Zula Inn Aparthotel | Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Zula Inn Aparthotel | Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

The hotel shares a history which also contributes in shaping the lives of multicultural tourists who visit Zula Inn.  A dream that was brought to reality, a few people whose efforts contributed to make this reality a success. The place of laying the foundation stone was found in Costa Rica where one could be relieved of the inner city anxiety at the rear. The venture was challenging, as time evolved the vision and goal was completed. This hotel is managed by two brothers who have put their heart and soul into every detail  to offer their guests a dream holiday. This hotel caters to families, group of friends, and couples.


Hotel Zula Inn consists of nine individual bungalows, facing the beautiful tropical garden and a swimming pool to refresh yourself. The hotel is located in a peaceful surrounding where one can enjoy mother nature. Down the lane two minutes away is the white sandy surf beach of Playa Santa Teresa with its curled waves and large swells for surfing.250014_189945211055156_2070793_n

Immerse in the landscape of the tropical garden. Hammocks, rocking chair, couches, cable T.V, Costa Rican coffee, beverages, refrigerator, toaster, oven, stove burner, appliances and free Wi-Fi are all the perks this inn offers. Zula Inn is at the most convenient spot where shopping and dining are easily accessible in the spectacular town of Santa Teresa.


  • Yoga
  • Noontime trip to Tortuga Island
  • Horseback riding
  • Surfboarding camps
  • Surf photography
  • Canopy tours
  • Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve
  • Sport fishing

Food at Zula Inn

The Zula kitchen serves traditional Costa Rican and Israeli food to savor your taste buds. A full thrice a day meal is catered for the guests i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dishes on the menu include:

  • Falafel
  • Casados
  • Gallo Pinto
  • Shish Kebabs,
  • Shakshuka
  • Schnitzel

and a lot more. The Zula Inn kitchen also provide a delicious plate of hummus, Israeli plates or pita sandwiches. In addition, to satiate your thirst you get banana, papaya, guanabana,, mango, watermelon, pineapple and the signature smoothie and also best loved the healthy green. The fascinating classic Israeli Shisha smoking pipe is a DO TRY item. A special discount of 10% is applicable should guests stay at the Zula Inn.


Hotel Zula Inn is positioned in Playa Santa Teresa, 1 kilometer north of the main crossroad of Mal Pais – Santa Teresa, on your right side. Lookout for the hotel signs.

By Air:  The most cost effective and efficient option is via daily flights from San Jose to our local airport in Tambor. Fly Sansa or Nature Air are the two flight carriers. Its a 20 minute duration to Tambor from San Jose. A taxi will be needed from Tambor to the hotel. The hotel can help arrange for one, too. Total travel time is approximately 1 hour inclusive of the by road journey via a taxi.

By Car: From San Jose, drive to Puntarenas. Take the ferry going to Paquera. Once off the ferry, follow signs leading to Cobano. At Cabano, drive through town and turn left to Santa Teresa – Mal Pais. After a 10 kilometer drive, you will see the Mal Pais crossroads. Take a right turn and follow the road 1 kilometer north. The Zula Inn will be on your right side. Approximate driving time from San Jose to Santa Teresa is roughly 4 hours, plus an hour for the ferry.

By Bus:Take the bus from San Jose, departing from the San Carlos bus station that leaves twice a day 6am and 14pm. The bus also utilizes the ferry. Journey through the bus is roughly 6 hours..

Contact Zula Inn Aparthotel

Location: 1 km North from Crossroads, Santa Teresa

Phone Number: (+506) 2640-0940

Website: http://www.zulainn.com/


AmenitiesYoga, Noontime trip to Tortuga Island, Horseback riding, Surfboarding camps, Surf photography, Canopy tours

Accommodations: 9 single bungalows