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Located in Montezuma, Pura Vida Hostel offers beachfront accommodations 350 feet from Montezuma Beach and provides various facilities, such as a shared lounge, a garden and barbecue facilities. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guest house features family rooms.

The guest house offers a terrace.

Montezuma Waterfal is 1.1 mi from Pura Vida Hostel. The nearest airport is Tambor Airport, 6.8 mi from the accommodations.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Pura Vida Hostel has been welcoming guests since Apr 3, 2018

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Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
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Managed by alba

Company review score: 8.0 Based on 561 reviews from 1 property

1 managed property
3 years of experience

Company info

I am Alba, born and raised in Montezuma. I have 4 children and 8 grandchildren. I lo ve to cook typical Costa Rican food. I like to socialize with tourists and locals.

Property info

A cosy hostel owned by a local Costa Rican familiy born and raised in Montezuma. We have a big kitchen and living room for common use. Very easy for travelers to socialize, cook and eat together. There are hammocks, tables for eating outside and a balcony upstairs with beautiful ocean view. There is free coffee in the morning and free wifi.

Neighborhood info

The hostel is located at less than 1 minute from the local beach and bus stop. Though outside the centre of Montezuma so at night it is quiet. Everything is at walking distance from the hostel

Languages Spoken


Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Montezuma Waterfall
    0.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Cocolores
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Montezuma Beach
    400 feet
  • Tambor Beach
    6 miles
  • Carmen Beach
    6 miles
  • Mar Azul
    6 miles
  • Mal Pais Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Tambor Airport
    6.9 miles
How to get to Pura Vida Hostel from Tambor Airport
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Amenities of Pura Vida Hostel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Live music/Performance
  • Beach
  • Bathhouse
  • Beachfront
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking options available
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM


5:30 AM - 10:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed by request
$8 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Pets are not allowed.

FAQs about Pura Vida Hostel

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Pura Vida Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Secure parking
    • Street parking

  • Pura Vida Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Bathhouse
    • Live music/Performance
    • Beach

  • Room options at Pura Vida Hostel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Bed in Dorm
    • Apartment

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Pura Vida Hostel by:

    • Car 35min

  • Pura Vida Hostel is 650 feet from the center of Montezuma.

  • The prices at Pura Vida Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Pura Vida Hostel is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.