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Pura Vida Expeditions

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Hotel Tambor Tropical, Tambor 20112, Costa Rica
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Pura Vida Expeditions made our vacation amazing!

Javi and his team were very friendly, answered all of our questions (and we had lots!) and really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff S
Fantastic fun & service

We stayed at Tambor Tropical Hotel last week and had the privilege of meeting Javier & Booboo (will... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
kalabundy
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If you want to discover the real Costa Rica, we can help. We offer a variety of tours such as scuba diving and snorkeling, mountain and volcano hikes, white water rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, ATV tours and Zip Line/Canopy tours. We venture off the beaten track to the forests and wildlife reserves in the area, or how about exploring Montezuma and Santa Teresa? All tours are guided by our experienced, local guide who really knows the area.
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“atv tour” (11 reviews)
“zip lining” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hotel Tambor Tropical, Tambor 20112, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Javi and his team were very friendly, answered all of our questions (and we had lots!) and really made us feel welcome in Costa Rica. The prices were very reasonable! I truly appreciate how flexible they were with our schedule and made sure we had...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Tambor Tropical Hotel last week and had the privilege of meeting Javier & Booboo (will always be known as). We went on Atvs right from the hotel & had a blast. Booboo was fantastic & very informative about the areas we were...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Spent last week at the Tambor Tropical Resort, and had the pleasure of meeting Javier and the Pura Vida staff. They were wonderful, happy, and outgoing. My husband and I went on the Bioluminescence tour (please note: if there is a half or full moon,...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We had the amazing opportunity to travel (car and driver) from Tambor for a 3 day tour of the Monteverde area. All the planning was done by Javier of Pura Vida Expeditions. We toured a coffee plantation, chocolate processing and sugar cane processing. This tour...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We just got back from a week in the Tambor area. Javier and his crew made this vacation the best ever for us! Javier is incredibly reliable and responsive, and he and his staff are all genuinely warm, friendly, and fun to be around. We...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went above and beyond to plan day trips, transportion to and from the airport and area venues. Located on site of Tambor Tropical made them super convenient for us.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

My husband and I went on two tours with Pura Vida Expeditions in July 2017. OMG! It was amazing and we are going back next week with my daughters to do it all again! We loved it that much! Javier and Elvis took us on...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We used this tour company last Christmas for several excursions. (Yes I am late in posting, but it was that magical!) We loved every single minute of our time with these guys! We hiked Curu Park and did the Bioluminescent Bay tour and the next...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

My wife and I had friends visiting from Buffalo, NY and one of them is an avid fisherman. I had only ever fished once before in my life, so Larry booked a fishing trip for us through Javier and it was one of the best...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I took the bioluminescence tour with Pura Vida Expeditions, and it was amazing! I was under the understanding that I was going to be able to see it at the beach but never expected to be able to swim in open water while the ocean...More

Thank Sally C
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Mercedes M
30 January 2015|
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Response from Pura Vida exped... C | Property representative |
Are you interested about doing Zip line & nature environments? How many people? when would you like to do it? Best Regards Javier
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