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Accommodations in Samara

There are many options for accommodations in Samara. Whether you want to stay on the beach or on the main drag, with a family or on your own, there is an accommodation that is right for you!

Housing assistance is available for our students and can be any of the following options:

  • SHARED HOUSING: share a home with a TEFL graduate, local student or local family. Private rooms, all utilities included. ($300-$400 month)
  • INDEPENDENT LIVING: live in a private apartment or cabina. All utilities included, some options are pet friendly. ($350 – $550 month)
  • LOCAL HOTELS/HOSTELS: Blue Iguana Hostel, Hostel Mariposa, Hostel Samara, Hostel El Cactus, La Aldea Hostel, Woodstock Hostel, Blue Bike Hostel ($400-$800 month) *please note that most hotels and hostels in town change their rates based on the season (high and low seasons)
  • HOMESTAY: stay with a local family and practice your Spanish while immersing yourself in the local culture. Two meals per day, utilities and laundry services (in some cases) are included. (~$600 month)

There are also many options available on Samara Rentals, Facebook: Long term rentals Samara, Carrillo and Beyond, and Airbnb, Samara.

Feel free to check out other Facebook pages such as Samara Clan and Samara Tribe which are local pages where people post long and short-term accommodations in Samara.

Costa Rica TEFL will assist you with information on accommodations in Samara and placement for no extra fee. We are here to help you through every step. All payments are made directly to the accommodation provider, generally by cash.

Our housing options are often being updated and availability differs depending on the season (high or low season). Email us at for an updated and detailed list of options and pictures. 

Blue Iguana, Playa Samara - 2023 Prices & Reviews - Hostelworldx


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