Pura Vida – The Costa Rica Way of Life

Pura Vida Costa Rica. Once you visit this beautiful country, you will understand. Meaning simple life or pure life, Pura Vida is more than just a saying; it’s a way of life.

There is something so organic, natural, and authentic about Costa Rica. Even when you are amongst the luxury resorts overlooking the beaches, you can feel the realness of Costa Rica’s life and culture.  Pura Vida.


Wild rainforests, pristine coastlines, and an underwater world with National Geographic vibes – Mother Nature has blessed Costa Rica.  Get up early to witness the most amazing sunrises you’ve seen and get a head start to your day with a quiet walk on the beach or an early breakfast of tropical fruits and juice. If your snooze button is activated, you always have a sunset to look forward to, and Costa Rica certainly delivers golden sunsets that are postcard-perfect.

Rope bridge in Costa Rica
Costa Rica sunrise


If you crave some action and adventure, Costa Rica is the place for you. Ziplining in the rainforest, white water rafting on the river, horseback riding on the beach, diving in the ocean, and hiking in the mountains are just some of the adrenaline-pumping activities that await. 

White water rafting
Ziplining the Costa Rica canopy


The wellness industry in Costa Rica is thriving, with many retreats to recharge your mind, body, and soul. If you want to experience a detox, there is no better place with experts to guide you, natural surroundings for gentle exercise, and spas so you can indulge in daily massages. The spas in Costa Rica are world-class blissful oases, and with many natural springs believed to have healing qualities, a volcanic mud wrap followed by a deep massage might leave you feeling like you are in heaven.


When it comes to cultural experiences, you must taste Costa Rican food. Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup), Casado (mixed rice, beans, salad, tortillas, fried platano Maduro, and meat), and Arroz con Leche (local dessert) are mouth-watering delicious. In addition, historical walking tours, visits to museums, and cultural sights of interest are fascinating ways to learn about Costa Rica’s culture. Finally, don’t forget to chat with the locals, which is also a deeply meaningful way to hear stories about real life in Costa Rica. 

Pura Vida

Everywhere you go in Costa Rica, you will experience Pura Vida. It’s an emotion, it’s an attitude, it’s happiness, and it’s a way of life. However, once you visit, you will truly understand the meaning of Pura Vida.

Are you ready to share in the Pura Vida spirit? Drop me a line and let’s start planning your Costa Rica escape.

Until next time,

Live. Laugh. Travel.

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