Beach Weather in Playa Sámara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

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Beach Weather Today in Playa Sámara

Today the maximum temperature will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Today will have 2.4mm of light rain. Expect only occasional sunny spells and lots of clouds with an average cloud cover of 70%.

The winds will be side shore and light at 13kmh from the West-Northwest. The light winds will keep the temperatures feeling fresher.

Playa Sámara faces South and sunset will be over the land behind the beach at 06:08 PM. Unfortunately there are chances that 75% cloud cover may make the sunset not viewable.

For Beach Weather for the next next 7 days, wind and wave conditions and tide and the next 14 days weather use the tabs below.

Beach Weather This Weekend in Playa Sámara

Today - Sunday the maximum daily temperatures will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. Today the water temperature will be 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Today, Sunday will have 2.4mm of light rain. Expect only occasional sunny spells and lots of clouds with an average cloud cover of 70%.

PLAYA SÁMARA - BEACH WEATHER FORECAST

Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 28° 28° 28° 27° 26°
64% 51% 43% 88% 88% 85% 75% 68%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.7mm 1.5mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 28° 28° 28° 26° 26°
58% 56% 68% 60% 58% 82% 67% 84%
0.3mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.5mm 1.0mm 1.1mm 1.2mm 1.3mm
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 27° 28° 27° 26° 25°
64% 63% 75% 51% 52% 54% 58% 66%
0.5mm 1.2mm 0.0mm 1.0mm 1.7mm 1.5mm 1.1mm 1.1mm
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 24° 25° 28° 28° 28° 26° 26°
81% 56% 46% 26% 81% 53% 78% 57%
0.6mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 1.0mm 1.7mm 1.7mm 0.0mm
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 24° 28° 28° 28° 26° 25°
80% 99% 71% 73% 78% 61% 79% 88%
0.2mm 0.3mm 0.4mm 0.4mm 1.4mm 0.3mm 0.3mm 3.8mm
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 25° 27° 27° 27° 26° 26°
70% 79% 68% 73% 62% 67% 85% 87%
0.1mm 0.1mm 0.5mm 0.6mm 1.5mm 1.0mm 1.8mm 0.1mm
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
25° 25° 24° 24° 25° 25° 24° 23°
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
0.9mm 3.0mm 2.6mm 5.4mm 1.2mm 1.3mm 1.5mm 1.1mm
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Sun 21st July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
13
kmh
6
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
9
kmh
9
kmh
5
kmh
1.0m
1.1m
1.0m
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
14.9s 14.6s 14.4s 14.2s 13.7s 13.5s 13.5s 13.4s
Mon 22nd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
6
kmh
3
kmh
5
kmh
14
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
11
kmh
1.0m
1.0m
1.1m
1.1m
0.8m
0.9m
0.9m
0.8m
6.8s 6.8s 7.0s 7.3s 7.1s 7.1s 7.0s 7.1s
Tue 23rd July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
2
kmh
1
kmh
3
kmh
6
kmh
9
kmh
11
kmh
10
kmh
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
1.0m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
7.2s 7.2s 7.3s 7.8s 7.9s 8.0s 8.0s 10.6s
Wed 24th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
9
kmh
7
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
10
kmh
7
kmh
10
kmh
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
0.2m
0.1m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
13.6s 12.5s 12.0s 11.8s 11.4s 11.2s 11.1s 11.2s
Thu 25th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11
kmh
10
kmh
4
kmh
6
kmh
9
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
16
kmh
0.9m
0.8m
0.2m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
11.0s 11.4s 11.4s 11.6s 11.2s 11.1s 10.9s 10.8s
Fri 26th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11
kmh
9
kmh
5
kmh
9
kmh
10
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
10
kmh
0.9m
1.1m
0.8m
0.8m
0.7m
0.8m
1.2m
1.4m
14.6s 14.4s 6.9s 7.1s 7.2s 7.1s 8.5s 14.4s
Sat 27th July
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
18
kmh
20
kmh
13
kmh
18
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
14
kmh
1.5m
1.8m
1.3m
1.6m
1.5m
0.9m
1.1m
1.0m
9.0s 15.9s 6.1s 5.3s 13.4s 7.5s 7.5s 7.0s
Sun 21st July
2:31 AM 8:25 AM 2:43 PM 8:58 PM
2.50 0.40 2.80 0.10
Mon 22nd July
3:17 AM 9:15 AM 3:30 PM 9:42 PM
2.70 0.20 2.90 0.00
Tue 23rd July
4:02 AM 10:03 AM 4:17 PM 10:27 PM
2.80 0.10 2.90 -0.10
Wed 24th July
4:47 AM 10:51 AM 5:04 PM 11:12 PM
2.90 0.00 2.90 -0.10
Thu 25th July
5:33 AM 11:39 AM 5:52 PM 11:57 PM
3.00 0.00 2.90 -0.10
Fri 26th July
6:20 AM 12:29 PM 6:41 PM
3.00 0.00 2.80
Sat 27th July
12:44 AM 7:09 AM 1:21 PM 7:33 PM
0.00 3.00 0.10 2.60
Sun 21st July
29°
2.4mm
8kmh S
70%
Mon 22nd July
28°
5.5mm
10kmh S
66%
Tue 23rd July
28°
8.1mm
6kmh SSE
60%
Wed 24th July
29°
5.1mm
7kmh SSW
59%
Thu 25th July
28°
7.1mm
7kmh S
78%
Fri 26th July
27°
5.7mm
8kmh S
73%
Sat 27th July
26°
17.0mm
14kmh ESE
100%
Sun 28th July
27°
1.5mm
11kmh SSE
83%
Mon 29th July
28°
2.0mm
7kmh SW
64%
Tue 30th July
29°
0.6mm
7kmh SSE
66%
Wed 31st July
28°
9.8mm
8kmh SSE
63%
Thu 1st August
28°
3.6mm
6kmh SE
57%
Fri 2nd August
28°
0.5mm
7kmh SSW
63%
Sat 3rd August
28°
4.1mm
3kmh S
73%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 28° which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. There will be 14 days of moderate rain with an average of 5.2mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 70%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Playa Sámara don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Playa Sámara, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

