Mal Pais Surf Camp

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
200 Mts South Franks Place, Cobano, 60111, Costa Rica
5.0 out of 5 rating 1 review TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Mal Pais Surf Camp in Cobano, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Santa Teresa Beach and Carmen Beach. This hostel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Playa Mal País and 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from Cocal Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 8 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.


Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area.


You can enjoy a meal at the restaurant serving the guests of Mal Pais Surf Camp, or stop in at the snack bar/deli. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to noon for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge at scheduled times, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Carmen Beach - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Playa Mal País - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Santa Teresa Beach - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Cocal Beach - 5.2 km / 3.2 mi
Hermosa Beach - 5.9 km / 3.7 mi
Manzanillo Beach - 9.7 km / 6 mi
Cabuya Island - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve - 11.8 km / 7.3 mi
Lajas River - 13.2 km / 8.2 mi
Montezuma Falls - 13.4 km / 8.4 mi
Montezuma Beach - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Romelia Wildlife Refuge - 14.4 km / 8.9 mi
Piedra Colorada - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi
Playa Grande - 17 km / 10.6 mi
Los Delfines Golf & Country Club - 29.9 km / 18.6 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 154.2 km / 95.8 mi
Tambor (TMU) - 31 km / 19.2 mi

The preferred airport for Mal Pais Surf Camp is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 1pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 15 for adults, USD 10 and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 50 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 50 (one-way)
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -24-hour fitness facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Snack bar/deli
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -24-hour pool access
  • -Restaurant - 1
  • -Outdoor pool - 1
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Shared microwave
  • -Shared refrigerator
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area