Costa Rica Beaches: Pura Vida!
Known world-wide for its eco-tourism efforts, stunning natural beauty from the rainforest to the beaches, and an extensive amount of wildlife species that live in its varying habitats, Costa Rica is a top-notch destination.
Many visitors love Costa Rica for its laid-back culture and their local lifestyle known as "pura vida", which means pure life. This motto not only represents a way of life, but is also a popular greeting, farewell phrase, and is used in many situations in daily life in Costa Rica. The Pura Vida philosophy not only refers to the locals, visitors, and growing ex-pat community but also extends to the abundance of pure nature that can be seen and enjoyed throughout Costa Rica.