The Tico Times visits Santa Teresa

November 4, 2018

It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it: Our entire editorial team will be in Santa Teresa this week for in-depth coverage of one of Costa Rica’s most beloved destinations, known for its top-notch surfing and laid-back vibe.

Our writers, photographers and video team are eager to explore what’s going on in the community, from cultural news to surf tips, from environmental initiatives to the latest in food and drink. Do you have information or suggestions for us? Contact Alex at, WhatsApp 7194-5256.

If you’re an area business owner, contact Felipe at, WhatsApp 8890-9394, and scroll down for sponsorship options. All posts include a Facebook boost for the demographics you’re most interested in reaching; all options will appear on as well as our more than 105,000-member Facebook, Twitter and Instagram communities. Our December print edition will include 15,000 free copies distributed at more than 200 points nationwide and published on available for download. In-kind/barter options available.

Put Your Business In Front of Your Target Audience – $99 Posts

TT #PlatoDelDia – $99 including $25 Facebook boost. Photo of a restaurant dish/specialty with links on and all our social media.

TT Pic of the Day – $99 including $25 Facebook boost. Scenic photo of Santa Teresa, your hotel, tour or activity, with links, on and all our social media.

Santa Teresa Travel Tips –  Boost a Facebook post of any of our Santa Teresa travel articles ($99, including a $25 boost and logo/ad placement on the article page).

Destination of the Week – placement in our Weekly Newsletters (Fridays) – $99 – Photo and information about hotel or other tourist destination, goes out to more than 10,000 newsletter subscribers on Friday Nov. 9 and will be shared on our social media on Saturdays.

Sponsor Our Most Popular Video Features – Starting at $490

Weekly Digest – $490 for full sponsorship of our popular weekly video newscast. We’ll film the news broadcast at your business on Sunday, Nov. 11, mention you as your sponsor at the start and end of video, and include 10-second ad within the video, as well as a $50 boost for the demographics of your choice.

How to Surf in Santa Teresa – $740 for full sponsorship of the video and a $50 boost – Detailed info from Tico Times Surfing Columnist Manuel Martínez on how to get to and surf in Santa Teresa, interviews with local surfers, safety tips and more. Company logo and info at start and finish.

Reach Audiences Nationwide – December Print Edition – Starting at $99

Living in Santa Teresa – Provide content for our online and December print edition about how and why to move to Santa Teresa. Content can range from day-in-the-life features like this one, video posts like this one, or practical how-to information from realtors or community members about finding properties, moving logistics and more. Starts at $99.

Sponsor the Santa Teresa Section in our December Print Edition – From $299 (1/4 page) to $999 (full page).

View Our Media Kit Here. 

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