If you were looking for one of the most quiet and virgin places left in Costa Rica, your search has come to an end. Whether you are a surfer or not, Playa Santa Teresa with its white sand beach and its exuberant nature will conquer your heart and make your vacation a very special one.

Known as ones of the best surf spots of all Nicoya Peninsula , Santa Teresa and Malpais have miles of uncrowded beach and reef breaks, offering a wide range of easy waves for any level of surf. Beginner or expert surfer, here you will find your perfect wave: 100% fun guaranteed.

But if surf is not for you, there are a lot of activities, which you can choose from to entertain your day. And if relax is what you have been aiming for, you can just lay down in the crystal clear water of the natural   rocky pools formed by the tide,cradled by the sound of   the ocean.

Become popular only in the last couple of years, this growing town offers also a lot of services, such as supermarkets, internet cafes’, surf shops, surf schools, many international cuisine restaurants and “tico sodas”, bank with ATM where you can change your travelers checks or withdraw money.

A few Kilometers from here Cabo Blanco wildlife refuge counts with a unique biodiversity and one of the most beautiful unspoiled beach: Playa Cabo Blanco. A little paradise for bird-watchers and nature lovers.

At half an hour driving, you will find Montezuma and its amazing waterfalls, where you could spend a nice day walking trough the trails to reach the falls, and lunch in the nice typical center of the town.

Not to forget is Curu Wildlife Refuge with its gourgeous Tortuga Island, famous for the white sand beaches and the snorkeling, which is at only 1 hour driving from us.

For those who love “Natural Ingredients”, Raratonga is the right place to stay.

With now two locations to choose for all budgets, both in 5 minutes walking to the beach and services.


The main place “ Hotel Raratonga”,has been completely finished in December 2007. Built and managed by an Italian couple, the Lodge was born to match  needs of people used to the city comforts with a completely natural surrounding: wood and tropical gardens. Completely made of fine local woods and decorated in a Mediterranean style , Raratonga is a small, cozy hotel with 4 private rooms and 2 fully equipped apartments with kitchen. Ideal for young couples, family with children, group of friends.Located at only 70 meters from the access to the main surf spot, 20 meters from the closest supermarket and 500 meters from the center with its shops, restaurant, souvenirs, surf schools.Easy to access from the main street of Santa Teresa,but with the rooms set in the back, looking at the mountains , away from the dusty street. NEWS : starting from May 2013 the hotel will also have a new refreshing swimming pool !!


Raratonga Apartments is a brand new aparthotel with swimming pool finished in January 2010 situated at only 100 mts from the center and the beach access and 400 mts from “Hotel Raratonga”.The area where it is settled is a really quiet neighborhood set back 70 metres from the main road, away from the dust and the noise.·

These apartments· are· distributed in 2 floors.The ground floor is made of concrete in a mediterranean style with rustic decoration and furnishing and has· a studio apartment for 3 persons maximum and a large apartment for 6 persons.The first floor is all made of wooden like “ Hotel Raratonga” and has 2 apartments for 5 persons max.All apartments have their own private patio and open to the tropical garden and the swimming pool.We offer 24 Hours assistance if needed.Duty manager lives on site.

Your Hosts,Alessia and Stefano in the Hotel and Gianni in the Apartments, have only one goal: to give the best service as possible making their guests feel at home. Living in the hotel themselves,they offer assistance 24 hours if needed and try to help with any requirements of the customers. Please read what our guests say about us