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View of Pura Vida Ecolodge from the roadside above - showing the original 'palapa style' roof, the lush green valley, the flowing river Terraba and of course, the stunning Pacific ocean views... (Taken mid April 2015 around 11am). Welcome to Pura Vida Ecolodge - Awarded with a Certificate of Excellence for the last 4 years by Trip Advisor
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Award Winning - Pura Vida Ecolodge

Award Winning - Pura Vida Ecolodge

7 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
7 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths

Beautiful & very private 'eco-luxury' retreat near South Pacific Coast. Our unique & stunning location offers guests panoramic sea views & hangs dramatically over the jungle canopy. Romantic getaway, nature lovers and adrenalin junkies paradise!


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 6PM
Check out by 9AM

158 Reviews

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Kristina User Profile
March 2018
The Ecolodge was the most rewarding vacation we have taken yet. We arrived late and with the clear instructions we arrived. Gersan was great and we had a meal made by his wife which was delicious. We took the jungle hike and climbed waterfalls enjoying plunge pools to cool down. …

Jeff User Profile
February 2018
This was our second time at the Ecolodge - my wife and I were here 3 years ago and decided to come back for our 1-year wedding anniversary. It was just as magical as we remembered it with some additional touches as well (great hammock, expanded pool area, poolside shower, among …

Emily User Profile
February 2018
The lodge was wonderful and the views were incredible!! We loved the open air concept, hearing all the animals was amazing. Our two daughters loved the plunge pool. Between Joe & Kika and Gersan all of our questions were answered very quickly with a ton of helpful tips on beaches…

Dana User Profile
February 2018
We stayed at Pura Vida for a glorious 8 nights and loved it! The view from the surround deck was unbelievably gorgeous, and the sounds of the rainforest full of life. Magical! Sitting in our comfy king size bed looking out the perfectly framed window was the most beautiful sit…

Eli User Profile
December 2017
This is my second time staying here, and honestly it is one of my favorite places on earth— so much so that I left a few hours ago, and am already scheming about how soon I can come back.... and am tempted to give a bad review to help keep this place a secret! It is remote and t…

Evan User Profile
December 2017
My wife and I just returned from our honeymoon and all we can say about the Pura Vida Ecolodge is, WOW! Everything about our experience, from the communication with Joe & Kika beforehand to the help of the caretaker Gersan (led us to the house in the dark, dinner from Iliana, boa…

Roma User Profile
December 2017
We had a great time at Pura Vida Ecolodge. We wish we could have stayed longer. You definitely need a 4x4 to get there, but the drive up is worth the view. On our last night we ordered from Pura Vida Cafe, and it was our best meal of the trip. I would also recommend the boat …

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Tres Rios, Costa RicaJoined in October 2012
Pura Vida Ecolodge User Profile
158 Reviews
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Pura Vida Ecolodge is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
After many years dreaming and many months conceptualizing this little retreat, my wife and I moved from Europe to Costa Rica for the best part of a year to make this dream a reality. During this time we met some very special people and made a lot of wonderful memories as we embar…
Languages: English, Español, Italiano
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