Mal Pais - Santa Teresa
This Area is just North of the Absolute Reserve of Cabo Blanco on the most south western tip of the Nicoya Peninsula.
Malpais is located on the southernmost tip of the Nicoya Peninsula and adjacent to the Cabo Blanco National Park. Its pristine landscape was recently ranked “one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world” in Forbes magazine.
Beyond the coconut-palm lined beach one can discover small waterfalls with swirling cool pools tucked away into the tropical rain forest filled with diverse flora and fauna, including exotic birds, butterflies and monkeys. Local fishermen fillet and sell the fresh catch right off their boats, daily. There are many exotic gormet restaurants in and around town. Enjoy fine dining and an unforgettable sunset at the many viewtop resorts in the Malpais jungle foothills. You can shop for the latest beach fashions and souvenirs in and around Santa Teresa.
Surfers love Malpais as it offers world-class waves year round. Besides enjoying incredible surfable waves often times one does not have to share them with others.
This area is well known amongst surfers and nature enthusiast that are looking for an alternative and truly Pura Vida Vacation Getaway.