Two Beach Towns Are Better Than One! The Best Tours in Santa Teresa - Mal Pais, Costa Rica

Fun in the sun is waiting for you in Costa Rica. Make your way through the top tours in Santa Teresa - Mal Pais and zoom through a forest canopy, go surfing, visit a wildlife refuge, and so much more. There are plenty of aquatic adventures waiting for you, and plenty of action on land too. What are you waiting for? Start adding awesome activities to your itinerary now!

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13 Things to Do in Mal pais

Santa Teresa Surf Lessons, Costa Rica
Santa Teresa Surf LessonsSanta Teresa

Santa Teresa and Mal Pais waves are consistent year round and has become a mecca for surfers of all experience levels. The surf school "Del Soul" has been operating since 2006 and was founded by two brothers and lifetime surfers that love to share their knowledge and skills with aspiring surfers from around the globe. Whether you are a first time surfer or an intermediate surfer looking to brush up on some skills a lesson at Del Soul will be fun and educational.

Surf Lessons
Beginner Paddleboarding, Costa Rica
Beginner PaddleboardingSanta Teresa

Take this tour to go paddle boarding along the gorgeous Nicoya Peninsula. As you build your confidence, you’ll get to see more of the stunning landscape around Cabo Blanco Reserve and Mal Pais.

Montezuma Waterfall, Costa Rica
Montezuma WaterfallMontezuma

Take a hike to see some of the natural wonders hidden in the Montezuma forest. You’ll cross aerial bridges and swim in waterfall pools.

8 km away
Suspension Bridges
Tortuga Island Tour, Costa Rica
Tortuga Island TourMontezuma

Take an adventurous, all-inclusive tour of the gorgeous coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Along the way, you’ll have ample opportunity for spotting wildlife as well as relaxing in the natural beauty of Tortuga Island. This is an all-day tour—your boat departs at 9 AM from Montezuma and returns at 4 PM.

8 km away
Beach Trip
Boat Tours
Marine Wildlife
Scuba Diving
Cabo Blanco Guided Hike, Costa Rica
Cabo Blanco Guided HikeMontezuma

See one of Costa Rica’s first nature preserves at Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. It covers of 3,140 acres of both dry forest and rainforest.

8 km away
Naturalist Guide
Nature Walk
Mal Pais Canopy Tour, Costa Rica
Mal Pais Canopy TourSanta Teresa

Mal Pais Canopy Tour takes you to explore the treetops just outside of the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. This mile of zip line takes you to 11 different platforms stationed throughout the forest.

Zip Lines
Intermediate Paddleboarding, Costa Rica
Intermediate PaddleboardingSanta Teresa

On this tour, you’ll get to see the variety of surf in Mal Pais and the Nicoya Peninsula. This beautiful part of Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline is known for its incredible surfing.

Tortuga Island Tour , Costa Rica
Tortuga Island Tour Tortuga Island

On this boating trip, you’ll depart from the Nicoya Peninsula to see Tortuga Island. Peer over the hulle of the boat for the chance to see marine wildlife swimming past. You’ll also have the chance to try snorkeling and explore the island on your own.

27 km away
Beach Trip
Boat Tours
Gulf of Nicoya Sport Fishing, Costa Rica
Gulf of Nicoya Sport FishingTambor

Go fishing in the Gulf of Nicoya with a captain who has over 15 years of experience. This catch-and-release tour introduces you to some of the enormous species you can find in this part of the deep blue sea.

14 km away
Sport Fishing
Coastal Sport Fishing, Costa Rica
Coastal Sport FishingMontezuma

This tour offers a range of pickup options, and you’ll set sail from either Tambor or Montezuma. You can keep any of the small fish you catch, but keep in mind that you’ll need to set free any sailfish or marlin.

8 km away
Sport Fishing
Curu Wildlife Refuge Tour—Montezuma, Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Curu Wildlife Refuge Tour—Montezuma, Costa RicaMontezuma

In Curu Wildlife Refuge you can walk through a variety of ecosystems including pastures, forests, rivers, beaches, and cliffs. Come here to see the intense variety of plants and animals that thrive in the Nicoya Peninsula.

8 km away
Nature Walk
Montezuma Canopy Tour , Costa Rica
Montezuma Canopy Tour Montezuma

This is an adventure tour that introduces you to the landscape and culture of the Nicoya Peninsula. It starts with a zip line tour and ends with a visit to a bustling shopping area in the town Montezuma. Along the way, your helpful guide will be able to give you some interesting pointers for spotting wildlife, and tell you what to expect from Montezuma culture.

8 km away
Zip Lines
Taxi Boat from Montezuma to Jaco, Costa Rica
Taxi Boat from Montezuma to JacoMontezuma

Sit back, relax and enjoy the sights as you're zipped across the Gulf of Nicoya from Montezuma to Jacó which save more than 4 hours of travel time and connects the dynamic central pacific coast to the vibrant Nicoya Peninsula.

8 km away

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