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Romance, seclusion, and ambiance are essential for the perfect honeymoon destination and Nautilus Boutique Hotel offers much more than that. Start your marriage off with an infusion of wellness and serenity during your honeymoon at Nautilus. Long walks on the beach, phenomenal sunsets, fun nightlife, surfing, daily yoga, massage, eco adventure tours, and more await you, the newlyweds, in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.
In Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, lies a little stretch of paradise. Pristine beaches, miles of quiet coastline, a virtually untouched landscape for you to discover. Nautilus Boutique Hotel is just steps away from this utopia where the waves are constant, the food is delicious, and the locals are friendly.
During this honeymoon vacation, you and your loved one will stay at one of Nautilus Boutique Hotel’s luxurious one bedroom villa with one king size bed. The beautiful villa features a separate bedroom with a king size bed and a living area, with a sofa bed, as well as fully equipped kitchen, private terrace, and luxury bathroom featuring marble counter tops and rain-showers.
During your stay, you will have the opportunity to enjoy daily yoga classes. The resident world class instructors create yoga sequences to incorporate exercise, balance, and wellbeing for the newlyweds. The sessions will be held at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. every day, lasting for 90 minutes each.
Each of the instructors has a unique style, extensive training, and experience in their field of yoga. In the on-site yoga studio, you and your loved one can wake up with the waves and find your flow. The yoga styles range from Vinyasa, Yin, Ashtanga, Restorative, Kundalini, Hatha, and more.
The instructors are also keenly available for yoga consultations, private session, or just hanging out and enjoying talks about mindfulness and wellness. Nautilus Boutique Hotel handpicks yoga instructors who not only excel in their teachings but also live their yoga daily.
This honeymoon package will take place in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Santa Teresa is a quaint, small town, a place where everyone knows everyone. Private and secluded, Santa Teresa lies on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, and is roughly 150 kilometers west of the capital city San Jose and is situated north of the very popular Playa Mal Pais, about 12 kilometers south-east of Cobano. This beach is known worldwide for some of the best surfing spots in Central America.
Santa Teresa has the distinct flavor of an ultra-hip, cosmopolitan destination, yet paradoxically boasts pristine, untouched beaches, and jungle, while the dirt road that runs through the area leaves no doubt that travelers are indeed in the wild un-tamed west.
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You will be served daily wellness breakfast at Olam, the hotel’s organic health food restaurant. Throughout your stay, you and your loved one each have five breakfasts in the form of a 75 USD meal credit. You can use it as you like.
Olam Restaurant offers the freshest vegetarian and organic meals. Many of the recipes are gluten-free and sugar-free. Nautilus Boutique Hotel believes that healthy living can be easy and delicious. There will be also one complimentary delicious bottle of organic one. White or red, you’re free to choose.
Nautilus Boutique Hotel wants to help make the most of your stay in Santa Teresa. There are many wonderful opportunities to explore! From adrenaline charged to laidback and lazy, there is something for all tastes and moods.
Go on an adventure! Get off road on a quad or motorcycle for and ride up or down the coast or through the jungle. Cabuya and Montezuma are great places to explore. Discover secluded, beautiful beaches north of Playa Hermosa and Manzanillo where you can stop for a picnic lunch, a swim, and a nap under a tree.
Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve boasts 1250 hectares of forest and many kilometers of dramatic coastline. The reserve is home to hundreds of animal and plant species. Hiking here boasts incredible flora and fauna. It is not uncommon to get up close with howler monkeys, white-faced monkeys, and coati.
Cabo Blanco Reserve is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Nicoya Peninsula. Nautilus Boutique Hotel can help plan your ideal trip and exploration in this magical place.
Curú National Wildlife Refuge and Hacienda, located on the southern Nicoya Peninsula, is thick with abundant wildlife. Curú hosts one of the most beautiful beaches and protected bays in the area.
With rich opportunity to spot some of the most exciting and interesting species, visitors will catch sight of white-faced monkeys, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, white tailed deer, collared peccary, coati, raccoons, coyotes, iguanas, scarlet macaws, toucans, and hundreds of other tropical and migratory birds.
Curú is a wonderful example of a successful sustainable development program. The hacienda still boasts low levels of cattle grazing and produces tropical fruits for export. The refuge aims to produce a profit and sustain local employment while also protecting endangered habitats such as mangroves, tropical and dry forests, and coral reefs.
Consisting of two large uninhabited islands off the coast of the Nicoya Peninsula, near Paquera, the pristine white sand beaches and lush vegetation of Isla Tortuga invite you to explore, relax, swim, and snorkel.
During the boat ride over from Montezuma you will have the opportunity to spot dolphins, turtles and, perhaps, even a majestic whale shark if it’s the right season. You’ll also pass the Negritos and Guayabo Sanctuaries, where you’ll spot an abundance of sea birds and their nests. Often times these tours include lunch and drinks and always, all the snorkeling gear you’ll need.
