Camping los Cocos | Established Campground

Costa Rica
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Last Visited: 8 months ago
GPS: 9.881306, -85.524611
Altitude: 0.0 masl
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Electricity: Yes - At Sites
Wifi: Yes - Average
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: Cold
Water: Potable
Toilets: Running Water
Big Rig Friendly: No
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Sanitation Dump Station: Unknown

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A small camp ground with a fantastic location on the beach on the Nicoya Peninsula. Surface is firm sand. Several good beach restaurant nearby, and a short walk to a grocery store. An easy place to stay for a few days or weeks. Tight corner which will give bigger rigs a problem. Price: 6000 colones


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Currently day 8 of the corona virus quarantine and we have yet to find a reason to get out of here. Super chill campground, everything clean, the owners are very friendly, you are right in the beach beneath palm trees, there is a shop nearby that has all the food you need. Electricity works perfectly, wifi sometimes goes all the way to the campground but if not there is always reception at the entrance. Absolutely recommended, couldnt have picked a better place to be stuck in.

We stayed here for 2 nights with a small RV. The site ist beautiful right at the beach. The people are super friendly. The toilets are clean. We had electricity and enough water to showeenough en

nice place to stay with a beautifull view on the beach. you can negotiate the price.

Beautyful place in front of the sea...nice beach and not bad with children compare to the other places on Pacific coast ...and you pay for this !!
The facilities are not clean and no TP...the electricity is a shame...awful showers...
For little rigs only ! The price seems variable... 3500 co/adult and 2500 co/child !

The place was empty when we arrived, were able to negotiate the price at C 3000 pp pn without electricity. Still quite expensive for what you get... dirty toilets (flush, no TP) and basic showers and some sinks to wash dishes.
You really pay the beach front / Playa Samara location here. Still a nice place to stay with lots of shade from palm trees and good swimming in front of the door.

Nice place in front of the samara’s beach and the peak of de wave for to surf.
Very simple with only showers and toilets.
8000 colones for 2 persons and a car and tent.

Very nice place directly on the beach! A little run down, but the view is beautiful! We paid 4000 Colones pr. person per night. The locals are nice and it is quiet at night.

Beautiful spot right at the beach. We were the only one camping here so lots of privacy but can imagine in high season it is pretty crowdy and less privacy but would still recommend it! We had to pay 4000 Coll pppn we did not negotiate as the owner doesn't speak English.

Very nice campground right on the beach. Beautiful setting, Sandy, with plenty of coconut palm trees. Electricity available but the outlets are only covered by a plastic bag, cross your fingers if it rains, high probability of a shortcut, pet friendly, The owner was welcoming. No WiFi. Bathrooms and showers just ok. $7000 colones for 2 people.

Nice camping by the beach.
Fairly clean according to local standard.
The owner cleaned the bathrooms as we arrived. And wiped the sand in the morning.
Right next to the camping is a nice surf / bodyboard / kayak rental place. Also ok.
We spent 2 nice nights there.
3500 Colon per person, including the kids.

The plan was to stay a day, ended up staying 5. We felt too comfortable to leave. Right on the beach, no internet and rustic Shower/bathroom. We were alone for first 4 days.

Amazing location but very run-down facilities and run by a very grumpy Argentinian lady. Also fight fit for larger rigs to squeeze in. But you're just a few steps from the sand.

You are straight on the beach, that’s the good part. However it’s too tight for a rig, you feel you don’t have privacy from the nearby neighbour. The toilets are basic, no toilet paper, dark and tight showers. We had some local music from the neighbors that came tenting, not an inspiring place for us where we could relax. Internet is from the nearby restaurant, comes and goes. When it comes is weak. Pity, as the beach is nice if you want to start learning surfing.

beautiful place front of the beach. I stayed with my hammock, it's perfect. I paid 4000 colones. No kitchen here and you can check the Wi-Fi from the next restaurant (Locanda2018)

Established campground in front of Playa Sámara Beach.

Nice, established camping. 8$ per person. Includes water, electricity, bathrooms. In front of Sámara Beach. I went on New Year's Eve, it was crowded yet pretty nice, so if you visit it on less popular dates you will be fine. The owners and workers are pretty cool and helpful.
The beach is beautiful and has a very familiar environment.
Pets are allowed.

nice place directly on the beach but on hard sand between palms. toilets more or less clean. we didn't like the beach but the camping is nice

They wanted 3.500 colones per person including our 2 kids and baby. We talked him down to 10.500 total. It is very run down with electric wires taped together and strung between trees. Does have toilets, showers and sinks all in poor repair but working. The owner did give us some coconuts he had knocked down and opened up. The beach is nice, close walk to store and restaurants.

We thought this place was great. Right on the beach, 2 minutes to town. Jesus that maintains it was super friendly and attentive. Toilets are only real drawback but we've all seen much worse.

