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Beautiful, fun and healthy, Pura Vida Retreat and Spa is considered by many as the Wellness Yoga destination of choice outside the United States. They offer you a perfect balance of mind, body and spirit in an oasis of beauty, tranquility and home-like intimacy. Pamper your body and soul while exploring the delights of Costa Rica, a country which is renowned for its natural beauty.


All services and halls are within short walking distance of tents and rooms. Additional bathrooms and showers are located throughout the resort for the guests' comfort. The resort has a beautiful gift shop on site that sells a few basic sundries and the nearby town has stores that offer almost anything you might need. The reception is open from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm for guest services and staff is available 24 hours a day for emergencies.


Pura Vida Retreat has several evening activities every week all of which are very popular. These activities vary according to available staff on the premises.  They usually offer salsa dancing lessons and a drumming circle and will be happy to accommodate your own evening classes.


Their therapists have all been commended for their extraordinary work; all have the essential ability to be present and loving with their touch, which opens the gates to healing.


Pura Vida offers 9 different lodging options; Private "Home" with sunken living room; Zendo Suite with a wraparound balcony and huge picture windows; Lila Suite with a huge private balcony; Chalet (Super Deluxe) a family Villa; Kiva (Super Deluxe) offering a living area, balcony, and a coffee bar; A-Frames Deluxe each with private balcony; Vista (Deluxe) the larger of the deluxe rooms offering a duplex or apartment style design; very comfortable Standard rooms surrounded by lush gardens; and the Tents that combine the adventure and feel of the outdoors with the amenities of a room.


You will have the time to use Pura Vida's services at your own pace, meet other guests, join a variety of optional classes, go on an excursion, or just take time for yourself. Also take advantage of the wellness center with world-class therapists practicing a wide range of massage, spa treatments, and various healing modalities. Week packages include:

  • 7 night accommodations
  • 3 delicious meals per day, including a variety of vegetarian fare as well as chicken or fish
  • 10 yoga sessions per week* Movement classes and guided meditations (based on staff availability)     
  • A one hour massage for the week
  • Round-trip airport transfer to and from San Jose International Airport
  • 2 half day Eco-adventure tours in the rain forest (pre-scheduled)
  • 1 full day Eco-adventure tours (pre-scheduled)
  • 1 Guided hike in the surrounding hills

RATES 2014

Single Double Single Double
Tent $155,00 $110,00 $135,00 $100,00
Standard $165,00 $115,00 $145,00 $105,00
AFrame $215,00 $145,00 $180,00 $125,00
Vista $220,00 $150,00 $185,00 $130,00
Kiva $220,00 $150,00 $185,00 $130,00
Kiva Upper $245,00 $160,00 $205,00 $140,00
Tri-Level $250,00 $165,00 $210,00 $145,00
Villa $250,00 $165,00 $210,00 $145,00
Zendo $275,00 $180,00 $230,00 $155,00
Lilla $285,00 $185,00 $235,00 $160,00
Pagoda $335,00 $215,00 $275,00 $180,00


  • Rates are per night and include lodging only
  • Rates shows double/single occupancy.
  • Double rate is per person.
  • Rates are subject to change without previous notice.


Transfer from San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport to San Jose area hotels $35.00 each way, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers. Approximate time from the airport to San José 20 minutes.

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