About RE/MAX Pura Vida

At RE/MAX Pura Vida we pride ourselves in knowing that our success is the direct result of our dedicated and knowledgeable team. Our team works together, as well as with trustworthy and reputable professionals, in order to bring the utmost customer service to our clients.

The RE/MAX Pura Vida team consists of a variety of experienced experts in the Santa Teresa, Costa Rica area, as well as buying, selling and/or renting in Costa Rica. RE/MAX Pura Vida also has the benefit of working alongside over 100,000 agents worldwide and with over 6800 RE/MAX offices open worldwide.

Our specialists include the following, but not limited to:

  • Real Estate Sales; Brokers & Agents
  • SDIRA Certificated Broker
  • Property Law & Permit Acquisition
  • Property Management
  • Property Development
  • Property Marketing
  • Architectural Design

Read more below about our committed & outstanding team and contact us today to see how RE/MAX Pura Vida can assist you.

  • Mario Matarrita

    Broker / Agent

    Mario is a Costa Rican born & raised in San Jose. He graduated from Saint Francis College in 1995, and received his degree in Business Management from Universidad Estatal A Distancia, UNED, in Costa Rica. Mario moved between Colorado and London, until finally settling back in the Santa Teresa area in 2001. Since then, he has been managing some of the top luxury hotels & rental properties in the area.

  • Haydee Stuart

    Sales Agent

    Haydee is originally from Los Angeles, California. She majored in Film Production with a minor in Communication while at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Upon graduating she moved back to Los Angeles where she produced multiple feature films and television shows. Since 2010, she has been splitting her time between Costa Rica and the United States. Haydee has since turned her focus and skills on branding and marketing for small businesses worldwide.

  • Brett Callahan

    Sales Agent

    Brett was born and raised in Chatham, New Jersey. He graduated from Boston College with a degree is psychology. Brett came to Costa Rica in 2006 as a volunteer to teach English in the local elementary school. Since then he has been focusing on real estate, vacation rentals, and property management. He is fluent in both Spanish and English, and when he isn’t working he can be found surfing, fishing, and traveling.

  • Marian Arias

    Sales Agent

    Marian is a Costa Rican native born in San Jose. She graduated with a degree in Business Management from UNED University in Costa Rica. She then moved to Santa Teresa in 2014 because she wanted to live close to nature and the beach. She has worked in Real Estate since 2005 and has experience with property management, construction and property maintenance.

  • Felicitas Charpin

    Sales Agent

    Felicitas is originally from Argentina, where she graduated with a degree in Public Relations from the University of the Merchant Navy. With her experience in the areas of communication & tourism she decided to live next in Bahia, Brazil, where she held the job of General Manager in a renowned hotel chain. In 2014 she arrived in Santa Teresa, where without hesitation decided that it would be her new home. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, surrounded by nature. Beside her native language she speaks English and Portuguese.

  • Ivania Rodriguez

    Ivania, or Iva for short, was born & raised in Cobano, just 10 km from Playa Santa Teresa. At 15 she ventured to San Ramon, San Jose to finish her studies, followed by attending & graduating with a degree in Hotel Management from Escuela de Hoteleria Universidad Latina in Heredia. Iva has worked at not only some of the best hotels & luxury rentals in the area, but also spent years working on super yachts traveling the world. She loves meeting people from all over the world & sharing her knowledge & beauty of her hometown with others!

  • Felicitas Vaquer

    Felicitas is originally from Argentina, born and raised in Buenos Aires. In 2013 after studying Journalism and Education in college, she decided to follow her heart and move to Costa Rica.
    It is here where she gained years of experience with customer service, working in some of the best & most prestigious hotels in Santa Teresa, gaining a vast knowledge of business management & operations, as well as hospitality. She enjoys spending her time off surfing & exploring the surrounding nature.