Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Pura Vida Hostel is a part of the Pura Vida Association project offering accommodation at a good price and quality located only 100m from Las Canteras Beach, the most privileged location for surfing.

Open since the beginning of 2016. Two terraces, one with an artificial turf, common areas where you can enjoy the company of other travellers, fully equipped kitchen, modern showers with hot water 24h thanks to solar panels, and a Jacuzzi during summer that will make you feel like home. Besides the facilities, you can enjoy and take a part of all the projects which the association runs, from the activities in the area to excursions to make sure not missing any of the interesting sites on this beautiful island.

We are located less than a minute walking from the popular las Canteras beach, one of the best city beaches in the world. In our area, Guanarteme, you can enjoy a vibrant atmosphere with numerous places to go for a dinner such as Plaza del Pilar and Plaza de la Musica, where you can attend the live music sessions. For shopping, you can walk to the Las Arenas shopping centre, and if you wish a cultural activity, the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus is within walking distance from the hostel.

All rooms with beds luxuriously sized at 105 cm. In all rooms there are individual lockers to store your things, free Wi-Fi and air conditioner. Add on, you will get a locker to keep your things and comfortable 120cm-wide beds.

Pura Vida Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash

Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Mar 2019
    A lovely small quiet hostel with a very positive atmosphere, nice guests and amazing staff who are friendly, helpful and simply exceptional. Staff deserve 10 star rating.
    Germany, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    15 Mar 2019
    Pura Vida is a peaceful homely hostel, frequented by surfers and pensive backpackers. The beds are cosy, the WiFi is great and the rooms and facilities are clean. Teresa at reception is welcoming, efficient and always helpful. The proximity to the beach, and everything else Las Canteras has to offer, makes it an ideal spot to stay to soak up the sun and culture.
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    05 Feb 2019
    Great place to stay
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    26 Feb 2018
    Awesome place. Really clean, the owners spot on and always looking to make improvements! Definitely recommend!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    06 Feb 2018
    Booked in for one night, stayed for the week :) Lovely place in a convenient and interesting area. Highly recommend.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    14 Jan 2018
    Nice place, a few clicky long termers but that's expected
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    07 Feb 2018
    I spent 3 nights here and it seemed to be a really nice hostel. Sadly the weather was awful during my visit but the beach is just 2 mins walk away. The bus stop is also very close to explore the city. The only thing missing was a good social vibe. Unlike other hostels which organize pub crawls, dinner & game nights, etc... there was no event organised by the hostel. So, may not be ideal if you are looking to make new friends. The staff are chatty and helpful. Also, beds are comfortable.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    13 Jan 2018
    Warm and welcoming people
    Iceland, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    01 Oct 2018
    The water was cut off for most of the three days I stayed there. Not their fault, but frustrating and uncomfortable nonetheless. On my check out, I asked whether they would refund me, and without hesitation they said yes (they agreed so readily, I thought they had misunderstood). Having no running water is pretty bad, but giving full refunds is probably the best they can do. Thanks!
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 5.4


    28 Sep 2018
    Dirty as hell
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wi-Fi