Paddle out into calm bays with your own kayak and explore the lush pacific coast line. Try spicing it up a bit with kayak surfing in the crashing waves on any of the awesome surf spots nearby. Beautiful reefs with abundant marine life and deep, verdant mangroves add to the never-ending wonders that you’ll discover while on your kayak adventure.
Just 40 minutes away by car or an hour by quad when you take scenic jungle-beach road, Montezuma is the perfect day trip. You’ll find an abundance of beautiful little rocky beaches to explore. Hiking and jumping off the waterfalls is a Costa Rican rite of passage around here and definitely a memory to share back home.
In the right season, you can also watch baby sea turtles make their way to the surf. An incredible site. In the month of December this happens every day on the main beach at 4:00 p.m. when local sea turtle conservatories release hatchlings.
Nautilus Boutique Hotel is happy to help arrange your visit to Montezuma. Whether by quad, car, or shuttle, Nautilus will guarantee you make the most of your day.
A unique sport fishing experience awaits you in Mal Pais where your fishing guides are all local fishermen who have grown up in the area, fishing the waters for years. Offshore, close to shore, or surf fishing are all offered. Should you decide to charter a boat, it will be a 24 or 28 foot panga.
No fancy machines or fishing finders are needed. These local guides know the waters so well. Your experience will be an authentic, organic one that you will never forget. At the end of the day, your guide will clean the fish and your catch of marlin, sailfish, rooster fish, yellow finned tuna, and red snapper, and they will make for a terrific dinner that evening back at the hotel.
Not into cooking? No problem. Many restaurants in the area will do it up for you or you can ask the concierge to help you hire a chef to come to your place and prepare the evening’s meal.
Surfers worldwide make their way to Costa Rica year after year for the tremendous selection of perfect breaks for every level of experience. With hundreds of kilometers of coast line and thousands of beaches, Costa Rica has become a surf enthusiast’s dream.
Mal Pais, Playa Carmen, and Santa Teresa boast a wide variety of unique surf breaks including sandy beach breaks and point breaks that make it the perfect location for surfers at any level. Just two minutes walking distance from Nautilus is one of the best surf spots in town.
Surf lessons are 55 USD per person. It includes two and a half hour lesson and surfboard rental for 24 hours.
Fly through the rainforest canopy! Rich with wildlife, this is an exhilarating way to experience the diversity of the Costa Rica jungle. With over a kilometer of zip line cable and nine platforms, this fast flying experience is a thrill to remember.
Rest assured, this tour adhere to the strictest safety measures. You can relax and enjoy exciting views of the Pacific Ocean and the jungle from a whole new perspective up in the trees.
After the canopy tour, you are welcome to hike the grounds and discover the many wonders of this landscape up close.
Nautilus Boutique Hotel wants to insure that you can fully unwind and relax during your romantic getaway in Santa Teresa. The hotel’s experienced and professional massage therapists can offer you the best possible treatments to suit your needs and mood. Whether you want to relax, restore, rejuvenate, or heal, the hotel can provide just the right treatment. To this end, your honeymoon package has included two one-hour couple’s massage.
Aside from the included treatments, you can also enjoy additional treatments for extra costs.
Deep tissue massage targets the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. The massage therapist uses slower strokes or friction techniques across the grain of the muscle. Deep tissue massage is used for chronically tight or painful muscles, repetitive strain, postural problems, or recovery from injury. This is a great massage for surfers.
Shiatsu is a form of Japanese bodywork that uses localized finger pressure in a rhythmic sequence on acupuncture meridians. Each point is held for two to eight seconds to improve the flow of energy and help the body regain balance.
In this treatment, the massage therapists use long smooth strokes, kneading, and circular movements on superficial layers of muscle using massage lotion or oil. This modality is perfect for those who want prefer gentle relaxation to deeper muscle manipulation.
Like shiatsu, Thai massage aligns the energies of the body using gentle pressure on specific points. Thai massage also includes compressions and stretches. The massage is done on a floor mat and the client is fully clothed in comfortable yoga style clothing. The therapist moves your body into a sequence of postures, stretching the muscles, and relaxing the joints. This is one of the most deeply relaxing massages available.
Please book your flight to arrive at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) where you can take a domestic flight and arrive at Tambor Airport (TMU). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
From the Coca Cola bus station in San Jose, there is a direct bus to Mal Pais and Santa Teresa each day. Buses usually leave at 6:00 a.m. and at 2:00 p.m. daily but call to check on departure times as they change frequently.
If you’re taking a taxi from anywhere on the peninsula, all you need to say is “Hotel Nautilus, Santa Teresa” and they will know how to find the hotel.