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Ultimate Wellness Retreat from American Airlines Celebrated Living

We were thrilled to open the latest issue of American Airlines Celebrated Living Magazine and see Pura Vida Retreat & Spa named as the “Ultimate Wellness Retreat” by renowned fitness expert & coach Magen Banwart, founder of Optimal Mind Body. She praises Pura Vida Spa as having “the best holistic healers that I’ve ever experienced.

By |August 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Ultimate Wellness Retreat from American Airlines Celebrated Living

Recipe: Port Wine Strawberries

Ingredients: • 5 cups of strawberries (remove the greens) • 115 grs of butter • ½ cup of orange juice • 1 cup of port wine • 1 cup of brown sugar • 1 tsp of cinnamon • 3 cloves Preparation: 1. In a sauce pan, add the butter and sugar. Melt the sugar until

By |August 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Recipe: Port Wine Strawberries

Recipe: Green Papaya Salad

Ingredients: -300 grs green papaya, grated -8 units cherrys tomatoes, halved - 1 cup of green beans, previously poached -1 carrot, grated -1 chili, chopped Dressing: - 3 cloves garlic, chopped - 5 tbsp lime juice - 4 tbsp fish sauce - 2 cds of olive oil - 25 g of cane sugar - 20

By |July 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Recipe: Green Papaya Salad

Minced Green Plantain

2 servings Ingredients: 2 green plantain, diced into small squares ½ yellow onion, chopped ½ red pepper, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 small tomato, chopped ½ tbs of tomato paste 1 tsp of cumin 1 tsp of oregano ½ tbs of Worcester sauce Pinch of sugar 2 tbs of olive oil 2 tbs of

By |July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Minced Green Plantain

Pura Vida Honored by Organic Spa Magazine

We’re extremely honored to share that Pura Vida has been named the “Best Yoga Spa” for 2017 by Organic Spa Magazine in the 2017 Top 10 Awards.Organic Spa cites our serene environment as a “lush and beautiful spot for spiritual refreshment” with four yoga halls offering panoramic Costa Rican views and our extensive retreat calendar. To read

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Pura Vida Honored by Organic Spa Magazine

Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower ½ cup of carrot, into small cubes} ½ cup of green beans, sliced ½ cup of yellow corn ½ cup of yellow onion 3 garlic cloves, chopped 4 tbs of parsley, chopped 4 tbs of soy sauce 4 tbs of olive oil Sal and pepper to taste Instructions Wash and

By |June 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Recipe: Cauliflower Rice

Pura Vida Spa Honored with 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

We are honored to share that we have earned a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site that ranks over 7 million accommodations with more than 500 million reviews. Founded in 2010, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses around the world that deliver great service and that have consistently achieved

By |June 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Pura Vida Spa Honored with 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

Recipe: Tomato Soup!

Ingredients: 4 ripe tomatoes 2 garlic cloves A pinch of sugar 2 big basil leaves Salt and pepper to taste Accompaniments: Cilantro, chopped White fresh cheese, grated Fried totillas strips Method: wash the tomatoes and remove the hard part from behind. Place the tomatoes together with the garlic and basil, and add a cup of

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Recipe: Tomato Soup!

Recipe: Flat Green Beans

Ingredients: 2 cups of flat green beans, julianne 1 cup of asparagus, julianne 1 cup of zucchini, julianne ½ cup of yellow sweet bell peppers, julianne ½ cup of red sweet peppers, julianne ½ cup of radish, julianne Olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper     Preparation: In a bowl, toss all the ingredients

By |June 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Recipe: Flat Green Beans

Recipe: Fresh Beet Hummus

Ingredients 1 small roasted beet 1 can cooked chickpeas, mostly drained 1 tsp of cumin juice of half of a lime pinch salt and black pepper 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon of tahini 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon of Italian parsley Instructions Once your beet is cooled and peeled, quarter

By |June 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Recipe: Fresh Beet Hummus
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