The Costa Rica Travel Blog is the current traveller, will-be traveller, has-been traveller, and should-be traveller's guide to everything Costa Rica. Information, stories, news, and advice written by the Pura Vida! eh? Inc. team; Costa Rican insiders, outsiders, and everywhere-in-between-siders.

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Samara Hotel Recommendation: A Beach Hotel That Offers The Best Of Both Worlds In Samara / Carrillo

Samara Hotel Recommendation: A Beach Hotel That Offers The Best Of Both Worlds In Samara / Carrillo

Looking for Hotel Leyenda discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 15% DISCOUNT OFF HOTEL LEYENDA’S RATES when booking with the hotel directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” code. Click here for more information and/or to […]

San Jose Hotel Recommendation: An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel That Offers The Most Bang For Your Buck

San Jose Hotel Recommendation: An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel That Offers The Most Bang For Your Buck

Let’s get right down to it. You’re not visiting Costa Rica for it’s grand appeal of airport hotels, are you? You’re not dying to fly in and spend the entirety of your trip merely a few kilometers from a concrete landing strip, right? We know, […]

Choosing A Costa Rica Hotel: Are You A Knowledgeable Traveller Or An Informed One?

Choosing A Costa Rica Hotel: Are You A Knowledgeable Traveller Or An Informed One?

Looking for Costa Rica hotel discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 15%-25% DISCOUNT OFF HOTEL RATES when booking with hotels directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” codes. Click here for more information and/or to obtain the […]

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: Luxury And Relaxation At Its Finest in La Fortuna/Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: Luxury And Relaxation At Its Finest in La Fortuna/Arenal

Who wants to feel spoiled while on vacation? We do! Ok. Truth be told, Ricky and I are humble travellers. We have bunked in with buddies at hostels and have soaked in the finer amenities offered by all-inclusive resorts. We have learned firsthand what differentiates […]

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: A Romantic & Peaceful Sanctuary in La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: A Romantic & Peaceful Sanctuary in La Fortuna / Arenal

Looking for Arenal Springs Resort & Spa discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 25% DISCOUNT OFF THE ARENAL SPRINGS RESORT & SPA’S RATES when booking with the hotel directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” code. […]

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: An Authentic, Rustic Hideaway In La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: An Authentic, Rustic Hideaway In La Fortuna / Arenal

Anyone who has spent time researching hotel options in Costa Rica’s La Fortuna/Arenal region knows the destination offers more options than travellers really need. There are 100+ accommodations to choose from, forcing travellers to get downright picky when it comes to selecting their preferred hospedaje […]

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: The Absolute Best Value Hotel In La Fortuna / Arenal

Arenal Hotel Recommendation: The Absolute Best Value Hotel In La Fortuna / Arenal

Looking for La Pradera Del Arenal discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 20% DISCOUNT OFF LA PRADERA DEL ARENAL’S RATES when booking with the hotel directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” code. Click here for […]

Costa Rica Hotel Recommendation Series: Where To Stay in La Fortuna / Arenal

Costa Rica Hotel Recommendation Series: Where To Stay in La Fortuna / Arenal

Looking for Costa Rica hotel discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 15%-25% DISCOUNT OFF HOTEL RATES when booking with hotels directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” codes. Click here for more information and/or to obtain the […]

Costa Rica All-Inclusive Resort Series – PART 2: How To Have An All-Inclusive Vacation In Costa Rica WITHOUT The All-Inclusive Resort

Costa Rica All-Inclusive Resort Series – PART 2: How To Have An All-Inclusive Vacation In Costa Rica WITHOUT The All-Inclusive Resort

Looking for Costa Rica hotel discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 15%-25% DISCOUNT OFF HOTEL RATES when booking with hotels directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” codes. Click here for more information and/or to obtain the […]

San Jose Hotel Recommendation: Our Best Recommendation For An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel For Your First Or Last Night In Costa Rica

San Jose Hotel Recommendation: Our Best Recommendation For An Alajuela (SJO Airport) Hotel For Your First Or Last Night In Costa Rica

Looking for Hotel Buena Vista discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 25% DISCOUNT OFF HOTEL BUENA VISTA’S RATES when booking with the hotel directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” code. Click here for more information and/or […]

Costa Rica All-Inclusive Resort Series – PART 1: Why Costa Rica Is NOT An All-Inclusive Resort Destination

Costa Rica All-Inclusive Resort Series – PART 1: Why Costa Rica Is NOT An All-Inclusive Resort Destination

Looking for Costa Rica hotel discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 15%-25% DISCOUNT OFF HOTEL RATES when booking with hotels directly using our “Pura Vida! eh? Exclusive Promotion” codes. Click here for more information and/or to obtain the […]

Costa Rica Hotel Tip: Can You Name Your Arenal Or Monteverde Hotel?

Costa Rica Hotel Tip: Can You Name Your Arenal Or Monteverde Hotel?

When it comes to choosing a hotel for your vacation, you have done the research. You know more or less where the accommodation is located, what the room price is, and the amenities that are offered on-site, but can you quote your reserved accommodation’s name? […]