Once a little fishing village, Santa Teresa is now one of the most charming beachfront destinations in Costa Rica. Located at the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, Santa Teresa has a sophisticated and trendy international flavor. Many visitors come for the surfing but end up staying for the town’s chilled-out atmosphere and fusion of cultures. Ask us for our top tips and local favorites in Santa Teresa!
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DO IT LIKE A LOCAL
Mingle with locals, jetsetters and the occasional celebrity in the rustic-chic town centre.
With waters so warm and surf so good, there’s nowhere better to catch a wave – Costa Rican style!
AT A GLANCE
SPRAWLING WHITE SAND BEACHES
FUNKY RESTAURANTS & BARS
WELLNESS & YOGA SCENE
“In Santa Teresa, sunsets are a major event; they’re that consistently spectacular. The light show is best viewed from the beach, sipping a piña colada through a bamboo straw… it’s pure magic watching silhouetted surfers ride the waves as the big sky turns to tie-dye behind them.”