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Address: Las Catalinas at Playa Danta, Las Catalinas 50304, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2654-6137
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Description: Pura Vida Ride is located 50 meters from the waters edge in one of the...
Pura Vida Ride is located 50 meters from the waters edge in one of the most spectacular setting in Costa Rica. We provide Stand-Up-Paddle, Mountain Bike, Kayak and snorkel rental and sales and offer a range of guided tours, lessons, adventure packages, and transportation services. Our outfitter store also offers a full service General Store offering the best coffee, pastries, ice creams, drinks and snacks on the Gold Coast of Guanacaste.Welcome to our Playground: Nature built it; we supply the toys.
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Props to to Sam, Adrian and Frank at Pura Vida Ride shop! They are awesome! They hooked me up with a nice ride Kona 26er. The handlebar was a bit too narrow and I think it was the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Props to to Sam, Adrian and Frank at Pura Vida Ride shop! They are awesome! They hooked me up with a nice ride Kona 26er. The handlebar was a bit too narrow and I think it was the first time I've got 26er. :) definitely felt the difference in gear shifting pattern and handling. So about the ride - one... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

thanks to mike, sam, and all the other staff that made this trip so amazing the biking was unbelivable great equipment and a great trail

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Look no further. You have found the place. Epic adventure. Gorgeous vistas. Unforgettable memories. The guides pull off the perfect balance of expert professionalism and casual fun. Mountain biking, paddle boarding, surfing, kayaking... And anything else you want by request. The best part of it all? They designed the entire experience on a new Eco-friendly beach that feels completely authentic... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

the trails are the smoothest single track I've encountered. I'd call this an intermediate and expert group of trails. Great views. No rocks or roots. Tons of switchbacks with monkeys observing in many spots. Some of the area are steep but totally not technical. The bikes are new dual and hard tail . Special shout out to Ariana,Sam, frank,Scott and... More 

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East Hampton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We bought the 1/2 day multi-sport passes. We used the boogie boards, paddle boards, sea kayaks, and bikes. The employees were really nice and helpful. We all had a blast playing in the water on the beautiful beach. Pura Vida Ride is located right on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Danta and Dantita beach are GREAT places to visit, it's quite, clean and safe, but definitely Pura Vida Ride takes it to another level. Noy only they always have the best service with nice and helpful people but also they have a lot to offer to the tourist: kayak, paddle board, bikes, surf boards, etc. The equipment is of high... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Had a great 2-hour ride with Sam from Pura Vida Ride today. Set the whole thing up with Francisco via email. They arranged bike, guide, transportation to and from my hotel. Awesome trails with a little of everything. Las Catalinas was just beautiful too. I would definitely recommend and will definitely return. Thanks Pura Vida Ride!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Took my 15yr old to Pura Vida Ride because he wanted to mountain bike in Costa Rica. Took a tour with Scott, and rented 2 full suspension Trek bikes. This wasn't your normal adventure. Scott, Ariana and Francisco made this an awesome outing. Great bikes to rent and amazing trails made this a trip to remember. Great group there and... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My finance and i found Pura Vida Ride after taking a suggestion to head to Playa Danta for the day. Not only is the beach a great spot, with awesome scenery but we found Pura Vida Ride. We ended up doing the half day outdoor activities package. Paddle Boarding was outstanding. We also had the opportunity to do mountain biking,... More 

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Brasilito, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Pura Vida ride replaced my bike rim and tuned up my bike. It is running as good as new now. I highly recommend them if you need a tune up or bike repair.

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