Hotels and Lodging

Spread throughout Malpaís, Santa Teresa and Playa Hermosa are some of the best hotels in the country. Each has a solid record of customer service and aims to provide their guests with a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. Regardless of your budget or group size, there is something here for you. At some hotels, guests will be able to walk out their door and reach the surf in a matter of minutes (if not seconds). Other places host yoga, cardio and even kickboxing classes, or have spas designed to pamper and relax.

Below you'll find short descriptions of the hotels, as well as links to more in-depth analyses of their features. Still not sure about which hotel will fit you best? Just ask us. We're more than happy to provide you with additional information.

  1. Beija Flor Resort
    With all you need to relax, the hotel Beija Flor Resort will provide you a comfortable stay close to some of the nicest beaches on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.
  2. Tropico Latino Lodge
    Cabinas, jacuzzi, Swimming pool and the beach...
  3. Zula Inn Bungalows
    Zula Inn hotel is only two minutes walk to white sand surf beach of Playa Santa Teresa and its consistent year round waves.
  4. Latitude 10 Beach Resort
    Latitude 10 Beach Resort is located in the small, lively town of Santa Teresa.
  5. Blue Surf Sanctuary
    The hotel Blue Surf Sanctuary is a peaceful hideaway in the tropical surroundings of Santa Teresa/Malpais.
  6. Flor Blanca Resort
    Florblanca is the celebration of beauty of mother Earth. It is joyful for us to share such a Paradise with you...
  7. Horizons Yoga Hotel
    One of the best options in Mal Pais. Just a few minutes walk to the beach the brand new ocean view villas, 3 swimming pools and drop in Yoga Classes make Horizon a best bet.
  8. Griss Lodge
    The Griss Lodge is located in the exciting town of Santa Teresa on the southern tip of the Nicoya peninsula, near the Cabo Blanco National Park.
  9. La Hacienda B & B
    Enjoy nature at its best, while still having the luxury of most modern day facilities.
  10. Milarepa Hotel
    Named after a buddhist sage, these individual bungalows are spread around well-landscaped grounds just next to the beach.
  11. Esencia Hotel
    Esencia Hotel and Villas is located in Santa Teresa-Mal Pais Beach on the Nicoya Peninsula.
  12. Moana Lodge
    Small hotel with a bright and interesting Africa theme. Communal kitchen.
  13. Pachamama Bungalows
    Just a few minutes from the Pacific Ocean Pachamama is an affordable choice.
  14. Blue Jay Lodge
    Located about 200 meters from the beach, the Blue Jay is in a location that lets you enjoy both the forested surroundings and the beach.
  15. Franks Place
    Rooms to suit all budgets, you can choose if you rather have AC, fan, tv and even kitchen, from simple dorms to duplexes. Only 100m from the hotest surfing beach in the area.
  16. Funky Monkey Lodge
    The Funky Monkey Lodge is located only 650 feet (200 meters) from the beach in Santa Teresa, on a hill surrounded by tropical gardens.
  17. Otro Lado Lodge
    The Otro Lado Lodge in Santa Teresa is a small, stylish resort, only steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.
  18. Vista de Olas
    Vista de Olas Hotel and Spa is a luxurious retreat on the Southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula.
  19. Hotel Meli Melo
    Hotel Meli Melo is set within striking distance of one of the area's best surfing spots at Santa Teresa.
  20. Star Mountain Jungle Lodge
    Star Mountain has unpretentious accommodations and awesome facilities that include a restaurant, swimming pool and yoga studio.
  21. Casa Marbella
    Casa Marbella is a beautifully-design boutique hotel that's set atop a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
  22. Casas de Soleil
    Casas de Soleil is set on a three-acre piece of property near Playa Carmen.
  23. Mariposa Private Beach Homes
    These four homes have stylish furnishings and a range of amenities that includes kitchens, indoor and outdoor living spaces.
  24. Pranamar Villas & Yoga Retreat
    Pranamar Villas is an intimate, consciously designed hotel set along the shores of the Nicoya Peninsula’s spectacular Santa Teresa beach.
  25. Hotel Nautilus
    Hotel Nautilus offers guests the winning combination of modern accommodations in an exotic environment.
  26. Playa Cielo Resort
    Hotel Playa Cielo has unbeatable access to this beach and its adjoining surf spots, which are rumored to be some of the best in the country.
  27. Villas Santa Teresa
    The villas are beautifully designed to incorporate the vibrancy of the tropics with the comforts of modernity.
  28. Santa Teresa Surf Vista Villas
    The resort, which features four individual units, is set atop a small private hillside that looks out over the Pacific Ocean.
  29. Pacifica Surf Studios
    Pacifica Surf Studios caters to travelers who crave communion with nature without sacrificing their comfort.
  30. Manala Hotel
    Hotel Manala's bungalows are cozy, clean and spacious.
  31. The White House
    The house itself is gorgeous. Its ocean-facing side is all windows - from floor to ceiling, this two-story home looks out onto its own backyard, the Pacific Ocean.