Welcome to Pura Vida House – Experience the Most Authentic Costa Rica Vacation

Pura Vida House is our home, located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

pvhWe are building a unique experience for travel – become part of the community, and do it with all the comforts, and better experiences than a resort can offer. This is not about pre-packaged experiences, but something special for the folks who don’t just want a cookie cutter vacation. Arrive as a stranger, and leave as a part of our family.

There are dozens of world-class beaches near Pura Vida House

ConchalsmPura Vida House is right along Costa Rica’s “gold-coast,” composed of these pristine and varied beach types. Every few miles is a new beach, as different from the next as can be. We are just a stone’s throw from Langosta, Tamarindo, Conchal, Flamingo, Grande, Avellanas, and more.

Read what our guests are saying about us on TripAdvisor

“One of the best vacations ever!”
“This is the best vacation I had in my life.”
“Experience Pura Vida in its pure essence!”
“Most rewarding vacation so far”
“Best trip in 30 years”
“Trip of a lifetime”


Stay with us in our Pura Vida House, where you’ll become a part of our family and the community by the end of your trip.Learn More


Your vacation will be centered in Guanacaste, Costa Rica on the north Pacific coast.
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Sample Itinerary

Every trip is unique and tailored to you. When you book, we develop a fun itinerary based on your input and tastes. Here’s an example.Learn More

Trip Details/Pricing

Interested in discovering Costa Rica with us? Learn more about pricing and trip information.
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What Clients Say


The food, the landscape, the activities – all amazing. A truly memorable and great trip!
The whole experience is so unique and the most complete travel adventure I have ever had. Not only will you have an abundance of outdoor activity but your heart will be touched.
Made our week one of the most memorable experiences of our life.
Thank you for being the perfect hosts and sharing this beautiful country in a unique way I’ll never forget.
Easily the best week of my life.