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Mal Pais

Nestled among the region's remarkable beaches and forests, Mal Pais is a wonderful place to stay.

Packages in Mal Pais

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Mal Pais Vacation Packages

San Jose can be found approximately 75 miles to the east of Mal Pais, and Cartago stands 85 miles to the east.

Hardly anything quietens the soul like a day at the ocean. Arrange a picnic, buy your favorite wine and bask in the splendid views of Jaco Beach, 35 miles east from Mal Pais. An additional place is Herradura Beach, 35 miles to the east.

If you want to take a walk on the wild side of life, check out some of this region's natural areas. Tortuga Island is 20 miles away from Mal Pais, while Guayabo Island Biological Reserve lies 25 miles away.

Visit Carmen, 1 mile out of Mal Pais. It's home to Montezuma Falls and Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. Another option is Cabuya. It's 4 miles out of Mal Pais, and is home to Santa Teresa Beach and Montezuma Gardens.

Consider taking the family to Bejuco, a regional hub approximately 20 miles to the northwest of Mal Pais. The area has several attractions, such as San Miguel Beach, Jungle Butterfly Farm and The ARA Project. Mike's Jungle Butterfly Farm and Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Camaronal are more places that should be high on every traveler's schedule.

Sunbathing in this area is a natural way to de-stress. Bird watching is also popular among visitors wanting to take it easy.

You'll be able to learn fair more spending time with locals than you ever could from the pages of your guidebook. Think about organizing some guided nature walks and wildlife spotting tours.

As long as the sky is clear, put on the sunscreen and enjoy some swimming and surfing, both favorite water activities in Central Pacific Coast.

The cuisine here has its own aromas and flavors, so jump on in and try as much as you can!

Begin your culinary experience by tasting the wide variety of local ingredients, such as pork and chicken.

Pargo (red snapper) and casado are common meal choices for travelers and local diners alike.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with some tres leches (custard flan), a truly tempting dessert.

Unwind with a Bavaria, a much-loved beer.

If you need a non-alcoholic drink, ask for fresco de frutas (fruit shake).

Recognized as one of the most well-known regional spirits, Ron Centenario is sure to put some hair on your chest.

Bridge the cultural divide by practicing some useful phrases in Spanish during your stay. ¿Cómo estás? is how you say how are you. There's also ¡Hola, which translates as hello.

If you're here for the 15th of September, you'll be able to throw yourself into the festive mood of Independence Day, a day of national celebration.

Unfortunately, every vacation eventually come to an end. When the curtain falls on your Mal Pais adventure, say "Hasta la vista", spend your final colones, and reminisce over all the awesome adventures you've had.

When it's time to head to the airport, you'll want to know that Juan Santamaria International Airport is about 70 miles to the northeast.

Accommodation in Mal Pais

Pre-booking a convenient accommodation is essential if you're after a wonderful trip. You can discover all types of Mal Pais hotels on Expedia's easy-to-use lodging guide.

Why not kick-off the search for the dream Mal Pais accommodation by looking into the latest offers at the high-ranking Hotel Casa Chameleon Mal Pais, located at From the ICE tower 500 mts South, and the Latitude 10 Exclusive Beach Resort, at Santa Teresa de Cobano. If you are interested in the cheaper options, the Hotel Aurora, at Playa Montezuma, and the Vista Naranja Ocean View House, at Del cruce 800 sur y 600 este, are worth checking out also.


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Vista Naranja Ocean View House

Vista Naranja Ocean View House

Del cruce 800 sur y 600 este, Mal Pais
4.6
of 5, from 47 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and within 12 mi (20 km) of Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Montezuma Falls. Curu National Wildlife Refuge and Tortuga Island are also within 25 mi (40 km).

$85
Blue Jay Lodge Costa Rica

Blue Jay Lodge Costa Rica

Malpais, Mal Pais
4.7
of 5, from 10 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this lodge is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from Montezuma Falls. Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge are also within 25 mi (40 km).

$220
Hotel Vista de Olas

Hotel Vista de Olas

Vista De Olas, Mal Pais
4.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 3 mi (4.7 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and 10.7 mi (17.3 km) from Montezuma Falls. Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge are also within 32 mi (52 km).

$595
Hotel Casa Chameleon Mal Pais

Hotel Casa Chameleon Mal Pais

From the ICE tower 500 mts South, Mal Pais
4.9
of 5, from 20 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is 3.1 mi (5 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and within 12 mi (20 km) of Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Montezuma Falls. Curu National Wildlife Refuge and Tortuga Island are also within 32 mi (52 km).

$80
Indigo Yoga Resort

Indigo Yoga Resort

2 Km South from Mal-Pais/Playa Carmen, Mal Pais
4.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated by the ocean, this aparthotel is 3.3 mi (5.2 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from Montezuma Falls. Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge are also within 25 mi (40 km).

$60
Rustico Santa Teresa

Rustico Santa Teresa

200 Metros Oeste del Banco Nacional, Mal Pais
3.0
of 5, from 1 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Carmen, this guesthouse is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from Montezuma Falls. Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge are also within 25 mi (40 km).

$105
Hotel Oasis

Hotel Oasis

250 Metros Sur del Cruce de Playa Carmen, Mal Pais
4.3
of 5, from 14 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Carmen, this aparthotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Santa Teresa Beach and 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from Montezuma Falls. Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge are also within 25 mi (40 km).

Ocio Villas By Casa Chameleon

Ocio Villas By Casa Chameleon

800 Mts From Marys Restaurant, Mal Pais
0.0 out of 5.0

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