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1 Bedroom Apartment in Santa Teresa. Wifi/AC/Kitchen/Daily Maid Service/Safe Box

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + 2 Futons, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Located at the end of the Nicoya Peninsula, Santa Teresa is one of Costa Rica's most beautiful vacation destinations.

Plaza Royal is conveniently located in central Santa Teresa. On the main road, a little over a kilometer north of the crossroads at the entrance of town, everything you need is less than a 5 minute walk away. In the Plaza itself you can enjoy a delicious breakfast at La Sandwicheria, rent a surfboard in Lost in Santa (one of Santa Teresa's well known surf shops), schedule a massage, spa day, and more in Breakaway Spa, buy the perfect bikini and beach accessories, and buy unique, hand-made clothes and jewelry in Swell. Right across the street is Casa del Mar, one of the restaurants Santa Teresa is famous for. Yoga classes are available less than a minute away, and there is a grocery store across the street as well. Many more stores, groceries, and restaurants are within walking distance.

Plaza Royal is only a short 150 meter walk to you to the beach, and a 5 minute walk to the Banana Beach Surf Break, perhaps the most well known surf break in Santa Teresa. Regional and International Surf Contests are held there.

Plaza Royal's location offers you the perfect combination of being in the center of town and close to the relaxation of the beach at the same time!

Plaza Royal Apartments are fully furnished and ready for you. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, including a stove, oven, and full-sized refrigerator. WiFi, a shower with hot water, air conditioning, cable tv, safe box, and maid service are also included. Laundry service is also an option. Plaza Royal Apartments are the perfect option if you are looking for all of the comforts of home while experiencing the wonders of one of Costa Rica´s most breathtaking beach towns.

There are 4 one-bedroom apartments in Plaza Royal. Each one has a bedroom with a queen-sized bed. Together with the two sofas in the living room, each apartment can hold up to 4 people. A 2 bedroom apartment with a balcony is also available.

We offer a great nightly rate, and discounts are available for extended stays. It's easy to see why Plaza Royal Apartments are a perfect place to stay while in Santa Teresa.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish, hebrew
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nous avons séjourné 4 jours au plaza royal et nous avons regretté de ne pas y être restées plus longtemps. L'appartement - très bien équipé, grand, propre et moderne - est très bien situé (à quelques pas de la plage et à 10-15 min à pied du "centre"). Un supermarché se trouve en face donc idéal pour faire ses courses. Par ailleurs, il y a différents types de restaurant dans les alentours. Les gérants sont disponibles et peuvent organiser transport, laundry, etc. Bref, une très bonne adresse.
Feb 2014
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Carmen Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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1 Bedroom Apartment in Santa Teresa. Wifi/AC/Kitchen/Daily Maid Service/Safe Box
average rating of 4.909091 based on 23 reviews

Clean and close to the beach

  • 4 of 5

It was a great place to stay. A bit noisy at night and a bit far from town for some people. Enjoyed the walk but appreciated renting a quad.

Overall had a very good experience

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for longer term rental, if that's what you need and want

  • 5 of 5

Plaza Royal Apartments have a few apartments on the second level of the Plaza Royal shopping strip. The location is pretty good, about 1 km north of the Crossroads, which is the intersection of the main Santa Teresa road and the road from Cabuya. Beach access is also right there, only about 150 meters. However, the main road is fairly busy much of the day, and since it a dirt/gravel road, it often has a foggy appearance with dust (4-wheelers and motor bikes, plus lots of cars and trucks). As a result, the apartment can be on the noisy side, although it is pretty easy to get used to (sort of like camping close to a highway). The apartment includes free WiFi, which is good because even though we have an international plan on our phones and we had a strong cell signal, it was extremely rare for us to get data (e.g., 3G or LTE). When we were more north the previous year, we had fairly reliable cell data everywhere.

The apartment has a single bedroom and the couches could also sleep 2 more, but it is really meant just for 2 people. The kitchen area has a 3-burner electric stove, and there is a tea kettle, a few pots and pans, plus dishes and cutlery. If you want to cook, you’ll need to purchase everything, including spices. As mentioned in other reviews, there is no coffee maker, but you can get an inexpensive Tico style system at the grocery store. The main kitchen knife wasn’t very sharp, so we used a multi-tool knife for some things. There are some wooden utensils, but no spatula, so eggs over easy was not an option. There is an oven, but our unit didn’t have a baking pan so the oven didn't get used. While there is a kitchen sponge and cleaning paste for dishes, no soap or other toiletries (e.g., shampoo) are provided, so you will either want to bring them or buy them right away when you get there. The super market across the street has everything you need, and it is open until 10 pm (most if not every night).

The apartments are cleaned every day, which is nice because of the dust and sand everywhere. While you have bath towels in the room, you’ll want something for the beach. We managed to buy a couple of cheap camp chairs and beach towels, so we would find a partially shady spot and sit there to watch the waves and read. If you are staying longer than just a few days, you can contact the owner to possibly get a discounted quotation. However, for shorter stays where you are not looking to cook some meals, you might consider other places.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Centrally located, seconds to the beach!!!

  • 5 of 5

Not only was Emilya quick to respond and give info prior to our arrival, Laura was equally warm and inviting. No hesitation with staying again. A beautiful, friendly, kind place to spend some time.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comment ! we are glad you enjoyed your staying. Really hope to have you back!
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Great location, clean and airy with tons of light

  • 5 of 5

Great to be back again! as usual, Tons of room and excellent location. close to the ocean, the main street, supermarket and bus route. well maintained, clean good maid service. huge windows make it feel light and airy.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. We were so happy to have you stay with us, and I hope we'll see you again soon!
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Hermoso apartamento!

  • 5 of 5

Increíble lugar ,  vale cada dolae que pagué. Todo excelente,  desde la cordialidad de los empleados , la ubicación céntrica  , a una cuadra de la playa y enfrente de un supermercado . Nos hospedamos en el apartamento de dos habitaciones con terraza , todo de calidad. La cocina totalmente equipada y el WiFi esta muy bien .

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Perfect location for surfing- we would have stayed longer if there was an outdoor space and somewhere to hang wet clothes. Please note there is no coffee maker in the kitchen so you'll have to brew and filter the local way.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Rates are for 2 people. Additional guests are an additional $20 per guest, up to 4 guests.

Ask us about our discounts available for extended stays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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