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If you want to feel like you have really arrived in Costa Rica as soon as you land, Pura Vida is the perfect place. It is just outside of Alajuela in a nice rural neighborhood with a view of Poas Volcano. Berni, a British expat...More
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Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the excellent review. We are happy to help all our travelers with whatever they need to make the experience memorable and we have chosen not to be "just a place to stopover near the airport". As frequent travelers ourselves we keep...More
Our short time at Pura Vida was complete bliss. Pura Vida was the perfect setting for a start to our vacation. We truly felt like we were in another world. Berni and his staff were so helpful. Oh and the FOOD! Our meals were some...More
Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded 4 January 2018
Thanks Jenn for spending a little time with us. Hope to see you back next trip, Berni
we have stayed here twice in two years, each time for our arrival and departure nights to Costa Rica. This last time we stayed 3 nights as we got married in San Jose. A 10 minute cab ride to an oasis from the moment we...More
Response from alajuelanorth, Manager at Pura Vida HotelResponded 29 December 2017
Wendy, so happy you stayed here again and we could somehow be a small part of the next stage of your lives together. Best wishes for a great future in Costa Rica, Berni
Friendly staff, great food, beautiful grounds with comfortable bungalows. Very close to the airport, about 15 minutes or so. My only problem is that there's nothing within walking distance, you need to take a cab everywhere. Even so, I'm looking forward to staying there again.
Room was clean and comfortable: I am picky about mattresses and this one more than satisfied my comfort scale. The hosts are warm and welcoming, and Bernie in particular has an entertaining "British" sense of humor. Food is phenomenal, thanks to Nhi, who is a...More
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