Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

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Santa Teresa is a small town in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. It is located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) west of the capital city of San José. Like other coastal villages on the Nicoya Peninsula, Santa Teresa started as a remote fishing village, relying on agriculture, cattle ranching and small-scale fishing. Today, tourism is the main source of income of most families.


Public transport connects the neighboring cities of Cobano, Montezuma and Mal Pais. Direct bus connections go as far as San José. Car and ATV rentals are also available.

Private Shuttle to Santa Teresa / Mal Pais Area

By Tambor Airport Many visitors fly to San Jose and catch a connecting flight to Tambor. Nature Air and Sansa Airlines serve Tambor once in Tambor. Santa Teresa is approximately a 45 minute drive from the Tambor airport. Once you arrive to Tambor a good option would be to take a private shuttle that normally cost $50 to $60 depending on the distance of the hotel on the private shuttle companies is

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By Liberia Airport Liberia is your gateaway to Costa Rica by Guanacaste Province, there are beautiful beaches you can explore and visit once you arrive to this beaurtiful area.Most of the road is pave, the trip from Liberia aiport to santa teresa normally takes around 4.5 hours These are some of the transfer companies in the area listed below:

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By San Jose Airport

If you arrive from san jose airport another option will be to take a private shuttle with a van switch on the ferry in Puntarenas its cheaper and very convenient, it normally takes 4.5 hours, 2 hours from the aiport to Puntarenas then 1.5 hours on the ferry and then from paquera to santa teresa noramlly takes like 1.5 hours. Some companies in the area listed below:( is always very important to check the reputation of any company first like review social platforms like

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Coordinates: 9°39′N 85°10′W / 9.650°N 85.167°W / 9.650; -85.167