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” […]
December 8, 2016
Surfer Girl's Christmas List

10 Mindful Gifts on Your Surfer Girl’s Christmas List

If Black Friday didn’t inspire your Surfer Girl’s Christmas list, join the club. At Pura Vida Adventures, we opted to #justsurf instead of battling the malls […]
December 1, 2016

A Surf Retreat Full of Gratitude

Last week we hosted our third annual Surfsgiving surf retreat and the consensus with the Pura Vida Adventures family was it was one for the record […]
November 23, 2016
culinary travel

A Mouthwatering Culinary Travel Experience

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Costa Rica—an emerging culinary travel destination—puts a new perspective on the foodie movement and sustainable culture. Because similar to the Pilgrims (who landed […]
November 17, 2016
small family surf business

Pura Vida Adventures, A Small Family Surf Business

The fundamental focus of Pura Vida Adventures surf and yoga retreats was created around the concept of family. And our growing family of surfers—blood or otherwise—is what makes […]
November 10, 2016
sharing the lineup

Sharing the Surfing Lineup With Two Colorful Chicas

It takes a special kind of person to be part of the Pura Vida Adventures surfing lineup, and both Andy and Michelle fit that bill. An […]