Vista de Olas means ‘View of the Waves’ . Mal País, Costa Rica hotel which is located on a hill, is a magnificent place, not only enticing to the eye but also soothing for the soul. A place where you can enjoy being surrounded by the clear blue waters and the bright warm sun.

Vista Del Olas Hotel

Vista Del Olas Hotel

Vista de Olas is a sophisticated resort hotel posted on top of a tranquil hill. You can also enjoy the  extensive views of Playa Mal País, Carmen, Santa Teresa, Hermosa, Manzanillo, Coyote even further up the coast to Playa Samara. You will be served breath taking sunsets as they dine or lounge at the poolside. We cater to 5 different special, reclusive villas all with ocean views, air conditioning, open-sky bathrooms and private porches. You can also be a part of some free tropical breakfast served poolside, a luxurious infinity pool, Jacuzzi, pool lounge, day bed, sofa deck, fast internet, and the best BBQ restaurant Mal País has to propose. You will enjoy every bit spent at the Mal Pais Hotel. More than your money worth.



Vista Del Olas Hotel

  • ATV Tours
  • Horseback Riding
  • Surfing
  • Kayak Fishing
  • Fishing Tours
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Beachcombing
  • Canopy Tours
  • Sailing Tours
  • Yoga Class
  • Sport Fishing inshore or offshore


By Air : We advice you to take Sansa which flies out of the International airport Juan Santamaria. You can check their schedules online to see if it fits your itinerary also book your flights. Alternatively you can fly with Nature Air which flies out of Pavas, not far from the international airport.

You can check their schedules online and book your flights: You will be flying into Tambor, which takes 25 minutes. From Tambor we can arrange for you that our Hotel SUV picks you up or a Taxi, or have a car rental to meet you there and you could do the 50-min drive yourself.

By Car : From San Jose drive to the port town of Puntarenas on the west coast of Costa Rica, a 2 hour drive. Take the ferry Tambor 1 or 2 across the Gulf of Nicoya to Paquera, a 1.5 hour ferry ride. From Paquera drive via Tambor and Cobano to Mal Pais that is about a 1.5 to 2 hour drive. Turn left at the Mal Pais/Santa Teresa crossroads continue one km until you see our hotel sign to your left. Drive up the hill about 400 meters until you arrive at the Mal Pais Hotel.

Rent a Car : You can rent a car either in San Jose or in Mal Pais. Your rental car can be brought to the Tambor airport.

Tel: (506) 2640 0183
Fax: (506) 2640 0414

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