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We’re sure you want to know more!

Here are some suggestions for your trip and some answers to the most frequently asked questions.

What’s nearby

Very close to Otro Lado there are

  • Supermarkets
  • Restaurants
  • Surf shops
  • Bike/ATV/car rentals
  • Banks
  • Pharmacy
  • Emergency

Surf, tours and activities

Santa Teresa and Malpais have some of Costa Rica’s best beach breaks.
In town you can

  • attend Surf lessons
  • book Surf Tours
  • rent surfboards

There are many other activities that you can practice here.

  • Yoga, martial arts and several kinds of bodywork
  • Zip line tours
  • Sport fishing
  • Snorkelling tours
  • Stand up paddling surf (SUP)
  • Horse back riding tours
  • Hiking

Ask us, we’ll be glad to provide you more information and book activities for you.


Otro Lado Lodge is located 4 minutes walking distance from beach Santa Teresa, one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. In the range of few kilometers you’ll find other amazing beaches, as Playa Carmen, Playa Malpais, Playa Hermosa, Playa Manzanillo.

Payments and Currency

The local currency is Costa Rican Colon. US Dollar is accepted everywhere, the change is approximately 1 USD : 500 CRC
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Cash payment is preferred for the final bill of the hotel. A 5% extra fee applies to all payments using credit cards.
As many places in town we dont’accept credit card for the restaurant bills.
If you’ve planned to rent a car, remember that the car rentals don’t accept debit cards


Sorry, but as a general rule we do not accept animals in the hotel. Contact us for more information.