Hotel Flying Crocodile

Playa Buena Vista Samara Costa Rica – Phone: +506 8988 6368


Discover the Flying Crocodile nestled in the natural greenery of Costa Rica.

Samara is a pleasant little village, 4 hours from San José, on the west Pacific coast, south of the Nicoya peninsula, in the province of Guanacaste.

Located outside the city, 15 minutes from Samara, the hotel occupies an exceptionnel location in a splendid 2-hectare tropical park inhabited by a large numbers of animals close to a huge wild sandy beach on the Pacific coast. 


Lodges & Restaurant


Distributed in the park, our restaurant and each of the 10 lodges of different size and architecture make our hotel a unique place.Thanks to a dry climate and optimum sunshine, the park shines with its tropical flowers and the guanacaste is adorned with its small white ponpon-shaped flowers depending on the season.

Park & Swimming Pool


In this enchanting setting, you will discover on the one hand the swimming pool, the billiards table and the ping-pong table located in the center of the hotel. But also, you will see scattered in the park, reproductions of statuettes from the pre-Columbian era and spheres called bolas, listed as a Unesco heritage which are exhibited at the museum National San José.


Buena Vista Beach and First steps of turtle


A few minutes walk from the hotel, at the huge beach of Buena vista, you can attend, depending on the season, thanks to the ASVO protection and care center, the first steps of the turtles which immediately go to the Pacific Ocean.

Many activities can be recommended to you by Emmanuelle and Bastien, owners of the hotel, to discover the province of Guanacaste such as the beaches to know for idleness, surfing, fishing and many other sports activities or the beaches to be almost alone in the world  but also the horseback riding on the beach and in the jungle, visits to national parks and refuges, the small villages to discover strongly steeped in Costa Rican tradition to explore.

To make your stay at the Flying Crocodile unforgettable.

Pura Vida!