You are one step away from the true blue: the immensity of the ocean expands in front of you making your days last longer, your life richer. Nantipa, the Chorotegan word for blue, is the essential color that envelops this unique luxury experience we are eager to share, with both nature and leisure lovers from all around the globe. 

The distinct pleasure of a true beachfront vacation awaits you in the heart of the Nicoya Península: Santa Teresa is a hidden treasure where deep blue waters are framed by vividly green tropical rainforests.




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  • Rates may fluctuate according to external factors such as exchange rate differences

  • Please contact us for trip variations as trips can be customised to your needs.


Ninta Bungalows

Capacity for 2 adults – (no children under 12)

80 square meters (800 square feet) of luxury space with ample terraces, a 3.5 x 3.5 mt (10 x 10 ft) private plunge pool, hammock, all with king size bed and double indoor / outdoor shower. Our floor to ceiling glass doors open to the ocean views and sunset, five of the seven units are built as close to the beach as legally possible in Costa Rica, with direct access to the sand and surf (subject to availability),  two units with pool view. Ideal for a romantic getaway and a memorable honeymoon. 

Ninta means beach in Chorotega language

Nankú Suites

Capacity for 2 adults and 2 kids under 12 free or 3 adults

65 square meters (700 square feet) Located in two separate buildings, each with four units.  From the 8 Nankú, 5 units with king size bed and *2 units with two queen beds (*subject to availability), a large living room space, all with a pullout twin sofa bed, a large bathroom and terrace or balcony that completes the unit, which is ideal for couples for families with children.

Nankú means beach in Chorotega Languaje and we aim to provide a home for guests in Santa Teresa.



Nantipa is located in the heart of Santa Teresa, a Costa Rican authentic beach town with its own unique culture and style. 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 that depicts Costa Rica’s Pura Vida lifestyle


Santa Teresa is easily accessible via land, ocean and air. Transportation services feature a wide range of prices, from shared scheduled transfers to private helicopter rides. The most popular ways to get to Nantipa are :

  • Tambor Airport : The Tambor landing strip is located within a 35 minute drive from Nantipa. Two commercial airlines offer scheduled flights daily – Sansa and Aerobell – with 12 seat Caravan planes. Both depart from San Jose. Inter-regional flights from Arenal are under negotiations.Charter flights can land from anywhere in Costa Rica. Multiple companies offer the service from 2 to 12 passenger planes. Nantipa offers transfers from the airport for a fee.

  • Liberia International Airport (LIR) : For guests arriving in Liberia (LIR), private transfers or self driving is the best option. The total driving time is about 3 hours, including a stretch of the road from Naranjo Beach to Paquera that is not paved, but currently under contract for improvements.

  • Paquera Pier : Daily ferry services connect Puntarenas to Paquera. Tickets must be purchase in advance to secure space for guests and car ( This is a picturesque and scenic way to enjoy the Gulf of Nicoya and the islands. The ride takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes and departs on schedule 4 times a day each way. We advise arriving to check in 30 minutes ahead of departure.

  • San Jose International Airport (SJO) : For guests arriving in San Jose (SJO), two main options. The fastest route would be connecting to the local 18-minute flight to Tambor, followed by a 30 minute drive to Santa Teresa, or the scenic route driving to Puntarenas, crossing the Gulf of Nicoya via ferry boat, followed by the 50 minute drive to town.


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