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The Beach Estates - Santa Teresa's Premier Beachfront!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 - 8 guestrooms and 4 - 8 bathrooms,. Sleeps 8-16 guests

The Beach Estates present the discerning traveler with the best of everything that Santa Teresa & Mal Pais have to offer in a one-of-a-kind private setting. The stylish Estate homes sit directly on the finest strip of white sand beach in Santa Teresa's tranquil North End and offer the most spectacular head-on ocean views available! The Beach Estates experience combines the best elements of a Boutique Hotel with the luxury of complete privacy. The Estate appeals to those seeking the ease of private beach access. The comforts and amenities of The Estates and our infinity pools are always just steps from the beachfront gates. The Estate homes' open design frames the absolute tranquility of the surrounding 3 acres of lush gardens, swaying palms and stunning ocean views. The Estates feature chef's kitchens & all guestrooms offer both AC and ceiling fans. The Estates are within walking distance to the Flor Blanca Spa and the village's many quaint shops and restaurants.

PRIVATE BEACH ACCESS: The Beach Estates appeal to those seeking the luxury of private beach access. There is no need to hike or drive to one of the few public access paths. The Estate homes sit front and center of the area's best surf spot and we offer our guests direct access to one of Santa Teresa's rare sandy bottom swimming zones.....located right in front of the Estate's beachfront gate!

PURE PRIVACY: The Beach Estates are a favorite of those who are looking to enjoy a stylish beachfront vacation home that offers complete privacy. The Estates complimentary concierge will warmly welcome you at arrival and is available throughout your stay to set up any and all activities (surfing lessons, in-house massage treatments, fishing trips, canopy zip line tours etc.). We warmly provide daily housekeeping and both child care and chef services can be easily arranged. In addition, The Beach Estate's pilot is available to fly our guests in from anywhere in Costa Rica!

Considering how important the choice of a rental home may be; we hope that the following simplifies your search and sheds light on what makes a Beach Estates vacation so special...

The Beach Estates offers our guests:

· Santa Teresa's premier beachfront location with breathtaking ocean views

· The luxury of absolute privacy

· World class design and architecture

- Hybrid Solar heating systems

· Open, airy and light-filled living areas

· The area’s best surf spot situated directly in front of the house

· Beachfront chlorine free infinity edge pools and cabana

· 3 acres of lush tropical gardens for you to enjoy

· Daily housekeeping services

· Luxury hotel-style concierge & activities services (complimentary)

. High speed wireless internet access

· Our Gourmet chef is available upon request

. Families with children are warmly welcomed & child care is easily arranged

· Private in-house massage and yoga sessions

· A chef’s kitchen and outdoor BBQ

· Rooms with individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans

· Imported Hansgrohe bathroom fixtures and ceiling mounted rain showers

· Luxurious 100% cotton bed linens and bath & beach towels

· A private pilot available to fly you into The Beach Estates from anywhere in Costa Rica

· Easy access to the Flor Blanca Spa and the village's many quaint shops and restaurants

· Within walking distance to everything you'll need ...yet a world away from everything you won't miss…

· A friendly and considerate staff whose sole objective is to make your stay at The Beach Estates as comfortable and enjoyable as possible!

Please feel free to call or e-mail us directly with any and all questions you might have. We look forward to hearing from you and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you to The Beach Estates in the very near future!

All our best & Pura Vida!

Your friends at The Beach Estates

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Property Manager
The Beach Estates
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Sandy Lane turned out to be the perfect spot for our family to get away together!

With kids in college & high school it is increasingly difficult to spend quality time together...however Sandy Lane was just what we all had hoped for and so much more!

No cell texting...and lots of time to take walks together along one of the most beautiful beaches we have ever seen. We have incredible memories that we will bring back home.

A Big thank you to the Sandy Lane staff (Ugo, Lubis and Herman) for making every moment we spent in paradise sheer bliss.

Sandy Lane is now the place where we all want to escape from the hustle & bustle of our daily lives.

We love Santa Teresa and can't wait to come back to this absolutely perfect beach house!

