Don Jon*s Lodge and Restaurant
‘Relax to the max’ at Don Jon*s Lodge in Santa Teresa located only 100 meters distance from white sand surf beach paradise. Don Jon*s offers a variety of quality lodging, a great restaurant, and is located within a short walk to super markets, restaurantes, surf shops and night life. PURA VIDA!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Ceiling Fan
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Express check-in / out
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- House Keeping
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours before the arrival
Check in: 2.00 – 9.00 pm
Check out: 7.30 - 11.00 am
Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash only!
Breakfast is not included. Restaurant opens from 7.30 am to 3.00 pm for Breakfast and Lunch
Taxes are included.
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Traveling by BUS:
There is a direct bus to Santa Teresa which stops directly in front Don Jon*s entrance. The buses are modern, comfortable, and with air conditioning. Travel time is about 6 hours and the cost about 15 dollars including ferry ticket
The bus departs from terminal de bus San Carlos en San Jose, 400 meters north from LA IGLESIA LA MERCED . The schedule is 6 am and 2 pm daily, take the bus with destination Malpais / Santa Teresa. Once the bus enters Santa Teresa, stay on the bus and we are 150 meters past the soccer field. Ask the bus driver to stop in our front door.
Traveling by CAR:
About 1 hour faster travel time than the bus, total 5.5 hours travel time. Check the current ferry schedules departing from Puntarenas they vary from low season to high season. You will need to buy tickets for the car and/or passengers
• From San Jose drive to Caldera in the new free way then to Puntarenas and board the ferry to Paquera
• In Paquera follow traffic towards Tambor then Cobano
• From Cobano, drive 11 Km towards Malpais / Santa Teresa
• Drive through Santa Teresa about 2 Km
• After passing the soccer field in 150 mtrs to the right is DON JON*S
Traveling by AIRPLANE:
A 45 minute flight from San Jose to Tambor and then about 45 minutes drive to Santa Teresa making it the fastest way to get here. Make reservations with Nature Air or Sansa Airlines. Flight tickets cost about $60-$100 one way. A taxi from Tambor to Santa Teresa is about 45 dollars
PRIVATE SHUTTLE companies will also transfer you directly from your departure location to our door step. We can arrange this service, the cost is about 45 to 50 dollars
Don Jon*s is located in Santa Teresa Beach on the pacific coast of the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica.
A world class surf spot with consistent waves, white sandy beaches, and picturesque sunsets.
Once a secret to the adventurous tourist, this surf town is now Costa Rica's most hip destination. Recently voted #1 on tripadvisor for Most Beautiful Beach.
You will find delicious international cuisine, plenty of waves, a thriving yoga scene, and super fun night life.