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Your Ultimate Guide to Spending August in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Welcome to Santa Teresa, a tropical paradise nestled on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This guide will help you make the most of your visit in August, a time when our town is alive with vibrant culture, stunning wildlife, and world-class surf.

Overview picture of the villa
Joya Villas Photo

Why Visit Santa Teresa in August?

August is a fantastic time to visit Santa Teresa. It's part of the 'green season,' where the landscape is lush, and the crowds are fewer. You'll experience the true essence of Costa Rica's Pura Vida lifestyle, with warm locals, delicious cuisine, and a relaxed atmosphere.

Top Activities in Santa Teresa


Santa Teresa is a surfer's paradise, with consistent waves suitable for all skill levels. In August, the swells are perfect for both beginners and experienced surfers. Don't miss out on our surfing lessons to catch your first wave or improve your skills.

Yoga Retreats

Rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit with a yoga retreat. Santa Teresa is known for its tranquil yoga studios, offering classes amidst the serene backdrop of the jungle and ocean. Check out our yoga retreat packages for a holistic holiday experience.

Wildlife Exploration

Explore the rich biodiversity of Costa Rica right here in Santa Teresa. Visit the nearby Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, home to diverse wildlife including monkeys, birds, and exotic plants. Our guided tours ensure a safe and informative adventure.

Local Cuisine

Indulge in the flavors of Costa Rican cuisine. From fresh seafood to traditional dishes like Gallo Pinto, Santa Teresa offers a culinary journey for food lovers. Visit our restaurant guide for the best local dining spots.

Where to Stay?

At Joya Villas, we offer luxurious accommodation options with stunning views, private pools, and easy access to the beach. Book your villa today for an unforgettable August in Santa Teresa.

Ocean View from the pool
Casa Maleku Ocean View

Time to go surfing!
Walkway from Casa Bribri

Photo of Casa Maleku center bedroom


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