We all depend on the ocean in one way or another.  This year Pura Vida Divers & Pura Vida Surf wants to know why you are thankful for the ocean and how it affects your daily life. Our 2014 Thankful for the Ocean contest is accepting 3 different style of submissions this year:

1) A five hundred word (max.) essay on how the ocean affects you and why you are thankful for the ocean.

2) A titled photo (that you have taken) that evokes your passion for the ocean.

3) A poem dedicated to the Ocean.

All submission must be sent electronically via email to and must be received before midnight on November 11th, 2014. Individuals may only submit one entry for consideration and there will be only one winner.

All submissions will be added to our Facebook page and posted as a blog on our website.  All voting will be conducted on Facebook via “Likes”.  The submission to receive the most  “Likes”/votes by midnight on Friday, November 14th will be our winner.

The winner will be announced at the Ocean Thanksgiving party. You do not have to be present to win.  The winner will be notified via email on November 15th, 2014 and may choose from a selection of prizes. Pura Vida Divers & Pura Vida Surf reserves the right to choose the prizes and the value of the prize selected. Prizes may include, but are not limited to, an air fill card, a Nitrox fill card, one boat pass with tanks, paddle board/surf board rental or a $75 gift card.

For more information, please  call or email: