Wellcome to Santa Teresa

We are Swiss family whose dream has come true by moving to Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Living by our life philosophy “less is more” – we have just opened our small but wonderful Simsalabim Jungleow.


Our adventure up and away

Around Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, Hermosa

Wonderful sandy beaches (top surfspots) are just a five minute flipflop walk away. As well shopping possibilities and several restaurant spots. A car is not a necessity!


Santa Teresa culinary

Santa Teresa is known for its diverse restaurants. You can eat cheap and good in local restaurants (called Sodas) but you can also choose between a huge variety of vegetarian and vegan restaurants, Argentinian steakhouses, many restaurants with a beautiful sea view and the best fish food you can imagine. There are also many juice bars around which offer many varieties of fruit-/ vegi-/ and detox-juices – as an add-on to your relaxing time!

Cool beach bars with well known and infamous live concerts and a Disco complete the offer.


Santa Teresa surf, sport and leisure time

Santa Teresa is known as one of the best and most constant surf spots in Costa Rica, with a huge variety of wonderful sandy beaches.

Very beloved and world known are the different Yogashalas with known teachers who offer yoga lessons on a daily basis. This is a wonderful way to relax your body and soul after a good surf or just to start the day.

There are many other activities you can choose from: Hiking, paddle surfing and diving – just to name a few. Daily trips to the surrounding region can also be booked.