Hotel Flying Crocodile

  • Playa Buena Vista, 55235 Sámara, Costa Rica - View on map
4.4 /5
Hotel type: Hotel
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Hotel themes – Hotel Flying Crocodile

  • ✓ Beach / seaside
  • ✓ Countryside
  • ✓ Romance / honeymoon
  • ✓ Nature / wildlife

Quick description

The 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 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 and international food. A pool bar invites to relax. Other restaurant options can be found within 200 meters.

The property can help arrange activities as well as tours and the area is popular for sport fishing, horse riding, canopy tours or bird and turtle watching.

A bus station is 5 km from the hotel and the Ultra Light Flying Centre is located 30 minutes away from the property.

Rooms: 10

Important information

Please 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.

Please note that the pool will be unavailable from the 1st of May 2017 until May11th.

Please note that the hotel will be closed during the months of September and October 2017

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Standard Double Room

Food & Drink



Shower, Toilet, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Fan, Air conditioning


Garden view, Terrace

Air-conditioned room that features a fridge, a fan and a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.

Double Room with Two Double Beds

Food & Drink

Refrigerator, Coffee machine


Bathroom, Shower, Toilet, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Seating Area, Air conditioning, Fan


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.

Shangrila - Bungalow

Food & Drink

Coffee machine, Refrigerator, Kitchenette, Outdoor dining area


Shower, Bathroom, Toilet, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Private entrance, Air conditioning, Seating Area, Fan


Garden view, Terrace

This bungalow has a private entrance, seating area and air conditioning.

Family Room with Balcony

Food & Drink

Dining table, Refrigerator, Kitchen, Dining area


Shower, Toilet, Hairdryer, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Fan, Seating Area, Air conditioning, Wardrobe/Closet, Sofa


Towels, Linen


Balcony, Garden view

This family room has a balcony, dining area and seating area.

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


Billiards, Table tennis

Food & Drink

Restaurant, Room service, Bar, Special diet menus (on request)

Pools and wellness

Swimming pool, Pool bar, Pool/beach towels, Water slide, Outdoor pool


Airport shuttle, Airport shuttle (additional charge)

Front-desk/reception area services

Tour desk, Safety deposit box

Common areas

Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace

Cleaning services



Family rooms, Air conditioning, Non-smoking rooms


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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Contact methods

☎ telephone
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Table tennis

Food & Drink

Room service
Special diet menus (on request)

Pools and wellness

Outdoor pool
Water slide
Pool/beach towels
Pool bar
Swimming pool

Front-desk/reception area services

Safety deposit box
Tour desk

Cleaning services


Overall room rating

    support / service

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