Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront resort with relaxing spa services


Nestled on the beach, this Samara resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Carrillo Beach, Samara Beach, and Samara and Carrillo Info Center. Garza Beach is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

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 provide conveniences like dining areas and sitting areas, plus free WiFi and furnished balconies. Other amenities available to guests include refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee makers.

Villas Playa Samara Beach Front Resort - All Inclusive

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Hotel 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 meals, snacks, and local beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours
  • 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
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Transportation to offsite activities
  • Gratuities

Hotel 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 high-speed 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 on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in November 2016.

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

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

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  
  • Separate dining area  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished balcony 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Separate dining area 
  • Microwave 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Hair dryer 
  • 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.

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

Spa Services

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


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.


  • 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.

No elevators

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


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.

Hotel 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 12 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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