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Blue Surf Sanctuary with ~AC~, Pool, Kitchen/Steps from Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 204 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 14-16)

A seamless fusion of rustic tropical with comfortable elegance...

Blue Surf Sanctuary is a delightful oasis comprised of four high end, truly gorgeous Bungalows, designed to be utilized as one 'house' or 'unit' for family gatherings, vacationing with friends or private retreats OR to be rented separately. Each bungalow is decorated with its own theme using recycled hardwoods, bamboo, banana leaf, rattan and all natural and recycled materials, offer our guests gorgeous, cozy lodging. We are located right at Suck Rock, a famous surf break in Costa Rica and we are within steps of stunning white sand beaches hosting some of the best surf and breath taking sunsets in Costa Rica .

We are happy to Rent ONE BUNGALOW or all four for your own customized getaway.

Located at the far end of Northern Santa Teresa, near the most distinctive small hotels and retreats..far enough to feel the seclusion offered at the pristine beach but close enough to run into town for a coffee, a night out or to check out the new small and quaint shopping area with an ambient coffee house and high end gift shop.

We are proudly,the only Billaong sponsored surf destination hotel in Costa Rica and have a fully equipped surfboard inventory and offer lessons from experienced instructors!

Each bungalow offers different bed arrangements, making them ideal for family , friends or couples. Please read about each bungalows bed arrangements under amenities section.

An all tile pool, outdoor shower and inviting outside rancho kitchen/ common area render Blue Surf Sanctuary a peaceful hideaway for a dream come true experience! Every Bungalow features lovely balconies that offer tree top views, ocean breezes and the exotic sounds of the jungle. We chose stylish and comfortable furnishings to make hanging out on the veranda an ultra relaxing experience.

All bungalows have a private bathrooms featuring hand carved stone sinks from quarries in the hills of Monte Verde, in addition to gorgeous all tile, spacious hot water showers with rain can shower heads and windows that invite in the stars and moonlight. Our bungalows were built with ventilation in mind, therefore each is equipped a ceiling fan and A/C for ultimate comfort. All the beds will have you resting deeply with lush pillow top mattresses. You will have peace of mind knowing your personal belongings are completely protected with state of the art digital laptop room safes that are large enough to fit cameras, laptops and other personal items. We also have a night guard on duty to ensure your safety and security.

In our inviting, cozy outdoor rancho kitchen and communal area, you are welcome to utilize our fully equipped kitchen. Perhaps you will choose a book from our book exchange library or enjoy the company of your family and friends. If you rent just one beautiful bungalow you can chill and meet an eclectic mix of interesting souls...our other guests. You might find yourself playing backgammon, cards or a relaxing game of chess. Bring your laptop if you would like to keep in touch with family and friends using our free internet.

Our gorgeous bungalows are only 150 yards from the sand and world famous surf breaks.

Santa Teresa, charming and rural, is quickly becoming a trendy hot spot with celebrities visiting and owning homes there. The magic one feels in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa is rare and almost indescribable. Health conscious, green and tropical with great surf, stunning beaches,breath taking sunsets and beautiful people! Local 'sodas' or restaurants offer delicious local cuisine for under $10.00 for a full meal!..Or dine at five star boutique hotel restaurants in the area for a more upscale's all there!!!

Please inquire about renting just one bungalow!

Please contact our manager Sofi, as she, or one of our other receptionists or concierges, will be happy to arrange private yoga, private surf lesson, massages, surf board,quad and bike rental, canopy tours, horseback riding, sport fishing, a trip to Cabo Blanco Nature reserve or the Montezuma waterfalls and more. We have a locked surfboard storage room with pro racks to protect your board!

A note on the area's ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS


Santa Teresa and Mal Pais host some of the best and least crowded surfing in Costa Rica. The area offers many different breaks to serve the skill levels of all surfers. The experienced surfer will be stoked to find themselves in one of the most renown surf locations in the world yet many surf breaks here are long even beach breaks with sandy bottoms making our beaches a great and safe place to learn to surf.

ATVs / Quad Bikes

Quads are for sure the funnest mode of transportation to explore the back roads and to find the gorgeous beaches and great tucked away restaurants in Santa Teresa/Mal País.

Massage & Spa Services

We are happy to arrange a wide variety of spa services in the privacy of your bungalow.


Grab a snorkel and explore the deep tide pools in Mal Pais or use pacific divers-costarica to experience our beautiful waters.

Horse Tour

A wonderful way to take in this wonderful countryside is on horseback. The tour is probably the most natural way to experience the jungle and beaches of Santa Teresa/Mal País.


Local guides will take you to some of the best fishing spots the area has to offer.


The local zip line operator is Canopy Del Pacifico. They will pick you up from the hotel and bring you into the heart of Cabo Blanco National Park. You will then experience zip-lining through and above thick rainforest on lines extending as long as 500m. You will delight in the views of the Pacific Ocean as you shoot across 9 platforms.


There are over 894 species including 19 globally threatened species in Costa Rica.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2017

About Kelly

Hola~ I am a Nurse Practitioner (by profession) and avid traveler (by choice). We fell in love with Costa Rica when we visited and felt drawn to the area of Santa Teresa. The area is very laid back, as if you are taken back in time, and has a magical vibe you can only experience first hand. I have 2 grown children, 3 step daughters and 3 step-grand daughters. We hope when they are old enough we can bring them down for summers and when they go back to school they can brag to all their friends about seeing monkeys, iguanas and tropical birds. I love 'meeting' all our guests and helping coordinate their travel and excursions. Please don't hesitate to contact me regarding our little slice of paradise and I hope to 'meet' you soon! Pura Vida!

