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  • Workshops available daily
  • 8am – 11am

Justin Welch Photography

Are you frustrated with having a digital camera that you don’t know how to use to achieve the beautiful photographs you want? With a maximum of six participants, these workshops with a Samara-based local photographer are designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills,  and confidence to practice creating those images. Photographers of any skill level can benefit from the workshops, which cover topics for beginners, intermediate and advanced skill levels. The workshops are a fun way to improve your current knowledge and skills. We will cover some theory and then, most importantly, go out together to put that theory into practice.

  • By Appointment Only

Weddings Nosara

Weddings Nosara is a full-service wedding and event planning company now available in the Samara area. Your vision of the ideal destination wedding starts the journey, and we work hand in hand with you taking away the stress but not the control to create the ultimate event and providing you with exactly what you want!

Best Insurance Costa Rica

Best Insurance Costa Rica will help protect you, your family, and your investments offering the best insurance options and being there for you when you need them the most.

  • Monday-Friday
  • Office 8am-5pm
  • A/C
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Samara Massage Center

The Samara Massage Center is located at the heart of Samara Beach on the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy campus. We provide affordable, professional massages to the Samara Beach community and its guests! Clients receive exceptional massage therapy treatment in the artfully decorated, tranquil massage center which provides air-conditioned, private, and peaceful treatment rooms (the ideal place to escape the heat!).

  • Available daily by appointment
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Drift Massage Therapy

Kate believes that all aspects of an individual--body, mind, and spirit; can benefit from receiving massage therapy. Therefore, all sessions are customized to meet the individual needs of clients by integrating various modalities of massage such as Swedish massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy/deep tissue, and craniosacral therapy. She is dedicated to a happier and healthier you.

  • Tuesday - Saturday
  • 9am - 6pm
  • A/C
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Salon Peluqueria Solene

Solene’s Salon offers professional hair cuts and styling for children, men, and women. Also coloring, 3D eyelashes, acrylics, mani-pedi, and much more. Available for weddings and special occasions. Service is available in French, Spanish, and English.

  • By Appointment
  • A/C
  • In Town
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Samara Tattoo Studio

High-quality tattoos by American Artist, Michael Stout - Bachelors of Fine Arts (cum laude) from Syracuse University, New York, USA. Twenty four years experience as a professional freelance illustrator/designer and this year celebrates fourteen years working as a tattoo artist in Samara. A sterile, disposable system, 100% safe. All high-quality materials imported from the US and Canada. Custom art, cover-ups, and re-touches. No tattoo too big or too small. The private studio is just a few minutes walk from town center and steps from the beach.

  • Monday to Saturday
  • 9 am to 5 pm

Costa Rica Immigration Experts (CRIE)

Since 1999 Costa Rica Immigration Experts (CRIE) have been helping people gain their residency in Costa Rica. Regardless if you are moving to Costa Rica for retirement, business, or a lifestyle change. Costa Rica Immigration Experts will explain and guide you through the whole process from the application to the congratulations. Other legal services are also available.

Fishbird Design Studio

Fishbird Design Studio is a one stop shop for all your design needs. Logos, business cards, invites, signs, flyers, maps, packaging, stationary, books, posters and more.

Beba's Babysitting

Beba's Babysitting services in Samara and surrounding areas is a professional and educational sitting service that will watch over your children.

Garden and Landscape Design Services

Experts at land and garden design for new or existing properties. Make your property special!  Hourly consulting up to full master plans ready for bidding or phased implementation. Designs can include hardscapes (terraces and patios), swimming pools and fountains, driveways and pathways, horticultural and planting plans, lighting, tree work and arboriculture, resolution of drainage issues, and more!

  • Call for an appointment.
  • In Town
  • Out of Town
  • Late Night

Samara Vet - House Calls

Dr. Maria is the veterinarian at Samara Vet. Call for an appointment and she will come to your home to treat your pets and can even offer paperwork services to fly with your pet. 

  • By Appointment
  • Delivery
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Gaby's Flower Shop


Gaby’s Flower Shop in Samara will deliver the most beautiful flowers and arrangements for your home, special occasion or event using only the freshest local flower. Need help with your wedding? Gaby can help with planning. Don’t hesitate to contact Gaby today.

  • Monday-Saturday
  • 7:30 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday
  • 9 am - 3 pm
  • c2,000/kilo ($3.35)
  • The Best Service at the Best Price!
  • #1 location for biodegradable soaps and natural products.
  • Laundry Service
  • Delivery
  • In Town
  • Pick-up
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Lavanderia La Vida Verde - Samara Laundry

Lavanderia La Vida Verde is working hard to bring you the best laundry service in Samara by offering 24hr or same-day service as well as an after-hours dropbox. Using only Bio-degradable products and offering more services including clothing alterations and repairs. The preferred laundry services in Samara. ***CAUGHT IN THE RAIN? ARE CLOTHES NOT DRYING ON THE LINE? COME SEE US ABOUT OUR DRYING SERVICE.

