Pura Vida Soul Institute is located off Hwy 11 in Severn Bridge, Ontario.   The property is 125km (1.5hours) north of Toronto or 25km (or 15 minutes) north of Orillia and south of Gravenhurst. We offer onsite parking for all guests that arrive by car.

By Car

From the South (Toronto)

  • Take Highway 400 north
  • Merge onto Highway 11 north
  • Exit at Southwood Rd.
  • Follow Southwood Rd to Baseline Rd.
  • Turn right on Baseline Rd.
  • Pura Vida Soul Institute Inc. is located at 1022 Baseline Rd.

From the North (Huntsville, North Bay)

  • Take Highway 11 South
  • Exit at Canning Rd.
  • Turn left on Baseline Rd.
  • Pura Vida Soul Institute Inc. is located at 1022 Baseline Rd.

By Plane

Pura Vida Soul Institute Inc. is accessible by plane, but will require some driving from airports to reach our property. The following airports may be used:

Toronto Pearson International Airport – has flights from most domestic and international locations with many date and time options for flights. From here you may wish to rent a car and drive,  book a shuttle service to Washago, or take a bus to Washago.

Billy Bishop Toronto Airport – has flights from within Canada and Toronto but is located directly downtown. This may require more time to drive as you will be dealing with city traffic. You will still need to book a shuttle service or bus to Washago.

By Bus

Take a bus with Ontario Northland from your location to the Washago stop.  Note that this is an outdoor location and you will want to dress appropriately.

Hammond Transportation also operates a Corridor 11 Bus (Corridor 11 Poster and Schedule) which runs twice a day between Huntsville and Barrie, stopping in Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Washago and Orillia.  (Huntsville to Barrie is $22, Bracebridge to Gravenhurst is $7).

If taking the bus, please make prior arrangements with a taxi service to pick you up at the bus stop. You may wish to try Able Taxi http://www.abletaxi.ca/

By Train

There are no weekend trains accessible in our nearby stations. It is more efficient to drive, take a shuttle, or the bus.

Passenger Rail Service to Toronto is provided Tuesdays and Saturdays by the VIA Rail Canadian Toronto-Vancouver train which stops in Washago.  It runs also operates on Thursdays in the summer.(Prices start at $45 return from Washago)

By Shuttle

If coming from the Toronto region, the following shuttle services are available:

Northern Airport Shuttle (Free Wifi, $83+)

Toronto Limousine Service ($225)


Local Taxi Service

Able Taxi