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Recent Playa Santa Teresa reviews
Our new home away from home!
"What struck us most was the extent to which every detail was attended to and every effort made to make us feel completely at home!
Greg and his staff (and yes, including the ever adorable Luna) have thought of everything. Their hospitality, assistance and guidance, the conveniences that one would expect and the little details such as an intimate place to BBQ, a comfy hammock to relax in and even reading materials to share in a little makeshift library were all very much appreciated; this place really has it all!
We feel fortunate to have found this place and to have met Greg. During our stay in Santa Teresa, having this place to return to every evening truly felt like we were returning to our home away from home.
Pura Vida Greg!"
Guest: Patrick & VivianDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 7, 2015
"I would not hesitate to recommend this house to anyone. My boyfriend and I spent one week here in February, we felt quite lucky to have such a large place to ourselves as it does sleep 8 very comfortably. Each room is its own contained unit making it great for 3-4 couples travelling together.
We chose to fly with Air Sansa from San Jose to Tambor where we met our taxi to Santa Teresa. This leg of trip in its self is an adventure. Our ATV's for the week were dropped off at the house upon our arrival and were picked up the day we left - our taxis, activities, dinner reservations & ATV's were all set up by the house manager who did a great job communicating with us and ensuring we were using the best companies. The sunsets and view alone from the pool were worth every penny. The road to the house is quite steep as mentioned and we were happy to have ATV's rather than a rental car.
- Tortuga island with Zumatours, we saw pilot whales, dolphins, blowfish and Macaws.
- The spa at Florblanca as well as the restaurant - we had lunch and dinner on the beach there *you can use there pool and beautiful beach area with bar service.
- ATV from house to Montezuma, don't miss the big Strangler Fir, monkeys or splashing through the rivers.
- Kojis has a nice dinner atmosphere and their sushi isn't too bad either, make a reservation.
***Lots of places are cash only and except US and Colones.
The rooms are simple and exactly what you need. Comfortable, clean queen beds. The caretakers are excellent and skim the pool each day as well as general tidy the house and garbages. Our laundry was even hanging out to dry when we got home most days. The kitchen, dining and living area is a great space too. Honey and Camilla are two canine frequent visitors, we loved having them stop by along with some horses, a bull frog, humming birds - lots of birds and lizards.
I'm sure anyone would love their time at this property. It's private yet close to everything you need."
Guest: Sarah M.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 24, 2015
"This was our third time back to mariposa vacation homes.. We have stayed at every one of the properties for some period of time.. Each one is incredible in their own way.. This year, they added beach cruiser bikes and 2 surfboards per property which was an incredible addition.. The bikes were perfect for cruising around town and on the beach.. And the boards were perfect for helping some beginning surfers tackle the incredible surf out front.. The concierge and staff could not be more helpful and friendly.. Any questions or concerns were only a phone call away even though there were few.. We have been vacationing in Santa teresa for several weeks at a time for the past 13 years... I couldn't imagine staying at any other property. The staff have become my extended Costa Rican family and I look forward to seeing the incredible staff just as much as I do the beautiful views Costa Rica has to offer... I can't express how absolutely amazing this property is..."
Guest: PjDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 31, 2015
"I have been to Costa Rica a few times before and finally found this place when going with my girlfriend.
First off we got a warm welcome from the lovely host Roberto! He showed us around his amazing property and could recommend activities for any kind of traveler.
Our days there were pretty packed with daytime activities like horseback riding, a whole day of quad driving and getting to know the area, we went surfing, day trips to cascades and waterfalls in nearby towns and so on. All carefully explained by the host. A short walk down the property at the beach we got to see the beautiful sunset every evening. As the night fell we went out to eat and there is a lot of good variations out there. In downtown Santa Teresa there's this nice little cafe called The Bakery, a lovely place where we went to get new fresh bread every now and again.
The property is super private and quiet wich is perfect for the less active days and lets you just drift of into a jungle paradise.
My girlfriend also tried different yoga classes, spas and said it was a great experience.
For all you instagrammers and facebookers, my girlfriend included, dont worry they have wifi.
Recommending this paradise to family and friends and definetly coming back!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 27, 2015