  • Available 7 days a week by appointment
  • 60 minute massage $60
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Pampering by Shirley

Pampering by Shirley offers the most economical massage on the beach or at your home, Mani-Pedi and treatments too. Shirley is from Costa Rica and has many years of experience. She truly enjoys making your day better. Why wait? Contact Shirley today and pamper yourself.

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9 am - 5 pm

LandCo Real Estate Legal Firm

LandCo is a Costa Rican Boutique Real Estate Legal Firm that is specialized in providing unique and exceptional Real Estate Legal Services for our clients. We believe in excellence, you can rely on our hard work. WE ONLY DO REAL ESTATE LAW AND WE ARE DEDICATED TO BEING THE BEST AT IT.

  • This is where we would show your hours and if you are closed for holidays
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Delivery
  • In Town
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • PayPal Accepted

This Space is Available

This is the area where we would have a short write up about your business and services. To the right, we would have your logo or we could have a nice photo of you smiling or a beautiful shot of your place. Below the logo/photo is a space for your hours, or closed for the season and space for info like "We can come to your home". By clicking anywhere here your clients will be taken to a dedicated page with more information about you.

  • Monday-Friday
  • 9am-5pm

Costa Rica Info Center & FREE Trip Planning

Let us help you plan the best Costa Rica vacation possible. We are part of the Costa Rica Guanacaste tourism board. Our services are always free and we never inflate quoted prices.

Rudlyn Topography & Survey

Professional Survey and Topographical services. Fast, Accurate, and Affordable.

  • they are always working

Majestic Imaging Website Development

Kalin and his team at Majestic Imaging are professionals at website creation and problem-solving. No business is too small or problem too big for their services. The team of experts can help you with web design and services, SEO, logos, market placing, website development, e-commerce, domain names, hosting, email service and more. Whatever you need, whatever platform, Kalin and his team at Majestic Imaging have the solution.

  • 8am-5pm
  • 7 days a week

Alamo Car Rental

Begin your adventure travel in Costa Rica by driving in a car from Alamo Rent a Car. Our company has over 40 years in the industry of car rental in Costa Rica. We are characterized by: The largest and newest fleet in Costa Rica and more than 40 stations located throughout the national territory - Quality and Environmental Certification ISO 9001 and 14001 – Professional, cheerful, and customized - International recognition. Book your rental car with the Samara-Carrillo Info Center and take advantage of their corporate pricing!

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9am - 4:00pm

ARCR - Association of Residents of Costa Rica

One source for your retirement, living, and travel in Costa Rica. For over 30 years, The ARCR has assisted those living and retiring in Costa Rica and those considering moving here. Professional services include Immigration, Insurance, and Relocation Assistance.

  • Monday- Friday regular business hours.
  • After hours and weekends by appointment.

Forza Legal, Tax & Accounting

Forza is a trusted legal and accounting firm in Costa Rica with an interdisciplinary team of seasoned professionals with more than 20 years of experience in offering legal, accounting, tax, business consulting, and advisory services.

  • Breakfast Class @ 8-11 am
  • Lunch Classes @ 11 am-2 pm
  • Dinner Classes at 3-6 pm
  • 1 person: $140
  • 2 people: $70/person
  • 3 people: $65/person
  • 4 people: $60/person
  • 5 people: $60/person
  • 6 people: $55/person
  • Prepayment needed
  • Taxes not included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Out of Town
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Tropical Garden Cooking School

Do you love cooking? Would you like to learn how to make your favorite Costarican dishes? Christine will teach you everything you need to know to make your favorite typical dishes at home. Tropical Garden Cooking School offers Cultural Cooking Classes with typical dishes, Nutritional Cooking Classes, and Outdoor Bonfire Cooking for groups of 7-10 people. You select the menu and Christine will plan the rest. All you need to bring is your enthusiasm and appetite. English, Spanish & German is spoken.

  • 7 days a week
  • 7am-6pm
  • $12/day
  • Pick up or delivery to your hotel or VRBO in Samara
  • Delivery
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted

Buena Vista Bike Rentals

Buena Vista Bike Rentals offers brand new and super well-maintained beach cruisers for rent by the day, week or month. Delivery direct to your doorstep too so why wait to get out there and discover the beauty of Samara by bike.

  • Monday-Friday
  • 8am-5pm

Horizon Magazine

The Horizon Magazine is all about the exciting activities and businesses in the Samara, Carrillo, Guiones, and Nosara area of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Up to date information on what to do, when, and where. With photos, tide charts, contests, games, and more.