The New York Times names Nosara beach in the Top 45 places to Go in 2012

Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Samara Beach, Chora Island

The town of Nosara and Guiones Beach were named in the New York Times "Top 45 places to go in 2012". Nosara is only 20 miles up the coast from Sámara, a great half day or day trip, easily accessible by car or bike. Once beginners have learned to surf on Sámara's easy waves we recommend a trip to Guiones for some slightly bigger swell and a visit to the beautiful protected turtle nesting sites nearby. Read more at