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Breathtaking Private Villa
Cobano, Puntarenas Province
0.35 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Everything we wanted and more!!!
"This property is exactly as advertised and more! Secluded enough to be private and close enough to everything to be convenient. Karla the house keeper is amazing. Recommend this place hands down!!! Would recommend renting a 4 wheeler, or side by side to travel to and from. The house sits on a steep ..."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

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Breathtaking Private Villa
Tropical Home in Paradise!!
Cobano, Puntarenas Province
0.72 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Beautiful Mal Pais House
"Casa di Nonni was a beautiful property with a pool and easy access to restaurants, beaches and activities. The rooms were spacious and organized for family time together and with enough space to spend some quiet time alone. A lovely spot!"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

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Tropical Home in Paradise!!
Villa Numu
3.5 out of 5
From Mary´s Restaurant, 800mts East, road to Cabuya, Cobano, Puntarenas
0.75 mi from city center
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Rustico Santa Teresa
3 out of 5
200 Metros Oeste del Banco Nacional, Mal Pais, Cobano, Puntarenas
0.96 mi from city center
2.4/5 (5 reviews)
Just OK experience
"Having in mind that Santa Teresa and Mal País are surfers destinations most of the accommodations are hostels or very simple cabins, this hotel follows that style. Very simple rooms and equipment, the 4 bed "apartment" room was spacious and the kitchenette in the open balcony was nice. Close to the ..."

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2016

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Rustico Santa Teresa
Indigo Yoga Resort
2.5 out of 5
2 Km South from Mal-Pais/Playa Carmen, Intersection, Mal Pais, Cobano, Puntarenas
0.21 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)
"I did not think the property was well kept- there were a lot of rotten mangos and that created a lot of mosquitoes"

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

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Indigo Yoga Resort
Havana Lodge
2.5 out of 5
50 Meters aftrer Restaurante Caracolas, Mal Pais, Cobano, Puntarenas
0.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)
"This hotel was fantastic. It was so beautiful, and the room was great. It was the best part of our stay. Would definitely recommend."

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

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Havana Lodge
Villas Luna de Miel
3 out of 5
Malpaís, Cobano, Puntarenas
The price is $80 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
0.23 mi from city center
Villas Luna de Miel
UNIQUE LUXURY VILLA & BEST PANORAMIC SUNSET VIEW IN MAL-PAIS WITH TERRIFIC VIEWS
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Relaxing Oasis
"I traveled with my husband and three friends to Beauty's place for 4 nights. We had an amazing stay! Beauty is great to communicate with, the caretaker and cleaning lady were great, and of course the property is unbeatable. We spent most of our days in the pool with a pine colada in hand which we ..."

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

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UNIQUE LUXURY VILLA & BEST PANORAMIC SUNSET VIEW IN MAL-PAIS WITH TERRIFIC VIEWS
Casa Mirador-4 Bd with/Pool and Ocean view
0.89 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great Experience!
"The staff was great and helpful and the location was perfect’"

Reviewed on May 16, 2021

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Casa Mirador-4 Bd with/Pool and Ocean view
A Romantic Vacation in a Tree House 3 Min. to Beach in Mal Pais!
0.89 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Wonderful visit at Playa Selva
"We had an amazing visit to Playa Selva. Siggi was very communicative and available for questions during our whole visit. We were also greeted by the owner Kurt who was incredibly friendly and offered to give us a ride to town and helped carry groceries up to the treehouse for us. It gets a little ..."

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

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A Romantic Vacation in a Tree House 3 Min. to Beach in Mal Pais!
Villa Havana ~ Beautiful spacious magical paradise  just 1 minute walk to Beach
4.6/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Fantastic Chill Spot
"Had a group of ten people. We rented out the place for three days and it worked out famously. Getting into Santa teresa was easy-particularly with the bikes they offer. Allowed to explore the neighborhood down to the national forest. An accessible beach is right across the way. Heading back, the ..."

