Red Palm Bungalows
Red Palm Bungalows estate is housed in an upscale area on the north of Santa Teresa. Most well-known resorts including the Milarepa and Florblanca are located in close vicinity. Unique in architectural detailing, these aesthetically stimulating villas are more often compared with Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs. The exclusive property takes pride in its master bedrooms that are air-conditioned with open-air showers for two and huge windows. There are a couple of apartments in the Red Palm Bungalows namely the New Owner and the Garden. There are air conditioned bedroom apartments featuring a queen sized bed, special shower, spacious kitchen and living room areas. These well-equipped apartments are ideal for a solo retreat or as a bachelor’s holiday villa. Nestled amidst a shady almond grove sprawling across three acres with almost 300 feet of tranquil Pacific coastline, Red Palm Villas offer you the luxury of privacy while helping you discover Costa Rica’s natural magnificence. Guests can experience Santa Teresa’s pristine white sandy beaches and striking tide pools or simply watch the region’s much talked about sunset while cooking their evening meal.
The Red Palm Bungalows offers several convenient money saving packages including a Family Adventure and Fun Package. It starts by arriving on one of the top 10 Beaches in the world where you can enjoy the warm Pacific in front of this beautiful beachfront property. And from there move on to discovering and touring the area’s waterfalls, local wildlife and stunning beaches. Featuring their Deluxe & Junior Adjoining Garden Suites just 75 steps from the beach, AC bedroom with king size bed and fine linens, private bath, full kitchen, living and dining area, this package offers you everything you need for a perfect Costa Rican Vacation with your family, (the package is priced for 4 guests). You also get two complementary tours of your choice from snorkel tour, sunset beach horse tour, canopy zip lines tour, quad tour, massage, private yoga or surf class.
Couples can enjoy a pleasant and intimate stay at the honeymoon Villa that is surrounded by stunning natural grounds. This isn’t you backpacking hostel stay style budge accommodation. However, if you are on a ‘splurge on luxury’ spree this may be one of the best options in town. For honeymooners, they’ll deck up the bed in an almost perfect symmetrical pattern of flowers. Several such minute details make you feel pampered and make you want to come here again.
They also have several honeymoon packages for intimate tropical holiday seeking couples including the Princess Beachfront Honeymoon Package that features among standard amenities plenty of indulgent frills for the couple such as private charter SJO/TMU air transfers, ground transfers TMU/Red Palm Villas, upon arrival a welcome basket of fresh fruits, at your request a bottle of chilled champagne, complimentary gourmet breakfast served at the poolside and private chef 2 nights 4-Courses of culinary delights.
There is a 15 Guests/7 Nights – All Inclusive Beachfront Ceremony, Reception & Accommodations Package. It starts when you arrive at SJO Int’l Airport where you are whisked away to your private charter where they have a chilled bottle of champagne waiting for you or any other beverage service you request.
20 minutes later you arrive TMU/Tambor Airport where the driver awaits you for a very scenic 35 scenic ride to their beachfront resort and upon arrival, a welcome platter of cheeses, local fresh fruits and refreshing beverages awaits guests. Private Helicopter Service is available; door to door transfer is 45 amazing minutes and full of striking oceanic and scenic jungle views. One-way rate is $2400.
There are also several yoga packages for wellness aficionados, one of which includes seven 2 hour private yoga classes on the beach with their yoga master Cris who offers a mix Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, Iyengar & Hatha yoga.
The CEO Deep Sea Fishing Extravaganza package includes among other standard amenities two whole days of deep Sea fishing on your own private boat where you’ll be with one of the area’s best captains sparing no expense angling big game fish. Included are transfers, lunch, snacks, beverages and equipment.
The Luxury Surf and Adventure Package includes two 90 minute private surf classes with a pro named Mick or his partner El. You’ll be up and catching waves in no time at all. You also get to keep the board for the day so you can paddle out and practice after your lessons.
Hold your breath, they also have an Elopement Special Package. This all inclusive Wedding ceremony, reception dinner, 5 night deluxe suite package gives you everything you need for a perfect, affordable, Costa Rican wedding on one of the top beaches in the world. Starting off, you arrive and begin to relax with 5 nights the Red Palm Villas in a Deluxe Garden Suite where you will enjoy amazing garden views from and are just 75 steps from our private serene beach.
With this suite you receive complimentary breakfast served daily. On one of your 5 afternoons in Santa Teresa you can look forward to a beautiful, legal wedding ceremony on the beach, at sunset if you wish.
Your wedding ceremony on the beach will be held under a beautifully decorated wedding trellis and includes 2 hours of photography, 2 large tropical bouquets’ of flowers as well as a brides bouquet and grooms boutonniere and the option for a champagne toast before then or later with dinner, you get to decide. And finally, after your ceremony you can look forward to an amazing romantic candle lit three-course meal prepared just for you in a lovely beachfront French restaurant, dessert included, does not include tax, service or bar.
