About this listing
Blue Surf Sanctuary is a boutique surf hotel located near world famous surf spots at Mal Pais and Santa Teresa Costa Rica. We have 4 wonderfully equipped Bungalows and a beautiful open air kitchen located a very short walk from the beach.
Blue Surf Sanctuary is sponsored, not only as a surf camp, by Billabong, but also as a surf destination!
Blue Surf is a cozy and private oasis.We offer four luxurious bungalows that uniquely appeal to all of your senses. Each distinctively decorated bungalow boasts exotic, hand carved woods, elegant textures, aromatherapy candles, pillow top mattress' & natural, comfortable bedding. These individually designed interiors become intimate, private retreats, so as to enhance your comfort while enjoying your time with us.
Blue Surf Sanctuary is a surfer's dream come true..whether you are an experienced surfer looking for ideal waves and a gorgeous, tropical, laid back get away, a beginner looking for an awesome all inclusive surf school.Or perhaps, a family getting together with friends to learn to surf , enjoy each others' company and pamper yourself with massages and yoga as well....We have something to offer any one that wishes to experience the true Pura Vida vibe that is so special about Costa Rica. Mal Pais is becoming known for it's unique , hard to describe, magical energy, great surf and cool people.
Surfing is one of the most popular activities in the area. We offer surf lessons and surf board rentals. Please inquire about prices.
There are plenty of outdoor activities in the area if you aren't a surfer. Snorkeling, Zipline/Canopy tours, horseback riding tours and ATV rentals to explore the area on your own. There are great restaurants nearby and some of the most amazing sunsets you will ever experience.
Interaction with Guests
We have staff onsite 24/7. During the day 7am-7pm we have a receptionist to help you around the area and answer questions. Our night security guard will be one of your favorite new friends after your stay.
One of the most beautiful beaches in the world is a 2 minute walk away. There are great restaurants and markets nearby--you won't go hungry as the food choices are amazing! There is yoga and a spa nearby if you are looking to pamper yourself.
The roads are bumpy, the people are friendly and the beauty is astounding. You will slow down and enjoy the Pura Vida...
Most people use ATV's as their transportation, however bicycles are another popular option. Some of our guests rent a car, especially if they are making their way around the country and we are one of their stops. You can walk just about anywhere you want to go in town and if not, there is always a local taxi to get you where you want to be.
We have 4 bungalows, you can rent 1 or all 4 (and in between).
The prices listed are for a single bungalow, double occupancy.
Blue Surf was a wonderful place for our family stay while in Santa Teresa. It's a small piece of property, but beautifully landscaped, impeccably clean and comfortable, the right distance from the busyness of town, and just a stone's throw from the beach. The open air kitchen had all we needed to prepare low-maintenance meals and chat with our hosts and other guests. Though it was dry season, causing the nearby main road to puff up dust every time a vehicle went by, the staff kept the facilities VERY clean. My only wish would be for it to be just a little further from that road, but it didn't affect us really as it wasn't that busy. We did not take advantage of the surf lessons but saw many satisfied guests who were doing so. Got great recommendations for restaurants, activities, and driving directions. It is remote and can be an adventurous drive to get there, but you'll relish in the remoteness of the location, truly relaxing.
Thank you for your kind words about Blue Surf Sanctuary, Michelle. Our staff absolutely adored you and your sweet family. We appreciate your feedback and will definitely take it into consideration. Helping our guests have an incredible time while sharing our little piece of paradise is what we love to do!
Yes, we wish we were a little further from the road as well, but sadly, we cannot change that. I appreciate your understanding of the situation and that we do our best to manage the situation.
Loved Blue Surf, it was incredibly clean, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful with making recommendations or reservations. The common kitchen was a great space for making breakfast and meeting other guests. Less than a minute walk to the beach right near Roc Mara a beach bar that is a great place to watch the sunset and have a drink. Would 100% stay here again.
My husband and i had an amazing time at Blue Surf Sanctuary. The staff were awesome and so helpful. It really felt like a home away from home and we felt very welcome and relaxed the entire time. Highly recommended
we loved the blue surf sanctuary and our stay in santa theresa. it is on a great location right outside of the busy part of town ( not overly crowded for surfing). and close to everything we needed. it was so updated and clean and peaceful . the staff was great. i would definitely stay here next time i visit santa theresa :)
A little oasis with a very short walk down to the main reef break on the beach, suck rock. We had a great time staying here for a few weeks, the rooms were huge and very nice (we stayed in all 4), for the price you get a lot more than the other options out there. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, was just like hanging out with friends on holiday. The communal kitchen is perfect for those nights you want to stay in and cook your favourite meal from home. If you are coming to Santa Teresa, this is the best place to stay!
This is THE SPOT in Santa Teresa! If you like surfing, if you like to have your own private cute room, with AC, and have a sharing kitchen to meet all the other surfers, all very clean, a sweet small pool to chill, and some hunging beds for you to relax in the shade when it's to hot. I am definitly coming back to Santa Teresa ASAP and I will definitly stay here again.Every morning 6am I can just walk 1min to the beach for my morning jog then come to the hotel, pick the board and be in the waves before others arrive ;) The staff is just the sweetest and their so helpfull with all you need. I felt at home and I wanna go back! I truly recommned this spot! And it's pretty romantic... just in case ;)
Blue surf was amazing. We arrived 2 days before Christmas, they organized everything from quad rental, to zip lining, to all the secret local activities that separate you from the tourist traps and allow you to experience Santa Teresa as a free bird. Clean, safe, amazing bungalows, great pool, very friendly staff. Kelly was very efficient and helpful with all communication and planning prior to our stay and Crystal in particular was incredibly helpful and resourceful and made our trip better than any of our expectations and any guide could have planned. 10/10. Go there. No other hotel in Costa Rica compared. We felt at home the entire time and met some amazing people. Also great surf out the front. The real deal. Go to rancho burger!!!!
About the Host, Kelly
I am an avid traveler who loves to meet new people from all over the world! Conversation comes easy to me and I never meet a stranger. My love for travel and the simpler life prompted the purchase of this little piece of paradise. Since I am unable to be here full time, I want someone to get enjoyment of this beautiful property.
Our bungalows at Blue Surf Sanctuary are the perfect place for you, your family or a group of friends to come visit for a few days to a few weeks.