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

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Villa Havana ~ Beautiful spacious magical paradise just 1 minute walk to Beach
Panoramic Ocean and Rainforest views with Glorious Sunsets
0.38 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Nice experense
"Great place to stay . I Recomend it"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2018

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Panoramic Ocean and Rainforest views with Glorious Sunsets
Private Garden Villa, walk to the beach!
Cobano, Puntarenas Province
0.9 mi from city center
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Private Garden Villa, walk to the beach!
Villa Palmera ~ 3 Bedrooms - Luxurious Jungle Oasis by the Beach in Mal Pais
0.17 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Magical Treehouse
"We had such an incredible time here! The location was awesome. Quiet. Serene. Animals everywhere. If you go left out of the driveway you are one driveway from a rockier beach where you will most likely be the only ones there! It has great photo spots, lots of shells and tide pools. Leave the driveway ..."

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

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Villa Palmera ~ 3 Bedrooms - Luxurious Jungle Oasis by the Beach in Mal Pais
Villa Oceana ~ Beachfront ~ 4 bedrooms/4.5 bath ~ Unique pool & Jacuzzi ~ Luxury
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great location in Mal Pais!
"Spacious property with room for all 13 of us to spread out. The cleaning, security and concierge staff were excellent. A+ customer service!! We especially enjoyed Chef Andrea’s cooking. She was recommended by the concierge. We enjoyed all of her great meals-but the ahi and poke’ were amazing!"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

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Villa Oceana ~ Beachfront ~ 4 bedrooms/4.5 bath ~ Unique pool & Jacuzzi ~ Luxury
The Sea Monkey House - Jungle, Beach, &  Blazing WIFI; Playa Malpais, Costa Rica
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Awesome trip!
"Perfect house and perfect trip! House was great for two couples, the setting and the pool were sweet! We loved the Mal Pais area. Walking distance to two beaches. Market and restaurant/cafe were 5 min down the road. Saint Teresa area was a 10 min drive away with more shops and beaches. Sheryl was ..."

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2021

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The Sea Monkey House - Jungle, Beach, & Blazing WIFI; Playa Malpais, Costa Rica
Beach-side 1 Bd/1 Ba Container-home in Paradise
0.7 mi from city center
2/5 (1 review)
Most will like it if you have a car to go to Santa Teresa
"I think most people would really like this place but I didn't like it because it was too modern and I felt like I was in an apartment or motel room in the U.S. I was by myself so the other negative is that there is no town nearby to meet people. Mal Pais is not a town. It consists of one tiny grocery ..."

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2019

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Beach-side 1 Bd/1 Ba Container-home in Paradise
Casa Alex Beachfront House in Mal Pais
Cobano, Puntarenas Province
0.87 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Location, location, location
"Overall a good experience!"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

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Casa Alex Beachfront House in Mal Pais
Blue Jay Lodge Costa Rica
2.5 out of 5
Malpais, Mal Pais, Cobano, Puntarenas
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
0.58 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
"The grounds were beautiful. Great community area (use of the kitchen too!) and pool. The owner was wonderful and very helpful. Right across from the ocean. If you go during the hottest months, be aware that the cabins have 3 mesh walls. We did not find this as a problem since there were 2 fans and ..."

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019

Blue Jay Lodge Costa Rica
Vista Naranja Ocean View House
2 out of 5
Del cruce 800 sur y 600 este, Mal Pais, Cobano, Puntarenas
The price is $99 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
0.62 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (87 reviews)
Good value
"An amazing view. A four wheel drive vehicle is advised. The amenities are sparse. But that view!!!"

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2021

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Visiting Mal Pais

Visitors to Mal Pais are sure to enjoy the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its cafés. In Mal Pais, there are 19 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Mal Pais

The beaches and sunsets exemplify the city's natural beauty and places to visit include Carmen Beach and Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. Additionally, you'll find Santa Teresa Beach and Cocal Beach in the area.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 19 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Mal Pais. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Hotel Casa Chameleon Mal Pais - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool and helpful staff.
  • Hotel Oasis - Our customers love the overall value and location at this aparthotel. This 3-star aparthotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Vista Naranja Ocean View House - This 2-star guesthouse features free WiFi, free parking, and spa services. Expedia customers like its beach locale and room size.

Dressing for Mal Pais

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 83°F and the nighttime average to be 61°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 84°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September averages 81°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 80°F during the day and 62°F at night
  • About 72.76 inches of rain falls on Mal Pais each year
  • Hottest months are usually April and May with an average temperature of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 62°F

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