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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My family just spent a glorious week in the three bedroom guest house at Tico Adventure Lodge. Super clean, comfortable and pleasant experience. The owners are around so everything works and if it doesn't, they fix it immediately. Lovely pool and garden, friendly guests (often families with kids) which make it interesting and fun. Best part is that it is...

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Denver, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have traveled all over CR and this is a jewel!! The family room is so TICO but with all the amenities. You feel like you are in a TREE HOUSE. The staff is super and location is perfect. Walking distance to everything, store, restaurants, and bars. BUT you are in a little sanctuary and CAN NOT hear the traffic...

1Thank KalisaB
Lexington KY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like some of my other reviews, I am afraid to say how much we liked this place. Do to a last minute situation, the Tico Lodge was referred to us by the folks at the Tree House Lodge, our first choice, but had no vacancies. It was totally delightfull. No, it was no Marriott, but Samara is an undeveloped beach,...

1Thank Sweeniesdad
New Dundee, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful week at this hotel in January 2017. Since our party included 2 couples and one baby, we chose the larger 2-3 bedroom building. It was located about 25 steps from the pool which was nestled beautifully among the gardens and surrounded by sweeping palm trees. The grounds and pool were meticulously maintained each and every day....

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great stay at the Tico adventure lodge. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating. The rooms were clean. Wifi was great!! Which can be hard to find in Costa Rica! My only thing I would say would be for them to have larger safes in the guest rooms to be able to to store laptops. Overall, would...

1Thank veghead45
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot in Samara. New construction, very nice rooms with porches or patios. Outdoor community kitchen is a nice spot for coffee and meeting other guests. Very friendly and helpful staff They have a large yoga space, and what appears to be an active, busy massage staff

1Thank Mishatopia
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This property, run by an expat American/Canadian couple, is hard to describe. It comprises a number of sizes and styles of rooms, suites, and a house all arranged around a small but super peaceful swimming pool and lounging area. There is a covered outdoor kitchen for communal use. It also has an open-air exercise space that offers yoga classes (for...

1Thank Mike N
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I am so grateful to have ended up here! This lovely property has a Swiss Family Robinson vibe blended with an amazingly curated jungle garden. The remarkably kind, authentic owners and staff make this a truly standout place. Tico has the trappings of a higher end space with accommodations that fit all price levels. And it's close to the beach...

1Thank olinrod
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a double room with balcony from November 27 until December 7, 2016. What a great place! Very relaxing, nice pool, close to everything in Samara. Weather was great, it rained 4 or 5 nights, but days were clear except 2 days. Loved the hammock on the porch. Owners were very helpful and accommodating. If you stay in...

1Thank Crazy C
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed one night here and the room was ok with a decent balcony and hammock. But when I checked out in the morning and said I was travelling to Montezuma, the American ex-pat owner (I think his name was Chris) told me to drive the coast to save time. It's nearing the end of rain season and when I...

1Thank Dianne V

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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: £36 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Tico Adventure Hotel Playa Samara
Tico Adventure Lodge Costa Rica/Playa Samara
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“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
“Pool side perfect for families.”
 of 5 bubbles lesab33, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
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