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 […]
February 12, 2020
Happy girl smiling in Costa Rica

From the Concrete Jungle to the Costa Rica Jungle

At just 26, Tessa from New York City may be the youngest (and bravest!) Pura Vida alum we know who has uprooted her traditional life in […]
January 14, 2020

Surfing Around the World at Age 50

Makeover shows, before and after pictures, Bob Ross painting a landscape from start to finish—who doesn’t love these type of transformation stories? It’s uplifting and encouraging […]
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 […]
October 28, 2019

Costa Rica the Happiest Country in the World!

Costa Rica Is Doing It Right! Costa Rica is officially the happiest and most sustainable country in the world, according to the Happy Planet Index (HPI). […]
June 25, 2019

How To Surf: Learning Surf Etiquette Video

Oh my!  What’s that?  Yet another top rated ‘How to Surf’ video from your favorite surf camp?  Yes, it’s time to hit you square between the […]