Pura Vida Retreat & Spa

Address: Mts SW From Minisuper Pavas 800, Alajuela, Province of Alajuela, 20103, Costa Rica | 4 star spa
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This 4 star spa, located on Mts SW From Minisuper Pavas 800, Alajuela, is near Fincas Naturales, Juan Santamaria Historical Museum, Parque Juan Santamaria, and The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas).
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          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Heated pool
          • Fitness/Health center
          • Bar/lounge


          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Hot tub
          • Free High-Speed Internet


          • Suites


          • Business Services

          TripAdvisor Reviews Pura Vida Retreat & Spa Alajuela

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Alajuela

          Alajuela to Monteverde

          A travel blog entry by wandering-again on Jun 29, 2015

          3 comments, 14 photos

          ... 50 mangoes on a branch fell from a huge tree onto the street! Car alarms went off as the cars were hit and the locals ran to pick up the mangoes.

          We had fun wandering in the market which was a feast for the senses! ...

          Cafe le negro, because were men

          A travel blog entry by ducktravels on Jan 17, 2015

          1 comment

          ... toes and make it look cool. I instead panicked entangled in a elastic death trap only to plunge back down into a death spin. I promise tho it was the best feeling I have ever had. You can tell because even though I look as if life is about to end all that you hear is laughter. Davids jump went very similar. Though that was the highlight of the day we also got to experience a jump out of a tree with a rope tied to our waste which droped us 45 meteres and swung us ...

          A little about my traveling companions

          A travel blog entry by christim on Jan 03, 2015

          2 photos

          ... my arrival at the reception desk of our hotel when I walked up. They cheerily welcomed me and introduced themselves. As the trip went on, they became my fairly constant companions, as our rooms were always side-by-side. They are a generous and friendly ...

          Return to Manos Abiertas, Service-Learning, 2014

          A travel blog entry by dball on Sep 08, 2014

          1 comment, 26 photos

          ... and grateful for our presence there both during the house visits and the clinic days. One woman thanked us for coming and remembered that a group of nurses had diagnosed her high blood pressure the year before and saved her life.

          At one home during the house visits a mother was being interviewed who couldn’t remember her children’s birthdays or where her husband ...

          Dancing and dinner

          A travel blog entry by kpieroth on Jun 16, 2014

          2 comments, 2 photos

          Tonight we went to a super fancy dinner on the 17th floor of the hilton in San Jóse. Thankfully, I didn't spill on anyone or any item of my clothing! Before dinner, we learned the salsa, the merangue, and the barachi (I definitely butchered the spelling). Kids in Costa Rica learn these dances beginning in 6th grade and they dance this way for their version of homecoming and prom! It's so much better than our prom! Granted, I couldn't actually follow ...