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Samara Trails

| Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0920
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Samara Trails Including Werner Sauter Biological Reserve
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Samara Trails is a trail system within the private 346 acre Werner Sauter Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge is in Dry Tropical forest and contains various species of plants and animals including monkeys, birds, mammals, and amphibians. The hike takes approximately 3-4 hours to complete - private hikes are completed at 7am or 3:00 pm and are led by experienced and bilingual guides.
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“great hike” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Samara Beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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+506 2656 0920

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luis was a great guide! Really enjoyed learning about all the wildlife, area and history, would definitely recommend this tour!

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Thank Rebekka B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had an excellent wildlife walk; fantastic guide who was very knowledgeable and personable, stunning views and abundant wildlife. Essential if you are visiting Samara

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Alvaro T, Director General at Samara Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola! Thank you for this positive review. Its great to hear you had a great time,that's our main goal. We agree with you Samara Trails is a must do ,hope to see you soon enjoying another adventure. Samara Adventure team!

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We took the morning hike, starting at 730 to beat the heat of the day. We learned about the history of the Werner Sauter Biological Reserve and so much information about he local flora and fauna. The hike was moderately challenging at times, though it...More

Thank mel_T19
Alvaro T, Director General at Samara Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola! First we want to thank you for this positive review. Is great to hear how much you enjoy it and yes we agree 100% with you! Samara Trails is a must do while in Samara. Samara Adventure Team!

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Thank you to the lovely and knowledgeable Bernie for introducing our group to the dry try tropical forest! Bernie is delightful as he takes you through the trail, and points out flora from vines and plants to huge trees and fauna from termites to howler...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We were so lucky to have Luis as our tour guide. He was kind, knowledgeable, and funny. We saw the blue-capped motmot seven times, as well as a whole kerchunkel of monkeys at the end of our tour. Thanks, Luis!More

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Thank itsMCF
Alvaro T, Director General at Samara Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hola! First we want to thank you for this positive review , Is great to hear you had a great time and Luis going the extra mile to make the hiking an unforgettable experience. We really hope you join us on any of our adventures...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Well organized adventure. We learned more about the Costa Rican environment on this hike than any other. The guide (Bernie) spotted birds, animals and insects that the rest of us didn't see. He was also full of info in each creature spotted. We saw numerous...More

Thank Vernon S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Bernie was amazing. He was very knowledgeable about the animals and trees living in the forest. The view from the lookout point was phenomenal. Highly recommended!

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Berny our guide did a great job of showing us the natural surroundings of Costa Rica. The dry tropical forest is unique and is home to many amazing creatures. Berny is expert at finding birds and other wildlife for you to see then explains a...More

Thank Darren A
Alvaro T, Director General at Samara Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hola Darren! We really appreciate your positive review. Is great to know that you have enjoy it,as you said this is an educational hike. We really hope to have you as our client in the future.Pura Vida. Samara Adventure Team!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Wonderful reserve. Such a great part of the experience was the knowledge, warmth, and customer concern shown by Bernie, our guide. There were spots where the hiking was moderately difficult due to a combination of incline, rooted path, and sandy surface. Much was easy. All...More

Thank Lynn W
Alvaro T, Director General at Samara Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hola Lynn W, First we want to thank you for this positive review , customer satisfaction is our main goal and we really appreciate that Samara trails and our guide meets your expectations. Hope to have you as our client one more time in the...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

A beautiful place to be in the mornings, seeing birds, monkeys, butterflies, trees, etc. Bernie was an amazing guide...always attentive, both to us as visitors but also to the sights and sounds around us. He would hear a noise, ask us all to be quiet,...More

Thank Dan T
Alvaro T, Director General at Samara Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hola Dan T! First at all thank you for writing this amazing review. We are glad you enjoy it and you are 100 % right since Samara is really hot the earlier the better :) Hope to see you in Samara soon! Maria Salazar

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SayetaM
Is there a 1-800 number to call and book a tour? Heading to Costa Rica in three weeks, staying in Playa Villas Samara.
11 February 2016|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Alvaro's email is on the website. I have contacted him through email to book. He is very responsive.
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sle3364
How long a car ride from Tamarindo?
12 October 2015|
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Response from RoyFamily15 | Reviewed this property |
It's about 2 hours south down the coast by car (110km). Hope you go! Thanks for asking.
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Freddierem
We are staying at the Flamingo Beach Resort & Spa the week between Christmas and New Years Day. Do you pick up at this hotel? I have no idea what the distance is. Thanks.
17 June 2015|
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Response from Alvaro T | Property representative |
Hello, We are very happy that you are interested in hiking the Reserve! Playa Samara is about a 2 hour drive south from Flamingo. We currently do not offer transportation to the area you will be staying. If you rented a... More
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