The popular resort town of Santa Teresa is located in Puntarenas Province, in the country of Costa Rica, in Central America. People choose to take their holidays in Santa Teresa as they have a world-class sandy beach to enjoy during your time in the area, plus a plethora of popular activities and interesting places to visit. The self catering villas in Santa Teresa will often boast awesome views of the ocean and may even come equipped with your very own swimming pool.
By far the top activity that people enjoy on their holidays in Santa Teresa is surfing: the whole town and stretch of coast in this part of Costa Rica is devoted to this popular water sport. This would prove to be an ideal time to get some practice in and you might even be able to secure some instructive lessons. For when you’re ready to put your surfboard down for a while, there are some other water-based activities to consider and these include swimming, of course, sailing, pleasure boat rides, wind surfing, jet skiing and parasailing. Enjoy some scenic coastal walks in this area and bear in mind that there are some golf courses within a very short drive of your self catering accommodation in Santa Teresa.
As well as the fantastic beach, which will prove to be a huge boon on your holidays in Santa Teresa, many other people head to this area of the world hoping to get the chance to explore the unique wildlife that exists in this part of Central America. There are a good number of natural parks in Costa Rica and there is even a possibility of booking proper tours and excursions where a guide will be better able to help you catch the unique species of animals. Another great day out would prove to be the capital of Costa Rica itself, San Jose. This is just under 100 miles away and if you do decide to visit the city, make sure you set off early in order to make the most of your day.
A very humid tropical climate will be prevalent during your holidays in Santa Teresa. This means that you can expect high temperatures and plenty of rainfall throughout much of the year. However, there is a dry season here and this runs between January and march. Average temperatures remain in the high-twenties to low-thirties and rarely fall much below 18 degrees Celsius at night. There are over 58 inches of rainfall in this part of Costa Rica.
The airport at San Jose (SJO) will be the most convenient way of travelling to your self catering accommodation in Santa Teresa. Although there are no direct flights to and from the UK, it is easy to book a code-share flight through British Airways and Iberian Airways and this will take you via Madrid. You will then need to arrange to collect a hired car from the airport, however, there are actually bus services to Santa Teresa.