Santa Teresa travel guide

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You're Going to Love Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is a little town in Puntarenas, a province in Costa Rica. Many world-renowned chefs have made Santa Teresa their home and as a result, tantalizing restaurants encompass the town.

Whether you relax in a hammock or explore the golden beaches, forests, or waterfalls, you won't get enough of Santa Teresa.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Santa Teresa

When to Visit Santa Teresa

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If you want to avoid the tourists and crowds, May through November is the best time to go to Santa Teresa. It rains in the evening but the beaches are less crowded with fewer surfers.

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How to Get to Santa Teresa

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Where to Stay in Santa Teresa

Latitude 10 Resort is an elite hotel located on the Nicoya Peninsula and within walking distance to Santa Teresa. The amenities include complimentary breakfast and yoga retreats. Don Jon's Surf Lodge and Restaurant offers private rooms, apartments, and hostels.

Popular Neighborhoods in Santa Teresa

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How to Get Around Santa Teresa

The Cost of Living in Santa Teresa

Shopping Streets

Playa Carmen Mall is full of restaurants, stores, surf shops, and Santa Teresa's ST/CR local store where you can buy handmade silk screened t-shirts worn by the locals. At Montezuma's downtown shopping district you will find a variety of locally made products, unique gifts, souvenirs, and culinary gift baskets.

Groceries and Other

Local fruit is very economical and abundant. Super Ronny 1 supermarket is favored for its fresh meat and whole organic chicken. You can purchase Bimbo, the Costa Rican bread, for ₡1,151.06, or a fruit smoothie for ₡1,726.20 to ₡2,876.43. However, baked goods start at ₡2,013.50.

Where to Eat in Santa Teresa

If you crave fish, curry chicken, or chocolate mousse with your cocktails, visit Brisas del Mar, the most popular restaurant in Santa Teresa. For a cozy romantic and intimate dinner overlooking the sunset, Habanero sits on the beach and serves amazing lobster tacos and cocktails.