Best Places for Backpackers in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

Top 20 hostels in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

These are the 20 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

1
Bajo el Arbol B&B

94 /100

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Bajo el Arbol B&B

Bajo el Árbol B&B is a small bed and breakfast with just 4 double rooms, situated in the main street close to the principal services and protected from a great tropical garden. It is a very quiet place where also you can find a great tapas restaurant with 10% of discount....
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Hostel Dos Monos South

89 /100

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Hostel Dos Monos South

Hostel Dos Monos South, knows the area and it will be a pleasure to help you out to organize your time, to take the best in your stay in Costa Rica!! Hostel Dos Monos South is located in the main center of town, close to the bank, pharmacy and bus station, meters from the intersection between San...
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3
Casa del Mar Surf Destiny

88 /100

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Casa del Mar Surf Destiny

Casa del Mar Surf Destiny is located 50 meters from the wonderful beach of Santa Teresa, in front of one of the best surf spots of La Peninsula de Nicoya, on the Northern Pacific.Consist in four beautifull bacpackers dorm rooms with private bathrooms,open garden kitchen,woodfired restaurant and a su...
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Tropical Pasta Surf House and Hostel

88 /100

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Tropical Pasta Surf House and Hostel

Very large property on the main road in the heart of the village, at one door step from all the main service: banks, ATM, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, surf-shop, etc... Our prices are very competitive, and really good balance price/quality. We offer private double rooms with sherd bathroom or...
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5
Beach Break Surf Hotel

87 /100

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Beach Break Surf Hotel

Beach Break surf hotel feature a unique experience in accommodation with a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. We can help you arrange all your activities, happy and always smiling, bi-lingual staff that has incredible and huge knowledge of the local area, to our guest we offer tours, surf lessons, c...
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Hostel Dos Monos North

84 /100

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Hostel Dos Monos North

Hostel Dos Monos North is located in the heart of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, one of the trendiest destinations for surfers and beach lovers around the world. The property is surrounded by trees with green palms (Pochote). There is a patio, perfect place to relax and a spacious shared fully equipped k...
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7
Cabinas Playa Santa Teresa

84 /100

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Cabinas Playa Santa Teresa

Cabinas Playa Santa Teresa is located right in front of the best surf spot in town- La Lora. We are the best hostel in town! Why? Because we have the best team that can give you all you want and make you smile all through your stay. We have a delicious restaurant, daily maid service, we have pool t...
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8
Selina Santa Teresa South

84 /100

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Selina Santa Teresa South

Selina is a haven for nomads, travelers, and explorers redefining what it means to travel, work, and explore. Selina is not just accommodation. We also offer a gorgeous, carefully designed space for sharing ideas & work. Bring your productivity to its fullest, and recharge your creativity while enjo...
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9
Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Center

84 /100

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Casa Zen Guesthouse & Yoga Center

Santa Teresa and Mal Pais are rather remote beach towns, and that is what makes them so special! Thankfully, even though we are a little off the beaten path, there are still quite a few services available to visitors. This is a excellent area to relax practicing of Yoga and Surf. On the first flo...
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10
Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Santa Teresa

83 /100

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Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Santa Teresa

“Pura Vida MINI Hostel Santa Teresa” is a super chilled hostel close to the best Surf Beaches and commercial center, with swimming pool, lot of nature, wildlife and good vibes. We have 2 communal kitchens very equipped, 3 large fridges and a beautiful chill out area with a fantastic swimming pool...
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11
Hostel La Posada

82 /100

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Hostel La Posada

Just footsteps to the consistent surf break in Playa Carmen, you’ll find a convenient home away from home here at Hostel La Posada. With our welcoming staff, well-equipped shared kitchen, pool, bar, free billiards table, hammocks, a lounge atmosphere with videos and great music… in between adventure...
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12
Zeneidas Surf Garden

80 /100

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Zeneidas Surf Garden

We live in the garden on the beach, ride waves, skate, do yoga, eat healthy, love nature, enjoy life! Being in love with this place and stoked up on traveling, we have decided to share the magic of the garden with more people and make more than a hostel in Santa Teresa. Bring your good vibes here an...
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13
Hostel Seven 7 Casa Del Gingi

80 /100

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Hostel Seven 7 Casa Del Gingi

Welcome to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica! Hostel 7, also known as ‘Gingi house’ (Casa De Gingi) is situated about 100 metres from the beach and is located in the centre of the jungle – the heart of Santa Teresa. We have private cabins which include air conditioning (optional), private bathroom, ho...
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14
Don Jon*s Lodge and Restaurant

80 /100

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Don Jon*s Lodge and Restaurant

-Relax to the max- at Don Jon*s lodge, here we offer all wood unique rustic cabins with private bathrooms and balcony, furnished apartments with A/C and private kitchen, and shared dormitory beds with A/C, and community kitchen. The lodge has a reception office, lockers, parking, Wi Fi internet si...
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15
Slow Monkey Hostel

79 /100

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Slow Monkey Hostel

Slow Monkey Hostel is a hostel in Santa Teresa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica which has privates rooms, dorms, kitchen, WiFi, jacuzzi, bar, pool table, BBQ, television and A/C available.. Our reception has information, where you can recommend activities to do, such as: (snorkeling tours, diving, canopy tou...
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16
Kokua Hostel

79 /100

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Kokua Hostel

Kokua Hostel is a 7 bedroom guest house, with a lot of options to sleep in!!! All Private Rooms. The chill out atmosphere of our common areas and simple decor of our place will surely make your stay sociable, memorable and unique. We pride ourselves in taking customer service to the next level so...
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17
Selina Santa Teresa North

77 /100

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Selina Santa Teresa North

Selina is without a doubt where you want to stay in Santa Teresa. The biggest hostel on the main road, our 4-story building totally vibes with the town’s artistic environment. Our restaurant and bar features a diverse menu, and you can connect to the best Wi-Fi in town at our co-working space. If yo...
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18
Brunela Soldiers

69 /100

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Brunela Soldiers

Get ready for tasty waves, creative kitchens and babes in board shorts and bikinis, because the southwestern corner of Península de Nicoya has all that and more. Which is why it's become one of Costa Rica's most life-affirming destinations. Here, the sea is alive with wildlife and is almost perfect...
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19
Hotel Raratonga

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Hotel Raratonga

Hotel Raratonga opened its doors for the first time in 2005.The lodge offers to the guests a place to stay that is comfortable, clean, affordable, ecological and in balance with the natural surrouding. Completely made of fine local woods, Raratonga is a small cozy hotel featuring 4 double deluxe roo...
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Casitas & Hostel Bello Amanecer

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Casitas & Hostel Bello Amanecer

The Hostel was built from scratch by the owner Jerson Lopez. Local fisherman entrepeneur that worked for his dream of having a hospitality location. We´re looking for any type of tourist that wants to visit the happiest country in the world. Backpackers are more than welcome! We are delighted in...
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