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Get your required CEs while vacationing in Paradise
Energize your career, earn up to 24 CEs & recharge in beautiful
Costa Rica!!!
Price includes 6 days/5 nights
accomodations,all meals, 
transportation to
and from the airport^ & classes.

All-inclusive option also available*^.

Join us at Pura Vida Retreat & Spa
in Costa Rica - July 2-7, 2023
All are welcome - open to the public.

100% Tax deductible. 

Starting at 


*Massage for Trauma - 4CEs
*Chronic Pain - 4CEs
*Ethics - 4CEs

Prepare before your trip with these online classes
Your choice of 2 online classes - links will be sent out a month ahead

Back Pain Treatment

*Barefoot massage 
with Dr. Alina Rodgers- 8CEs

Mon and Tues: 3pm-7pm

*Chronic Pain Conditions - 8CEs
Thurs: 10am-8pm, with 2 hour lunch break


*Classes are subject to change
**Prices based on choice of accommodations.

About Pura Vida Retreat & Spa:

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa is on a lush 8-acre mountainside tucked in the clouds at 5000 feet above sea-level in Costa Rica’s Alajuela province.  Pura Vida’s climate is spring-like year round with temperatures between  70° to 80° F during the day and mild nights in the 60’s. Costa Rica is known for it’s stunning environmental beauty, healthy delicious food, volcanic mountains that are a source of powerful natural healing and of course, coffee plantations. There is a mountainside hot tub, outdoor pool, smoothie bar and gift shop as well as a Wellness Center with Ayurveda, massage, skin care, Watsu, reflexology and more!

The retreat center is only 20 minutes from the San Jose (SJO) International Airport and 45 minutes from downtown San Jose. For more information on Pura Vida Retreat & Spa visit


  • 6 day/5 night retreat accommodations

  • Round-trip airport shuttle transfer to Pura Vida Spa from SJO International airport.

  • Three healthy meals daily with vegetarian, chicken and fish options–                                                                      special dietary needs can be accommodate

Optional tours & wellness center at an additional fee:

  • Onsite Wellness Center with Ayurveda, massage, skin care, Watsu, reflexology and more!

  • Optional tours including: sky walk, wildlife boat adventure, hot springs, eco-hike, whitewater rafting, waterfall garden adventure, and/or cloud forest canopy.

*^Optional All-inclusive package: Prices start at $1667

In addition: choice of 3:

  • 1 full-day eco tour,

  • 2- 1/2 day eco tours

  • $115 spa credit

  • daily yoga classes (max 6 total)

- Tours require a minimum of 4 participants.

Accomodations & Pricing:

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa offers a variety of enchanting accommodations scattered across meticulously landscaped grounds, each designed to delight with views of lush gardens and majestic mountains.

Please note that there are limited amount of accommodations available in each category.

Register early to ensure your first choice.

^Note payments are non refundable due to Pura Vida's policy. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis. Airfare is not included. It is highly recommended that you purchase refundable tickets with insurance.

Call or Email to make a payment

      - please check to view accommodations

Double/Single occupancy - add $350 for all inclusive

Tentalow                                - $1317/1512

A-Frame                                 - $1453/1784

Vista                                              - $1470/1818

Kiva Upper level                  - $1495/1869

Tri-level                                  - $1529/1937


Can I room with a friend? Will you match me

with a roommate if I register for double accommodations?

Yes, please let us know who you would like to share a room with when you register.  If you would like double accommodations and are coming alone, we will be happy to match you with someone on a space availability basis.  Pura Vida’s policy is that if you are registered for double accommodations and we are not able to match you with a roommate, you will be charged the single accommodations rate. Please register early to ensure a match!

Can I bring someone who is not attending the retreat?

The non-attendee “companion” rate is for someone who is sharing a room with you but not taking classes.

Companions enjoy all the same resort features including meals and accomodations.

Pricing for a companion is below.

Accomodations - Double Occupancy ( Add $350 for All Inclusive)

  • Tentalow - $717

  • A-Frame - $853

  • Vista - $870

  • Upper Kiva - $895

  • Tri-level - $929

Are spa services available?

The Pura Vida Wellness Center offers a wide selection of services at additional costs including Ayurveda, Swedish massage, aromatherapy, scrubs, stone therapy, skin care, reflexology, Watsu, & more. All sessions must be scheduled on-site. Prices range from $115-270. ^All inclusive option includes a $115 credit for the spa.

How do I get to Pura Vida Retreat & Spa?

Pura Vida is located only 20 minutes from the SJO International airport in Costa Rica and 45 minutes from downtown San Jose. Shuttle transfer to and from SJO International airport is included in your group package. The Pura Vida driver will meet you outside the exit door at International baggage claim with a sign that reads, “Pura Vida Retreat & Spa” and your last name.  Most major airlines fly to SJO. Please note that you must have a valid passport to fly to Costa Rica and it cannot expire within 6 months of your return date. **Airfare is not included in the retreat cost.

Can I add on days if I want to extend my stay?

Yes!  To add additional days AFTER you have registered with us, please be in touch with Pura Vida directly by calling 1-888-767-7375. As a group participant, you receive a 10% discount off of the nightly rates. Rates include accommodations and 3 meals daily.

Will there be time in the schedule for other excursions or extra spa services?

Yes! We have deliberately created a schedule that allows ample time to rest or to enjoy other excursions or services. All tours and wellness services are scheduled once you arrive at Pura Vida.

Is there electricity?

All accommodations at Pura Vida have wifi and electricity (including Garden View Tents). Outlets are the same as the US.

What should I bring?

You will receive a welcome email from the facilitators roughly a month before the retreat with a list of recommended items to bring and more information.

What if I have more questions?

You can reach me at or at (302) 668-4861.


** Pura Vida requires a non-refundable deposit to hold housing. Exceptions may be made based on special circumstances or if cancelled before June. Retreat credit, good for a year can also be issued. It is advised to only purchase refundable or transferrable airplane tickets or insurnce for unforeseen emergencies.

Classes must be paid for at time of registration to hold place in class.

If class is cancelled due to an unforeseen emergency a full refund will be givenEnrollment closes 2 weeks prior to class or when accommodations are filled.

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