When in Costa Rica, you just can’t miss one of their several adventure packages like the Luxury Beachfront Villa and Adventure Package. Two complementary tours or services of your choice per guest as follows; snorkel tour, sunset beach horse tour, canopy zip lines tour, quad tour, massage, private yoga or surf class. Add $20 for a full day guided tour of Caru National Park where you can hike to the waterfalls and see howler monkeys up, close and personal. Add $25 for a relaxing half day kayak tour where you can spot a spouting whale or swim with dolphins and sea turtles. Also Included with this package, one special night, prepared in the privacy of your villa, their chef with celebrated skills will arrive to create the most mouth watering 3 course meal you could imagine, full of local flavor and fresh ingredients. You’ll be forgiven for wanting to book him for yourself for all days of your stay.
Features and Amenities
Lotus Beachfront Villas – Located bang in the middle of the beach, the Red Palm Villas Costa Rica Resort features this stunning luxury Costa Rica Honeymoon and Family Vacation villa. Barely a few steps from the ocean’s edge, guests can indulge walk barefoot through the golden sandy beach of Santa Teresa amidst the best views the town has to offer.
The amenities featured in the Lotus Beach Villas include 1 AC master bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 1 second floor bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 2 queen size sofa beds if needed, full kitchen, living, dining area, full time concierge services, daily maid service, free high speed Wi-Fi, safety deposit box and secure parking.
All through this villa, visitors will feel and hear traces of Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs, an impressive Antonio Gaudi inspired 10,000 piece mosaic shower, and verdant tropical gardens. Infused with artistic detailing and spectacular views, guests will enjoy their stay at the two-bedroom luxury beach front villa. The villa is replete with a small kitchen, large AC master suite with sitting area, second floor bedroom, 2 king size beds, a scenic views offering dining area, sweeping ocean view offering covered patio and more, all simply steps from the warm blue Pacific ocean.
Encircled by lush relaxing tropical gardens, accessed by a stone bridge, shaded by a 300-year-old tree, surreal best describes this magnificent villa. The Red Palm Villas is a beach front property which allows all guests to have full access to their private beach front and amenities such as hammocks, lounge chairs, stretches of beach to the left, hundreds of tide pools to the right, Waikiki style sunsets and 3 beachside restaurants all within a range of 2-4 minute walk on the beach. Lotus Villa is well-appointed with two king size beds and abundant space for two additional queen size sofa beds if required. This Costa Rica resort combines all the luxuries of a beachfront villa with all the conveniences of a private home, including full kitchen, and the amenities of an upscale hotel including concierge, private security, laundry (additional charge), and daily housekeeping.
Honeymoon Villa On Beach – Located directly on the beach, the Red Palm Villas Costa Rica Resort offers the stunningly luxurious Costa Rica Honeymoon or Family Vacation villa to help couples enjoy an intimate, secluded and memorable holiday in the midst of Sanata Teresa’s natural splendor. This romantic villa comes with a lot of trimmings including a honeymoon night perfectly symmetrical flower arrangement and complementary wine.
The amenities featured in the Honeymoon Villa On Beach include 1 AC master bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 1 second floor bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 2 queen size sofa beds if needed, full kitchen, living, dining area, full time concierge services, daily maid service, free high speed Wi-Fi, safety deposit box and secure parking.
Hummingbird Beachfront Villa – Hummingbird Beachfront Villa offering nothing but spectacular views. If comfort and beauty are a priority, this Frank Lloyd Wright influenced two-bedroom luxury villa is what you should be after. Replete with artistic detail, contemporary design and oriental sensuality, this villas is a breezy, open, two bedroom, one bath accommodation perfect for a Costa Rica beach rental if you’re not on a budget. A small kitchen equipped for six guests (2-4 recommended) leads to the dining and living area with beautiful oceanic views just in front and thriving tropical flora and wildlife surrounding this luxury beach front villa.
The amenities featured in the Hummingbird Beachfront Villa include 1 AC master bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 1 second floor bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 2 queen size sofa beds if needed, full kitchen, living, dining area, full time concierge services, daily maid service, free high speed Wi-Fi, safety deposit box and secure parking.
Guests can enjoy swimming, surfing, lazily lounging on the hammocks and lounge chairs to be found on their 300 foot private beach that offers all the amenities and comforts needed for a relaxing Costa Rica Vacation. Hummingbird Villa provides an unusual open-air environment to entertain, or to just relax if you feel like staying in for the evening and enjoying a romantic and quiet candlelight dinner. Wine, liqueur, chocolates and other indulgences are available from the mini-bar. The constant breeze of the Pacific grace’s the Hummingbird Beachfront Villas’s hand crafted beachfront bedroom suites thanks to a Frank Lloyd Wright (again) influenced tropic open air pattern. Breathtaking sweeping views of the ocean (overlooking the villa) and the garden, mountain and spectacular sunsets makes this intoxicating Costa Rica villa an unforgettable experience.
