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An all-inclusive week-long surf and yoga retreat. Enjoy beachfront accommodations, excellent instruction, gourmet meals, spa amenities and more! Featured in Vogue, Glamour, ELLE, SELF, Maria Claire..
Costa Rica Surf Camp and Yoga Retreat for Women

Be adventurous and transform yourself during a weeklong retreat at Pura Vida Adventures. Our intent is to rejuvenate and to empower the mind, body and spirit through surfing, SUP, and yoga – the “pura vida” way. Our retreats draw inspiration from the Costa Rican phrase “pura vida,” which, loosely translated means “enjoy life.” This spirit is infused into every aspect of our retreats. Pura Vida Adventures is about giving you a new experience and perhaps a new outlook on life.

“What a gift it was to share a week in your perfect paradise – warm water, spectacular waves and amazing women. “Pura Vida” is the real thing and you all have it!” ~ Mary

Come immerse yourself in the Costa Rican “pura vida” lifestyle and allow us to pamper you at one of our weeklong retreats:

Surf Camp: Together we will explore the art of wave riding, find presence in daily yoga, experience Costa Rica’s natural beauty and harmonious way of life, enjoy a variety of fresh local dishes, relax under the tropical sun, and share in a community of laughter and fun.

Yoga for Transformation Retreat: Discover the many benefits yoga has on all aspects of your life; soak up the beauty and energy of tropical Costa Rica; awaken your senses during a meditative hike through the jungle; share meals and experiences with new friends; and transform yourself into a more relaxed and radiant you.

SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Camp: Celebrate with us as we soak up the fun and adventure of beautiful Costa Rica! Together we will glide on water, explore the stunning coastline, find balance in daily yoga, experience the local culture, taste tantalizing cuisine and make great new friends; while discovering the fun in each and every moment.

Our retreats are situated in the scenic village of Malpais on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Expansive beaches and tropical rain forest surround Malpais, creating fascinating landscapes, stunning views and unforgettable sunsets. The area has been compared with Maui 50 years ago. From the moment that you arrive in Malpais, you’ll know that you have discovered a very special place. The gorgeous beaches are uncrowded, the ocean is warm, the locals are friendly, and there are monkeys swinging from the trees. You can find secret waterfalls with warm water pools surrounded by jungle canopy, and surf spots with no one there.

Barefoot luxury accommodations await you at our beachfront retreat, located in the heart of one of the most inspirational and breathtaking beaches in Costa Rica, Playa Carmen. Our resort is a well established and highly reviewed hotel that offers a truly one-of-a-kind vacation experience with its labyrinth of foot paths shrouded in tropical foliage spilling onto white sand beaches and blue ocean water. It’s the perfect place to reconnect with that powerful source of energy present inside each one of us. Explore the finer details of our accommodations.


Malpais is a surfer’s haven and provides easy, fun waves in which to learn. The surrounding area has it all… point, reef and beach breaks. Our hotel is located beachfront at Playa Carmen which offers gentle, long breaking waves perfect for all levels of surfers. With our surf van we can access the other beaches of Playa Santa Teresa in 5 minutes, and Playa Hermosa in 15 minutes along with several point-breaks in the area.

Bedrooms: 10 Max number of guests: 20

 

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