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Santa Teresa

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A coastal getaway popular with surfers and young travelers, Santa Teresa spreads out from the beach and the main coastal road to a ring of newer developments on the surrounding hills. The surf here attracts pros and beginners alike, while the beaches offer ample room to soak up the sun and scenery. Linked by the coastal road to a number of other towns great and small, vacations in Santa Teresa allow for a good level of mobility allowing for numerous day trips and excursions. Plan your holiday in Santa Teresa and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Costa Rica road trip website.
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Where to stay in Santa Teresa

Accommodations in Santa Teresa jostle for space on the beachfront, with a wealth of budget hotels, lodges, and surf clubs providing easy beach access and views over the water. Competition keeps prices low, although it's worth reserving your room well in advance to avoid disappointment. Almost any option you choose will be either on or just off the main coastal road running through town.
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