Budget Car Rental at Mal País Beach

Budget at Mal País Beach

Open: Monday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Address: Mal País / Santa Teresa, 40 min. from the Tambor airport, Santa Teresa Puntarenas 60111

+506 2436-2084

Budget Car Rental at Mal País Beach

Pacífico Central, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Budget Car Rental Mal País / Santa Teresa is strategically located 40 min. from the Tambor airport, 30 min. from Montezuma and right in to the heart of Mal Pais and Santa Terresa, This is a perfect place for those who wants to enjoy their surfing vacation or the peaceful time in one of the most exotic places in Costa Rica.
  • From Budget Mal País you can travel to beautiful places such as Pochote, Playa Tambor, Cobano, Montezuma, Cabuya, La Reserva Nacional Cabo Blanco, Malpais, Playa El Carmen, Santa Teresa, Manzanillo, Bello Horizonte and Jicaral. Where you can find an excellent combination between beaches, nature and a lot of fun.

Getting there by plane:

Near the San Jose International Airport take a small plane to Tambor with Sansa Airlines or Green Airways (30 minutes). Tambor to Mal Pais drive (40 minutes).

Getting there by car:

From San Jose to Puntarenas by Caldera (1 hours 1/2). Paquera ferry to cross the Gulf of Nicoya (1 hours 1/2). Once in Paquera lead towards Tambor and then direct Cóbano and after 2 miles turns to Mal Pais.


Recommended Vehicles for Mal País, Puntarenas

Toyota Rav4

Automatic / Manual
5 Passengers

Daihatsu Bego

Automatic / Manual
5 Passengers

Toyota Prado

Automatic / Manual
7 Passengers


Getting around Mal País

From Mal País:
Cataratas de Montezuma 13 Km
37 minutes by car
Cobano 16 Km 1.37 hours by car
Manzanillo 157 Km 3 hours by car
Montezuma 18 Km 40 minutes by car
Playa del Carmen 3 Km 9 minutes by car
Playa Hermosa 267 Km 4.45 hours by car
Reserva Absoluta Cabo Blanco 6Km 18 minutes by car



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For more than 40 years Centriz Costa Rica S.A. has represented the Budget Car Rental brand in Costa Rica, maintaining high quality standards and excellent service.


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Long Term

RENTING is your best choice to have a zero miles vehicle without worrying about maintenance, insurance coverage, road taxes, RTV, replacement car, among others.