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Hotel Flying Crocodile 

Playa Buena Vista, 55235 Sámara, Costa Rica   –  
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Hotel themes – Hotel Flying Crocodile
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife
  • ✓ Beach / seaside
  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Countryside
Quick descriptionThe Flying Crocodile Lodge is nestled in a nature reserve and surrounded by mangroves. Just 10 minutes' walk away is the untouched beach of Playa Buena Vista, located on the Nicoya Peninsula, 6 km north of Samara.

The designed rooms are air conditioned, feature a fridge and a fan and colourful style. The bathrooms provide free toiletries. The property is situated in the middle of natural tropical gardens and art details are inspired in Antonio Gaudí's artwork.

Flying Crocodile’s restaurant serves typical German food and has a bar. Other restaurant options can be found within 200 metres.

Some of the recommended activities while staying at Hotel Flying Crocodile are sports fishing, horse riding, canopy tours or go bird watching and turtle watching. The property offers complete excursion programs, plus it can host seminars, conferences and meetings within its facilities.

Additionally, there are table tennis, table football, billiards and a trampoline. A playground and a children's pool with water slide is available.

A bus station is 5 km from the hotel and the Ultra Light Flying Centre is located right next to the property and its experienced staff and pilots offer flight schedules.
Important informationPlease note that the reception is closed from 20:00 until 07:00 hours.
Guests arriving outside reception opening hours are kindly requested to inform Hotel Flying Crocodile in advance. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that it is not possible to cross the river during rainy season and the following directions should be used to reach the hotel:

Approximately 5 km before Samara you will see a La Bomba petrol station. At the next crossroads, turn right towards Nosara. After approximately 9 km, turn left at the Barco Quebrado crossroads. After 4 km you will reach the village of Esterones, where you should turn right at the Bar Coyote. After approximately 1 km, turn left and continue for 100 metres. Turn left again into the hotel car park.

Do not use GPS directions to find the hotel during rainy season. If you need further information, please contact the property directly using the contact details found on your booking confirmation.

Hotel type: Hotel

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Rooms: 10
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Standard Double Room  

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from 64,0 USD
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Bathroom, Shower, Toilet
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Air Conditioning, Fan

Terrace, Garden view
Air-conditioned room that features a fridge, a fan and a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.
Bed Size(s): double bed (1)
Max persons 2
Double Room with Two Double Beds  

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from 84,0 USD
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Coffee machine, Refrigerator

Shower, Bathroom, Toilet, Hairdryer
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Fan, Air Conditioning, Seating Area

Garden view, Terrace
Air-conditioned room that features a fridge, a fan and a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. It also has 2 double beds.
Bed Size(s): double bed (2)
Max persons 4
Shangrila - Bungalow  

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from 94,0 USD
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Coffee machine, Refrigerator, Outdoor dining area, Kitchenette

Bathroom, Toilet, Hairdryer, Shower
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Air Conditioning, Private entrance, Seating Area, Fan

Garden view, Terrace
This bungalow has a private entrance, seating area and air conditioning.
Bed Size(s): double bed (2)
Max persons 4
Family Room with Balcony  

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from 94,0 USD
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Dining table, Kitchen, Refrigerator, Dining area

Toilet, Shower, Bathroom, Hairdryer
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Wardrobe/Closet, Air Conditioning, Fan, Sofa, Seating Area

Towels, Linen

Balcony, Garden view
This family room has a balcony, dining area and seating area.
Bed Size(s): double bed (2), bunk bed (2), sofa bed (1)
Max persons 6

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After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of Hotel Flying Crocodile

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  • Laundry
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  • Table tennis
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Pools and wellness

  • Swimming pool
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  • Outdoor pool
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Free WiFi! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.


Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of Hotel Flying Crocodile


From 14:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.


Pets are not allowed.

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