• Suite for rent
  • Garden view apartment
  • Ocean View Apartment
  • Beachfront Jungle Lodging
    Premium, Affordable and Superior
  • World Class
  • Relaxing and Refreshing
    Private Pool
    Open-air Dining
  • Breathtaking Sunsets
  • Live Your Dream

How to arrive from SJO airport

After you arrive in San Jose, there are a number of options for how you can get to Funky Monkey.

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    When you book with us, either through our website, over the phone or by email, we will recommend the best way of transportation.

    From $55.00 / person


    There is a direct bus from the downtown San Jose bus station. Bus schedules are subject to change. Usually the bus leaves at 6am and 2pm.

    BUS $14.00


Beautiful Private Bungalows

Our Private Bungalows feature a perfect setting for all types of travelers.

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  • All our accommodations are situated on the top of a natural rock hill, in the middle of a private jungle. They are set back from the street for peace and quiet, but only 200m from the beach and famous surf areas.

    Every room features quiet balconies with hammocks and private open air bathrooms. We also include a book exchange and a DVD library, or catch your favorite program on digital cable. Do you need to get in touch with civilization? We have wireless Internet, PC for quick use or just bring your computer.


Our Latest Deals

Join us and discover the meaning of Pura Vida in Santa Teresa. Our surf and yoga packages include your accommodation, meals, surf lessons, board rentals, yoga and more. 

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Welcome to Funky Monkey!

Featuring all types of accommodations, we can create the perfect setting for any group.

We have the first Sushi restaurant in Santa Teresa as well as plenty of other amenities to enjoy such as a luxurious pool.

Please feel free to contact us with any booking inquiries and/or other questions!

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Sushi Night, Every Saturday

We keep rolling…Every Saturday come enjoy our freshly rolled sushi or call in and get Free Delivery!

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Restaurant & Bar

Our open air restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Dinner specialties include fresh fish and shrimp sushi, and other international food.


    Free Coffee with Breakfast

    Delicious International Kitchen

    Freshly Caught Fish


Welcome to Funky Monkey Lodge. Come and enjoy an amazing vacation by the beach.

The Funky Monkey Lodge is located in the off the beaten track beach town of Santa Teresa in Costa Rica. Only 200m from the beach and set back from the main road on a gorgeous 2 hectare jungle property, our hotel is the ideal place to meet friends, relax and enjoy some peace and quiet surrounded by nature.


Find balance with our packages

  • Surfcamps
  • Yoga retreat
  • Aerial Silk Lesson
  • Family Camp
  • Deepen your yoga
  • Surfing adventure
  • Learn to surf
  • Surf and Yoga Camp
  • For all levels


Enjoy 5 Star Services & Amenities

  • Yoga/Fitness
  • Restaurant
  • Tranquil Pool
  • Bar & Lounge
  • Spa Services
  • Music/TV/DVDs
  • Transportation
  • Communal Library
  • Pool table
  • Tons of nearby activities!


Transportation Nearby

After arriving at either San Jose or Liberia International Airports you can take multiple different modes of transportation to arrive at the Funky Monkey Lodge.


Comfortable Rooms, Swimming Pool & Yoga Deck

Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple, a family or in a group, we have the perfect lodging for you. Our hotel offers travellers a variety of accommodation options including rooms with A/C, rooms with ocean view or jungle views and even simple rooms for the budget conscious traveller. We also have a refreshing swimming pool that is surrounded by lush tropical gardens as well as a beautiful jungle yoga studio. Nestled in jungle, many local birds and wildlife frequently visit our property offering guests a unique experience of being conveniently located close to town yet still deeply connected to nature.

Enjoy & Socialize in our Open-Air Restaurant

The Funky Monkey Lodge also has its own restaurant that serves up a a tasty and diverse menu that features fresh ingredients, organic vegetables, free range chicken and locally sourced fish. We have sushi nights twice a week (Wednesdays & Saturdays) as well as vegan nights. We also have live music events. These special events, our delicious food and our friendly service all lend our hotel a very welcoming, low-key, social vibe.

Surf and Yoga / Aerial Silk Camps

Want to learn how to surf or join a yoga retreat? Check out our special surf/yoga packages. We also have great family accommodation options as well as family surf and yoga packages if you are looking to come with the whole family. Our staff is available to help you arrange your stay including any tours and transport that you may need while you are here to explore the area.

World-Class Surfing, Breathtaking Sunsets & a Wellness Program

Whether you are coming to Santa Teresa for its world-class surfing, its beautiful beaches or its breathtaking sunsets, our hotel is the ideal place to spend your next Costa Rican vacation. Contact us today and discover what new adventures await!