Activities & Services in Santa Teresa

Surfing
One thing we recommend to our guests at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes: go surfing! Young or old, you should try surfing at least once. From the first lesson you will experience the thrill and rush of catching a wave. Experienced surfers, check with us for board rentals and surfing conditions. Surfing Santa Teresa, Costa Rica brings you to famous surf spots like Playa Santa Teresa, Playa Hermosa and Montezuma with stellar surf conditions all year long and no crowds. Whether or not you came to Santa Teresa for surfing, you won’t want to miss the thrill of seeing – or surfing – these world-class beaches. Check with your personal concierge to arrange your surf experience.




Yoga
Be inspired by the dreamy downbeat vibe of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica where slowing down, breathing deeply, and losing track of time lull you into letting go of life’s stresses. Want to relax into Zen-like bliss with a professional massage? We bring the best local massage therapists, who come from all over the world, right to your Santa Teresa vacation home rental to spoil you with healing, relaxing, and rejuvenating treatments. Or, we can set up an appointment for you at one of Santa Teresa’s luxury spas, where you can indulge in natural body care and esthetic treatments. Unwind in a private yoga session just for you at home. Or join a beachfront yoga class or a Pilates class at one of the local yoga centers or top resorts in town. We work with the most professional international instructors in the area.
Montezuma Waterfall
Hiking to Montezuma Waterfalls is an especially popular activity in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. The famous waterfalls – three separate cascades along the Montezuma River – are noted for hiking, swimming in the refreshing pools, and simply relaxing and enjoying the picturesque natural beauty. Ask your personal concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to arrange a trip for you to Montezuma Falls. Your personal guide will take you on an easy 40-minute drive to the quaint village of Montezuma and lead you on an informative nature hike to the waterfalls.







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Canopy Zip Line Tour
Zip lining is one of the top adventure tours in Costa Rica, and zip lining in Santa Teresa is an unforgettable experience. Soar through the jungle on safe and strong steel cables using professional equipment – and maybe spot a monkey or two as you fly over the tree canopy. Ask your personal concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to help you book a thrilling zip lining tour. Experienced bilingual guides will lead you on an exciting zip lining tour with the highest safety rating. No experience required, and zip lining is fun for the entire family. The views alone are worth the trip.


Sportfishing
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica is one of the world’s top sportfishing destinations and boasts over a dozen IGFA world records. Depending on the time of year, although catches are year-round, you can fish for sailfish, blue and black marlin, mahi mahi, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, red snapper, roosterfish and much more. Ask your concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to help you plan and book an offshore or inshore sportfishing trip. You’ll have a fluent English-Spanish speaking expert fishing guide who not only will take you fishing, but after you catch your fish, will cook it for you at your vacation home rental. What could be better!
Tortuga Island Tour
Famous for its picture-perfect white sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters, Tortuga Island, Costa Rica is the quintessential tropical paradise. Protected in the Nicoya Gulf from currents, it is an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and kayaking. You also can hike the forested hills or go on a canopy zip line tour. Ask your personal concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to help you organize a day trip to Tortuga Island for the ultimate tropical paradise tour of your dreams.




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Horseback Riding​
The long, white sand beach of Playa Santa Teresa, by the shimmering Pacific Ocean and lush green jungle, is perfect for horseback riding. Explore the remarkable palm-fringed shore at sunset – what better way to enjoy the sensational colors and sights of the day’s end! Nearby places like Montezuma, Mal Pais, Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, and other beaches are equally wonderful for horseback riding. Check with your personal concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to arrange an unforgettable Santa Teresa horseback riding experience for you, your friends and family.


Stand Up Paddling
The clear, calm waters by Santa Teresa, Costa Rica are ideal for stand-up paddle boarding, aka SUP (Stand-up Paddling). Paddle boarding is a great whole-body workout and the perfect way to explore the amazing coastline of Santa Teresa. Ask your personal concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to arrange paddle boarding for you and your friends and family. Your tour guides, including Costa Rica’s national SUP champion, will help you learn the easy sport and ensure you have lots of fun.




