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Santa Teresa Surf Vista Villas

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150 Meters North of Super la Hacienda in Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly speaking, I can't think of one flaw when it comes to Santa Teresa Surf Vista Villas. Well, that's not true, the location is up a pretty steep hill and somewhat buried in the jungle, and the sign at the bottom of the hill is difficult to spot, but that's it. My fiance and I stayed here for two nights... More 

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Drummondville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place we were in the Nicoya suite! Amazing sunsets, probably the best view of all Santa Teresa. Loved to hear those howler monkeys in the jungle around us! Very clean and convenient! Would have liked a real coffee machine though! but overall, a great place to stay! BRAND NEW POOL & deck!! awesome!

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Andy and Cota are amazing hosts and they make sure all your needs are met. The place is peaceful and beautiful and a nice retreat from the hustle and bustle of Santa Teresa. I highly recommend this place. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank dlroshinsky
Metamora, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a first time to Costa Rica and at first I must admit i had a bit of culture shock, I was first worried that it would not live up to my family idea of a vacation. My family of five absolutely loved it! Andy and Kota at Surf Vista Villas were awesome! There is a part of me... More 

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Thank MikeHawaii21
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I have been to Costa Rica five times, three times to Santa Teresa/Mal Pais and second time to Surf Vista Villas. Andy's spot is the best! Our favorite room is the Sunset Reef as it top floor, great view, has kitchen in the room. Need a vehicle (not walk or bike) to get up the hill. Playa Santa Teresa and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Great, cool original spot with great view. Spacious room, nicely furnished and very friendly People. We rented surfboards for 10 dollar and snorkel gear for 3 dollar per Day. Andy was a great host, very helpfull and relaxed. You do need transport to get up and down the hill. We recommend It!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for part of our honeymoon. We got good surf, great food and an amazing place to stay. We stayed in both the top and bottom and I'd say the top is worth the extra money but the bottom is still awesome. The view was cool and it was actually nice being up in the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Surf Vista Villas are quiet, relaxing, and beautiful. We stayed here for a week over NYE 2014. Andy is a great host and can help you with anything you need. For three weeks out of the year (holiday weeks), he rents out the rooftop penthouse which is an amazing open air room with incredible views. I would recommend this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic week here. You will definitely need a car or bike to drive to everything but the seclusion and view is great. There is no TV and minimal utilities meaning it's basically comfy camping living on BBQ's and lounging in hammock. I loved the separation from the norm.

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Thank Jamie B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is my second time staying at Surf Vista Villa and I can't say enough about it. The pictures really does it no justice. The place is huge and we had a group of 11 of us that stayed there and it was perfect. The staff, the animals and the owner Andy is so nice and accommodates you in every... More 

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