A Boutique Luxury Option in a Beach Town



Rate per night from $320

‘Nantipa’ is perfect for:

Couples, families, or solo travelers who want to surf or a quiet stay by the beach.

Nantipa is built on the spirit of its hometown, Santa Teresa. Many define Santa Teresa as the new home for Barefoot Luxury, combining world-class surfing conditions, great yoga studios and instructors, superb cuisine, and great nature and parks, all in a relaxed atmosphere. It’s also part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

What to Expect

  • Beach access. The property is beachfront and the sand and waves are only steps away.
  • Modern comfort. Each of the villas is equipped with top-of-the-line amenities.
  • Privacy. Each bungalow provides you with a space to relax and unwind.

What NOT to Expect

  • Total isolation. The hotel is a small oasis among the heart of the Santa Teresa town.
  • Resort experience. This is a boutique hotel, with more detailed and personalized attention.

Nantipa is located in the heart of Santa Teresa, an authentic Costa Rican beach town with its own unique culture and style. Inspired by Costa Rica’s native and traditional culture, the place is a haven of comfort for beach lovers.

Barefoot Luxury with a Costa Rican Flavor

Nantipa is a word in the Chorotega language that means Blue, in honor of the surrounding ocean. To enjoy it best, this boutique, luxury beachfront hotel is the only one in the area with independent bungalows and direct access to a vibrant surfing beach town.

For your comfort, every bungalow unit has climate controls, cable TV with flat screens, working desk, small dining tables, hammocks, WiFi, and minibar. There are several options for dining, shopping, and nightlife in the Santa Teresa and Montezuma towns.

Surfing & More by the Beach

Riding the waves is a great way to spend the time at this hotel, but there is even more to do.

The property also has several on-site amenities for guests to enjoy. The pool is located in the center of the property and has ample green and sand space that offer privacy. They also feature chaise lounges and hammocks, and the hotel provides Spa services in an open bungalow near the beach area.

Nantipa’s Restaurant MANZU is located on the beach with direct views of the ocean and sunset. Dining menus feature a Costa Rican-inspired cuisine, with local ingredients and creative presentations. Mixologists have prepared unique cocktails for the hotel, showcasing Costa Rica’s tropical fruits and local liqueurs.

Breakfast is included in the rate. Tours desk is available to explore the area in case you feel adventurous.


For a relaxed Costa Rica vacation by the beach, Nantipa is definitely a luxurious, private option to create lifetime memories.

*Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.