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Address: Camino a Buena Vista, ultima callecita a la izquierda. | Barcos, al frente de la isla Chora, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8704 4559





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It was nice week. I caught nice rooster And sailfish! We caught a lot of jacks, skips and few yellowfins. Crew was great but we wern't here in a main season. So Costa Rica see you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
Oliver D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

It was nice week. I caught nice rooster And sailfish! We caught a lot of jacks, skips and few yellowfins. Crew was great but we wern't here in a main season. So Costa Rica see you soon...

Thank Oliver D
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

I did both, casting inshore and trolling offshore. Inshore: I got a Rocksnapper, Tunas and Needlefish. Offshore: I got my first sailfish which was my goal and after that I got few more (a big one too). We saw hundreds (maybe thousands) of dolphins jumping and playing around us. We also saw few whales, turtles and a hammerhead swimming right... More 

Thank Osmo M
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Don't waste your valued vacation time on this one! Equipment malfunctions. We organized a deep sea charter a month in advance, woke up to a beautiful calm ocean day very excited for our fishing trip. Set out on the charter, one hour out to sea and the Suzuki engine died. It took us almost 2 hours before we were 'rescued'... More 

Thank katillak
samarafishingtrip, Directeur général at Samara Fishing Trip, responded to this review

Hello, We would like to apologies for what happened during your fishing day with our organisation. This is the first time we have a problem with one of our engines. The motor 140cv Suzuki is new and there was a problem with the oil filter. Suzuki came and confirmed us that this is not our fault, it was a manufacturing... More 

Lubbock, Texas
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

A beautiful day in the bay with our family, a fun yet professional crew, good tunes, fish caught by everyone, whales seen and seen spouting, large sea turtles and dolphins swimming by the boat. Reasonably priced and the crew was meticulous. Capt'n Frank was fun and the crew took care of us.

1 Thank Lubbockians
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Caught more fish than even we hoped for! Frank and his crew are such genuinely nice people. They made sure we had an amazing fishing experience :)

Thank kevin0041
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

It is so unfortunate that Trip Adivsor does so little to police company pages. Most of the reviews written in English on this page are not about Samara Fishing Trip! If they all were, Samara Fishing Trip would be ranked the number one attraction in the area! So, that being said, how did I decide on Samara Fishing Trip and... More 

4 Thank Hapless_Bystander
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

I fished on an inshore trip, for a full day, and couldn't be happier. The captian, Nan, was a skilled fisherman, extremely knowledgeable of the area, very sociable, and a great teacher. I don't fish salt water often, but I am much better at it now because of this trip. We caught several good snapper, and some jacks. We got... More 

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1 Thank BFlynn76
Stuart, Florida
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

Wherever I go on vacation, it has to include fishing, so I do quite a bit of research ahead of time. For our recent vaction to Samara, I decided on Samara Fishing Trip (the name of the buisiness; website: samarafishingtrip.com). They wanted a deposit wired to them to hold my reservation; as fishing is important to me and the owners... More 

5 Thank Slats47
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2013

We went fishing on Jason's boat to catch maui-maui, sailfish and more which we did. We had a great time. My son-in-law caught the sailfish and my daughter caught the maui-maui and I helped. It was a great day. We took some of the fish to a local place and they cooked the fish for dinner for us. It was... More 

4 Thank elizabeth s
Montgomery, Texas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2012

I am an experienced fisherman and wanted to taste the local flare. In all fairness it was the slow season in the area and the weather was not the best. My first trip was with a local suggested by Wing Nuts canopy tours. This was a great trip. The captain took pride in his tackle and tried his best. We... More 

3 Thank Robert W

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