Kelly purchased this bungalow in 2011

Why Kelly chose Puntarenas

Santa Teresa is one of the most amazing locations I have ever traveled to and I fell in love with the area and the people. The area takes you back in time, letting you live a 'simpler life'. People are genuinely friendly and helpful. The natural, untouched beauty of the area is like nothing else you will ever see.

What makes this bungalow unique

~Night security guard

~Short walk to beach, market and many restaurants.

~Receptionist/concierge services from 8am-7pm daily to help plan your many activities

Guestbook comments from the owner

I recently stayed at Blue Surf with 2 of my girlfriends. We were there to learn how to surf, and liked the idea that it was a Billabong sponsored surf camp. We arrived late at night, but the security guard was there to greet us and instantly made us feel comfortable and safe. The room we were staying in ( Sereno) was beautifully decorated with a balcony over looking the pool amidst lots of trees, wild plants and exotic flowers. The whole space they've created at BSS is very airy and open.....and VERY clean! My favourite spot to relax and unwind was in the hammock near the pool, or in the dining room, where we shared a few potluck style meals and a bottle of wine or.... two.Also, BSS is located near many wonderful restaurants and grocery stores, all within 5 to 20 min walking distance on the main road.

Our first surf lesson was amazing! Our surf instructors ( Chito and John O) were really patient and encouraging. Which is what you're looking for as a first time surfer. They also explained safety and surf etiquette thoroughly before we went out....which made me feel like i was in good hands. The beach in front of BSS is ideal for beginners as well as experienced surfers, which is cool, cause you get to watch them and get a better understanding of the ocean and how to catch the waves.

Last but not least, the BSS staff! They were all so special and extremely accomodating. Always there to answer your questions, help with reservations, book a massage (which was btw...the best massage i've gotten in a long time, i truly recommend getting a massage with Daiana) and all that done with a smile! Thanks again to all of you who made my trip so memorable ( Sofi, Toro, Amelia and Juan...just to name a few )

I really feel like i discovered a little piece of paradise in Santa theresa.... where sipping on a coconut by the beach at sunset and doing nothing was better.... than i had ever imagined!
May 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 204 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • soap
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Armonia - toilet , shower enclosure
    Sereno - toilet , shower enclosure
    Tranquilo - toilet , shower enclosure , handicap accesible
    Pacifico - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Each bathroom provides large sink, hot water, shelving for personal items, rain can shower heads and drying rack for wet items.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Armonia - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 single bed
    Sereno - 2 large double bed , twin bed can be added if needed
    Pacifico - 2 large double bed , twin bed can be added if needed
    Tranquilo - 1 large double bed , 1 bunk bed , Handicap accessible; bunk bed is full bed with twin bunk
  • King size beds (1) Bungalow Armonia features a king size bed with a richly carved Indonesian teak headboard and 1 single beds. All mattress are top of the line pillow top.A second single bed can be added to any bungalow., Queen size Beds (5) Both Bunaglow Sereno and Bungalow Pacifico feature two queen beds ( pillow top mattress') each with unique and different tropical Balinese rattan headboards. Bungalow Tranquilo also comfortably houses a queen bed with a bunk bed as well., Double Beds (1) Bungalow Tranquilo features dark smooth dark wood platform bed with a queen pillow top mattress and a bunk bed with a full size bottom and a single top..again, cozy pillow top mattress', Twin or Single Beds (3) An extra pillow top single bed is available upon request in any of the above mentioned Bungalows, Bunk Beds (1) The bunk bed aforementioned in Bungalow Tranquilo is made of exotic dark hard wood and has a full bottom and single top...pillow top mattress', of course.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Blue Surf Sanctuary is a private, fully gated mini resort with an open air kitchen, all tile pool and 4 bungalows, high off the ground, distinctly and beautifully decorated. PERFECT for family/friends vacationing together. We provide a night time guard and digital room safes. Every bungalow has A/C, ceiling fans, pillow top mattress' , all natural bedding, rain can shower heads, and lovely balconies with comfortable inviting furniture in which to enjoy the breezes. We are a Billabong sponsored surf destination hotel and have a fully equipped surfboard inventory and offer lessons from experienced instructors! Yoga and spa services within walking distance. Massage therapist can come to your bungalow for a relaxing, private massage.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews


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We stayed here for a week and absolutely loved it. We liked that blue surf was a small distance outside the main hub of Santa teresa as it kept some of the noise to a minimum. Our unit was clean and comfortable. Our receptionists Jude, Jeff and Jessenia were all amazing and eager to help us with any questions. The beach was only a 100 metre walk away. We would definitely come back again! Shout out to our amazing neighbors Nils and Yibe and their awesome families! Thanks for the surf tips!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Matt for your kind words! We are absolutely elated you had such a wonderful time at Blue Surf and we hope you make your way back for a return visit in the future! All of us at Blue Surf say muchas gracias y Pura Vida! Kelly
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
Roca Mar
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
80 Metres
Playa Santa Teresa
Car: not necessary

Blue Surf Sanctuary is where the jungle meets the ocean! 200 feet from gorgeous white sand beaches. Forbes magazine listed Mal Pais as one of the world's top ten most breath taking beaches! Warm water surf breaks for novice to expert surfers all within walking distance! We are a Billaong sponsored surf destination hotel and have a fully equipped surfboard inventory and offer lessons from experienced instructors!

Santa Teresa is a tropical destination that will give you the real vibe of Costa Rica and what it means when they say 'Pura Vida!'

Cabo reserve is very close for nature lovers to delight in the wildlife of the tropics..hiking, riding quads, amazing tide pools to explore, restaurants of every nationality, great outdoor bars, talented masseuse for specialized massage services, yoga, Pilates and much more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee A$82.03 per person per night
Pet Fee A$18.93

All rates are for one bungalow -- double occupancy.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made