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Santa Teresa

4.6
Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing · Stand-Up Paddleboarding
A coastal getaway popular with surfers and young travelers, Santa Teresa spreads out from the beach and the main coastal road to a ring of newer developments on the surrounding hills. The surf here attracts pros and beginners alike, while the beaches offer ample room to soak up the sun and scenery. Linked by the coastal road to a number of other towns great and small, vacations in Santa Teresa allow for a good level of mobility allowing for numerous day trips and excursions. Plan your holiday in Santa Teresa and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Costa Rica road trip website.
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Popular things to do in Santa Teresa

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Beach
Playa Santa Teresa
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Playa Hermosa
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Santa Teresa

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Island
Tortuga Island Puntarenas
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
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Waterfall
Montezuma Falls Montezuma
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours Montezuma
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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National Park
Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve Nicoya
4.4
Duration: 8 hours

Hidden gems in Santa Teresa

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Beach
Playa Carmen
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Spa
Spas
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
Tica Surf Bikinis
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Outdoor Activity
Taboo Beach Club
4.6
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Santa Teresa

Art Gallery
Bri'ah Art Gallery
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Wildlife in Santa Teresa

Fishing Charter / Tour
Sapoa Adventures
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Places to visit with Santa Teresa

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