The Phillips Family
Apr 2011
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Santa Teresa Beach Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Cancellation policy - Please review The Beach Estates' rental agreement or contact the manager with any and all questions.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , full sink w/ mirror
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , full sink w/ mirror
    Bathroom 5 - full sink w/ mirror
  • The bathrooms are spacious and contemporary; featuring top of the line Hansgrohe fixtures and ceiling mounted rain showers.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master suite w/ sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Pool house - 1 queen
  • The master suites are surrounded by custom sliding doors and have the finest beach front views in the area. Additional main house bedrooms are large, light filled and airy. The pool house has two sets of sliding glass doors that open to pool and head-on ocean views. Important note: All guestrooms have individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans.
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Upon passing through The Beach Estate's front gates, you'll enter into your own private tropical sanctuary. The Estate's accommodations, amenities and lush surroundings are the most luxurious in the area...blending the perfect combination of a boutique hotel experience with the absolute luxury of complete privacy. The Estate homes were designed to be open, contemporary and 'beach house' comfortable. The owner's family lives on the beach in Malibu, California...and friends the world over visit Sandy Lane to get away from it all... enjoying the perfect beachfront location...warm tropical water and unforgettable sunset walks. The Beach Estates experience has been enhanced with the addition of our new beachfront infinity edge pool and it's adjoining guest house / cabana. It's an incredible place to toast the sunset at the end of another day in paradise...


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The Beach Estates - Santa Teresa's Premier Beachfront!
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

Truly Magical Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Friends of ours turned us onto Sandy Lane and our family's experience was truly magical:

Absolute best beach location in Santa Teresa

Loved the modern design and serene privacy

The staff was warm, welcoming and quietly did their thing each day

Our concierge Johnny helped us plan all activities and was always available to answer any questions that came up. and gave us great restaurant tips as well!

We all loved the private plane service...we flew in the 7 passenger plane which was pure luxury and a lot of fun!

Loved waking up each morning to the head on ocean view right in front of the house.

Kids went from the surf to the pool all day long and didn't miss the gadgets.

Everything was relaxed and easy...we're coming back next summer and renting both houses with our friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA, US

Relaxed Luxury!!

  • 5 of 5

The Beach Estates was as beautiful as the pictures. We were definitely not disappointed. We used the private air charter from San Jose to Tambor. I highly recommend this. It was an amazing experience and the looks on my family's as we took off were priceless. There is a $2.50 tax per person when you land and take off in Santa Teresa so be be prepared to pay it. We had some confusion because the person collecting said 250 per person so we thought it was $250 per person. We resolved that quickly.

We had Chef Alex cook for us twice during our stay. It was wonderful. The first time on the night of our arrival was especially relaxing after a day of travel. We sat poolside and relaxed while our wonderful meal was prepared.

Johnny, our concierge, was amazing! He arranged everything for us while there. Of the activities that we did, I would recommend the beachside horse back riding, the yoga, massage, and surf lessons. We had bad experiences with the Tortuga Island tour (not the fault of The Beach Estates staff) so we would skip that if we were to return.

We had been advised to limit the cash we brought with us by friends that travelled to Costa Rica in the past. That was a mistake. The ATM in Santa Teresa will only let you withdraw $100 per day. Johnny was able to assist me with going to the bank to get a larger withdrawal. The fees were extremely high though. Just be aware and bring all of the cash with you that you will need for the trip.

My only small complaint about our stay was with towel service from the housekeepers. We started out with 9 guests but only had 7 towels. You also have to pay extra to have towels exchanged daily. We asked for this towel service but never really got it. It would have been nice to have fresh clean towel each day, but we survived.

I would definitely book here again if we return to Costa Rica!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Antonio, TX

Epic vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Beachwood for 9 heavenly nights. The home and the property it sits upon are a living piece of art. It's so simple and casual, yet very elegant. Beyond the morning walks on the beach and the occasional dinner out, we found that we never wanted to leave the property. The staff are extremely accommodating and kept the home and grounds immaculate. Our concierge gave great suggestions for restaurants and brought in a fantastic masseuse. Our chef, Rob Essa, delighted us with several incredible lunches and dinners, mostly fresh fish caught the same day. We enjoyed the wildlife and were greeted by a troupe of howler monkeys that were mostly unimpressed by us. Sleep isn't the same since we've been home. The sound of the ocean, the comfortable bed and the sweet-smelling air are all that's missing.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Simply said, our family’s experience at Sandy Lane was heavenly:

We’re architecture fanatics and we loved the open design that framed amazing ocean views

It’s the very best beachfront location in the village (no rocks in front so the kids could swim safely in the ocean and we all loved jumping in the pool afterwards)

The staff made everything easy for us (we heard about the fresh coconut milk from another review and Herman delivered!)

