Everything you need to know about sloths in Costa Rica, including where to see sloths, how to increase your chances of seeing sloths, and when you should visit.
Hundreds of articles on Costa Rica trip planning, travel in Costa Rica, and saving money, plus free discounts. Pura vida!
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NEW! Our awesome Costa Rica Destination Tool filters 66 destinations by nearly 150 criteria to help you quickly and easily decide where to go in Costa Rica according to your unique preferences, wants, and needs. Learn more and access the tool on our sister site, DIY Costa Rica, here.
Browse our Costa Rica blogs to discover other things about Costa Rica not included in other categories.
We outline ways to combat Costa Rica travel anxiety related to wildlife, robbery/assault, illness, accidents, orientation, social interaction, and flying.
Our Costa Rica guidebook, Moon Costa Rica, is full of tips, recommendations, photos, maps, and itineraries. Learn more!
Are you dreaming of Costa Rica? Let this personal collection of our favorite Costa Rica photos spark your wanderlust today!
View our collection of Costa Rica wildlife photography, which features photos of birds, animals, and more taken during our Costa Rica travels!
We reflect on the top four lessons we’ve learned about owning and operating a business over the past decade we’ve explored Costa Rica.
Our visually-impaired dad saw Costa Rica in the most beautiful way. Learn more by reading our personal tribute to the blind in Costa Rica.
A quick post to acknowledge and thank our sweet and loving moms on Costa Rica’s Día de la Madre (Mother’s Day Costa Rica)
Want to spend Independence Day in Costa Rica? We outline events to catch, celebration logistics, and ways you can celebrate from home!
Costa Rica Futbol World Cup Qualifying Game Shines A Light On One Of The Country’s Darkest And Most Destructive Weeks
Our reflections on the week that tropical storm Nate hit Costa Rica and the week that the Costa Rica futbol team qualified for the World Cup.
What you need to know about coronavirus in Costa Rica including how the virus has impacted tourism and whether you should cancel your trip.
If you’re self-isolating or are in quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic, we’re available to answer your questions about Costa Rica trip planning via free Twitter chats.
Last updated on June 25th, 2019 at 08:13 pm EST28,728 WORDS OF AWESOMENESS AND COUNTING… “Pura Vida! eh? was amazing to work with, from the quick response to my initial emails to booking activities through them. Their informative blog was so useful in our trip …
Love Costa Rica sloths? Meet “Rapida” (photos and video)–the Costa Rican sloth that paid us a surprise visit at home one day. Pura vida!
Last updated on July 4th, 2019 at 06:53 pm ESTCompetition is a diversely understood word. For some, it can spark friendship, such as for a group of University friends who partake in a game of flag football or frisbee golf after class. It can also …
We work with the best Costa Rica tourism companies in Costa Rica. We list the names of 75+ and explain why they’re awesome! Learn more.
Choosing our ultimate happy place in Costa Rica was as difficult a task for us as a Lays-lover being challenged to eat just one salty, crispy, delicious potato chip. If you bet we couldn’t do it, you were right. We thought long and hard about …
International Sunrise and Sunset Around the World Day: Mourning Loss And Celebrating Life Has Never Been More Beautiful
Last updated on May 29th, 2017 at 08:54 pm EST[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncSpwtqc6js&w=640&h=360] Grunt. Pout. Sulk. This one’s going to be a tough one to get through. Today I am reminded of why we celebrate birthdays. We don’t do it for the cake (well, maybe some of us do it for …
Want to learn about the Pacuare River in Costa Rica? We are part of the Pacuare River family and we describe why the river is a community–not only a tourist spot. Learn more!
Need to make your own diy sloth costume? Costa Rica inspired us to pull off this three-toed sloth project with little time, money, and materials. Learn more!
Last updated on June 25th, 2019 at 08:13 pm ESTThis post is dedicated to the many costa rica visitors who we at Pura Vida! eh? Incorporated have had the pleasure of working with. To those of you who sought us out, those who found us through …
Last updated on June 25th, 2019 at 08:12 pm ESTHere’s the problem with Costa Rica vacation planning these days. Tourism in this country is growing faster than most businesses can keep up with, which has resulted in an influx of businesses scrambling for their piece …