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Mountain and Beach Small-Group Half-Day Quad Tour from Samara
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“big waves” (5 reviews)
“bring water” (4 reviews)
“mel gibson” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this beautiful beach in Costa Rica. But please be careful there. It happens very often that people get robbed or somebody break into your car - like it happens to us. They stole shoes and other stuff from our car. But anyway...More

Thank Daniela A
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need a jeep or something similar, to get there, but it`s worth. Wonderful sunset. Ambient atmosphere. Everything you need for a day at the beach you need to have with you, particularly water, drinks and food.

Thank dadone85716
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is perfect So beautiful amazing ! ! If you arrive early, there is nobody around ;) The sand is white, there is trees,.. Warning: there is no showers available

Thank melisandre421
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Playa Barrigona is an adventure to get to. We were driving from Samara and had to cross a river (following a shortcut) and deep muds. You will definitely need a 4x4 and even then it may be intimidating depending on the mud situation. However, the...More

Thank Magdalena S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the horseback ride we took through the jungle to this beach. It was beautiful, clean, private and amazing!!!!

Thank bobandpeggy2017
Reviewed 1 December 2017

this beach is outstanding...It's worth the adventure to get there...So pretty with very few people. Can not wait to return.

Thank skiingfrog
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Beautiful beach to hear and see the crashing waves, baby crabs, almond trees, flowers and take a walk to find beautiful rocks and seashells.

Thank Ltrejo060812
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Playa Barrigona is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Samara area. It is about 10 miles from Samara and requires a vehicle with 4x4 to get there as the access road is through deep mud for most of the year . On arrival...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

heard that this was one of the most beautiful beaches in Samara...was excited to go see it. IT's way out of the way and you'd need directions...got part way there and had to cross a river...even though I had a 4WD I was afraid to...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The beach could be better, there was trash and debris throughout the sand. There were a lot of shells to be found but you can't bring them back to the states but you can collect them and leave them at the hotel.

Thank Debbie H
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Jennifer H
9 January 2017|
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Response from briteteeth | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you definitely need a 4X4. There are 2 ways to get there. The short way from Samara and the "long way from Samara. The short way requires crossing a river. I have crossed many times and I have also turned around... More
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