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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I extended my stay the moment I saw my room. I had just stayed in a place in Santo Domingo that had me wanting to run to the pharmacy for some Prozac, but things brightened when I arrived here. Friendly staff, kitchen is lovely. Well designed rooms (my bed is like a cozy nook). Oh, and the howler monkeys are...

Thank TrippinT2014
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Great value at $20 a night for a single bedroom which has a nice size ensuite and the walk to the beach is fairly short. Swimming pool is also nice although quite small but nice change from the sea. Would definitely stay here again if going to samara

Thank Leo S
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We stayed there for about 5 days and it was extreme relaxing. The staff was friendly and always helpful in planning your trips. Very calm place, we stayed in the second floor rooms. Parking space was outside the lodge, so no special safety area, but on the main road, so no big deal. Breakfast was not available, but a short...

Thank abalexanderboehm
Numansdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 4 May 2016

In the range of budget hotels in Samara, Tico is no.1 for me. Only 500 metres from the beach. The lodges are situated in a well kept garden, with a pool and a well equipped kitchen with a professional barbecue. The room is clean and spacy. The bacony gives enough space to sit or rest in the hammock. Cooling capacity...

Thank Hessel B
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We loved staying here. Nothing was more relaxing than waking up and lounging in the hammock. From our room we could see a banana tree, papaya tree and palm trees. The exterior kitchen was well stocked and fun to use. The hotel offers several amenities including yoga, massage and a pool. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. We even had...

Thank Kate G
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, awesome owners!!!! The exterior kitchen is very handy, especially since Samara can be pricy. You can buy your food at a local store and make great food at the lodge! A chef was at the lodge one night and gave us great tips on how to prepare Costa Rican food...The place is very clean, inside...

Thank JoshMalek
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Great place to get away from the hustle & bustle of daily work life. Very nice staff & amenities such as yoga, massages & organized beach BBQ outings. Walking distance to beach, bars/restaurants & shops. Hotel has a nice pool and tropical setting. We will definitely go back!

Thank UGA17
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I've stayed in Samara before but this time there would be 4 compared to the usual two. Knowing the area and having researched numerous places before, I decided on the Tico Adventure Lodge. My 2 grandchildren (7 and 11) and my daughter and I just loved our Poolside room . It was just perfect. separate rooms each with their own...

Thank lesab33
Reviewed 8 December 2015

It's a wonderful place in samara. The staff is very friendly, the rooms are very clean and you have a wonderful balcony with hammocks to relax! There is a Rancho where you can cook or just sit and have a coffee (drink as much coffee as you want-it is included in the price), you are close to everything (supermarket 2...

Thank Pla-payoon
Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We booked for 3 days and ended up staying a week in the studio apartment that has a little kitchenette. The lodge also has a communal kitchen that I was able to gather some things for cooking with. The lodge has a great little pool that is just the thing in the afternoon when it was too hot for us...

1Thank Kathy S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in a tropical oasis during your Samara Beach vacation. Our hotel opened in December 2004, away from the bustling main street, amongst a lush, green, jungle-style garden. Near the center of Samara, the Tico Adventure Lodge is just 120 meters (100 yards) from Playa Samara and a short walk to restaurants and services. Wake-up in your clean, comfortable room surrounded by the exotic sights. ... more   less 

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Address: 150 N 150 E Plaza Deportes, Playa Samara n/a, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: €42 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“All the rooms are different so best to call and talk with the owners for the exact one that fits your requirement.”
 of 5 bubbles markcN9875JX, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“3 bedroom family room is great for two couples and cheaper than 2 hotel rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KalisaB, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The newer rooms are nicer and a little cooler, but we stayed in the studio apt which had its own kitchen and a private deck and entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles Sweeniesdad, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor! Not ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles abalexanderboehm, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“The appartments left from the reception are the quitest. With children (or heavy luggage) I would choose for the groundfloor.”
 of 5 bubbles 915hesselb, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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