Nicola Peninsula​
The Nicoya Peninsula, on Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, is a nature lover’s paradise. Hike the tropical forests of the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, home to over 240 species of birds, as well as monkeys, deer, armadillos and anteaters. Find the trail that leads to a secluded white-sand beach and enjoy a swim in warm aquamarine sea. At the Curu Wildlife Refuge, you will be amazed by Costa Rica’s biodiversity in tropical dry forest, mangrove estuaries, rivers, and a beautiful protected beach on the calm Nicoya Gulf. The small, privately-owned refuge is unforgettable for hiking and wildlife watching. This tour is a highlight for visitors to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica!
Hacienda Okra Organic Farm
If you’re into healthy food and organic produce, you have to tour Hacienda Okhra during your stay in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. The 43-acre all organic farm is a model of sustainable farming. Owned by Frenchman and former restaurateur, George Lefebrve, Hacienda Okhra supplies Santa Teresa markets and restaurants with its fresh fruits and vegetables for real farm-to-table dining. Ask your concierge to book a tour to Hacienda Okhra to learn how to grow and harvest natural food – and, of course, you get to taste fresh produce! Book a sunset tour with appetizers and wine or a fabulous farm-to-table meal with wine. Hacienda Okhra is located in the breathtaking hills of Las Delicias, a short 15-minute drive from Santa Teresa.



Scuba Diving​
Scuba diving in Costa Rica is world class and attracts divers from all over the globe to explore the clear, nutrient-rich waters filled with an impressive diversity of marine life and volcanic rock formations. There are high-quality dive shops in Santa Teresa where you can rent dive gear and take professional diving courses with qualified and experienced instructors. Ask your concierge at Santa Teresa Luxury Vacation Homes to help you arrange a diving and snorkeling trip to see for yourself the beautiful underwater marine life of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.









Dine Out At Santa Teresa Restaurants​
Some of the best restaurants in Costa Rica are in Santa Teresa, thanks to the international community that lives here. Top chefs from all over the world live in Santa Teresa, giving rise to a growing gourmet foodie scene. From grilled octopus and the freshest sushi to wood-fired pizzas and beef braised in chili and coffee, you will find food with flair. Latin American, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Asian, European, tropical fusion, vegan and vegetarian, and of course traditional Costa Rican – it is all here. Healthy, fresh, organic, and local produce are popular trends. Ask your personal concierge to recommend the type of restaurant you’re looking for and get ready for an unforgettable dining experience. Connect with the locals at sunset happy hours around town. Make dining-out part of your vacation memories
Cabo Blanco & Curu Natural Reserve
This small national park at the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula is a beautiful place to hike in tropical forest to see birds, monkeys and other wildlife. One trail leads to a secluded white-sand beach where you can swim. You will also be amazed by Costa Rica´s biodiversity in Curu´s Wildlife Refuge Nature Reserve.
Relax Refresh Unwind
Be inspired by the dreamy downbeat vibe of Santa Teresa, where slowing down, breathing deeply, and losing all track of time lull you into letting go of life’s stresses.
Concierge
Friendly and bilingual in English-Spanish, your concierge loves to share the wonders of Santa Teresa and give you insider tips to experience the Costa Rica that most tourists miss
Transportation
Our personal concierge can arrange your transportation to your fabulous vacation home rental.
Dine In with a Private Chef
Hire an international private chef to shop, cook and do the cleanup while you delight in mouthwatering dishes. Spoil yourself with the ultimate treat.

Come to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica for world-class surfing, sportfishing, snorkeling and scuba diving, hiking, and nature and adventure tours. Visit organic farms and some of Costa Rica’s best restaurants in Santa Teresa’s growing foodie scene.

Explore the spectacular diversity of the Nicoya Peninsula. Every day is full of fun and adventure in Santa Teresa. Plan your activities with your personal concierge at Cala Luxury Vacation Homes. We’re here to make your vacation extraordinary.

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