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Sámara Travel Guide

Sámara Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Sámara with our insider's guide.

Tour Operators

Sámara is known more for gentle water sports such as snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding than for surfing, although the calmer waters provide...

Canopy Tours

Wing Nuts Canopy Tour. Named after a famous surfer, this three-hour, 10-platform zip-line tour ($60) flies through a patch of tropical forest...

Diving and Snorkeling

The reef offshore is the best place to snorkel. Kayakers also paddle out to Isla Chora to snorkel on the leeward side of the island. ...


Plastic sit-on-top kayaks can be rented at Villas Playa Sámara, which is quite close to Isla Chora and the reef. C&C Surf School. This...


The surf is relatively gentle at Sámara, so it's a good place for beginners. The challenging waves for more experienced surfers are farther...

Ultralight Flights

Flying Crocodile Lodge. Take off for a thrilling ride over Sámara from the beach near this beach lodge, which gives ultralight flights ($110...



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