Experience unusual activities !

The most beautiful beaches in the Pacific
near Playa Samara Hotel in Costa Rica

The Flying Crocodile hotel*** is Playa Samara hotel, Costa Rica. This is a very friendly hotel of 10 lodges which enjoys a exceptional location in a 2 hectare park near Playa Buena Vista in Samara. The hotel is located in the province of Guanacaste which has 700 km of the most beautiful beaches in the Pacific. In addition of this, the region enjoys exceptional sunshine.

You will practice unusual activities, near the hotel. You will discover, among other things, beaches for swimming and lazing around, and also beaches for practicing various water sports. While other immense beaches where you are almost alone in the world, can be traveled on foot, on horseback or overflown by gyrocopter to admire breathtaking landscapes and photograph this little corner of paradise. Every evening you will also admire the splendid sunsets over the Pacific Ocean.

Some of these activities can book at the hotel reception at an extra rates.

7 Beaches
near Flying Crocodile Hotel

  • BuenaVista Playa – 7 min walk – Huge wild beach, with the impression of being alone in the world. Only the ASVO turtle protection refuge is at the end of the beach.
  • Barrigona Playa – 6 km, 10 minutes by car – Secluded beach usually with nice waves for surfers. Also ideal for its magnificent sunsets from 4:45 pm.
  • Samara Playa – 10 km, 15 minutes by car – 7km beach in the middle of the charming village of Samara where all sporting activities are.
  • Carillo Playa – 15 km, 30 minutes by car – Grandiose beach of fine sand bordered by coconut palms. It is the beach of Costa Rican families, mainly on Sundays
  • Barco Quebrado Playa, beach for fishermen.
  • Garza Playa is in a pretty little fishing village.
  • Punta Islita Playa.   Beautiful cove near village renowned for its mosaics and its museum.

Surf in Costa Rica

Surfing is a very popular sport in Costa Rica due to the warm waters of the Pacific   28 ° / 30 °.

The surf spots of the Nicoya Peninsula are famous. They are suitable for both beginners and experienced surfers depending on the direction and speed of the wind, the swell and the tides.

In Samara, a famous surfing spot, you can rent surfboards and take lessons.

Some of these activities can book  at the hotel reception at an extra rate.


Water activities in Costa Rica

  • Excursions in Kayak or paddle tours from Samara to Chora Island as well as snorkeling  will give you a chance to observe the richness of marine flora and fauna..
  • Sea Fishing.

Meet the whales and dolphins.
near Playa Samara Hotel Costa Rica

Depending on the season, during boat trips off the playa samara hotel in Costa Rica, you observe the whales and their spectacular jumps as well as the families of dolphins.  Young dolphins often accompany their mothers for 4 to 8 years to learn fishing techniques and recognize dangers.

Horse riding
on the beaches near hotel

You will ride through the tropical jungle on horseback, go across rivers and ride on the wild pacific beaches of Buena Vista and Barrigona.

Horseback riding is accessible to everyone, even if you have never ridden a horse. Horse treks are reserved for experienced riders.

Reservations possible at the hotel reception at an extra rate.

Flying over the Pacific coast by gyrocopter

During the gyrocopter flight, you admire the beauty of the Pacific coast, the vastness of the beaches, the tropical forest, and also fly over the bay of Samara. In addition, for unforgettable holiday memories, you can take wonderful photos during the radada descents!