Santa Teresa is a charming beach town located in the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, known for its world-class surfing, stunning sunsets, and laid-back atmosphere. It's no wonder that it has become a popular destination for travelers seeking a tropical escape.
For those looking for affordable and comfortable accommodations, the Best Hostels in Santa Teresa offer an excellent option. These hostels provide a range of lodging options, from private rooms to shared dorms, all equipped with modern amenities such as AC, WiFi, and lockers. Take a look at the best hostels in Santa Teresa and enjoy all that this beautiful town has to offer.
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Lost Boyz is an adult-only eco-friendly accommodation situated in the heart of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, popular among backpackers, surfers, and anyone who wants to have a good time. The hostel is inspired by a Peter Pan Neverland theme, with vibrant colors and murals done by previous guests and friends.
Lost Boyz features a bar, comfortable common areas, a large jungle vibe garden, and a restaurant that serves delicious wood-fired pizzas and other tasty treats. Lost Boyz Hostel is close to the beach, shopping, and many other amenities in town. The hostel also offers a shared kitchen and dining area, nightly activities, and themed nights, making it easy for guests to socialize and connect.
The staff is attentive and puts a lot of care into making all guests feel welcome and included. The hostel is very clean and offers laundry facilities for guests. Dorm rooms are spacious, each accommodating six people in bunk beds, and each room has a balcony overlooking the garden.
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Selina Santa Teresa North is the biggest hostel on the main road and a perfect place to stay while in Santa Teresa. Its 4-story building perfectly blends with the artistic environment of the town.
The hostel features a restaurant and bar that serves a diverse menu, a co-working space with the best Wi-Fi in town, and a pool, playground, video room, and yoga deck for guests to enjoy.
For surf enthusiasts, some of the best breaks in Costa Rica are just a short walk away. In addition, Selina Santa Teresa North offers shared dorms for budget-conscious travelers and private rooms with beautiful views and a cool vibe. The hostel also has a camping area.
Guests can socialize with fellow travelers in the common areas and become part of the same tribe. Santa Teresa is a paradise for relaxation and adventure, with white sand beaches surrounded by jungle and world-class surfing.
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Casa del Sol, conveniently located on the main road of Santa Teresa, is a fantastic accommodation option within walking distance to the beach, surf spots, dining establishments, and shopping venues. The property offers a range of accommodations, including hostel rooms and private rooms, catering to different preferences.
Guests can make use of the fully equipped community kitchen, providing ample space for meal preparation. Outdoor seating areas are available for guests to dine, relax, and socialize while enjoying their stay. The highlight of Casa del Sol is the above-ground chlorine pool, surrounded by lush jungle plants, offering a refreshing oasis.
All rooms at Casa del Sol are thoughtfully furnished with private bathrooms, hot water showers, air conditioning, high-speed internet, and linens. The hostel rooms can accommodate up to six guests, featuring three bunk beds.
The private rooms are suitable for one to three guests, offering a comfortable double bed, rollaway single bed, smart TV, patio, and mini fridge. The rooms, along with the communal areas, are cleaned on a daily basis, ensuring a tidy and pleasant environment for guests.
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Salty Enthusiasts Share House & Villas is located in Santa Teresa Beach, offering comfortable accommodation just 80 meters away from the beautiful Santa Teresa Beach and 1.4 kilometers from Carmen Beach. The property features a garden and provides free WiFi throughout, as well as complimentary private parking for guests who arrive by car. The famous Montezuma Waterfall is located 15 kilometers away, and Tortuga Island is a 40-kilometer journey from the hostel.
The rooms at Salty Enthusiasts Share House & Villas are designed with guest comfort in mind, each featuring a patio. Amenities provided include a coffee machine, and some rooms have an additional terrace with garden views. Bed linen and towels are provided for the guests' convenience.
For those arriving by air, the nearest airport is Tambor, located 26 kilometers from the accommodation. Salty Enthusiasts Share House & Villas offers a paid airport shuttle service to facilitate easy transportation for guests.