The owner was nice to us when we were there and we talked a lot with him. He tries to keep clean all facilities. showers and restrooms are old but ok. The kitchen area is a mess. The whole surface of the spot is sand. Also if it is raining there is no water. We payed 3500 Colon per people per night. The place is near to some good restaurants and has its own beach.

We stayed here for two nights, negotiated price of 3500c per person per night. If you stay multiple days he will negotiate down further. no Wi-Fi, showers and toilets were ok..nothing horrific but not exactly golden thrones. location is awesome, right on the beach and amongst coconut trees. owner has a bad reputation around town (and on here) for being crazy... We had no troubles and he was always fine. Electricity is included and plugs all over the place. there isn't loads of space for large vehicles because it's a little tight amongst the trees but if I can make the turn on the road in you should be ok.

Superbe emplacement au milieu du village, accueil, le patron sympa dévoue et serviable, elle une HARPIE radine, le fils un béni-oui-oui avons payé 7000 col pour deux l'électricité ils on oublie de calculer les pertes de charge en l'installant heureusement la plage et le site compensent le reste

Comfortable place to camp right in front of the beach. Dirty restrooms but we've seen way worse. Watch for falling coconuts. Negotiated to pay 2500 Colones per person, per day. Jesus, the person on charge, was friendly at first but turned out to be very disrespectful and dishonest. This is probably your best option to camp in Samara found in iOverlander but we wouldn't patronize businesses like this.

Le coin est parfait, attention difficile d'accès avec notre camping-car de 24ft, si vous ne maîtrisez pas votre véhicule ne vous y aventurez pas. Nous avons payé 8k pour 2 adultes et un enfant avec l'électricité. Au deuxième soir nous avons fait fondre les fils tellement l'installation est dangereuse. Pas de dominos, que du chatterton sur des fils tout pourris, les prises comme les éclairages sont protégés par des sac plastique... Les propriétaires sont peu aimable, impossible d'avoir leur code wifi. Ils ont 3 chiens dont ils laissent les crottes partout. Les sanitaires sont dans un état... pittoresque ! Bref c'est un super endroit avec une infrastructure déplorable.

quick stay over- wanted 16k clones for 2 adults and 2 kids for one night.
talked him down to 10, nice location bathrooms weren't bad but minimal however you can't beat sleeping on the beach under howler monkeys.

Possibly new owners/management. I would not go back. Although the setting is beautiful the bathrooms, showers and sink area was disgusting. And this is coming from a guy. Payment was also sketchy. When we paid the guy disappeared for an hour before giving us change without a word. Beware. Also the people camped next to us had items stolen in the night

Good spot right facing the beach. 4000 pp without electricity. Our Rv is 19ft L, 13ftH, 7W we made it with some maneuvering. Anything bigger just have to try harder but there are spots at back that may work.

Came for 1 day, stayed for two weeks. Other descriptions are correct. Great beginner surfing. Ask for Nicholas next door at Pato's surf school. 3 stars because bathrooms and showers are not that great.

Great spot right on the beach. Surf & boogie board rentals next door with Nikki. $6 per person. Owner Don Jesus brought us mangos and coconuts. Electric no extra charge. Toilets and cold showers not great but tolerable. Great pizza next door and 2 for 1 sushi 2 doors down on Monday nights. Monkey lives in the coconut trees. We stayed three nights and were the only ones there.

Awesome camp spot on the beach. Very nice. Highly recommend for a stop

Yes location is great Samara is great. But the bathrooms are horrible here. Toilets are dirty and showers a bit better but keep the door open as there is no light. Come for the beach not for the facilities.

Perfect for us. On the beach, shaded by coconut trees, surf rental next door, kid-friendly, short walk into town where there is a great health food store. 5000 colones/person if you pay upfront for at least 3 days. You will want to stay more!

Awesome camp spot! $10,000C per night with electric. We're a tall rig and it took a bit of wire handling to get in but the owner was very helpful!

Beautiful, by the beach, $6k a night. No deals for longer stay. Samara has everything you need. Surfing lessons right beside. Can be very loud on the week ends if camp ground gets over run by San Jose's residences.

Camping right on the beach in Samara. Cold showers, toilets, dishwash area and electric included. Laundry available for extra. 6,000 CRC for two people per night

A small camp ground with a fantastic location on the beach on the Nicoya Peninsula. Surface is firm sand. Several good beach restaurant nearby, and a short walk to a grocery store. An easy place to stay for a few days or weeks. Tight corner which will give bigger rigs a problem.

Price: 6000 colones

Campground on the touristy beach of Samara. Shade under the palm trees. Cold showers, toilets are borderline. Larger RV's might have difficulties to maneuver through the palm trees and the low-hanging power wire. Great place to swim in the warm sea, to hang out and watch people. Several restaurants and bars right next door, but quiet at night.

(US $ 10 / day. We paid in US $.)