Sara Appino

May 5, 2021

Surf Fashions for Women: The Girl and the Sea

It’s been a year of creativity for Pura Vida Adventures surf instructor Michelle, who just launched her newest collection of women’s clothing from her ocean-inspired fashion […]
March 17, 2021
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COVID Testing at Our Beachfront Hotel ~ Fast, Safe and Easy

Covid-19 Testing Santa Teresa, Costa Rica We’ve got some great news for you — tourism is BACK in Costa Rica, and traveling to and from this […]
January 25, 2021
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Get Fit for Surfing! Check Out Our New Yoga for Surfers Videos on YouTube

If you’re dreaming of a surf vacation with Pura Vida Adventures in 2021 (yes, we are open!), you can now get fit and inspired for this […]
August 17, 2020
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Top 5 Must-See Places in Costa Rica… Volcanos, Hot Springs, Sloths, and More Surfing!

Even though Costa Rica is a tiny country, it’s jam-packed with bucket list travel adventures. At our weeklong surf and yoga retreats at Pura Vida Adventures, […]
July 9, 2020

The Ultimate Luxury Surf Hotel: Our Retreat Home in Costa Rica

These long months at home have got us daydreaming like crazy about the day our tropical beachfront hotel in Costa Rica reopens! Whether you know this […]
June 8, 2020
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“Dream on Wheels” ~ Converting a Bus into a Home

If there’s anyone who can take some lemons and turn them into lemonade, it’s a Costa Rican woman and an Italian man who are madly in […]