Located in Puerto Viejo and with Negra Beach reachable within a 5-minute walk, Hotel Pura Vida has a tour desk, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi throughout the property and a terrace. Located around 1.2 miles from Cocles Beach, the hotel is also 2.7 miles away from Jaguar Rescue Center. The property provides airport transportation, while a car rental service is also available. At the hotel, rooms contain a balcony with a garden view. At Hotel Pura Vida rooms come with bed linen and towels. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Puerto Viejo, like cycling. The nearest airport is Captain Manuel Nino International Airport, 29 miles from Hotel Pura Vida.

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

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
2 full beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
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  • Roslyn
    Canada Canada
    The location, friendly staff, attractive room with a terrace and the sweet cats lounging in the reception area.
  • Jane
    United States of America United States of America
    We LOVED our room and the staff. If I was ever going to write a book, this is where I would come to do it. We were nervous about not having air conditioning, but the way the property is constructed renders AC unnecessary. Our room was sufficiently...
  • A
    United States of America United States of America
    Loved the layout of the rooms and beautiful peaceful atmosphere of the hotel.

Hotel area info

Amenities of Hotel Pura Vida
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Linens
  • Garden view
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Walking tours
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules

Hotel Pura Vida takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Hotel Pura Vida accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Spanish school Pura Vida.

Group Classes: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 13 pm.

20 hours a week. Value: $ 200

Private lessons: flexible schedules to coordinate.

Minimum 2 hours daily

Value: 15 $ per hour.

Please notice that we are a small family business without 24-hour reception. We are happy to welcome you any time between 8am and 8pm. Unfortunately a later check in is not possible.

Please inform Hotel Pura Vida of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Pura Vida

  • Hotel Pura Vida is 800 feet from the center of Puerto Viejo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Horseback riding
    • Cooking class

  • Room options at Hotel Pura Vida include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Hotel Pura Vida. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Hotel Pura Vida is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.