In Costa Rica, life is everywhere. Hummingbirds whirr around sweetly scented frangipani flowers. Toucans and butterflies float across forest paths and canopy walkways. Cicadas hiss, tree frogs chirrup and even the laziest of stays will leave you reenergized and refreshed by the joyful abundance of living things. Our pick of Costa Rica’s best villas will give you a true taste of pura vida – pure life – the perfectly apt national greeting.