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Pura Vida Vacations

this is the vacation you've been dreaming about

 CURATED LUXURY TRAVEL

We help mature travelers plan new and unique experiences for their luxury adventures in Europe.

unique EXPERIENCES

peace of mind

personalized service

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10 incredible Destinations  to visit For Life-enriching Experiences

Imagine yourself wandering colorful cliffside villages in Europe, aching to explore the best places off the beaten path, or wanting to dine in cozy local taverns.  In that case, you can experience all that and more on a luxurious cruise or personalized land tour.  Check out our top 10 picks you'll definitely want to focus on for life-enriching experiences.

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Laurie was very responsive, which gave me peace of mind, especially with things still changing in Europe.  Laurie picked fantastic hotels for us, and very quickly in the process, I trusted her expertise.  The detailed itinerary that Laurie prepared was key in keeping ourselves organized during a busy 10 days.

~ MELISSA A.  |  ONTARIO, CANADA~

Hi! I'm LAURIE JOHNSON

Luxury Travel Planning Expert

At Pura Vida Vacations, we understand that you want a unique vacation that ticks all the boxes, on budget, relaxing and has incredible experiences to explore the world.

 

To have that, you need a professionally planned vacation.

The problem is that while you love taking vacations and exploring the world, you do not have the planning time, experience, or travel industry connections to make it easy.

Trying to DIY your travel plans leaves you feeling frustrated at all the number of options and doubting your choices.  It’s not your fault because online booking website make it sound easy.

You deserve to have a that extraordinary vacation you've been dreaming about.

Before I was a professional travel advisor, I was just like you.  I know what it feels like to earn those vacation days and then panic and feel turned off at the planning.  It feels like a full-time job in itself, which is why I now work with travelers just like you.

I have been a travel advisor for 1 decade.  I have sent hundreds of travelers on vacations that changed their lives.  I have 100% five-star reviews from my clients.

It’s time to go from overwhelmed and exhausted to suitcase packed and flight mode ready.

18+

YEARS OF TRAVEL

EXPERIENCE

19+

DESTINATIONS OUR CLIENTS HAVE BEEN

26+

WORLDWIDE TRAVEL PARTNERS

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WHY USE A TRAVEL ADVISOR

When you DIY anything in life, you take on risks. Sometimes it's a calculated risk because the consequences (if anything goes wrong) are minimal.

 

Other things, the risk is too high - medical procedures, home renovations, educating your children, and even cutting your own hair.

 

Planning travel, especially out of the country, is something that should also be left to qualified and professional experts.

CUSTOM LUXURY VACATIONS

We customize vacation packages to meet your needs, whether you're visiting Europe for the first time or you've been many times.  Count on us to take care of every last detail of your trip.

RIVER & OCEAN CRUISING

Embark on a luxury river cruise around Europe or a small ocean ship that takes you to unique ports throughout the continent.  Spend less time unpacking and more time exploring. 

GROUP TRAVEL EXPERTISE

Together with like-minded people, explore immersive destinations and unique experiences.  Whether you're a family, a business owner, or a club, exploring Europe is easy.

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3 STEPS TO YOUR NEXT VACATION

 STEP 1 
Contract

Choose the planning package that suits you best, sign our simple contract, and schedule in your official planning meeting.

 STEP 2 
Research, Presentation and Adjustments

We will present you will a full itinerary containing options for travel, activities, and accommodation.  Request any small adjustments before we lock in your trip itinerary.

 STEP 3 
While You Are Away

We will only ever be an email or call away if you need us.  In the event that you need to activate your emergency support plan, we will be on standby and ready to help.

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we believe that each traveler should experience their unique version of luxe travel, and we are committed to helping our clients achieve this.

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DESTINATIONS & EXPERIENCES

WHERE TO NEXT?

These are just a few of the many destinations we send our clients to

ALASKA
ALASKA
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PORTUGAL
PORTUGAL
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PARIS
PARIS
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SANTORINI
SANTORINI
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SCOTLAND
SCOTLAND
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BARCELONA
BARCELONA
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COSTA RICA
COSTA RICA
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CROATIA
CROATIA
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LONDON
LONDON
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AMSTERDAM
AMSTERDAM
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