Our concierge Christian directed us to all the great local restaurants (big fans of Koji sushi) and coordinated all of our activities (Horses were brought to the house within a half hour of our request!)

All transportation was handled for us and it was absolutely seamless (we used their private charter service to fly to / from the beach).

We booked Sandy Lane based on our love of design and beachfront privacy…the added warmth of the staff and the low-key vibe of Santa Teresa made our family vacation truly magical.

Highly recommended for those seeking the very best.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, AB

perfect beach house

  • 5 of 5

We visited in July 2014 for a girls getaway - high school friends who've known each other forever. The house was perfect for a mixed group. We surfed, walked on the beach, spent ages in the pool, rented bikes, did yoga, played in the waves and enjoyed the local restaurants and attractions. Ahead of our trip, the owner (Dan) was very helpful in answering our many questions. Christian was a fabulous concierge, and Herman and Lubis looked after us and the house very well - leaving us our privacy, but being close enough to help us if needed. We had a daily yoga session in the living room/pool area with Monica - the views were almost too spectacular to believe, and the instruction was terrific. The Costa Rican restaurant at the end of the driveway is great. And our meal prepared by Billy was terrific too. The house and grounds are in terrific condition. Having en suite bathrooms in every bedroom meant that everyone was happy with their rooms. We didn't rent a car, and didn't miss having it. It's a lovely walk to the crossroads along the beach, an easy bike ride along the road, and there was a taxi available whenever we needed it. There are groceries and restaurants within easy walking distance. This location is highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaches Nachos Beachwood!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Costa Rica, but first to the Nicoya Peninsula - 2 families of 4 with kids 10-14. Santa Teresa was a phenomenal little spot with more amenities and conveniences than I could've imagined given such a small community. The house layout was perfect (a full wing for each family with large common area between), and all of the people we interacted with were great…from Ugo’s attentiveness and ability to make things happen, to the family chef option (Billy) whose cooking and conversation we all really enjoyed! My kids learned to surf (instructor Drew was excellent, and the waves out front were perfect for it), Herman and the staff kept everything operational and clean for us throughout, kids had their favorite horse ride ever (got to full-on gallop down the beach and our guide found a baby turtle that he asked me to carry down and release in the water), set up beach volleyball and played in front several nights while the sun set behind us, kids caught 14 fish in 3 hours (loved eating sashimi for breakfast), we watched monkeys from the driveway, everyone LOVED the 25 minute charter flights into and out of Tambor vs. the tedious drive, Flora Blanca was a great place to hang out prior to and following check-in/out, rental car was very convenient, and the general vibe of the area was great from excellent restaurants to tons of yoga options for the girls. Aside from a disfiguring bruise suffered by a member of our crew from a serious surf wipe-out following a spectacular ride, everyone had a perfect time at Beachwood. Safe to say we’ll be back in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Car: recommended

Peaceful, private and serene....The Beach Estates is located Directly on the finest strip of white sand beach in all of Santa Teresa. The Beach Estates appeal to those seeking the luxury of private beachfront access. There's no need to walk in the heat or get into a car to find one of the few public parking areas. The comforts of The Estate Houses and our beachfront infinity pools are all there directly on the beach! Savy travelers have just begun to discover this piece of paradise. Several open air gourmet restaurants have recently opened to cater to those who enjoy the finer things in life with their daily adventures. Our guests also have full access to the neighboring Flor Blanca Spa & Restaurant. You'll find that The Beach Estates is within walking distance to everything you'll need. We warmly provide daily housekeeping and 'Luxury Hotel' style concierge services . Gourmet chef or childcare services can be easily arranged and The Beach Estate's pilot can fly you in from anywhere in Costa enjoy pure beachfront bliss!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

From $750 - $3,250 per night

A 50% deposit is required at the time of your reservation. The remaining balance, along with a $1,000 security deposit is due 45 days before your stay. All payments to be made via wire transfer. Your security deposit will be refunded within 7 days of check-out.

Peak Holidays / Christmas - New Years - Easter - Spring Break / 7 night minimum / Please contact owner for seasonal rates which are higher than standard listed rates

Cancellation policy - Please check The Beach Estates' rental agreement or contact the manager with all questions.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund