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Pura Vida Hostel

Calle Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Costa Rica


  • 86%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

Property Information:

We are simply the BEST hostel in Tamarindo, Costa Rica! We pride ourselves with friendly and knowledgeable bilingual staff, clean private/AC and dorm rooms, beautiful social area with day beds, hammocks, rocking rocking chairs,book exchange, tour books,games,laundry service, 2 fully equipped kitchens, lush tropical garden, Wi-Fi throughout, bulletproof security with security cameras, safes and lockers, access to swimming pool with swim up bar, and MOST importantly fun and enjoyable backpackers and travelers alike make our hostel their home away from home, come and see for yourself, you will not want to leave...

...where we offer peaceful, relaxing, and laid back atmosphere in the heart of a surfers paradise. We are just a five-minute walk from the central bus and taxi stop, the commercial district with its marvelous shopping, great restaurants, and rocking nightspots-- and one of the finest surfing beaches in all of Central America.

We have everything shrewd travelers want:
**Breakfast offered daily
** Cozy Private rooms with Private Bath with AC
**Spacious Dorms with Bath inside of the dorms
**Fans in the rooms and AC**
**Two spacious and fully stacked community kitchens
**On site Laundry Service
**Pool Table, Ping Pong Table, Football Table
**Book exchange
**Surf Boards Rentals and Lessons
**Dart Board and Games
**Two open community areas with rocking chairs, chaise lounges, and soothing hammocks
**Free Wi-Fi throughout the compound
**Community computer with Skype and Internet
**On site discounted tour/shuttle and bus bookings,
**Security Cameras and bulletproof security

... all composed with loving care for your comfort and pleasure in a breezy, tropical garden setting.

Our grounds are locked to ensure your safety and peace of mind. Each guest receives a personal gate key, and can come and go at any time.

Come and experience with our hostel the true relaxing, best, nicest and popular Pura Vida of Tamarindo, Costa Rica

check in: 14:00
check out: 11:00
credit cards not accepted
breakfast not included
cancellation policy: 48 hours

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  • Latest Review

    Wow, what a find. Great clean and friendly hostel. Don't listen to the yuppies on here complaining who were expecting a hotel and got a hostel. This place was great! I met great people here. The owner has obviously travelled and appreciates what a traveller wants in a hostel. I stayed 4 nights and enjoyed Tamarindo and this hostel. Staff was very helpful in giving travel info. The 11pm quiet time was enforced and the place was kept clean. Overall I loved my stay here and hope to return!!
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      Anonymous, Slovakia, Male, 41+


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Pura Vida Hostel Located at Calle Guanacaste, , Tamarindo.
Pura Vida Hostel
Costa Rica
Tamarindo Guanacaste1 Calle Guanacaste
86% 173
10.2992746 -85.8371058
Pura Vida Hostel
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