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Turtle Tour Near Samara Beach

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    Stop At: Samara Beach, Playa Samara Costa Rica

    September and October are the strongest months for turtle nesting.

    The pick up starts at hotels within the Samara-Carrillo Beach area.

    Stop At: Playa Corozalito, Bejuco, Nandayure, Guanacaste Crusar en Restaurante La Terraza, Bejuco 50906 Costa Rica

    You will ride with a driver/guide to either Corozalito Beach or Camaronal Beach towards the South from Samara or if there is an arribada in Ostional Beach, the tour will be changed for no additional cost. Arribadas are when thousands of turtles come to shore to lay eggs. This happens once a month from 3 to 4 days after the last quarter phase of the moon.

    Your guide will explain all the safety procedures and will give the corresponding instructions of the tour. The experienced guide will walk you through the beach in search for the turtles. During the tour, the guide will provide information and you can ask for drinks such as water and juices while you look at the surroundings. Enjoy some fruit as a snack on the way back to your hotel.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We had an amazing time ! Absolutely worth it! Mauricio is very knowledgeable. They were on time at pick up . It was beyond our expectations! Thank you so much ! Hope to visit Costa Rica again ❤️More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank mimisol01
    SAMARAADVENTURE, FRONT DESK at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hola mimisol01, nature is amazing isn't it? I am happy to hear Mauricio met your expectation as well as to know nature was generous with you! The Turtle Nesting tour is a wonderful natural spectacle :) Any time you want to join us, please, we...More

    Reviewed July 15, 2019

    We booked this tour and were picked up promptly at our hotel by our guide Mauricio. It was only about. 25 minute ride to the reserve from Samara. Mauricio briefed us on what to expect and what not to expect as he had been there...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank HungryTarHeel
    Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

    All three adventures were amazing. We got to see a turtle dig a hole, lay her eggs, bury them and then walk back to the sea - under the stars! Sámara trails was a great hike including an stunning view of the whole bay. We...More

    1  Thank CAAMM
    SAMARAADVENTURE, FRONT DESK at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    CAAMM I am truly glad to know you had a amazing experience in all the activities. Our team works hard to make sure you only get the best! Ricardo loves his job and nature, we see that everyday in his work. Hoping to see you...More

    Reviewed June 9, 2019

    We had a fabulous experience seeing an Olive Ridley laying eggs. Mauricio let us know that we went at the very beginning of nesting season and it might take a few hours to see a turtle, if we saw one at all. He found a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank LynnTiki
    SAMARAADVENTURE, FRONT DESK at Samara Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hola LynnTiki, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. As you said nature is unpredictably beautiful, it is gift to be a witness. I am glad you had the chance to admire the process up close :) Come back any time soon....More

    Reviewed June 26, 2018

    We did the evening tour to see the turtles laying eggs. This is a seasonal tour (as you might have guessed), and takes about 2-3 hours, depending when you find a turtle ready to lay eggs. From Samara, it is about a 25 minute drive,...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
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