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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
Surf instructors in Costa Rica

“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 […]
May 18, 2020

Surfing Through Adversity

Life has certainly shown us in recent months that no matter our best laid plans, the world can turn itself upside down in an instant. As […]
December 26, 2019
Surf camp founder surfing in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Our Founder’s Story: “Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway!”

How could we do a blog about the life-changing magic of Costa Rica without talking about Tierza Davis Eichner, our fearless leader and Pura Vida Adventures […]
January 26, 2017
Sunset at Pura Vida, a Costa Rica Surf Retreat

Top 5 Surf Retreat Life Lessons (From Those Who Came and Conquered)

Let’s face it: when people come to surf retreats they know what to expect. If you sign up for a Pura Vida week of “barefoot luxury” […]
November 2, 2016
yoga gangster

Take Me To Your Leaders, Spiritual Gangster-style

Wanna be a spiritual gangster? Okay, maybe not. But when you come to a Pura Vida Adventures surf and yoga retreat, it might be nice to […]