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Surf Vista Villas - Birdcage Apartment

Hotel • Private Room • Playa Santa Teresa, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica

Private jungle bungalow with ocean views
  • 2 maximum guests
  • Studio
  • 1 bed
  • 1 bathroom

The Property

A small ocean view apartment for 1 to 2 people with a private outdoor kitchen, bathroom with hot water, A/C and a private ocean view balcony. Very cozy and comfortable, a great deal for the more budgeted traveler. (To access the private bathroom for the Birdcage apartment guests must walk outside and down a set of stairs.) Has one queen bed.

Located in Costa Rica, on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, in the province of Punta Arenas that borders the province of Guanacaste, Santa Teresa Surf Vista Villas started construction in 2008 and opened in 2009. It’s been our dream to welcome people to this special area and share the adventure and passion we have for Costa Rican nature and surfing. We're proud to offer this experience for our guests that travel from all around the world to enjoy our ocean view villas and peaceful hilltop location. In our quiet surroundings you will connect with nature watching the monkeys, birds and other types of wildlife that live in the Surf Vista Villas jungle we love.

The price includes:
Concierge services
Private bathroom with hot water
Private fully equipped kitchen
Access to our swimming pool
Housekeeping services
WiFi
Parking
BBQ grills
Air conditioning
Ceiling fans
Beach towels


About the Neighborhood

We're located on a small private hilltop with no neighbors except for the diverse wildlife Costa Rica is so well known for.

We are conveniently located just outside the hustle and bustle of the downtown area of Mal Pais/Santa Teresa, yet still close enough to enjoy the wide variety of restaurants and amenities.

Santa Teresa is a small beach town located in the province of Puntarenas on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Mostly recognized as an eco tourism and surf destination, the area offers a variety of adventures and activities for all kinds of travelers from around the world. Enjoy the miles of pristine white sand beaches, jungle and wildlife that will captivate you. With its consistent surf breaks, outdoor activities, amazing restaurants and award winning beaches, Santa Teresa has become a top destination for surfers and eco travelers.

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Sleeping Arrangements
  • Common Space
    1 Queen
Nearest Break

La Lora

Playa Santa Teresa, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica 0.6 miles from this house
Nearest Airport
Tambor Airport (TMU) 22 mins driving from this house

Amenities & Services

House Amenities
  • Essentials (Towels, linens, and toilet paper)
  • Air conditioning
  • WiFi
  • Pool
  • Outdoor shower
  • Coffee maker
  • Fully equipped kitchen - private
  • Desk/workspace
  • Private entrance
  • Beach towels
  • Parking
  • Outdoor grill
  • Hot water
  • Ceiling fans
Safety Amenities
  • Smoke detector
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • First aid kit
  • Hospital/clinic (under 1 hour away)
  • 24 hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Lock on door with key
  • Exterior lighting
Surf Amenities
  • Boards to rent on-site (contact for more info)
  • Surf lessons offered by host for additional cost
  • Surf photography offered by host for additional cost
Additional Amenities and Services
  • Airport pickup available at additional cost
  • Cook available at additional cost
  • Cleaning services included
  • Yoga on-site at additional cost

La Lora

Nearest break at 0.6 miles

Also known as La Lora Amarilla. La Lora is a barreling, normal to long A-frame beach break. La Lora breaks along Playa Santa Teresa, a beach that has become a benchmark for experienced surfers. Shortboards, funboards and longboards work well here. Consistency is year-round.

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round
  • Wave Length
    Normal, Long
  • Wave Direction
    A-frame
  • Board Type
    Longboard, Shortboard, SUP
  • Type of Break
    Beach
  • Swell directions
    S, NW
  • Best wind directions
    NE
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few to Crowded
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Crowded
  • Seabed
    Sand, Rocks
  • Best tides
    Low, Mid, Rising
  • Power
    Barreling
  • Access By
    Public Beach, 4WD

Other surf breaks near this property

  • Distance
    0.6 miles
  • Skill Level
    advanced
  • Distance
    2 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Distance
    6.5 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate
Lajas
  • Distance
    6.8 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate, advanced, beginner
  • Distance
    7.9 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate
  • Distance
    29 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate
  • Distance
    29.7 miles
  • Skill Level
    advanced
Buena Vista
  • Distance
    30.6 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate
Surf Vista Villas - Birdcage Apartment
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Hosted by Andy Weinstein

Andy Weinstein Joined in May, 2019

House Guidelines

  • Suitable for infants (2 and under)
  • Suitable for children (2 to 12)
  • Smoking allowed outdoors
  • Events or parties allowed
  • Outside guests allowed
  • Check in after
    14:00 hrs
  • Check out before
    11:00 hrs
You must also know
  • Must climb stairs
  • Pets live on property
  • Some spaces shared

Cancellation Policy

Strict
50% refund to guests if they cancel at least 30 full days prior to check-in day and time. If they cancel with less than 30 days in advance, there is no refund.