EXTREME CLIFF JUMPING ADVENTURE (Jaco) Another activity for adrenaline junkies is extreme off jumping. Also by the same company that organises the extreme canyoneering. When conditions are right you’ll have the option of cliff jumping from 10, 20, 30 or 45 feet into the deep pool at the base of the 80′ falls. During this […]

Yoga in Santa Teresa

The ideal destination to enjoy the best surf and yoga in Costa Rica is Santa Teresa beach, with beautiful white sand beaches and refreshing waterfalls like Montezuma. TripAdvisor has awarded Playa Santa Teresa as the best “beach and sun” destination of all Central and South America. While Forbes Magazine has chosen Malpais as one of the […]

Explore Nature and See Wildlife

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Explore Nature and the most beautiful places around Santa Teresa Montezuma Waterfalls This set of waterfalls is located on the outskirts of the small town of Montezuma, on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. They are, as many people say, some of the best in the country. In total, there are three waterfalls, all […]

Restaurant Options

Explore the best restaurant options, cafes, and nightlife around Playa Santa Teresa The Bakery The selection varies daily, but some favorites include croissants, banana bread, pain au chocolat, bagels, cheesecake, éclairs, and bread such as whole wheat, focaccia, baguette, and ciabatta. Their breakfasts are great too, scrambled eggs with sides of fruit and of course with their […]

Costa Rica : La Vida Local

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My husband, our three kids, and I are 45 minutes into a bumpy ride along a dusty, winding road on the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica when I flash back four months. Sitting pretty on a groomed beach on Long Island, my husband, Manny, and I were talking about—well, what does anyone talk about at […]

In a Costa Rican Beach Town, the Road Less Paved

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Sitting on a patch of white sand on a nearly deserted beach, steps away from a dense jungle, we were mesmerized by the thundering waves and transfixed by a family of howler monkeys, leaping from tree to tree. My 3-year-old son, James, ambled by and threatened to drop a pair of heavy coconuts right on […]