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Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities

Location

Nestled on the beach, this Samara resort is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Carrillo Beach and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Samara Beach. Garza Beach and Nosara Beach are also within 20 mi (32 km).

Resort Features

At Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive, spend the day on the beach where you can enjoy snorkeling. Then return for a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 116 rooms offer free WiFi, refrigerators, and coffee makers. In-room massages, ceiling fans, and hair dryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and local beverages included
  • Number or type of beverages limited at one or more venues

Not included

  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities

Resort Amenities

Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

In addition to an outdoor pool, Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive provides a fitness center and a children's pool. Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli and a grocery/convenience store. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a swim-up bar. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This all-inclusive resort also offers a rooftop terrace, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in November 2016.

Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive is a smoke-free property.

  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1992 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Free reception 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Total number of rooms - 116 
  • Television in common areas 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Arrecife - This poolside restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

L ARDOISE - Overlooking the pool, this theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

ASIATICO - Overlooking the pool, this theme restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Free bicycles nearby 

Spa Services

  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 4 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed with a CRC 125000.00 deposit

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
No elevators

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: CRC 60
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: CRC 25.00 (from 4 to 11 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: CRC 99
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: CRC 45.00 (from 4 to 11 years old)
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Children's club/arcade access
  • Partner property pool access
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Bicycle storage
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: CRC 90000 per person (one way)
  • Pet deposit: CRC 125000.00
  • Early check-in fee: CRC 15000
  • Late check-in fee: CRC 15000 for check-in between 8 AM and 3 PM
  • Late check-out fee: CRC 15000
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Resort Name

  • Hotel Playa Samara
  • Hotel Villas Playa
  • Hotel Villas Samara
  • Playa Samara Hotel
  • Playa Samara Villas
  • Samara Villas
  • Villas Playa
  • Villas Playa Samara
  • Villas Samara

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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