Surfing, Fishing Tours, ATV Tours, Swimming and Sun all in Beautiful Mal Pais

Mal Pais is a tranquil neighborhood at the very south west point of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Between the Nature Reserve Cabo Blanco in the south and the buzzing surfer village of Santa Teresa in the north, Mal Pais is a perfect blend of unspoiled nature and beach culture.

As you consider places in Costa Rica to visit, let us explain why Mal Pais, Costa Rica should be at the top of your list, especially to surf. Surfing is the main pursuit, as Mal Pais and Santa Teresa boast some of Costa Rica’s best surf spots in the country, if not in the world. Have a private surf lesson or a stand up paddle tour (SUP).You can also find shuttles to Jaco and Nosara surfing, and we take pride in being one of the hotels in Mal Pais, Costa Rica that is especially surfer friendly.

Besides surfing in Mal Pais, Playa Teresa or Playa Carmen in Costa Rica, you can go sport fishing inshore or off shore, experience kayak fishing tours, or just go kayaking. Plan a day trip to Isla Tortuga, do some swimming, snorkeling or beach combing. Also available are horseback riding tours through the jungle or at the beach, canopy tours through the jungle, sailing tours, ATV tours to different beaches and towns close by.

You can also rent your own ATV and explore on your own, or book a pilates or yoga class. Close to Mal Pais are attractions like the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, and the village of Montezuma with its scenic waterfalls and its Butterfly Gardens. Also a good choice is the Wildlife Rescue Center in Cabuya where you can watch all kinds of wild life being taken care of before being released back to nature. Or maybe you just let the day slip away in our hotel enjoying the views of the Mal Pais coastline, have a private spanish class at your villa or just relax.

Of all the Mal Pais hotels in Costa Rica where you can stay, we here at Vista de Olas would be more than happy to host your stay and help with arranging any kind of tour or adventure.

Surfing Lessons

Fishing & Snorkeling Tours

ATV Tour