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Welcome to the Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo

Pool Travellodge Paraiso-del-Cocodrilo
Costa-Rica-Lodge with nice swimming pool
Costa Rica beach samara barrigona
exceptional beach with waterfall
Hotel in Costa Rica Guanacaste
Costa-Rica-hotel complex individual

If you are traveling to Costa Rica and looking for a place to stay with chilled costarican atmosphere we recommend the individual Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo, Sámara in the tropical nature paradise Guanacaste with easy access to nearby attractions. 

Vacations in Costa Rica are getting more and more popular because of the pristine nature with there exotic animals and their beautiful lonely beaches. Open and friendly people welcome you here.

The Costa Rica Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo is the perfect starting point and home base for your travel in Costa Rica or simply to relax and spend an active or restorative vacation. Surrounded by the beauty of the nature, this intimate hotel instantly feels like your second home. 

Your adventure begins on the pristine beach Buena Vista, an estuary home of crocodiles and an ocean turtle conservation project where nearly every night turtles arrive with the high tide and slipped turtle babies are brought to the ocean in the afternoon.

Comfortable rooms and apartments with interesting yet tasteful design are available with air condition. Our restaurant features international cuisine as well as national specialties. For refreshing yourself we recommend a cool drink at the bar or a cool swim in our swimmingpool. 

For information and communication, we offer our hotel guests high-speed internet and Skype as a wireless phone service. Phone calls with Skype from Costa Rica to Unites States, Canada and any other country are almost for free. 

Delicious natural organic food and drinks at the restaurant. This not only tastes good but is also healthy.

Visit us and make yourself at home in paradise!

Here's a little help on how to find us.

Relax at the beach and enjoy your adventures

The Costa Rica Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo with its familiar atmosphere is located beside the beach Buena Vista on the northwest pacific coast of Guanacaste, Costa Rica only 6 km (3,7 miles) from the beach town Samara.

The untouched sandy beach Buena Vista is an insider tip and therefore only visited by few tourists. Walk a little further along the beach and see the important work of the ocean turtle conservation project and watch baby turtles being released to the ocean.

Take the chance to escape stress and everyday life, to recover and with visits on the closely located gorgeous beaches.

In Sámara, Costa Rica, just north of the Buena Vista beach you can find the white sand paradise of Barrigona beach with an awesome waterfall.

Only 5 km southeast from Sámara there is Playa Carrillo, a beach with an abundance of palm trees and a small marina.

For some more lively time the town of Samara is an ideal destination for exploring the attractions of the Guanacaste region.

Beside our beaches and nature parks the jungle and the active volcanoes Arenal and Rincón de la Vieja with their waterfalls, hot springs and pools can be reached easily.

You can also visit Guaitil, the center of ceramic art of the Chorotega Indians nearby Santa Cruz.

We can give you any Information you need about travel and holidays in Costa Rica, and if you dont want to drive on your own, our driver is ready to accompany you to every point in Costa Rica, that you wish to experience. The location of our Hotel in Costa Rica allows you to be close to action or just relax on the lovely beaches.


a short presentation of the hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo and the Buena Vista beach. enjoy watching it!

Paradise is waiting for you!


Private transfer from the airport of San José to the hotel Costa Rica Samara and back.

Costa Rica Vacation in the vicinity of Samara, on the Pacific coast of the Nicoya Peninsula.

Stay at the Costa Rica Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo with German Management.

Accommodation in comfortable rooms with private bath/shower.

Breakfast and dinner in the Restaurant, open from 7am till 9 pm. We offer organic food to our guests.

Guided tours (optional) to natural treasures and cultural-historically interesting places.

At our costal side there are living numerous of animals, which offers you the opportunity to do dolphin or whale watching, mangrove tours with visiting the crocodiles or observing the comings and goings of sea turtles on the beach at Buena Vista. 

We also offer Panorama trips with a visit to a coffee plantation. 

