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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Thank you and Happy Holidays from Kura

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We have had a great year in Costa Rica and the team Kura Design Villas want to wish you the best this Holiday Season and we hope you have a great time in company of your loved ones. Make sure to take a time to relax and recharge for the new year, remember to think about our planet, we only have one! Make sure you have lots of adventures, try new things and discover new places. We look forward to serving you again in 2016!          


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The Kura Touch

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Our wonderful and beautiful guests have been showing the world the astonishing beauty of Kura and its surroundings through social media sites like Instagram and Facebook. Our infinity pool, its unique view, our natural surroundings and the beauty of our villas are now world famous!     However, our best asset is our staff. Born and raised in Costa Rica, they will go the extra mile for your experience to be the best one you ever had. There is a genuine joy from being able to show the world the…


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