Playa Sámara, located on the stunning Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, is a popular beach destination for travelers seeking an idyllic vacation. This picturesque beach offers a perfect combination of relaxation and adventure, with its golden sand, lush surroundings, and a range of activities to enjoy.

Beach Type

Playa Sámara boasts a beautiful stretch of golden sand that's perfect for sunbathing and leisurely walks along the shoreline. The beach is relatively flat with gentle waves making it ideal for families and those who prefer calmer waters. Offshore, you'll find some rocky areas and coral reefs that create an interesting environment for snorkeling and diving. These natural structures attract a variety of marine life, making underwater exploration particularly exciting.

Beach Activities

There are plenty of activities to enjoy at Playa Sámara. Some popular options include:

  1. Snorkeling and Diving: With its nearby coral reefs and rocky areas, Playa Sámara is an excellent spot for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts to explore the vibrant underwater world.

  2. Surfing: While the waves at Playa Sámara are generally gentle, there are some breaks that offer good surfing opportunities for beginners and intermediate surfers.

  3. Kayaking: Rent a kayak to explore the calm waters around Playa Sámara or join a guided tour to discover nearby beaches such as Playa Barrigona or Isla Chora.

  4. Horseback Riding: Explore the surrounding area by horseback with guided tours available on the beach or through local tour operators.

  5. Sunset Watching: The sunsets at Playa Sámara are truly breathtaking; make sure to catch one during your stay.

Accommodations

Playa Sámara offers various accommodation options ranging from budget-friendly hostels to luxurious beachfront resorts. Some popular choices include:

Areas to Stay In

The main area to stay in is the town of Sámara, which is located right by the beach. This charming town offers a variety of restaurants, shops, and accommodations within walking distance of the beach. For a more secluded experience, consider staying in nearby towns such as Nosara or Punta Islita.

Beach Amenities

Playa Sámara offers a range of amenities to make your beach day enjoyable:

  • Public restrooms
  • Beachfront restaurants and bars
  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals
  • Watersports equipment rentals (kayaks, surfboards, snorkeling gear)
  • Lifeguards during high season (December-April)

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