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WELCOME TO SANTA TERESA

A ONE OF A KIND WELLNESS & MINDFULLNESS EXPERIENCE

The south western coast of Puntarenas province of Costa Rica, offers a stretch of beaches to match your tropical vacation’s need.

From the easy going long waves of Playa Hermosa to the world-class beach break of Playa Santa Teresa.

 Sandy white beaches of Playa Manzanillo and Playa Santa Teresa to the tide pools and reefs of Playa Mal Pais , followed by the Cabo Blanco Wildlife Reserve. It's a 15-minute drive, or a one hour walk on the beach, from Playa Hermosa in the North to Malpais in the South. Selva resort is located in between, at the center of Santa Teresa beach.
The Village of Santa Teresa has developed as favorite surfing spot for traveling surfers from all around the world. The need for a place to eat, drink and sleep for the surfers and their friends, has naturally developed in to a very unique little surfing paradise that provides all the needs of such people.

The beautiful Jungle, the peaceful environment and the lush nature attracted people who like a peaceful and healthy lifestyle, revolving around surfing, yoga practice and excellent food. while maintaining a strong connection with nature and one another.

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ATV RENTALS/TOURS

An ATV is a great way to explore the Mal Pais and Santa Teresa area, from the beaches of Hermosa, to Montezuma Waterfalls, it’s a great way to commute around town, jungle tracks and off-road adventures. We can also arrange a guided group tour if you don’t feel like exploring by your own.

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YOGA & MINDFULNESS. 

Practice yoga at your own pace and time, in your private Yoga Shala in Casa Ama. Our Concierge will gladly arrange private Yoga sessions where you can customize a practice that’s best for you.

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SURF LESSONS

Santa Teresa’s world’s famous beach break is suitable for all levels of surfing, from first-timers to highly experienced surfers. Take a surf class with professional licensed Surf instructors in the best spots for learning, with great vibes and a lot of fun! All surf gear is provided.

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PRIVATE CHEF DINNER

Treat yourself with an exquisite multiple course dinner made and served by local expert chefs, using only fresh and local produce from Santa Teresa and the Nicoya Peninsula.

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HORSEBACK RIDING TOURS

Ready to enjoy ocean breeze, amazing sunsets and a peaceful horseback ride on the beach? Whichever horseback riding in Santa Teresa area you choose - beach, farm, jungle, mountain - do not hesitate to contact our concierge, he will be more than happy to help! And, before the adventure begins: remember to bring water, long pants, shoes, insect repellent, sunscreen and a hat.

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TORTUGA ISLAND TOUR

Take a boat ride to a near by island, famous for it’s turtle shape, Tortuga Island offers Snorkeling, Scuba Diving and different water activities. The tour includes lunch on the beach and transport from Villa Ayola and back.

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CANOPY ZIP LINING

​Journey through the treetops, enjoying the tropical forest while the Pacific Ocean lies below you. You will choose among different platforms, to custom your own Canopy Experience: an incredible journey through the Costa Rican Biodiversity.

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CURU WILDLIFE RESERVE

In addition to exclusively planting native species in the gardens and engaging in reforestation projects with local organizations.

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