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Pura Vida Tours

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PURA VIDA TOURS offers a wide variety of tours in La Fortuna and all of Costa Rica including nature tours, rafting, canyoning, canopy (zipline), waterfalls, and hot springs. We are known for our quality service, knowledgeable staff, safety, and...more
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Kms West of the Chatolic Church 3 | On Main Road 142, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

We booked a guided trip to Manuel Antonio National Park through Pura Vida Tours and Transfers. Our guide, Ronald, was waiting for us in our hotel lobby at the pick-up time in the morning, and then we hit the road. About halfway there we stopped...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I showed up with my friend to Costa Rica with not one thing planned. All we knew was that we had a car, and a hotel. We stopped at Pura Vida Tours on our way up to our hotel and what a great choice that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barb P
PuraVidaTours, Owner at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Great to hear you had a good time! Always happy to help and be part of an unforgettable experience. PURA VIDA:)

Reviewed August 10, 2018

We used Pura Vida's ride services, specifically as a connection from Tortuguero to La Fortuna, and from La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio, and then Manuel Antonio to San Jose. Our main driver and guide, Roberto, was one of the friendliest and most kind people we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

It really was nice to meet you and a pleasure to show you our beautiful Country during your connections. Greetings from Roberto. PURA VIDA

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I was in Jacó, CR, last week of May, 2018, and had not scheduled any tours ahead of my trip. After visiting several tour kiosks in town and not being able to find a tour that fit my schedule, my friend David Nigh at gotocostarica.com...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We did a full day tour that included the hanging bridges, the La Fortuna waterfall and the Arenal volcano that was amazing. Royvin was extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The lunch at the local farm was an absolute delight. Highly recommend it specially if you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Deisystarlight
PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Good to hear you had a great time in Arenal with PURA VIDA TOURS. Thanks for sharing your experience and greetings from Roy 😉

Reviewed May 8, 2018

We spent 4 days in CR. Pure Vida/Jimmy setup our lodging (I recommend staying at his Habana House through AirBnB), our excursions our transportation, everything! We did the horseback riding to the water fall, which was our favorite activity! Be prepared, it's A LOT of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank astorey82
PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Great to hear you had a amazing time in La Fortuna, Arenal !!! Thanks for allowing us be part of it. PURA VIDA :)

Reviewed April 23, 2018

There is so much to do in La Fortuna, it was wonderful to have Jimmy set up the tickets and transportation. All of his staff members were friendly and knowledgeable, and greatly enhanced our enjoyment of the area. Mistico Park, the waterfall, ziplines, and the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Nice to hear you had a good time and enjoyed our area!!! Thanks for your recommendation. PURA VIDA!

Reviewed April 23, 2018

We recently spent a week in La Fortuna and Flamingo Beach CR. Jimmy from Pura Vida tours set up the ENTIRE trip, from lodging, to transfers, and all of our excursions. We visited the Arenal waterfall, hanging bridges, did a canopy tour, zip lining, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EKC704
PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

On behalf of Pura Vida Team, thanks for letting us be part of great vacation memories!!!

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We booked a full day tour with Pura Vida tours in Arenal. We were picked up at the hotel to drive to our first destination, the Mistico Park. A wonderful, private park with hanging bridges and beautifully arranged paths through the rainforest. We saw many...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thanks for visiting our area and for joining us on our Arenal 1 Day Combo tour. Yes, Roy is very appasionate and loves what he does. PURA VIDA!!!

Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Roy was the perfect choice as guide for this. Not only had he worked at this park as a zip line employee, but he has an encyclopedic knowledge of the flora and fauna in the park. Paired with an excellent driver, Esteban, we had an...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jeff M
PuraVidaTours, General Manager at Pura Vida Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Thanks Jeff, for sharing your experience with others. We are so proud on having such a great and appasionate staff (Roy, Esteban and the rest of our team). PURA VIDA TOURS, much more then a popular frase 😉

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