4 Reasons to Take a Second Honeymoon

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Us romantics here at Kura believe a couple’s “honey moon period” should last forever, which is why we love when guests come to visit us for their second, third, or even tenth honeymoons! A second honeymoon at Kura is a chance to fall in love all over again. Here’s why you need to plan one right now. Rediscover Each Other Changing and evolving as individuals is an important part of every relationship but—with the hustle and bustle of everyday life—it can be easy to lose touch with the new person your…


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6 Times Guests Took Pictures by Our Infinity Pool and Absolutely Nailed It

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Kura is known for many things—its breathtaking views, stunning architecture, mouthwatering cuisine (to name a few)—but perhaps most famous is its infinity pool, which juts out over the rainforest like a shimmering sheet of glass. Pictures of our guests lounging in this legendary pool have surfaced on many Facebook pages and Instagram accounts over the years but these six guests truly nailed the “Kura Infinity Pool Pic.” 1. This guest who proved you really can do yoga anywhere… 2. This couple who let the infinity pool photo bomb their wedding photos….


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Your Cheat Sheet for Costa Rica’s Whales

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Humans aren’t the only ones who travel to Uvita to bask in the warm weather and tropical waters. It’s also a hot destination for a much larger mammal….whales! These mighty mammals love to bask in nearby Marina Ballena National Park where the water is temperate. Here is a cheat sheet on everything you need to know about the mighty creatures with whom we share our waters. The Humpback Whale   Every year 700 northern hemisphere humpback whales travel 18,000 km to Ballena Marina National Park to mate and give birth…


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Trendiest Ways to Remember your Honeymoon

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A honeymoon in Costa Rica is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience but here are a couple trendy ways to make sure you remember it forever (just in case.) Coffee Table Book The scrapbook’s classy counterpart, a coffee table book is the perfect way to commemorate your honeymoon. Slick and modern, these are perfect for the couple that loves to take pictures. And, there are several online platforms that let you design your own trendy travel journals including Blurb— an easy-to-use site that guarantees a professional looking final product. Blurb lets you…


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UV-EAT-A: Best Eateries Right Down the Road from the Resort

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Kura offers a top notch culinary experience but if you’re looking to steal away from the resort and seek out some local foodie hotspots, nearby village Uvita has more than enough to satisfy your appetite. Whether you’re looking for the world’s best coffee, flavourful fusion food, or a bean-filled brunch, fun, flavourful local cuisine is right down the road. Sibu Cafe A little cafe with a big reputation, Sibu is known for their world class Costa Rican coffee. Conveniently located in the centre of Uvita, this is a must-stop-shop for…


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Reasons Staying on a Beach Ridge is Better than Staying on the Beach

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Kura is no beachfront resort. It’s much better. Perched on a coastal ridge— a wave deposited ridge running parallel to the shore— Kura is the “top bunk” of luxury resorts. And everyone knows the top bunk’s always best. Here’s why. The Views Most Costa Rican resorts are nestled deep in the rainforest amongst dense flora and fauna where it’s hard to catch a glimpse of anything far in front of your own face. From the high peak of a coastal ridge, however, you get to see the rainforest from the…


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Humpback Whales: The Biggest Reason to Visit Costa Rica During Green Season

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It’s officially Green Season in Uvita which means– along with the flourishing flora and fauna, dwindling tourist crowds, and amazing surfing conditions—the arrival of the mighty humpback whale. Traveling to Costa Rica during Green season (May to November) has many perks but these mighty mammals are definitely its biggest.Each year these majestic creatures swim 3100- 5000 miles all the way from Antarctica to Costa Rica for mating season. Traveling at a speed of between 3 and 9 mph, the journey can take them anywhere from three to five months, which…


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Kura Design Villa’s Top Lookout Points

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Located at the tip top of a twisty dirt road, perched on a coastal ridge, Kura has some of the most romantic views Costa Rica has to offer.  Here are the top spots to take in the sweeping views of the Southern Pacific Coastline and lush rainforest. Your Very Own Balcony At Kura you don’t have to go far to find a gorgeous view. In fact, step out onto your villa’s very own balcony and you’ll find one of the most breathtaking views of the lush Uvita Valley Canopy Costa…


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Kura’s Story

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What happens when a husband-and-wife team of an architect and a biologist open up a getaway? You get the stylish all-suite Kura Design Villas on the southern coast of Costa Rica. The location they chose, perched in the rain forest overlooking the Pacific, was ideal for a design with open-plan villas that would complement the natural beauty of the area with contemporary design elements such as floating beds, open showers and 2-person hammocks on spacious private balconies. Kura came to life from the desire of its owner to give back…


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Green Season Luxury at Kura

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You probably know the secret already, the best values in Costa Rica sprout up in the green season. Although we have been pretty busy during this holiday season, we have made time to think about all our friends that have not had the chance to travel to Kura Design Villas this winter and we have put together the following promotion: When you book a 4 night vacation at Kura, you will get the 5th night on us! This promotion is Valid for bookings between today and April 19, 2016. You…


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