Nightlife, Bars & Restaurants

Nightlife in Samara is as colorful as Costa Rica itself. Whether unusual drinks, delicate dishes or fabulous sleeping options. We know what you shouldn’t miss in Sámara.

Going out in Samara

Early evening

Lo Q Hay Pub is a lounge with comfortable seating on the beach of Samara. It is beautiful at sunset and later with the colorful lights on the trees and the soft music.

La Vela Latina on the beach is a relaxed meeting place to drink at sunset and then a cocktail. Friendly bartenders, snacks and American football in season.

Samara Pacific Lodge is a French restaurant 5 minutes drive north of Samara’s centre. The menu changes daily, offering fresh ingredients and a wide selection of wines.

The Micro Bar is a small, intimate place that specializes in beers from local breweries, but also serves cocktails.


Tabanuco is a beach restaurant with a bar that often offers reggae evenings and other musical events. It is a stylish yet simple place with a large tree in the middle of the dance floor.

Las Olas is the favourite of a local at the northern end of Samara Beach. It offers Mexican food and billiard tables in a rustic setting. (Do not walk alone on the beach at night)

Late night

Bar Arriba on Samara’s main resistance is a sports bar with big screen televisions. At night it turns into a nightclub with DJs and special music events where you can dance and party in tropical breezes.

Flying Taco

Wednesday’s Open-Mic’Taco Jam‘ fills the bar with musical talent of different levels.

As you can see, there are a few options to design a crazy nightlife in Samara.

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