CRAIG LORRAINE FROM NEW YORK

Our group had an absolute blast taking surfing lessons from Cesar! His focus was on all of our safety first, then we tackled the waves.Fantastic experience , most beautiful beach in Costa Rica and some big surf to go along with it. The girls…

KELLY JOHNSON

Couldn’t have asked for anything more from my first surfing experience! I had always wanted to attempt surfing and Pura Vida was recommended by a friend. I was very nervous to travel alone but Cesar helped make planning the trip very easy with the…

MICHELLE FROM CANADA

Our family is so happy to have found Cesar and his crew. Like Chip G said Cesar takes hospitality to a new level, he finds a way to make each person feel like a part of his family and makes the trip completely unforgettable….

BRITTANY WEBBER FROM OTTAWA, CANADA

This was my first trip down to Costa Rica with a close friend, and I couldn’t have had a better experience! Everything from booking the trip, getting picked up at the airport, and the daily surf sessions with Cesar were amazing. As a new…

EMILY FROM L.A. CALIFORNIA

What a treat! I came to Santa Teresa with the intentions of relaxing, enjoying the beach and learning to surf. I’ve lived in coastal surf towns most of my life yet never took the time to learn, and so I arrived determined. I was…

ADAM FROM SAN FRANCISCO, CA SOMEWHERE IN COSTA RICA

Adam having a great week with the family at Surfing Costa Rica Pura Vida in Santa Teresa Costa Rica. Perfect waves and weather see you guys next year!

Jeff Galiotto Learning to surf in Santa Teresa

Jeff first time surfing and gets up on the first wave in Santa Teresa Costa Rica with Surfing costa Rica Pura Vida. Learn to surf in paradise.

CHRISTIE FROM PUERTO RICO

At surfingcostaricapuravida Cesar has his priorities straight. Surfing. Catered to you. If you really want to learn how to surf and become independent, he will push you to get it done. Detailed critique and constant strategy each day builds up on the previous where…

RICKY FROM COSTA RICA

I have been surfing for almost thirty years so I didn’t really need an instructor as much as someone to show me around. Cesar knows his stuff, his local knowledge of waves and different conditions can not be beat. I felt like I was…

Tilde From Norway