The Mal Pais / Santa Teresa area is beautifully tucked away on the edge of the rainforest in the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula on the west coast of Costa Rica. There are long sweeping beaches with consistent surf and lush tropical rain forests that line the shoreline for miles. Mal Pais is situated on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula.
Mal Pais & Santa Teresa Costa Rica
This gorgeous and tropical province extends for approximately 6 km. Not too long ago, Santa Teresa was a small fishing village, but has seen quite a bit of growth in the last few years and is quickly becoming the new, trendy hot spot with the occasional celebrity, rock star, or super model is spotted relaxing, surfing, or soaking up some sun like everyone else. Small beach bars and restaurants dot the coastline and trickle into the rainforest offering excellent local hospitality. Mal Pais is a magical, hidden jewel off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.
Santa Teresa has an international “flavor.” Surfers and non-surfers venturing to the area who were just passing through have fallen in love with Santa Teresa and never left. In the last few years there has been an insurgence of yoga and wellness minded people and businesses that have built their presence in the area. All of the cosmopolitan newcomers add their spices and styles to the local flavor. Now Santa Teresa has an amazing choice of international restaurants, and the mixture of an international and local vibe is one of a kind.
With gorgeous white sand beaches and warm water & waves suited for all levels– from the novice to pro– it’s no wonder that the word has finally gotten out about this magical place! Santa Teresa Costa Rica caters to campers as well as elite travelers, offering all levels of accommodations.
Although the waves and gorgeous beaches are a huge attraction here, the area also offers so much more. From exploring Costa Rica through a variety of activities, tours, and excursions to experiencing local night life and cuisine, this amazing country has something for everyone. Located in a truly special location, the Mal Pais / Santa Teresa area is one of a kind–a true tropical paradise.
Contact us at info@bluesurfadventures for more information or to book your dream vacation at Blue Surf Adventures today! We are located at our most popular host site, Blue Surf Sanctuary, in Santa Teresa Costa Rica.