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Surf The Place
Features & Amenities
The Place is tasteful, exclusive, and offers one of the best surf breaks in all of Costa Rica. The features and amenities include: bright and spacious rooms, surrounded by lush tropical gardens – private shower with h/w – air conditioning – an in room safe – individually decorated bungalows which are all individually decorated and themed – 3 additional guest rooms in the main building – An owner's villa designed in a cubic style with access to the main pool and lounge bar – fast wireless internet access throughout the property - a gourmet restaurant offering International dishes with a renown Belgian cook – Surf lessons - Surf and Boogie Board Rentals – Snorkeling and Fishing Trips – Day trip to Tortuga Island – Canopy Tour – Horseback Riding – Rental of Quads, Motorcycles or Bicycles – massage can be arranged – yoga lessons and much more.
Directions from San José:
Transfer from San Jose:
If you need to book a night in San Jose on your arrival or departure day, or if you just need a transfer with an air-conditioned minibus, you should expect about a 5 hour drive from San Jose to Mal Pail, including a 45 minute ferry ride.
Driving with a car:
Driving from San Jose Airport to Puntarenas on the new freeway from Santa Ana takes approx. 1 1/2 hrs. In Puntarenas you board the car ferry ( Tel: 2661-2084) to Paquera for a 1 1/2 hour ride across the Gulf of Nicoya. Try to take Ferry Tambor 2 which is the big Ferry and you will have a better chance to get on board. Once in Paquera it is roughly a 50 min to get to Mal Pais.
Mal Pais is 40 min away from the domestic airport of Tambor that connects you to San Jose International Airport in just 25 min. Fly direct from San José to Tambor then take a taxi to Mal Pais.