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Recent Malpais Area reviews

  • Snowbirds

    "A tranquil retreat away from the beach but with brilliant pool overlooking the sea. Sit & watch the sunset plus the stars in the evenings. Plenty of birds & monkeys to observe nearby during the day. Excellent support from the staff, Soyaya gave good advice, the cleaner Elena was thorough & discreet & the on site caretaker gave the pool daily attention & was very pleasant. We truly enjoyed our 3 weeks here."
    Guest: Snowbird Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 1, 2015
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  • Lovely vacation rental

    "We really enjoyed this rental, it was our first trip to Costa Rica on our first day, and it was a great introduction to the country. The trip there was eventful (i.e. rough...definitely rent an SUV) but the directions were very clear and Trey was waiting when we arrived. The home was clean and well maintained, and access to the pool was very convenient. The pool is shared with the home next door, and although it was occupied, we essentially had it to ourselves the entire stay. There was a great sunset view, and the monkeys and parakeets were a lovely addition. Also - an easy (quick) drive to beautiful beaches and delicious restaurants. We would definitely recommend this home."
    Guest: Megan W. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Stunning sunset view & marvelous modern home!

    "We live locally in San Jose and wanted a weekend escape during the off-season to Malpais. We had a perfect stay in this gorgeous house! What a view indeed -- it's like 180-degree view of the ocean. It is a steep climb but that's the price for a beautiful view. We had a 4x4 SUV and it was not a problem. The inside is crisp and modern and I wish my kitchen was this size at home! But the main attraction is the outdoor terrace and infinity pool, where we spent the bulk of our time...lounging, relaxing and soaking up nature: butterflies and greenry. The rooms are really big, and our friends who joined us and stayed in one of the bungalows loved how cozy it was. And they said there is an ocean view everywhere...from the bed, even from the bathroom! We will totally recommend this property to friends who are looking for a piece of paradise, and we'll be back!"
    Guest: Marcia M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Absolutely Amazing Beach front house

    "This was my third trip to Costa Rica, and by far the best. This house is truly amazing. It is positioned in a secluded private location with gorgeous views. few minutes down from Santa Teresa and all the amenities. Yan is very accommodating and coordinated all our activities and recommended fabulous beach front restaurants. Melba kept a very clean house and is a sweetheart. They also have all night security at the house so you feel extremely safe. If you are looking for a relaxing, remote and beautiful location I would highly recommend the March House."
    Guest: Mark Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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Malpais Area Travel Tips

Beautiful Tranquil Mal Pais Beach Rentals

While Mal Pais is a smaller village of Costa Rica in Puntarenas Province, each year tourists find it is one of the best holiday destinations. A tranquil tiny village will welcome you to Mal Pais Beach rentals, which are spread over three kilometers of road. Your vacations in Costa Rica should include the Cabo Blanco Natura Reserve a few minutes north of Mal Pais resorts.

Mal Pais Resorts Help You Learn to Surf

The largest city near Mal Pais resorts is Santa Teresa, where nightlife, shops, and a hot surfing scene will welcome you. Mal Pais is noted as one of the top surfing destinations for vacations in Costa Rica but typically Santa Teresa offers the bigger surf scene. Waves can be a little inconsistent; however, the cove near Mal Pais Beach rentals helps create larger waves for the expert surfer.

Vacations in Costa Rica on Nicoya Peninsula

Characteristics of Mal Pais are historically significant because the rocky shoreline was formed by volcanoes in the past. Some of the most strange volcanic creations provide fascinating scenery around Mal Pais resorts. Much of Mal Pais has retained an unspoiled appearance with old forests running along the beaches. If you have time during your vacations in Costa Rica, you will want to take a cruise around Nicoya Peninsula just to see the beauty from another perspective.

Mal Pais Beach Rentals near an Aquatic Nursery

Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve is a nursery for numerous aquatic species. From a boat tour, you can watch dolphins, manta rays and whales. On land at the reserve are canopy tours and horseback rides. These tours take you around the jungle, pointing out species of plants and animals that live in the forests. After a day of sightseeing, your Cabo Blanco Mal Pais Beach rentals will be waiting for you to relax in.

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