Climate and Location

Climate and Location of Samara, Costa Rica.

Samara is located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and is a part of the Nicoya Peninsula. This region is one of the warmest in the country. Average temperatures in December range from highs of 88 degrees Fahrenheit to lows of 66. However, expect cooler weather and heavy rains during the green or rainy season. The rainy season runs from May to November, with the largest amount of rainfall generally occurring during the month of October. Most locals embrace the rain as a welcome break from the heat and a source of renewal for their crops. Residents enjoy the striking ocean views, lush green hills and farm life from the comfort of their homes as the rain drizzles down.

Getting There and the Surrounding Area


Samara’s location makes it the ideal place to feel like you’re getting away from it all without being stranded. At only a two hour drive away from Liberia, by car, you can easily reach one of the country’s two international airports, the Daniel Oduber International Airport. Sansa airlines and Nature Air also have flights from the neighboring towns of  Nosara and Punta Islita to the capital city of San Jose.

Several beaches are located within walking distance or within a short drive from Samara. Playa Carrillo is less than five miles away, making it a nice choice for an afternoon get away. To the south, many visitors flock to Nosara, a prime bird watching and kayaking location. Playa Bejuco is loved by avid surfers and is located approximately 12 miles south of Samara.

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