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I'm Laurie Johnson


Welcome to Pura Vida Vacations, Where Travel Dreams Come to Life!

I'm Laurie, your Luxury Travel Expert, and I'm thrilled to embark on a journey of discovery and adventure with you.


Since our inception in 2015, Pura Vida Vacations has been on a mission to completely redefine the travel experience.


Our goal? To meticulously research, plan, and execute immersive journeys that enhance the lives of our discerning clients. 


As a passionate travel aficionado, I understand that your time is precious, and your travel dreams are unique.


That's why we're experts at curating seamless itineraries that effortlessly marry relaxation and exploration.


Whether you're a busy professional, a couple, an empty nester, or a group leader, this equates to a liberating escape from the hassles of planning, where every detail receives our attention.

At Pura Vida Vacations, we don't just stop at curating exquisite travel experiences; we are connected to a global network of preferred suppliers, allowing us to align every element of your journey with your refined preferences.


We bring the expertise and prowess to transform your travel aspirations into remarkable realities.  Your journey with us is an opportunity to explore the world's wonders, immerse yourself in local culture, and discover the unknown.


Whether you're an active traveler eager to explore river cruising or you're looking to discover more of Europe with custom pre and post destinations, we have you covered. Our commitment to inclusive luxury ensures you get the most out of your travel experience without the need to worry about extras.

So, if you're ready to unlock the doors to unforgettable travel, discover hidden gems, and create lifetime memories, you've found the right tribe.  Pura Vida Vacations is ready to show you how to turn your travel passion into  a way of life!

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"I've just returned from an awesome, head ache free, escorted,9 day tour to St. John's, Newfoundland. Laurie provides an excellent service. A true professional committed to creating the best experiences for her clients. She is knowledgeable, responsible, caring & makes traveling super easy.She knows how to take care of you & is always looking out for the best interests of her customers & creating personalized experiences for them."

Roseanne, Burlington, ON

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