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Wave Trotter

Santa Teresa Costa Rica
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#21 of 29 hotels in Santa Teresa
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-smoking rooms


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Grade: 46 out of 100
19Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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Will wrote a review Dec 2019
Louisville, Colorado81 contributions2 helpful votes
We truly fell in love with this hostel and the owners Maugi and German. They were inviting, knowledgeable, and took great interest in making sure our stay was incredible. The main area and kitchen were kept very clean and we enjoyed the hammocks every afternoon for naps after the beach. It felt more like a community then just a place to sleep and we hope to return in the future. P.S. The three resident dogs brought some extra zen to the place :)
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Filip Cicvarek wrote a review Jan 2019
filipfc10 contributions9 helpful votes
The best hostel I've seen in Santa Teresa. Great atmosphere and perfect spot with only a minute walk to a great surf break. Owners are super chilled-out, helpful and also environmentally friendly. The place is very clean and feels secure. It simply isn't one of those big party hostels, but rather one super chilled vibes.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Oleg Z wrote a review Aug 2018
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Great place to stay! The property is beautiful, clean and well kept, Hammocks everywhere, it is also a little bit off the main road so it is peaceful and quiet. The bed was comfy, water was hot, and the kitchen is big and fully equipped so you can cook anything. The owners Hernan and Magi are great hosts and keep everything nice and clean. They live on the property so they are around all time if anything is needed. They gave me great tips where to surf every day, and Hernan gave me advice on surfboards. Located 5 minutes’ walk from the best surfing beaches. Good for solo travelers to meet people, but not a party hostel. Chill, relaxed, and no parties and noise after 10pm, perfect for surfers who want to wake up early and surf. For me it was just right as I was looking for some relaxation and peace. Spent 2.5 weeks and enjoyed it a lot.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Trip type: Traveled solo
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Lina T wrote a review Feb 2018
Ontario, Canada74 contributions38 helpful votes
This hostel is basic, but lovely. We were in a private room, with a ensuite bathroom. The showers were hot which is nice in Costa Rica. The kitchen is nice, and clean. Overall really nice atmosphere - great communal space to meet other travellers. Magui and Herman are so nice and do great upkeep on this hostel. Santa Teresa is very dusty and you need a good pair of sandals. If I was back in Santa Teresa I would definitely stay here again. We felt sad to leave!
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Date of stay: February 2018
Sandy L wrote a review Feb 2017
San Jose, Costa Rica14 contributions5 helpful votes
Friend and I booked a private room for a weekend trip to Santa Teresa having read the excellent reviews this hostel has received and we were not disappointed! Our private room had a comfortable bed and lots of storage space as well as an en suite bathroom in great condition with a shower, including hot water. We loved cooking our meals in the very well-equipped kitchen space and socializing with other hostelgoers. The hosts are very nice and helpful and we utilized their advice to find good things to do in the Santa Teresa area. The location is perfect in terms of beach accesses and restaurants. I would return to Santa Teresa just to stay here again!
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasSanta Teresa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wave Trotter
Which popular attractions are close to Wave Trotter?
Nearby attractions include Denga (0.01 miles) and Design By Sig (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Wave Trotter?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a concierge.
Is parking available at Wave Trotter?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Wave Trotter?
Conveniently located restaurants include Satori Terrace Sushi Bar, Pronto Italian Street Food, and Eat Street.
Is Wave Trotter located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Santa Teresa.