Harmony Garden Villa – Harmony Villa is an upscale one-bedroom garden “villetta” that embodies the spirit of living in allegiance with nature. Bordered by gorgeous Red Palm gardens full of vivid butterflies and hummingbirds, Harmony Villa rests in the most sought after and secluded spot of the entire property. Built with respect to natural surroundings, from creation; the design, intention and functionality of Harmony Villa was aimed towards a simple yet comfortable “Zen like open air design”.
The amenities featured in the Harmony Garden Villa include 1 AC master bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 1 second floor bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 2 queen size sofa beds if needed, full kitchen, living, dining area, full time concierge services, daily maid service, free high speed Wi-Fi, safety deposit box and secure parking.
This villetta has fast gone on to become one of Red Palm Bungalow’s most popular accommodation options. It is a haven of hummingbirds, butterflies, monkeys and squirrels. The home was hand crafted for meditation and relaxation, an ideal place for a Costa Rica vacation or honeymoon. The design attributes of a yoga hermitage were meticulously analyzed and used to integrate vistas, location, materials and nature into a carefully woven and fully incorporated architecture. Offering a fully air conditioned space, encircled by large windows, the sprawling and relaxing mini-villa almost overpowers you with its vivid colors larger than life lush gardens. Guests enjoy idyllic views of the estate gardens from each angle of every single room. Constructed with indigenous sustainable woods and materials by master local craftsmen, the hardwood floor faces west and is doused in perfect for sunset hues. Balancing details of touch and sight, painstakingly crafted by years of experience, this villa makes you feel like you are in a dream from which you never want to wake up.
Deluxe Garden Suite – Following the tradition of Red Palm Villas “barefoot sophistication”, Red Palm Bungalows offer a fully equipped Deluxe Garden Suite with an AC bedroom in the gardens of their stunning and secluded beachfront property. Located on the beach, the Red Palm Villas Garden Suites are approximately 75 walking steps on the property to the beach. Offering beautiful views of the garden and wildlife (no beach views) these suites are offered individually or adjoined.
The amenities featured in the Deluxe Garden Suite include 1 AC master bedroom appointed with a king size bed, 1 king size sofa bed, full kitchen, living, dining area, full time concierge services, daily maid service, free high speed Wi-Fi, safety deposit box and secure parking.
Junior Suite – Once referred to as “the owner’s apartment”, this Junior Garden Suite follows the convention of “barefoot sophistication” found throughout the Red Palm Villas Costa Rica Beachfront Resort. In this tiny yet suits guests will enjoy all the small artistic details and examples of fine craftsmanship seen and found throughout the property and its 5 private accommodations. The Junior Garden Suite is approximately 75 walking steps on the property to the beach. Offering panoramic views of the garden and wildlife (no beach views) this suite can either be rented as a single room for couples or adjoining rooms for large families and big groups.
The amenities featured in the Junior Suite include 1 AC master bedroom appointed with a queen size bed, full kitchen, living, dining area, full time concierge services, daily maid service, free high speed Wi-Fi, safety deposit box and secure parking.
Santa Teresa offers several activities for visitors of all ages and interests. You can discover everything from beautiful coves hiding secret protected beaches, to gorgeous (and virtually undiscovered) snorkeling spots to natural tide pools and breathtaking waterfalls.
The exploring never ends; you’ll find pristine white sand beaches, abundant flora, wildlife and historical landmarks. Most of the area around the property remains natural and untouched and is pretty ‘untouristy’ Whether guests the adrenaline soaring Canopy Zip Line and soar above the jungle floor with the Howler Monkeys, or find a secluded beach for a picnic and maybe some snorkeling, or head down to the open market on weekends where you’ll meet the affable locals as they come to purchase their fresh organic fruits and vegetables while they play music and sell crafts, you will sure find yourselves wondering how you could actually live this dreamy experience.
Several epicurean dining choices, eclectic shopping options, dancing away the blues with the locals to a hypnotic Latin rhythm – all this and more await you.
Santa Teresa and Mal Pais rank among the most beautiful beaches of Costa Rica, separated only by an intersection, known locally as El Cruce (Playa Carmen crossroad), to the left is the rutted route to tranquil Malpaís, and to the right is the better road to Santa Teresa. Despite its fame in celebrity circles, Santa Teresa is still known as a tiny town which has been able to retain its rustic charm as fortunately it hasn’t turned into a concrete jungle but only amazing natural wonders.
It’s this multicultural inspiration that brings an element of globalization to Santa Teresa making it not only a naturally beautiful but also an exciting venue to meet tourists from different cultures and countries. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, just hit a popular local bar when you’re there and watch all the action unfold. For such a small community it offers many activities to choose from including ecotourism, surf, fishing, hiking, yoga and also a place where you can enjoy a lot of culture, romance, exploration and endless opportunities for relaxation.