About the destination

Even before Samara became a popular resort for tourists from all over the world, it was already a popular tourist town for Costa Ricans. It is a destination renown for its beautiful beaches to swim.


The official currency of Costa Rica is the Costa Rican Colon (CRC). U.S. currency and credit and debit cards are also accepted in tourist centers. However, if you plan to use your cards at your destination, be sure to inform your financial institution of the dates of your stay in Costa Rica.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations against the following diseases: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, yellow fever, influenza, rabies and measles. Please note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required to fly from Canada and to cross the land border into the United States.


Your passport must be valid for at least 1 month after your planned departure date from Costa Rica.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 33 °C 23 °C 4 mm
February 34 °C 23 °C 3 mm
March 35 °C 24 °C 8 mm
April 36 °C 25 °C 33 mm
May 35 °C 25 °C 169 mm
June 32 °C 24 °C 163 mm
July 32 °C 24 °C 98 mm
August 32 °C 23 °C 118 mm
September 31 °C 23 °C 178 mm
October 31 °C 22 °C 53 mm
November 32 °C 22 °C 53 mm
December 32 °C 23 °C 23 mm


The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish, but a local dialect called Costa Rican Spanish is spoken. English is a language well known by the Costa Rican population, but not all businesses offer their services in this language. In addition, it is good to know that French is a mandatory language to learn in the country’s schools.

Things to do in Samara

Horseback Riding on the Beach

Realize a childhood dream and ride a horse on a beach at sunset. Accompanied by a guide, make a beautiful circuit through the rainforest and some rivers, to the seaside.

Tyrolean Traverse

Experience the thrill of flying over the rainforest at full speed.

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