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.

Costa Rica Money Saving Tips

How To Save Money On Costa Rica Tours

How To Save Money On Costa Rica Tours

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 3rd, 2017. It is a tale as old as time: traveller visits foreign country; traveller is on a budget; traveller wants to do and experience a lot; traveller looks for ways to cut corners […]

Free Costa Rica Promotion Codes!

Free Costa Rica Promotion Codes!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 19th, 2017. COSTA RICA PROMOTION CODES: HAVE YOU HEARD THE NIFTY NEWS? We now offer free Costa Rica promotion codes. You’re welcome. No, really, it’s no trouble at all. Yes, we know you’re grateful, and no, you […]

Spending Money In Costa Rica: What To Know About USD, Colones, Credit Cards, And More!

Spending Money In Costa Rica: What To Know About USD, Colones, Credit Cards, And More!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. SPENDING MONEY IN COSTA RICA: IS USD ACCEPTED? Rest assured, American travellers, when it comes to spending money in Costa Rica, USD is widely accepted, as are Costa Rican colones. Unfortunately, CAD, […]

Nifty & Thrifty: Costa Rica Cash Back Savings Program!

Nifty & Thrifty: Costa Rica Cash Back Savings Program!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 18th, 2017. HAPPY NEW YEAR!  We wish you happiness and prosperity. On second thought, we can help with that. January 1st marks the beginning of something pretty awesome. Let’s say you plan to travel […]

Did You Pay Too Much For Your Costa Rica Vacation? Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Deals’ Like These…

Did You Pay Too Much For Your Costa Rica Vacation? Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Deals’ Like These…

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 29th, 2017. It’s official. We are way too protective of Costa Rica travellers. We are obsessed with making sure each of you have the most positive travel experience possible in the most cost-efficient manner. […]

Colones To Dollars (USD): Exchanging Money In Costa Rica

Colones To Dollars (USD): Exchanging Money In Costa Rica

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 18th, 2017. EXCHANGING MONEY IN COSTA RICA: HELPFUL COLONES TO DOLLARS CURRENCY EXCHANGE CHARTS Compared to currency exchange elsewhere in the world, exchanging American dollars to Costa Rican colones exchange is an easy process […]

Do Your Travelling Pants Have Shallow Pockets? 10 Things To Do In Downtown La Fortuna (Arenal, Costa Rica) For Less Than $5!

Do Your Travelling Pants Have Shallow Pockets? 10 Things To Do In Downtown La Fortuna (Arenal, Costa Rica) For Less Than $5!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 3rd, 2017. If there is anything we are passionate about throughout our work at Pura Vida! eh? Incorporated it is helping travellers save money when planning a trip to Costa Rica. Our online discount […]

Free Local Swimming Hole & Tarzan Swing In La Fortuna/Arenal (El Salto)

Free Local Swimming Hole & Tarzan Swing In La Fortuna/Arenal (El Salto)

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on May 18th, 2017. Travelling throughout Costa Rica on a budget? Don’t miss the free swimming hole and tarzan swing while in La Fortuna! The swimming hole – otherwise known as “El Salto” – is located just outside the […]

Local Free Hot Springs La Fortuna / Arenal Site

Local Free Hot Springs La Fortuna / Arenal Site

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 20th, 2017. Want to know our pick for the BEST HOT SPRINGS in Costa Rica? It is featured on DIY Costa Rica! FREE HOT SPRINGS IN LA FORTUNA Travelling throughout Costa Rica on a budget? Don’t […]