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Recent Malpais Area reviews
"We stayed at Casa Teka for 5 days and we had a truly amazing experience. This beautiful home is close enough to town, but far away from the traffic. The only sounds you can hear is the ocean waves crashing on a tranquil beach only steps away and the monkeys and exotic birds playing in the mango trees throughout the lush green garden setting surrounding the property. The large open outdoor deck lets you be one with nature as you sit within the tree canopy. The local market one block away has all the food essentials and supplies that you would need and Mary's restaurant (walking distance) is a great place to treat yourself to dinner. I would recommend Casa Teka for a family vacation, romantic getaway, surf/fishing trip, or anyone who wants to have an authentic Costa Rican experience. The manager Pia took great care of us and we are already looking forward to our next visit. Pura vida."Guest: Andrew Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 27, 2014View listing
"After our visit to Casa Luna Luz, all we could think about was how to replicate the outdoor living space at home. All we are missing is the ocean and beautiful rainforest scenery. We spent most of our time at the house enjoying the covered outdoor living area, dining table, and sundeck/pool. When we did venture inside to cook or sleep, it was comfortable and clean, and nice to have all the dishes and utensils provided. We rented a Daihatsu Bego 4x4 from Budget, and it was sufficient for climbing the road to the house, and navigating the bumps along the roads to Tambor and Montezuma. Traveling in September or October will result in many of the restaurants being closed, but there were enough open to have variety on a short 5 day trip. Malpais is a great place to unwind and enjoy Costa Rica. The people are friendly and helpful, but not pushy. We would recommend renting this home, or any Casas De Soleil property."Guest: BW Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014View listing
"I have stayed in this house three times over 6 years. The first, my now husband and I fell in love. The second, we brought all our loved ones and had our wedding. And we just returned to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. To say that it's special to us, is an understatement. But for the sake of this review, I will try and leave my obsession for this home aside. THE HOUSE: The house itself rests right on the beach. You will spend most of your time in the wade-in pool and you can hear the waves while you swim. The pool is the center of the home (you can see in the pictures)--each morning you will open the huge glass and wooden doors to the outside, connecting indoors directly to the outdoors. The grounds are landscaped impeccably. Inside, each of the suites could be their own stand alone living quarters. You have complete privacy, they're hugely spacious and they are romantic and grand. Each opens to the outside. And most importantly, they are all air conditioned (it's hot in Costa Rica!). When we didn't enjoy dinners outside, we would take advantage of the giant dining area and create massive spreads for everyone. After dinner, we would have cocktails at the tiki bar in the house and typically head back to the pool. The house is so customized. The wood comes from the owners teak farm and every detail has been taken into consideration--it just feels so special. LOCATION: Nothing is more than a 5 minute quad ride away, but you feel like you're totally secluded. You can go ziplining right up the road. We always go to the fishing boats to get fresh fish. And we love to stop in and visit friends at the Surf Camp--each time, our guests have taken surf lessons and loved it. You can get a board for the day for (something like) $10. You have tons of restaurants around you! DINING: Mal Pais has amazing food. Our favorite is Mary's. We literally ordered every item on their special board and weren't disappointed with a single dish. The sushi place is great, but the service is pretty lax. There's a new bakery that has amazing coffee and delicious breakfast. There's so many great restaurants on the beach--really you can slip into most places and just have aps and cocktails for very little money and just enjoy the beauty of this place. TIP: You have to have a quad/ 4-wheeler. They're not cheap and you don't want to run out of gas."Guest: wobblenot Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 13, 2014View listing
"I stayed at this lodge for a very short period, but I did not want to leave. It is the most peaceful place to stay at. Granted that I was there during the low season, but I also know that Mal Pais doesn't get flooded with tourists as other towns in the area, so it's pretty quiet with rock-free beaches. The lodge itself is very clean and the open concept is just a unique and beautiful feature of it, making it aesthetically very pleasing and enjoyable. It has all the necessary furniture, appliances (even a blender)...the owners are very friendly and warm people!"Guest: Ma Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 31, 2014View listing
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.