Home » Experiences Beaches The rear property of the villa closely borders a beachfront, where powerful waves roll in year-round. If surfing is your passion, wax up your surfboard to ride the rolling barrels. Then enjoy a cocktail around a beachfront bonfire, as you sing or talk the night away with friends. Surfing Casa Teresa is one of the best Costa Rica beachfront rentals for surfers, as they roll into Santa Teresa Beach and Mal Pais from every corner of the globe. Once a spot known mostly to the pros, Santa Teresa is now a place where pro surfers instruction. These are some of the most consistent breaks you’ll ever see. Whether you shred waves with the best of them, or you surf just for fun, this is a spot you shouldn’t miss. Snorkeling The villa’s beachfront location puts pristine snorkeling and diving spots at your backdoor. Enjoy swimming with gentle sea turtles, as majestic, turquoise waters soothe your skin. Or allow one of our reputable partners to take you on an ultimate exploration of the deep. Dining In a beachfront luxury villa, champagne is the unanimous house drink. Pop a bottle of the best, as you dine on cuisine from your private chef. Or treat your palette to the tastes of the town. Santa Teresa’s eateries, cafes, organic fruit stands, and fish shops are minutes away. Private Chefs Casa Teresa is elite among Costa Rica beachfront rentals for fine cuisine. Serving the most vibrant, local and organic ingredients, our chefs have over twenty years of culinary mastery and are steeped in Costa Rican culture. Your personal chef’s Asian and Latin American influences will pair perfectly with local offerings from land and sea. To help us serve you the best, please submit your preferences early in advance. Restaurants Cosmopolitanism has taken Santa Teresa’s restaurant scene to new heights. World-class chefs serve exquisite fare beneath the strung lights and palm trees. Now called the old Saint Tropez of Central America, the area deserves the new moniker for its culinary excellence. Hiking Hidden paths along streams, primordial caves, crashing waterfalls, and natural reserves. Hikers of all abilities discover these and other sites, as they traipse across tropical terrain. Contact us for private hiking tour details; we’d love to help guide you to exciting scenes. Montezuma Waterfalls Cascading into pools from craggy heights, Montezuma Waterfalls flows in Nicoya Peninsula. You can rope swing at the Top Waterfall, and then swim in the refreshing pools. Compared to the swimming pool at your Costa Rica beachfront rental, the water is wonderfully prehistoric. Wellness Santa Teresa has become a world-class wellness destination for seekers and masters alike. Our luxurious villa offers spacious accommodations for yoga retreats, meditative gatherings, and sessions of deep reflection. Return home refreshed by including wellness in your stay. Yoga Experience intimate yoga sessions within the privacy of the villa grounds, as our private yoga instructors help ease you into healing postures by the pool. We can schedule closed personal classes or group sessions for the entirety of your stay with us, or for whichever days you prefer. Meditation Get centered during your stay: request our individual or guided group meditation services. Prepare to breathe the floral ocean air, as you prepare to let everything else fade from mind. Explore Casa Teresa is also one of the best Costa Rica beachfront rentals for exploring the tropical grandeur of Santa Teresa. Whether an afternoon nap on a beachside hammock or engaging with elemental splendor is your “Pura Vida”, a world of pleasure outside of the villa awaits. Nicoya Peninsula Some of the best surf conditions, as well as hidden gems for eco-tourists, can be found in the Nicoya Peninsula. Lining the coast are lush, green forests, where animal wildlife can be seen along the north and south provinces. For photographers of nature, the subjects are beatific. Canopy Zip Line Tour On a thrilling zip line tour in Santa Teresa and Mal Pais, it’s hard not to smile from ear-to-ear, as you speed through nature across a safely cleared path. Our local canopy tour partners will have you soaring through tall trees, as views of jungle and ocean take your breath away. Cabo Blanco and Curu National Reserve Cabo Blanco is the largest natural reserve in the area, drawing nature lovers and hikers to the short trail loop, and the challenging 2-hour beach hike. If you’re an animal lover, Curu National Wildlife Refuge has monkey species, tropical birds, and clear water for snorkeling and diving. Organic farm Health-conscious foodies and seekers of sustainability will marvel at Hacienda Okhra, a local organic farm. Produce is grown with hydroponics and chemical-free solutions. In the crisp fruits and vegetables, you can clearly see and taste the difference that these processes make. Horseback riding When it’s just you that special someone, riding horses on a beach can feel like fairytale romance. If Costa Rica beachfront rentals are considerations for your wedding location, Casa Teresa can make the tale come true. You can also enjoy private, guided tours — solo or with a group — as you cross through streams, traverse the peninsula, and explore lush jungles. Sportfishing More than surfers, snorkelers, and divers are drawn to oceanic element of Santa Teresa. Sport fishermen reel in Tuna, Marlin, Mahi-Mahi, and a dragnet variety of other fish. Contact our concierge for help arranging a fishing trip. We can make arrangements for your travel.