Beaches The white sand beaches of Santa Teresa face crystal blue water. Some of the town’s beaches are treasured as nature preserves, while others are appreciated for their high-end refinements, such as gourmet restaurants, trendy watering holes, and luxurious lodging accommodations. Behind Casa Teresa sits Santa Teresa Beach. In the New Millenium, it’s become one of the Costa Rica beaches in the area that surfers, snorkelers, and sunbathers prefer most. Take a short trek from the villa, and you’ll find yourself among them, enjoying fun in the Costa Rica sun. Costa Rica Beaches Near the Villa Casa Teresa has world-class beaches. From the pool area at the villa, you can see the trendy action on Santa Teresa beach, where perfect waves for surfing barrel in. A few minutes to the north sits Playa Hermosa, a beach where surfers and naturalists enjoy the trappings of nature. Near the border, the town shares with the neighboring town of Mal Pais sits Playa Carmen, a beach where visitors engage in many pursuits, including surfing, snorkeling, horse riding, and hiking. Just north of Playa Carmen is Playa Santa Teresa, a beach where fishing and sailing can be invigorating activities but feel leisurely as you enjoy the tropical scenery and fine weather. Include Beach Visits in Your Plans Beaches in the Nicoya Peninsula, where Santa Teresa is located, have been called “breathtaking” by Forbes magazine. As our guest, Santa Teresa Beach is yours to visit at a moment’s notice, but don’t neglect to see the others when you visit. The pristine shoreline that was once the turf of the town’s fishermen is now kindly shared with world travelers from all places.