Coming to Santa Teresa Costa Rica? Did you know Santa Teresa Beach is the 2010 recipient of the Travelers Award from TripAdvisor naming it the #1 Beach in Central and South America, a very prestigious honor well deserved for such a beautiful beach.
If you have never been to Santa Teresa Costa Rica before, you are definitely in for a treat, get ready for the surprise of your life, Condre Nast Traveler awarded it TOP 10 beaches in the World and Forbes Magazine named it #7.
Besides hosting some of the worlds most beautiful beaches, Santa Teresa is know for other amazing sites and tours. Here’s a short list, TOP 5 things to do when you come to Santa Teresa Costa Rica, there’s plenty more, these are just the most popular attractions as follows.
#1 Canopy Zip Line – this is everyone’s favorite attraction, a definite crowd pleaser. From 6 year and older, no one gets left out and it always ends with a smile. Imagine gliding safely above the jungle floor in it’s canopy with the monkeys because that’s exactly what you do on this tour. Birds, waterfalls, jungle and ocean views, this is a MUST do.
#2 Kayak and Snorkel Tour – this is a mixed bag of pleasures, first, an easy paddle in the amazing warm blue gulf of the Nicoya Peninsula. As you paddle along the shores there is always a good chance to see and swim with dolphins and sea turtles. Bruce and Francine are the owner operators of this tour, it’s a great way to spend a day doing something really special, seeing Costa Rica beaches from a slightly different perspective as you paddle along…lunch included, take the day trip, you won’t regret it.
#3 SURF – Santa Teresa was discovered by surfers. The beaches here are perfect for beginners to experts, 10 miles of pristine coastline, Costa Rica surf was truly discovered here. There are great surf schools, plenty of boards to rent, NEVER a shortage of waves, over 350 days of surf a year, a wave mecca, warm water, another MUST if you come to Santa Teresa.
#4 Waterfalls – Montezuma has several well known waterfalls and there are many more secret spots the locals like to go not as far. If you are staying in a Montezuma Hotel you might be tempted to not explore but if you are not, talk to the locals and see where THEY go, it’s worth the investigation, Costa Rica is a land of many many waterfalls and water holes, try to discover something off the beaten path, you’ll be glad you did.
#5 Horseback riding – ending the day with a leisurely stroll along the beach on a beautiful Costa Rica horse is the most romantic and enjoyable way to catch one of Santa Teresa’s famous sunsets. After the ride, maybe a stop at a local soda (that’s what they call a small restaurant) where beer and shrimp can be bought for almost nothing.
There’s still lot’s more to do from yoga to shell collecting, the spa, massage or just checking out the many amazing restaurants who sell SUPER fresh tuna, mahi mahi, shrimp and more.
Costa Rica vacations are the way to go, many Costa Rica resorts offer all inclusive packages like Costa Rica surf vacations or yoga retreats, while it’s pretty common for the small boutique resorts or Costa Rica hotels on the beach offer just breakfast with some massage, surf or yoga classes. There are many choices and Costa Rica packages to consider when it comes to your Costa Rica vacation but only ONE choice when it comes to the beach you stay at and that’s Santa Teresa Costa Rica.
So what are you waiting for? If you haven’t booked your tickets yet, it’s time to. Right now airfares are at an all time low, many Costa Rica Resorts are running specials, it’s never been cheaper, the crowds are gone but will soon be back to the #1 Beach in Central and South America.
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