Moreover Horseback-riding across the local forests and grasslands, passing romantic pristine sandy beaches and many other excursions according to your wishes are available.

Our tours offers in Costa Rica Guanacaste

Samara Hotel Paraiso del Cocodrilo with very good reviews.  Take a look at our


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Interesting photos and videos from Costa Rica here


We are in the Province of Guanacaste at a natural and untouched bay, 7 km in the north of Samara at the Peninsula Nicoya. 

Navigation location hotel Costa Rica Paraiso del Cocodrilo:

9°53?3.11?N and 85°33?58.05?O

Location plan hotel Costa Rica lodge Samara

Playa Buena Vista
new flowers in our hotel
organic and german food
art and dog next to the sea
Costa Rica Buena Vista beach art

The weather report May 23rd from Sámara (Guanacaste, Costa Rica)

 The weather makes us happy today, it is hot and sunny, the sky is blue and clear. The temperature is about 26 degrees and probably it will rise in the next few hours.

 Great time to spend this beautiful day on the nature, to relax and swim in the sea or in the pool, to hike in the jungle and just to admire this beautiful day.

Hotel Costa Rica, a place to dream

Crocodilo in Hotel Costa Rica vacation
holiday in hammock for everybody

We offer:

24/7 Reception

restaurant à la carte

large swimming pool

daily room cleaning

free Wifi

private bathroom, A/C and Refrigerator in every room/apartment

Shuttle-service to San Jose Airport

Car, Bike, and Bicycle rental

free parking

Welcome drink

Costa Rica travel hotel news:

This season, we host again many turtles at the turtle nests near our Costa Rica Hotel and nature lodge on the beach of Buena Vista. It is really worth watching the little baby turtles crawling into te sea for their very first time.

In addition, you can watch again numerous dolphins and whales on the coast, that you can take an even closer look at, at one of our dolphin tours.

Our wide range of offers includes, for example, a trip to the volcano Rincon de la Vieja, a mangrove tour with a visit of crocodiles or a visit to the pottery workplaces of the Chorotegas Indios, too.

Apart from that almost everyday here is a perfect one for a canoe trip. We have a few special opportunities in our area for you. You will be driven to the starting point of your choice and then we will pick you up again at the meeting point.

We would love to arrange a tour for you. If you have any questions or requests at any time, please do not hesitate to ask!

See you!


a baby-turtle, running into the sea for the first time in her life. Here on the Buena Vista beach next to the hotel.

Peaceful vacation Costa Rica Hotel

Surrounded by palm trees and flowers you will find here a peaceful vacation in a true oasis of comfort.

We offer you comfortable apartments, rooms, a big diversity of breakfasts, first class dinners, a refreshing swimming pool, a cocktail bar. Welcoming with an abundance of information are waiting for you.


Enjoy or relax

You decide what you want to do - enjoy action or tranquility. We offer everything - no matter what you choose - there will be always friendly people, who will help you.

Currently the mango and butterfly time is to arrive with its variety of fruits and animals.


Road reports Samara: River deep, mountain high

The roads around Samara have been improved and the rivers are every Day different, depends on the Rain. Be careful with crossing rivers. At the moment you can cross the river without problems.



Website about the hotel in Samara, Costa Rica:
Hotel Samara Costa Rica 

Informaton Costa Rica Hotellodge Guanacaste:
Hotel Costa Rica Travel lodge Guanacaste news

more information about the sunny Province Guanacaste:
Information and news Costa Rica Guanacaste

Hotel Costa Rica Reiselodge

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Hotel - Restaurant - Bar 
Paraíso del Cocodrilo
P.O. Box: Sámara 55
Costa Rica
Guanacaste, Samara

phone: (506) 2 656 8055
fax: (506) 2 656 8056

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take a walk on the wild side beaches
beach near hotel Cocodrilo
or admire exotic flowers
smells like sweet jungle life