Santa Teresa beach and Malpais, Costa Rica

Off the beaten path and away from the big city, the beachfront towns near Latitude 10 Resort, Santa Teresa and Malpais, are relaxed settings with opportunities for all types of travelers. Whether you’re on your honeymoon, traveling with kids or on your own, Santa Teresa and Malpais offer a great selection of restaurants, tours and activities to discover.

Santa Teresa is well known for its waves and is inviting to surfers and swimmers of all levels. Surf lessons are available in town. You can also choose to explore the tide pools or enjoy an afternoon horseback ride alongside the water.

A diverse assortment of restaurants can be found in both towns, offering tourists international culinary choices: American, Brazilian, Middle Eastern, Italian, Japanese and of course, typical Costa Rican! Many of the restaurants also have cocktail bars and dancing after hours.

The jungle meets the coastline here at Latitude 10°, allowing you to discover the natural world up close. You will see, and hear, all types of animals…birds, iguanas, monkeys and you may even come across a sea turtle or two at the beach! If you’re on a boat excursion, you may have the opportunity to see dolphins, whales and flying fish!

Santa Teresa is a friendly and laid back town but there are still some basic necessities for the modern traveler: banks, medical services, yoga centers and car rental agencies to name a few. Wireless internet is available both at Latitude 10° Resort and in many restaurants throughout the town. Whether you’re here to relax on one of our beachside hammocks as the sun sets over the Pacific or take in the sights with adventures like ziplining amongst the jungle’s canopy or seeing underwater life while snorkeling at Isla Tortuga, you will definitely find all of the incredible wonders of Costa Rica here!

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View from Latitude 10 resort in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Beachfront view in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Hammock at Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica

Surf at Santa Teresa and Malpais Beach, Costa Rica


Tour operators

Company Activity Location
Roca mar ATV rentals, surfing lessons Santa Teresa
Cuad Rental Center ATV rentals Playa Carmen
Alex Surf Shop ATV and Surfboard rentals Playa Carmen
Surf 360 Surfboard rentals, surfing lessons Santa Teresa
Kina surf shop Surfboard rentals, surfing lessons Santa Teresa
Lost in santa Teresa Surf boards, surfing lessons, Santa Teresa
Canopy del pacifico Canopy Mal Pais
Punta Cambute Horseback Riding Manzanillo
Zuma Tour Canopy, Fishing, tour to Tortuga Island, scuba diving Montezuma
Kite Surfing Kite Surfing Santa Teresa y Mal Pais
Sea Kayaking Kayak Curu
Pranamar Villas Yoga Retreat & Del Mar Surf Camp Playa Hermosa
Florblanca Resort Yoga & Bambu SPA Santa Teresa
Tropico Latino Hotel Yoga & Spa Natural Playa Carmen
Horizon Hotel Yoga Center Playa Carmen
Caza Zen Yoga & Spa Santa Teresa



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La Hacienda Supermarket  
Super Ronny’s Supermarket  
Supermercado Costa Supermarket  
Super Olas 5 Supermarket  
Supermercado Maya Supermarket  
Mercadito de Verduras Hermanos Castro Supermarket, Greengrocery  
Pulpería el Mango Supermarket  



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Ambar Souvenir Souvenir  



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Lo del Che Bakery Bakery  
Pan de Nobles Bakery Bakery  
Product C Fresh Seafood Seafood  


Bars and Discos

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La Lora Amarilla    
Day and Night    
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