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 RicaBeachfront view in Santa Teresa, Costa RicaHammock at Santa Teresa Beach, Costa RicaSurf at Santa Teresa and Malpais Beach, Costa Rica

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

Roca marATV rentals, surfing lessonsSanta Teresa
Cuad Rental CenterATV rentalsPlaya Carmen
Alex Surf ShopATV and Surfboard rentalsPlaya Carmen
Surf 360Surfboard rentals, surfing lessonsSanta Teresa
Kina surf shopSurfboard rentals, surfing lessonsSanta Teresa
Lost in santa Teresa Surf boards, surfing lessons,Santa Teresa
Canopy del pacificoCanopyMal Pais
Punta Cambute Horseback RidingManzanillo
Zuma Tour Canopy, Fishing, tour to Tortuga Island, scuba divingMontezuma
Kite SurfingKite SurfingSanta Teresa y Mal Pais
Sea KayakingKayakCuru
Pranamar VillasYoga Retreat & Del Mar Surf CampPlaya Hermosa
Florblanca ResortYoga & Bambu SPASanta Teresa
Tropico Latino HotelYoga & Spa NaturalPlaya Carmen
Horizon HotelYoga Center Playa Carmen
Caza ZenYoga & SpaSanta Teresa



La HaciendaSupermarket 
Super Ronny’sSupermarket 
Supermercado CostaSupermarket 
Super Olas 5Supermarket 
Supermercado MayaSupermarket 
Mercadito de Verduras Hermanos CastroSupermarket, Greengrocery 
Pulpería el MangoSupermarket 



Ambar SouvenirSouvenir 



Lo del Che BakeryBakery 
Pan de Nobles BakeryBakery 
Product C Fresh SeafoodSeafood 


Bars and Discos

La Lora Amarilla  
Day and Night  
Latitude 10 Resort
Santa Teresa de Cóbano, Costa Rica
Hotel Direct: + (506) 2640-0396
Reservations Dept.:
Toll Free (US & Canada):+ (800) 768-2919
Local:+ (506) 4001-0667