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If you are surfing Costa Rica and are looking for one of the most consistent and less crowded surf spots come visit Point Break Hotel located at Mal Pais – Santa Teresa area of Guanacaste. Our Costa Rica surf camp, just 100 yards from Playa Santa Teresa, offers the convenience of being close to what is considered the best beach breaks in the area.

A long white sand beach with good lefts and rights, make this beach ideal for beginning as well as experienced surfers…the perfect Costa Rica surfing vacation.

Enjoy Costa Rica Adventures

If your objective is not surfing in Costa Rica, but just visiting beautiful beaches and experiencing nature… this is the place!! See our activities page to learn about all the exciting adventures available in our area.

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Where is Point Break?

We are located right in front of the area’s best surfing spot. With its ideal water temperature and its persistent good waves all year round, makes Santa Teresa one of Costa Rica’s best surfing location.

Our property’s gardens are full with tropical exotic plants, which will indulge your senses and help you get in the mood for good days of leisure. Point Break has a gorgeous white-sand beach right in front, with huge palm threes and other species of good shadow providers. You’ll get the chance to enjoy the visits of local fauna (iguanas, monkeys, huge variety of birds and squirrels) and some of the most beautiful sunsets ever. So, even if you’re one of the ones who don’t enjoy practicing surf, but do love watching it from the beach’s safety; we’ll make sure you relax at a beautiful place and enjoy the scenery. We offer you rustic-palm-roofed cabins (just as Costa Rican indigenous people used to make theirs). With a shared kitchen, hammocks and a lovely terrace with beach chairs; you’ll be getting all you need to enjoy this exciting adventure down at Santa Teresa’s Point Break.

Mal Pais Getting There

Located in Costa Rica , down at the Nicoya Península, on a small town called Santa Teresa of Mal País. Santa Teresa beach has miles of white sand, natural pools and excitement for those who want to surf or enjoy Costa Rican Beaches.

By Car
You can rent a car and drive to Mal País. You should take the Inter American Highway to Puntarenas province. Driving from San Jose to Puntarenas takes approximately 2.5 hours. Once there, you should board the ferry to Paquera for a 1 and a half hour ride across the Nicoya gulf. Once in Paquera it is only 1 hour and 15 minutes to Santa Teresa of Mal País. The ferry departs from Puntarenas every 2 hours. The earliest one leaves at 4:30 in the morning, and the last one at 8:30 at night. El ferry de Puntarenas a Paquera sale cada 2 horas. El primero es a las 4:30 de la mañana y el ultimo es a las 8:30 de la noche.

By Air
Get on a direct flight from San José to Tambor’s domestic airport. Then jump on a taxi to Mal País. Please contact us for your prior reservations.

By Bus
For those who are travelling on a limited budget, there are buses to Puntarenas. There are buses departing from San Jose’s main station every hour. Once you’re at Puntarenas, take a taxi to the ferry port (1 mile), then board the ferry to Paquera. Down at Paquera take a bus to Cóbano. This bus will leave you at downtown Cóbano, where you should get on a local bus to Santa Teresa. It’s best to depart early in the morning to make the connections on time.
For example, if you take the 7 am bus to Puntarenas, you’ll be catching the 10:30 am ferry to Paquera. Then you would be taking the bus that will take you down to Cóbano in one hour and 15 minutes. Because the bus to Santa Teresa leaves around 2:30 pm, you’d have time to enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants (or “sodas” as called in Costa Rica). One hour after you get in the bus, you’ll be reaching Santa Teresa.
If you are in Jaco
If you happen to be down at Jaco, there’s a boat service to Montezuma. You should then get a taxi to Santa Teresa. Reservations for both the boat and taxi are required.

The Perfect Place for Anyone

Point Break is the perfect place not just for those who love surfing, but for anyone willing to enjoy themselves in a place where you would have the chance to enjoy nature to the fullest and with affordable prices.

Due to it’s excellent location, Point Break is an ideal surfer’s paradise; but we do offer a variety of choices for those interested in other activities, such as:


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