Mal Pais, Costa Rica

Where to Stay

Central

Hostel
by Kluft about 8 years ago
Hostel

The cheapest and most chilled out hostel in Mal Pais is Tranquilo Hostel ( http://bit.ly/Kehv7d). A great atmosphere and lot of good people working and staying here.

Hilltop

Best hotel view in Costa Rica
by Kluft about 8 years ago
Best hotel view in Costa Rica

In Mal Pais we all know about the great beach and surfing. Well up the hill is a hotel called Buenes Aires which is a bit of a hike up but has one of the best views in Costa Rica. It is a little more pricey since it is a hotel but has a nice pool, great restaurant and private rooms ( http://www.buenosairesmalpais.com/index2.html)

What to Eat

Restaurants

Two great Restaurants
by Kluft about 8 years ago
Two great Restaurants

The first is a super cheap place to eat. The name elludes me but it is next to super ronny's market, connected to a surf shop and it travelling fron Santa Teresa side it is before the big bridge (north side of bridge). It only has about 6 tables but it is the cheapest in town with quality food.

The second is more expensive and not very authentic but it is amazing. It is called Our chicken is the Sh*t. It is towards Mal Pais over the bridge (away from Santa Teresa Direction - South). The ribs, chicken and mashed potatoes are to die for.