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Santa Teresa - Recommendations for hotels

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Santa Teresa - Recommendations for hotels

Hi we are visiting Santa Teresa for the first time in Feb. My fiance is a keen surfer and I want to be able to relax by a pool/walk to the beach and also visit restaurants in the evening.

We are looking at Horizon, Pranamar and also Flor Blanca (although only for a few nights as this is quite expensive). Any suggestions/thoughts?


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1. Re: Santa Teresa - Recommendations for hotels

Horizon not right on the beach. For a couple somewhat less expensive beach options, I'd add Milarepa and Tropico Latino to your list...

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Pranamar is gorgeous but remote and rather isolated. For a great value I would recommend Otro Lado. It is walking distance to dining, surf shops, grocery and the beach. It also has a nice pool and is very quiet and a beautiful place for couples in particular. And if you don't have a car I wouldn't recommend staying outside of the main town area unless you rent a quad, which can be quite costly. The better beaches for surfing are in town as well.

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Looking at Otro Lado too, would you consider it in town? What nearby restaurants would you recommend? Won't have car

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Loads of restaurants near Otro Lado. If you check out the maps on this site: www.nicoyapeninsula.com

you will be able to locate Otro Lado and many of the restaurants within walking distance. You will not have a problem....

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