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Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Santa Teresa

500 mts north, and after the first bridge, 100 m, Mal Pais Santa Teresa de Cobano, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica


  • 73%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 56%Cleanliness
  • 71%Facilities

Property Information:

Pura Vida MINI Hostel –Santa Teresa – is a super chilled hostel close to the surf and center with swimming pool

We have communal kitchen, 2 large fridges, and a stove to cook on... not to mention fantastic swimming pool to cool off during your surfing break!

We have many different styles of private rooms, with private bath or shared bath, private rustic bungalows, some rooms have safes and lockers. The dorm rooms we have 2 types to fit your budget – you can choose a dorm smaller one, or just a basic dorm room depending on your budget. Rooms are being cleaned daily and we are very particular and meticulous about the cleanliness of our hostel, the common areas and the rooms.

We have excellent location in the heart of Santa Teresa, only 150 meters from the surf break and the beautiful beach. 30 seconds walking distance to the nearest super market, shops, bars, restaurants, and nightlife. But away from all the dust and hassle and bustle of this little town in our own private sanctuary with the swimming pool and where you can purchase soft drinks and beer.

We have excellent, happy and always smiling, bi-lingual staff that has incredible and huge knowledge of the local area, tours, shuttles, and of Costa Rica. We can help you arrange all your activities, your next hostel stays, recommend off the beaten track attractions like the ATVs back road trip to Montezuma (…shhh)

Come to stay with us if you want to meet great people from all over the world, have fun, party and experience the real Pura Vida Atmosphere, clean hostel and fantastic staff.

check in: 14:00
check out: 10:00
breakfast not included
credit cards not accepted - pay cash upon arrival
+ 9 pax group bookings accepted
13% taxes NOT included

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  • Latest Review

    The only thing I didnt like is that they charged me and extra tax fee which was never mention in the price. I booked with Hosteworld with my deposit and when I got there they told me my deposit was taken to pay the sales tax which i weird since in Costa Rica there is not tax for services just for products. I think this was not honest. But they hostel staff was super helpful always helping with directions. I loved the pool and atmosphere.
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      Anonymous, Costa Rica, Male, 25-30
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wii


  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Taxes Not Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

check in: 14:00 check out: 10:00 breakfast not included credit cards not accepted, payment in cash upon arrival 13% taxes not included We have 72 hours cancellation policy - in case you NO SHOW you will be charged for the first 72 hours of your stay. Reception is opened daily from 7.30 - 22.00, in case you come after this time - you will need to let us know in advance of your late arrival in order to wait for you. If you do not and the reception is closed you will be charged the next day as 'NO SHOW' We reserve the right to sell your room if you do not show by 18.00 PM and you do NOT let us know in advance you are coming after 18.00 PM.

Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Santa Teresa Located at 500 mts north, and after the first bridge, 100 m, Mal Pais Santa Teresa de Cobano, Santa Teresa.
Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Santa Teresa
Costa Rica
Santa Teresa Santa Teresa, C 500 mts north, and after the first bridge, 100 m, Mal Pais Santa Teresa de Cobano
74% 53
9.6307547 -85.1521164
Pura Vida MINI Hostel - Santa Teresa
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