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Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Center is located in the remote beach towns of Santa Teresa and Mal Pais, offering visitors a special and unique experience. Despite being off the beaten path, the guesthouse provides a range of services to ensure a comfortable stay. It is an excellent area for relaxation, yoga, and surfing.
Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Center features private rooms, suitable for single travelers, couples, or groups of friends. The rooms are equipped with either a double bed or two single beds.
Guests can utilize two well-equipped communal kitchens, including a signature chef's kitchen complete with professional-grade appliances such as a stove, microwave, blenders, and a large stainless steel refrigerator. The guesthouse boasts an amazing yoga deck that offers daily classes for guests to unwind and rejuvenate.
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Nestled just steps away from the consistent surf break in Santa Teresa, you'll discover a convenient and welcoming home away from home. Hostel La Posada offers a range of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.
With a friendly staff, a fully equipped shared kitchen, a swimming pool, a bar, billiards, hammocks, and a relaxed lounge atmosphere with videos and great music, guests can unwind and enjoy their time. For convenience, there is a supermarket nearby, along with numerous bars, restaurants, and local diners (Sodas) where you can try the delicious local favorite called "casado".
Guests have the option to choose from private double, triple, or quadruple rooms, as well as beds in shared dormitories accommodating five to six people. All private rooms are well-appointed with amenities such as free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, Cable TV, a security box, hammocks just outside the room, and a private bathroom with hot water.
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Zeneidas Surf Garden is a hostel located on the beach in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. They offer shared and private rooms with air conditioning and fans, as well as shared bathrooms.
Guests can relax in the garden's hammocks, in the living area with TV, library and dining tables, or at the two fully equipped kitchens (indoor & outdoor). They also have a fireplace in the backyard where they make common dinners and BBQ, as well as a place for yoga and meditation.
Zeneidas Surf Garden offers surfboard rental on site, surf lessons for all levels, yoga classes, and massages. The hostel is conveniently located near popular attractions such as Playa Santa Teresa, Playa Cocal, Playa Carmen and Playa Hermosa.
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Somos is a contemporary refuge that offers a variety of experiences including surfing, custom motorcycles, expedition tours, food and beverage, apparel, and lodging. It is designed to be a place where guests can rest and play while exploring wild landscapes.
Somos caters to adrenaline seekers, artists, builders, and adventurers who are looking for something radical and satisfying for all senses. The goal is to create a sense of discovery and foster new relationships while enjoying life and nourishing the soul.
The hostel is a destination where guests can spark conversations and create lifelong bonds.
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Don Jon*s Lodge & Restaurant is a rustic accommodation option situated just 100 meters from the stunning white sand surf beach of Santa Teresa.
The lodge offers a variety of accommodations, including unique rustic cabins with private bathrooms and balcony, furnished apartments with air conditioning and private kitchenette, and shared dormitory beds with air conditioning and a community kitchen.
Don Jon*s Lodge & Restaurant features a reception office, lockers, parking, WiFi, and nightly security guard. Guests can relax in one of the many hammocks or enjoy a world-class burrito from the on-site restaurant.
Don Jon*s Lodge & Restaurant is the perfect tropical escape for those looking to surf all day and enjoy the night fiestas at one of the quality bars in the area.
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Akih Pods Hostel offers sleek and contemporary Pod-style accommodations in the heart of Santa Teresa, Playa del Carmen. The hostel provides comfortable and efficient lodging with friendly staff dedicated to creating an unforgettable experience for guests.
The Pod-style rooms feature comfortable mattresses, interior lights, outlets for charging devices, lockers, and privacy curtains. All rooms are equipped with AC units for added comfort. The hostel offers both shared rooms with private bathrooms and shared rooms with shared bathrooms, accommodating various preferences and budgets.
Akih Pods Hostel is conveniently located within walking distance of Playa del Carmen and provides a peaceful retreat from the noise and dust of the main roads. The hostel is committed to ensuring guests have a wonderful stay and offers additional services such as shuttle transportation, excursion bookings, on-demand meals, and more.
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