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Pura Vida Adventures

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Pura Vida Adventures Exceeds Expectations

Do you want to learn new things about yourself through the Pura Vida Adventures pleasure of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Seewead R
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Berkeley, California
Unbeatable Surf Retreat

I have now done 4 trips with Pura Vida Adventures, and every single one has been amazing. The staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Isabella S
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Pura Vida Adventures offers weeklong surf camp and yoga retreats, and private surf lessons in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. The staff and instructors are unparalleled in the industry, teaching experts and those who've never surfed before. We specialize...more
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Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you want to learn new things about yourself through the Pura Vida Adventures pleasure of learning how to surf? This is the Surf /Yoga Retreat that sets the bar to the MAX. At PVA, I made new lifelong friendships and learned how to surf...More

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Tierza E, Manager at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much Simone. See you in November!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have now done 4 trips with Pura Vida Adventures, and every single one has been amazing. The staff does a fantastic job of customizing the experience to meet your personal needs, and the team of surf instructors truly are all stars. Every time I...More

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Tierza E, Manager at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I really hope you can join your mom and brother in March!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I went on this surf yoga retreat with my best friend from college. I had just finished building a company for 7 years, have two kiddos and was exhausted. I was also a little nervous to surf because I hadn't really before and wanted to...More

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Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

You came and conquered. Now you are a surfergirl and you should be proud. What a truly fun and amazing week. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was my 5th trip with Pura Vida Adventures. Consistent surf, wonderful instructors and staff, and stunning beachfront location keeps me coming back year after year!

Thank Julie N
Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thanks Julie for being a great client and becoming an amazing friend.

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I have never really surfed and came down solo to learn and continue practicing yoga. The time spent with the crew at PVA was amazing. Great group of surf instructors who took time to teach and coach and gave me a strong foundation to build...More

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Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jeff, and thanks for all the yummy snacks. You are now a surfer dude! Thanks for being part of our special fiesta for Helen.

Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

My Pura Vida Adventures vacation was everything I hoped for and more. The daily surf instruction, the nonstop food, the daily beachfront yoga, the scenery and accommodations were all top-notch. Everything was planned and executed well. If you’re a woman traveling alone wondering if it...More

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Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for all the recommendations. It is an extreme sport, so bruises and bangs are always part of the fun. We would love to see you again!

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

If you’ve been thinking of joining a PVA surf/yoga retreat, stop thinking about it and do it. You won’t regret anything about it, instead, you’ll come away with magical memories and perhaps a new perspective on what it means to truly LIVE! From my first...More

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Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

#kookqueenz I absolutely love it! Wow, what a great review and even starting and owning this business really truly made me realize that every moment counts and to live life to the fullest. I hope you are still surfing. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed April 25, 2018

I came to PVA without a bit of surfing experience with my 15 year old daughter who had some surfing experience. This was the best vacation for us - I was able to watch my daughter grow in confidence - not only because she was...More

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Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

With such a cool mom to take their daughter to surf camp, how could we not LOVE your daughter. She is such an old grounded soul. It was so special to surf with both of you and see your connection grow. It was family camp...More

Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

It was the best vacation I have ever taken. The accommodations were lovely. The Pura Vida staff (felt more like family) were the best! Meeting amazing strong women and sharing stories and creating a supportive bond was indescribable. Surf instructors especially Davide 💜 were patient,...More

Thank Susan M
Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You are a rockstar and a surfergirl. Come back and get more waves with us!

Reviewed April 17, 2018

This is the second time I went to Pura Vida Adventures and both times were absolutely amazing. I went solo but that was not a problem at all. I felt very safe traveling to Costa Rica by myself. All women that were at the retreat...More

Thank Maria C
Tierza E, Owner at Pura Vida Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Can't wait to see you a 3rd time. Thanks for the great review!

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