A Guide to Buying Property in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Welcome to our guide to buying property in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

Here you can find out all about the real estate market, including the best places to buy and property prices.

To find out about the buying process, read our guide to buying property in Costa Rica.


Overview – Santa Teresa Real Estate

Santa Teresa is a small beach town located at the tip of the western side of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica’s Puntarenas Province.

The town has experienced rapid growth and development in recent years but has been careful to preserve its stunning natural beauty.

The town is popular with beach lovers, nature lovers, surfers, yoga enthusiasts and others looking for an idyllic beach and mountain destination to get away from it all.

Its beautiful beaches, lush jungle, and vibrant culture have also made Santa Teresa real estate a popular choice for overseas property buyers.

The town is home to several beaches, including Playa Santa Teresa, Playa Carmen and Playa Hermosa. Playa Santa Teresa offers a selection of restaurants, hotels, and shops. Playa Hermosa is popular with is popular with beginner surfers while Playa Carmen is great for mid-level surfers.

The waters off shore are great for water sports, including snorkeling off the islands in the Gulf of Nicoya.

For those who prefer adventure on land, the nearby rainforest-covered mountains are ripe for exploration. You can enjoy hiking in the nearby Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve which is home to 150 species of birds or visit the the Montezuma waterfalls.

Yoga lovers will be delighted to discover Santa Teresa’s numerous yoga studios and retreats.

As one of the most bio-diverse regions of the world, the Nicoya Peninsula has attracted property buyers from around the world and Santa Teresa is one of the most popular investment locations.

While condos are few and far between, there are several gated communities of high quality homes nestled in the mountains with views of the ocean or homes by the beach.

There are also lots of land available so you can custom build the home of your dreams in Santa Teresa.


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How to Get to Santa Teresa

To get to Santa Teresa, fly to Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) just outside San Jose.

There are direct flights to San Jose from the USA, Canada and Europe.

From San Jose you can take a domestic flight to Tambor Airport which takes 25 minutes and then either drive or take a taxi to Santa Teresa which takes approximately 35 minutes.

Alternatively, you can drive from San Jose to Santa Teresa which takes approximately 4 hours plus a ferry ride plus a ferry ride across the Gulf of Nicoya from Puntarenas Ferry Port to Paquera which takes approximately 70 minutes.

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