Welcome to the Pura Vida UniversityBordered on the east by the Caribbean Sea and on the west by the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica offers adventure, relaxation, romance and exploration. With an abundance of unique wildlife, landscapes and climates the country proudly shelters approximately five percent of the existing biodiversity in the world, with protected areas comprising 26 percent of its land mass. From mountain ranges and rain forests to active volcanoes and cloud forests to breath-taking beaches, Costa Rica’s diversity of landscapes, climates and natural wonders provides visitors with unlimited experiences.
Take the Pura Vida University course and learn why Costa Rica is one of the happiest and positive countries in the world.
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Pura Vida Pledge
Take the pledge to promote eco-tourism by working with one of our sustainable partners
Rewards and Offers
Find rewards and offers from our local partners in Costa Rica
News and Pura Vida Stories
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