- 7 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 14
Description from the owner
Your group is big and adventurous. Together, you like to try new local dishes, surf the best breaks, zip-line through the jungle, and wake up to the sound of howler monkeys in the trees just outside your window.
Standard hotel accommodations or resorts with pre-planned activities may work for some groups, but yours would rather have flexible schedules to fill with your own excursions. The Jungle House is close to all the action, making this easy & convenient.
If this sounds like you guys, then The Jungle House in Santa Teresa Costa Rica, is your place. Located smack in the middle of a stunning trifecta of ocean, jungle, and the...Read more
Who else wants to be "astonished with everything"?
Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Additional Location Information
Playa Santa Teresa Costa Rica is one of the best beach towns in Costa Rica. It is well known for surfing, and there are also canopy tours, hiking in Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, short trips to Montezuma waterfalls, great yoga teachers & massage therapists, horseback riding, ATV tours through the jungle, and just relaxing at an amazing beach. We can set these tours up for you so you don't have to negotiate in Spanish.
Santa Teresa is pretty far from San Jose, so let us arrange a shuttle van to bring your group here. This will save you a lot of hassle.
Playa Santa Teresa is the best beach town in Costa Rica for independent travelers that want to get away from it all, still have a lot of fun activities to do, opportunities to socialize & party a little, and plenty of comforts of home too. Santa Teresa, Costa Rica at the southwestern corner of the Nicoya Peninsula is one of Costa Rica’s remaining off-the-beaten path cool spots. The Lonely Planet says “it has become one of Costa Rica’s most life affirming destinations. Here, the sea is alive with wildlife and is almost perfect when it comes to shape, color and temperature.”
Many visitors comment that this section of Santa Teresa, in which The Jungle House is located, is the coolest part of town. Restaurants, bars & markets, surf shops, and the main beach path are all right out our front door. This little section between Super Ronny #2 & the beach path at Brunela Hostel is always alive with people walking to & from the beach, and going out to eat & drink. There are people from all over the world, and you get a really free feeling as you walk around without a care in the world, meeting other people having a great time too.
A funky, laid-back surfer town, full of expats from the U.S., Canada, Israel, Argentina, and across Europe; it was just a sleepy fishing village with 30 families as far back as 1985. People from around the world have seen its beauty and potential, and relocated here to start businesses & families, and create a unique community.
You’ll find lots of great restaurants blending the freshest local ingredients & cuisine with European and international gastronomic tendencies. There are fun beach bars and great restaurants, many interesting places to discover, and new things to try.
Most people come here for surfing. Santa Teresa, Costa Rica boasts some of the world’s most consistent waves, and it doesn’t get too crowded out on the water either. Experts have several great surf spots around Santa Teresa to choose from and beginners can count on various surf schools with excellent, patient instructors to get them up and having fun before their Costa Rica surf vacation is over.
Surfing is not the only activity in the Santa Teresa/Mal País area. The fishing is outstanding! The fisherman can also take you snorkeling.
The exciting canopy tour along ziplines at the edge of Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve gives you a beautiful bird’s eye view of the area’s splendor.
Yoga in Santa Teresa is a popular activity, and there are many excellent teachers and various classes to try out.
Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is a booming water sport that you can learn in Santa Teresa as well.
Kayak fishing in Mal País harbor or cruising up the Río Bongo by kayak to see all kinds of wildlife is one of the funnest things you can do around Santa Teresa. Horseback riding along the beach and through the hills is a mellow activity that gives you a distinct perspective on things.
ATVs are the primary means of transportation for most residents, and rentals and extreme tours are readily available.
And of course, just hanging out at the gorgeous award-winning beach with friends, meeting new people, and having beers in the shade of palm & almond trees is an all-time favorite. Santa Teresa is also family friendly and offers many options for fun activities with children.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways
Car is not necessary
Last updated on September 17, 2014
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- Damage insurance | $35
- Bank Processing Fee | 3% of rent
- Linens Provided
- Ceiling Fans
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- A/C or climate control
- House swap allowed
- Bachelor or bachelorette parties allowed
- Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Secure parking space
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 3400 square feet