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Pura Vida Hostel

Pura Vida Hostel

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Check in 2:00 PM
Check out 11:00 AM
When you stay at Pura Vida Hostel in Tamarindo, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Tamarindo Beach and Grande Beach. This family-friendly hostel is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Tamarindo Church and 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from Canopy Vista Tamarindo.

Make yourself at home in one of the 9 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access is available. Bathrooms feature showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Property Details

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as bicycles to rent or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hostel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Concierge services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Coffee shop or cafe
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-in
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Free self parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator


Check-in is from 2:00 PM until 11:00 PM. Guests must be at least 12 to check-in.

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Other details

Satisfy your appetite at the hostel's coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Local cuisine breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Tamarindo Beach - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Grande Beach - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Playa Langosta - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Tamarindo Church - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Canopy Vista Tamarindo - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Casino Diria - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Avellana Beach - 16.2 km / 10 mi
Playa Róbalo - 16.2 km / 10 mi
Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course - 16.3 km / 10.1 mi
Mansita Beach - 16.3 km / 10.1 mi
Playa Zapotillal - 17 km / 10.6 mi
Playa Lagartillo - 17 km / 10.6 mi
Las Baulas National Marine Park - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi
Playa Pargos - 17.8 km / 11 mi
Ventanas Beach - 17.9 km / 11.1 mi
The nearest airports are:
Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 67.4 km / 41.9 mi
Tamarindo (TNO) - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Nosara (NOB) - 66.9 km / 41.6 mi
The preferred airport for Pura Vida Hostel is Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR).

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Hotel policies

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Pets allowed (no fees)

Other charges

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: USD 5 for adults and USD 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 20 per person (roundtrip)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 6 percent
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.


Calle Guanacaste Tamarindo, Tamarindo, 50309, Costa Rica