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About Santa Teresa


 

If you are searching for an adventure of a lifetime and the ultimate relaxation spot in one, then you have come to the right place! Santa Teresa Beach is definitely amongst the most beautiful places on this planet that is worth including in your bucket list. Home to both wild and tamed waves, the beach town draws surfers from different parts of the world, first-timers and experts alike. In addition, the gleaming sun, tropical breeze, and lush forest hills bordering the beach make a jaw-dropping backdrop. Perfect for both daredevils and the laid-back people alike, Santa Teresa is sure to give you the best of both worlds!

 

 

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TRANSPORTATION

There are several ways to reach the beaten path of Santa Teresa, including by car, public transport, shuttle, and via domestic flight. We will show you all the possible options so that you can choose the most convenient, fast and efficient way.

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ACTIVITIES

Bring home fond memories of your Santa Teresa trip when you try various amazing
activities. Let us help you arrange the perfect vacation, from a single activity to complete vacation packages

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Travel in any style you want. We will create a unique Santa Teresa vacation just for you.Tell us your dream travel vacation and we will make it happen. We guarantee that you will be 100% satisfied with your customized itinerary.

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Top Rated Activities in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

 

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Surfing

Santa Teresa beaches are famous surfing spots. In fact, even popular surfers like Kelly
Slater have been spotted riding the waves of this Costa Rica town. Along with Mal Pais,
Santa Teresa is a favorite surfing destination. Offering more than just sand, there are
miles of good beach breaks and also boasts few great point breaks, making it home to
numerous surfing competitions.
Some of the best surfing spots in the vicinity are La Lora Surf Spot, Mar Azul in Mal Pais,
Playa Hermosa, and Playa Carmen. Imagine riding waves as high as 20 feet! We don’t
restrict you to only as far as your eyes can see. We also take you to nearby points of
interests to make sure you’re having the time of your life.

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ATV / Side by Side

Enjoy a hassle-free, safe, and fun tour around Santa Teresa and its neighboring areas
aboard an ATV or 4-seater ATV. Rent one for a day or even for weeks to save your feet from exhaustion as you cross jungles, rivers, and unpaved roads. Riding an ATV or side by side is in itself an unforgettable adventure while you delight your senses with everything that surrounds you.

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Sportfishing

Love fishing? We customize a sport fishing adventure just for you! Costa Rica boasts the finest Mahi-Mahi season throughout the last 5 years so we’re sure you’ll enjoy baiting even all-day long! Choose between deep-water fishing and inshore fishing.
Get ready to catch Wahoo, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi-Mahi from deep waters while Snapper, Jacks, Snook, Mackerel, Roosterfish, and more await you from the river
mouths, estuaries, and around rocks.

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Scuba Diving

There are a lot of options for scuba diving near Santa Teresa. Imagine diving in warm, crystal-clear waters with plenty of different tropical fish swimming side by side with you. The far-flung coastal areas of Santa Teresa are perfect for intimate scuba diving adventures. Check out the calm waters of Curu, Tambor, or Montezuma for an under-the-sea adventure

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Nature Hikes

Be fascinated by the mystical tropical jungles of Costa Rica and be greeted by a wide
variety of exotic species as you explore the hiking and trekking trails of the place. Perfect for nature lovers, we can create a day tour at Cabo Blanco National Park Hike and Curu Wildlife Refuge so you can learn more about the rich wildlife and biodiversity of Costa Rica

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Kayaking

Kayaking is a highly-recommended family, group, or solo activity that guests should not miss out when visiting Costa Rica. It is also one fun way to tour Santa Teresa and its equally-wonderful neighboring areas. Enjoy the view while paddling your way across the pristine waters of the bay of Curu Wildlife Refuge, Playa Mal Pais, Cabuya, Montezuma,and Paquera.

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Snorkeling at Tortuga Island

Be enchanted by the view and the underwater residents of Tortuga Island, located at the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Before getting to the best snorkeling spot in the island, brace yourselves as you could see jumping manta rays, cheerful dolphins, and primitive turtles along the way. Some lucky guests even get to see humpback and pilot whales. Indeed, these tropical beauties and more will give you a once-in-a-lifetime snorkel experience.along the way. Some lucky guests even get to see humpback and pilot whales. Indeed, these tropical beauties and more will give you a once-in-a-lifetime snorkel experience.

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Montezuma Falls

Just 40 minutes from the town of Santa Teresa, Montezuma Waterfalls is yet another
natural wonders of Costa Rica. Located at the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, this lovely spectacle is also a favorite tourist destination. You can have a picnic or plunge into the waterfalls for a unique swimming adventure in the middle of a steamy jungle.

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Horseback Riding

If you’re looking for an extraordinary way to experience what Santa Teresa have to offer,horseback riding is certainly a must-try. Families, couples, and friends will enjoy a peaceful horseback ride on the beach that is just like a romantic scene straight out of a pacific movie.

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Birdwatching

Birdwatching in the Nicoya Peninsula gives you another authentic nature experience
while in Costa Rica. The area’s freshwater rivers are sanctuaries for both resident and migrant birds especially during the dry season which is from January to April. You’re sure to find a large mix of tropical exotics, familiar migrants, and amazing iconic birds.

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Canopy Tour

Discover the fascinating secrets of the forest through a thrilling canopy tour in
Montezuma and Mal Pais. You can take your adventure to the next level by trying the zipline where you get to see Costa Rica from various exciting perspectives. Sounds like a lot of fun, right?

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Santa Teresa - Travel Tips

Six Essential Tips when you Travel to Santa Teresa

  • Tip #1: There are 2 major airports in Costa Rica, which can be your drop-off point when heading to Santa Teresa – San Jose and Liberia. San Jose have more flight options but Liberia offers a more straightforward trip going to Santa Teresa.
  • Tip #2: If you are visiting Santa Teresa to surf, the best time to travel is during the swell season, which is from May to December. Just be aware that there are risks for mosquitoes, muddy puddles and roads, and rains.
  • Tip #3: The peak season starts from December to April so make sure you book for your accommodation ahead of your travel dates to secure a comfortable place at a more affordable price. Accommodation prices range from $14 to $600 per night depending on location and amenities.
  • Tip #4: Santa Teresa and its neighboring communities offer a wide variety of cuisines for every palate and budget. We suggest though that you try the local eateries to complete your Santa Teresa getaway
  • Tip #5: Besides surfing, yoga is also a must-try activity in Santa Teresa. The serene and lovely beach setting makes a perfect location for yoga.
  • Tip #6: While DIY-ing your tour itinerary can be fun, you can only enjoy your Santa Teresa vacation to the fullest by hiring the best travel host that is not only 100% local but is also known for its excellent guest service. Five-star rated by TripAdvisor, we only give you the best custom travel experience in Costa Rica!


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  • Sea Turtle Conservation Project
  • Scarlet Macaw Reintroduction
  • Blue Flag Program
  • Oyster Farm
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