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Mal Pais - Santa Teresa

Mal Pais, otherwise known as Santa Teresa is a tropical paradise located on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica, where the lush green jungle meets the untamed ocean. 


Our beautiful town boasts a stunning white sand and palm-lined beach stretching for five miles. It was voted in the world's top ten beaches by Forbes Magazine as well as Trip Advisor.


These blue shores are home to great consistent waves, welcoming surfers of all abilities with a variety of beautiful beach, reef and point breaks. The pristine waters are abundant in marine life with regular sightings of whales and turtles.  World class fishing can also be enjoyed with the opportunity to catch the famous Rooster Fish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellow Fin Tuna and Snapper.


This area has maintained the perfect balance between modern day comforts, a pristine wildlife, and an authentic Costa Rican experience. Boasting many fabulous restaurants catering to all tastes and budgets, well equipped supermarkets and a vibrant nightlife, our beach town the ideal place to spend a fun, exciting and perfectly relaxing vacation.


Activities to enjoy in the area also include: surfing, canopy tours, waterfalls, beach strolls, horseback riding, ATV tours, fishing, yoga, SUP, kayak tours, sailing, national park hikes and butterfly farms.

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