species of birds. Go back in time, deep inside the mangrove jungle. This slow meandering tour is slow-flowing and great for all ages 5-75 This tour can be done in single or double kayaks.

  • Available daily for group or private tours
  • Reserve at least 2 days ahead
  • Shared tours $60/person
  • Private tour $500/1-10 people
  • $40/extra person, 14 max.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Sunset Catamaran Excursion

This is a perfect way to see the spectacular sunsets of Samara. Book the catamaran with a captain for the beginning of your romantic evening. Want to pop “the” question? Last evening in town? Or just gather up a few friends, take some incredible photos and see the beach and bay from another perspective. Want a memorable way to mark your special occasion? Would you like champagne, wine or beer? Sodas? Snacks or Appetizers? Flowers, Music? Just ask, we can make it happen. Whatever you need to make this 3-hour sunset tour special. The private excursions include a cooler with beer, rum, and mixers.

  • Ready when you are,
  • Let's go!
  • 1/2 day $350-$550/boat
  • 3/4 day $550-$680/boat
  • Full day $600-$1,250/boat
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Deep Sea Fishing

World-class deep-sea fishing year-round. Giant sailfish, marlin, dorado, wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, red-snapper, roosterfish, yellowfin tuna and many more. Captain and crew supply all equipment, tackle, beverages, beer, and snacks. Boats from 20’ to 35’. Full, 3/4 and half-day tours are available. Bring your camera, hat, and sunscreen.

  • Daily at 8am
  • $53-$56/adults
  • Discounts for children
  • Private tours $265 and up.
  • Reserve at least 2 days before
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Dolphin Watching & Snorkeling

Head out on this 3-hour tour to see pods of Dolphins and see what else you can spot. Maybe Whales, Giant Manta and more. While you are looking for Dolphins you can snorkel and see the wonderful and colorful fish underwater. Bring your sunscreen, hat, sunglasses & a camera.

  • Every day by appointment
  • 8am-5pm
  • 30 minutes $30
  • 1 hour $50
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

Water Bike Rental

Enjoy the calm-tropical waters cycling the bay of Samara on a water bike. Silently peddle around the above the reefs, stop at the island, jump in and swim around.