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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Monteverde Hotel Recommendation: A Quiet And Rustic Lodge That Captures The Feel Of Monteverde

Monteverde Hotel Recommendation: A Quiet And Rustic Lodge That Captures The Feel Of Monteverde

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. Looking for Monteverde Country Lodge discounts? As a thank you for visiting us, WE OFFER TRAVELLERS FREE ACCESS TO A 15% DISCOUNT OFF THE MONTEVERDE COUNTRY LODGE’S RATES when booking with the hotel […]

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 2nd, 2017. 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 […]

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. 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! […]

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?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. 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! […]

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. 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! […]

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

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. 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 […]

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

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. 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! […]

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

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 15th, 2017. 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 […]

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

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 2nd, 2017. 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! […]

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 7th, 2017. 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! […]

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 2nd, 2017. 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 […]

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 7th, 2017. 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! […]

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

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

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on July 9th, 2017. CAN YOU NAME YOUR ARENAL OR MONTEVERDE HOTEL? THE TASK IS A LOT HARDER THAN YOU MAY THINK! When it comes to choosing a Costa Rica hotel for your vacation, you have […]

Support Humble Businesses? Visit Monteverde Villa Lodge In Monteverde!

Support Humble Businesses? Visit Monteverde Villa Lodge In Monteverde!

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on June 28th, 2017. At Pura Vida! eh? Incorporated, we leave our home in La Fortuna/Arenal and travel the country often in order to perform site inspections at the various hotels we offer to our clients. […]

We Are Deciding Between Hotel Tangara In Town Or The Arenal Observatory Lodge. Could You Please Provide Some Pros And Cons To Help Us Decide?

We Are Deciding Between Hotel Tangara In Town Or The Arenal Observatory Lodge. Could You Please Provide Some Pros And Cons To Help Us Decide?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on June 20th, 2017. You asked… We are deciding between Hotel Tangara in town or the Arenal Observatory Lodge. There doesn’t appear a lot in town so we are thinking the rain forest would be cool. […]

We Are A Family Of 5 Travelling To Costa Rica. It Is Amazing How Hotels Will Only Allow A Maximum Of 4 People Per Room. Any Advice?

We Are A Family Of 5 Travelling To Costa Rica. It Is Amazing How Hotels Will Only Allow A Maximum Of 4 People Per Room. Any Advice?

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on June 20th, 2017. You asked… We are a family of 5 travelling to Costa Rica. It is amazing how hotels will only allow a maximum of 4 people per room. Any advice? We answered… Yes! […]