Nantipa Beach Resort

Location: Santa Teresa

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Welcome to Hotel Nantipa, a luxury beachfront boutique hotel in the heart of Santa Teresa on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. Recognized by UNESCO as one of only five Blue Zones in the world, Nantipa provides a sense of serene escapism, where guests can experience true barefoot luxury and just be.

With its thriving Earth, smiling people, and unparalleled hospitality, Nantipa offers guests an unforgettable Tico Beach Experience. The hotel is surrounded by the pure, rejuvenating aura of Costa Rica, where the water and air envelop visitors in the blue calm of the sea and the green peace of nature.

The Ninta Beachfront Bungalow is inspired by the Chorotegan word for “beach,” and is designed to make guests’ beachfront experience as vivid as possible. The sleek units offer 80 square meters (800 square feet) of luxury space, including an ample terrace, a private 3.5 x 3.5 meter (10 x 10 ft) plunge pool, hammock, king bed, and double indoor/outdoor shower. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to ocean views, making Ninta ideal for a memorable honeymoon or a romantic getaway surrounded by raw nature and the hypnotic sound of the ocean.

For families or friends traveling together, Nantipa’s luxurious beachfront villas offer an exclusive and private Santa Teresa Tico Beach Experience. Guests are warmly welcomed to the 380 square meters (3,800 square feet) beachfront villas with access to all of Nantipa’s unmatched services and amenities.

Manzú is Nantipa’s beachfront restaurant, designed to remind guests of the palm-thatched huts where the ancient Chorotegans used to live. It offers a relaxed ambiance set by the warm, salty breeze from the sea and the modern twist of an open kitchen. The international menu features traditional Tico recipes passed down from generation to generation, all made with fresh, local ingredients and recipes. Guests can unwind and relax while enjoying signature cocktails by the mixologist and his great team, using flavors and ingredients from Costa Rica.

The Numu Wellness Center is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate, with therapies offered in outdoor settings, including open-air treatment rooms surrounded by lush palms, on the beach, or poolside in the privacy of guests’ bungalow or villa terrace. Nature is an integral part of the Nantipa spa and wellness experience, with professional therapists using local ingredients such as uchua, papaya, and avocado to enhance guests’ relaxation. The menu includes a wide range of options from body massages to wraps and scrubs.