Sara Appino

February 21, 2024
Surf lesson on the beach in Costa Rica.

Surfing 101: The Fundamentals

Here at Pura Vida Adventures, we believe that anyone can learn to surf, and it all starts with the fundamentals. Learn to master the big three: the pop up, […]
November 27, 2023
horseback riding at sunset in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

The Top 6 Reasons You Should Visit Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Whether you’re an avid surfer, a nature lover, or an adventure-seeker, you can find your dream vacation in the unspoiled paradise of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. […]
September 13, 2023
Three female surfers on the beach with different surfboards.

How to Choose a Surfboard

If you’ve caught the surfing bug and dream of riding more waves, or just feel ready for an upgrade, it’s time to start thinking about investing […]
July 12, 2023
Happy female surfer on a pretty wave in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica.

Surfing 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Start Your Surfing Adventures

If you’re new to surfing and dreaming of catching your first waves, look to the experts for guidance. For almost 20 years, Pura Vida Adventures in […]
November 16, 2021
Pura Vida Adventures surf and yoga retreats

When is the Best Time to Visit Santa Teresa, Costa Rica?

Are you wondering what time of year you should book your surf and yoga retreat? Read our article on the nuances between the green and dry seasons in Santa Teresa to help you decide.
November 3, 2021

Traveling Solo to Costa Rica: Easy Arrival Guide

First time traveling to Costa Rica? Here's a rundown of what to expect when you touch down to make your arrival as smooth as possible.