Rancho Cielo sits between heaven and earth on a private 24 acre mountainside property with breathtaking views of Playa Hermosa, north Santa Teresa.

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This secluded estate offers the ultimate private getaway for the discerning traveler. The owners have created a truly environmentally conscious and luxurious experience by combining earth friendly practices and boutique hotel amenities in a private residence.

Pochote Sleeps 2
Situated in the main house, the elegant room opens up to a lovely private deck, overlooking the main pool. Its bathroom has a spacious open air spa shower with the highest quality double Helvex shower unit.

Margarita Sleeps 3
Slightly apart from the main house, you are surrounded in nature with huge glass windows and a private balcony that offers spectacular vistas of the ocean. It sleeps two in a custom made queen bed, with a gorgeous bathroom and small kitchen including a wine fridge.

Madroño Sleeps 2
The second bedroom in the main house, The Garden Suite also offers a relaxing and private space, opening up to the main pool area. It has its own open spa bathroom with a beautifully crafted stone sink.

Casa Teka Sleeps 4
Offers two good sized bedrooms with all of the comforts of the rooms in the main house. It sits separately from the the main building, but close enough away for a little more privacy. There are two bathrooms and a fully fitted kitchen. You can lie in your bed and watch the waves from the front bedroom in Casa Teka too.

Almendro Sleeps 3
The smaller but perfectly formed guest room can sleep three people in single beds and makes the perfect space for children or additional guests joining you at Rancho Cielo.


Rancho Cielo is equipped with its own private poolside yoga shala for those looking to bring respite to their body, solace to their mind and inspiration to their spirit. With its amazing ocean view and surrounding jungle the shala at Rancho Cielo is a place for guests to escape and search within.



Rancho Cielo is situated by Hermosa beach, in Santa Teresa, on Nicoya Peninsula. International flights arrive at either Liberia or San Jose International airports.

Staff & Dining

The team at Rancho Cielo can book car rentals, private drivers, local airlines and private charter planes.

They will welcome you and are on hand throughout your vacation to ensure the most relaxing holiday possible – they can book the best restaurants, fishing tours, surf trips and nature tours and much more. The full time cook, driver to the beach and housekeeping team are also at your disposal.

Santa Teresa hosts some of the best chefs in the entire country. If you are hosting a dinner party, or would just like to have someone to prepare an exquisite meal for you and your family, using a private service is a great option.

Things to Do

Private yogis are available who offer a variety of different style yoga classes. Whether you enjoy the flow style of Vinyasa yoga or a the more traditional Ashtanga style, there is something for everyone.

There are number of different outdoor activities to do while you are staying at Rancho Cielo in Santa Teresa. One activity in particular attracts visitors from all around the world. Because of the warm water and wide variety of waves, surfing is on the top of everyone’s list of favourite activities when they stay at Rancho Cielo.