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Fishing in the Nicoya Peninsula & Santa Teresa

It would be easy to mistake Santa Teresa as simply a surf town. It certainly has its fair share of breaks and an extensive percentage of the population surfs. But Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa’s primary beach, and the surrounding area from Mal Pais to Playa Hermosa embody many other treasures that easily diversify the experience. One gem the area has is the various fishing adventures into waters teaming with some of the most coveted fish in the world.

Top Costa Rican Tico Slang

Preparing for an adventure to one of the most beautifully lush nations in the world? Perhaps still browsing or maybe even settled on a Costa Rica Beach Rental already, but are a little nervous about speaking Spanish? Don’t fret, Costa Rica is often English and International friendly plus we’ve thrown together a few phrases heard often, so you can get familiar before the flight.

Top Day Trips from Santa Teresa

Here are some sure-fire day trips & good times that Costa Rica Beach Rentals has put together for you, if you’re visiting the Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, or Playa Hermosa area, there is something for everyone!

Top Craft Beer in Costa Rica: From Manzanillo to Montezuma

Craft beer has finally reached the remote tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in a big way and now visitors and residents alike can enjoy a selection of fresh, local, craft brews from Mal Pais to Playa Hermosa, round to Manzanillo and across to Montezuma and Cabuya.

Top Local Foods & Dishes To Try in Costa Rica

When we here back about how great an experience people had with their Costa Rica Beach Rental experience, a common theme is always how amazing the food in Santa Teresa is. A by-product of Santa Teresa and Mal Pais being one of the world’s top travel destinations is that many amazing chefs from various backgrounds have made this place home and chosen to share their cuisine.

Top Free Activities in Santa Teresa

We at Costa Rica Beach Rentals know that vacation is all about treating yourself. Taking a break from the daily grind and getting away from it all is about replenishing our souls and filling our glass of happiness to overflow. That said, it doesn’t have to break the bank either. Once you’ve made it to our little piece of paradise, Santa Teresa, with its beautiful beaches and top surf breaks, there are plenty of things to do to help balance your vacation budget.

Top 3 Romantic Activities in Santa Teresa

At Costa Rica Beach Rentals have beautiful luxury rentals in every part of town to give you just the vibe you’re looking for and we can almost guarantee the romance to start the moment you walk through the door, but if you’re looking to take it to the next level, here are a few couples activities that seem to leap forth out of the pages of a romance novel.

Top 5 Beaches in Mal Pais

Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, Mal Pais is quickly becoming a trendy tourist destination for all types of travelers. Despite its’ name translating to “bad country”, Mal Pais has repeatedly been praised for its beautiful, untouched beaches and consistent surf breaks. Click here to read the full article of our Top 5 Beaches in the area.

House Hunters International

We’ve been lucky enough to be featured on the hit reality show House Hunters International in our town of Santa Teresa. Click here to read the full article, watch the complete episode and find out more about buying & selling property in Costa Rica.


If you’re scrambling to try and find a vacation rental for Christmas or New Years we still have a few options available. Check out these 3 great houses in Santa Teresa and Mal Pais that are still available.