Elizabeth Portuguez Porras

Wellness Specialist

Elizabeth was born and raised in Costa Rica, the Pura Vida (Pure Life) country, known as the happiest country in the world. Since she was a child, she has known her true passion was to become a professional in the areas of health and wellness. She describes herself as an outgoing person as well as the happiest massage therapist in the world; she has a secret for that: “Whatever you do…do it with LOVE”.

She graduated as a physical therapist and received a degree in cosmetology from a European school. She is an expert in a number of massage techniques, including Reflexology, Swedish, Shell Massage, Shiatsu, Hot Stones, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Prenatal, and several kinds of body and facial treatments. She started her professional career working for the spa at a Marriott Hotel in 2003. Because she never stop learning in 2018 she got her Master in Pre and Post Surgery Care. Elizabeth has worked for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic since 2006.  She has gained a lot of experience in several destinations aboard the different vessels of the fleet.

Elizabeth, when not on board, she runs her own wellness business in the paradise of Costa Rica. She has a variety of options to help you tap into your own notion of wellness, in whatever way you choose. Whether it’s a morning stretch class, aerobics walks or a massage treatment, Elizabeth will help you experience wellness at your own pace.

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