Santa Teresa Costa Rica Resort

Beautifully nestled in the jungle of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, our hotel offers a private and cozy oasis, surrounded by an assortment of tropical wildlife and greenery. Just footsteps away from stunning white sand beaches that host the best variety of surf and breathtaking sunsets, our boutique hotel is the perfect haven for anyone wishing to experience the true Pura Vida (Pure Life) vibe that is uniquely special to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.  Keep reading to learn more about our Santa Teresa Costa Rica Resort

We offer four luxurious bungalows that uniquely appeal to all of your senses. Each distinctively decorated bungalow boasts exotic, hand carved woods, elegant textures, aromatherapy candles, pillow top mattresses, and natural, comfortable bedding. These individually designed interiors become intimate, private retreats to enhance your comfort while enjoying your time with us at our Santa Teresa Costa Rica hotel.

A peaceful hideaway, our Santa Teresa Costa Rica resort has an all tile pool and inviting rancho kitchen common area, where guests can either cook their selves or hire a chief for a luxurious, relaxing stay. If you’re wishing to experience local cuisine, we have you covered. Just minutes away you can enjoy exquisite dining either in town or at nearby resorts.  

Costa Rica Surf

Located at Suck Rock, a famous surf break in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, our hotel and surf camp packages are a surfers dream come true. Sponsored by Billabong as a surf camp and a surf destination, Blue Surf Sanctuary is the ideal surf retreat! Whether you are an experienced surfer looking for ideal waves, a beginner looking for an enjoyable, all inclusive surf school, or a family seeking a fun getaway, you’ll get an experience that will last a lifetime.

Pura Vida

We have something to offer everyone wishing to experience the true essence of Pura Vida, and pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service with our ultimate goal being to make you feel at home and completely taken care of at our boutique hotel in this magical destination! Treat and pamper yourself with a massage, experience relaxing, ocean-side yoga, and partake in the extraordinary activities Santa Teresa, Costa Rica offers! Mal Pais, a nearby town, has become known for its unique, magical energy, great surf, and cool people. Here you can easily spend hours shopping, exploring, and experiencing pure, local Costa Rican life.

From white sand beaches, perfect surf for all levels, horse back riding on the beach, zip line canopy tours in the lush jungle, fire flies, snorkeling, great restaurants, dirt roads, patient and fun instructors, great equipment to use, to stunning sunsets, and a little spark of magic—what are you waiting for? Come visit us! We welcome you to our peaceful Santa Teresa Costa Rica hotel.

Recent Traveler's Reviews

A True Sanctuary

We are perfect for first time surfers! Our surf instructors will start you off with the very basics of learning about surfing and surfing safety. We will make sure you have a healthy respect for the ocean. You will soon understand why surfing becomes a life style as you enjoy an experience of a lifetime.

by Bearpaw , May 2020

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Perfect Surf Getaway

“Had the best time at the Blue Surf Sanctuary. Lovely part of town, with the sea and amazing food options nearby. Couldn’t fault it really….”

by max g , feb 2020


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Maybe you have surfed a few times on your own or taken a lesson or two. You feel pretty confident out in the line-up, but want to learn more to take your surfing to the next level.  If this sounds like you, it’s easy to say you are ready for Santa Teresa Surf Coaching. Here at Blue Surf Sanctuary, our definition of Surf Coaching is defined as hiring a local, knowledgeable surf coach to patiently help you learn all the skills you need to be more effective and better enjoy your time in the water.  

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Blue Surf Sanctuary is a boutique surf hotel located near world famous surf spots at Mal Pais and Santa Teresa Costa Rica. We have 4 wonderfully equipped Bungalows and a beautiful open air kitchen located a very short walk from the beach. Our front desk is open and staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our surf resort not only offers Costa Rica surf vacation packages, we also offer the ultimate beach retreat with local spa services, massage, and yoga! Let us build your perfect surf trip.

Many of our guests come to Costa Rica for the awesome surf. Santa Teresa / Mal Pais has become a world famous surf location. Not only is the surf great, the beach is consistently voted tops in all of Central and South America. It really is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. You will love the vibe. We can help you build the perfect Costa Rica surf vacation!

Santa Teresa and Mal Pais are located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on the Nicoya Peninsula. The two small surf towns share a 6km stretch of beach and road. There are many restaurants, surf shops, and groceries. We are located near one of the best surf breaks in the country, Suck Rock.

Do you want an active Costa Rica vacation or retreat? Improve your surfing with our surf instructors, Relax, Yoga, repeat daily! Awesome surf and yoga in paradise is a great way to spend your Costa Rica vacation. Restore your balance in paradise. Experience nature and find yourself in beautiful Costa Rica. Your inner Pura Vida is waiting for you!