Costa Rica is widely recognized for its “pura vida” philosophy - a dedication to enjoying the simple & pure things in life life - along with our lush green mountains, active volcanoes, fantastic beaches and friendly locals. MentalFloss.com has compiled this great list of 16 interesting facts about what makes Costa Rica such a spectacular
The holidays are a time of much joy and love – and endless stress and craziness. Take a break and slow down this holiday season with a meditation session and some deep breaths to calm your thoughts and release the tension. Still your body and mind. Meditation is a great way to be more aware and
Sarchi is the birthplace of the elaborately painted oxcarts unique to Costa Rica. Just an hour drive from Pura Vida, you can visit the Eloy Alfaro oxcart factory and learn more about this colorful tradition for yourself! Interested in learning more about Costa Rica's historic decorated ox carts? Read more.
This Thanksgiving week, we are thankful for each of our loyal guests & grateful for your ongoing support! Yoga is a fantastic way to relieve the stress of the holiday season. Yoga.com suggests trying these six poses to celebrate and embrace the spirit of Thanksgiving: Pyramid Parsvottanasana- Pyramid Pose: This pose releases tension and invites flexibility
What is Pura Vida? "It can mean from a very simple hello to a very deep acceptance of life... It's the perfect name for what we try to give people... that sense of pure life" Relive your Pura Vida in this beautiful video, with some very familiar faces.
Today is All Souls’ Day, a deep-rooted Latin American tradition celebrated by millions to commemorate the dead by praying for their souls. Take care of your soul today with a rejuvenating yoga practice or healing spa treatment at our on-site Wellness Center, such as the Energetic Ayurvedic Massage. Priced at $140 for 90 minutes, this treatment
There are many documented benefits to a self-imposed “digital detox,” including being able to sleep better, think more clearly and feeling re-energized. That’s why we encourage all guests of Pura Vida to unplug from technology while visiting our resort and to get outside and embrace Mother Nature. A few immediate benefits of a vacation digital
Pura Vida Retreat & Spa got a fabulous shout-out recently on the popular Huffington Post, with the news & lifestyle website featuring Pura Vida as a Top Wellness Retreat and highlighting the magician of a getaway to Costa Rica. The item focuses on the upcoming Nov. 2-6 retreat with Path Nutrition, which includes four yoga