September 13, 2018

Thanksgiving Retreat 2018 ~ Let your heart swell with gratitude in Costa Rica!

Surfsgiving Coed Surf Camp and Yoga Retreat Five years ago, Pura Vida Adventures celebrated its 10 year anniversary, complete with a week-long fiesta that just happened […]
July 24, 2018

Young at Heart ~ Learning to Surf at 60!

Learning to surf at any age is an incredible experience—but celebrating your 60th birthday with a mother-daughter surf trip to Costa Rica is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! […]
June 26, 2018

Best Excursions in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Waterfalls, horses, a wild ride above the jungle, SUP along the coast… Our favorite local tours and adventures are just another reason to fall in love […]
May 7, 2018

One-time Special Event: Kook Bitches Camp!

Farewell Kook Bitches Retreat ~ July 30 – August 5 Eight years ago Helen Bowditch quit her job in journalism at the BBC, packed her bag […]
March 26, 2018

Yes, You CAN Learn to Surf at 50!

At our surf and yoga retreats, we teach all different types of students–from varied backgrounds, athletic abilities, ages, and temperaments–how to experience the freedom and joy […]
February 19, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Get Surf Camp Fit–FAST!

CrossFit is cool, team sports are terrific, and solo activities like hiking sure can bring some zen…but nothing is as amazing as surfing to create unbelievably […]