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Address: Las Catalinas at Playa Danta, Las Catalinas 50304, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2654 6137

Pura Vida Ride is located 50 meters from the waters edge in one of the most...

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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All things beach at Las Catalinas

Jake and his staff at Pure Vida Ride are remarkable. My family and I were at Las Catalinas for a week and the activities we were able to do thanks to Pura Vida Ride made our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Edina, Minnesota
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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jake and his staff at Pure Vida Ride are remarkable. My family and I were at Las Catalinas for a week and the activities we were able to do thanks to Pura Vida Ride made our trip. From boogie boarding to snorkeling to stand up paddling, not only were the rates reasonable, the staff at Pura Vida Ride were very... More 

Thank Greg_Hoyt
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent several days at Las Catalinas and on our last day we took paddle boarding lessons with Tim! Very pleasant, informative, helpful!

Thank acoleman419
West Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pura Vida Ride is a fantastic shop that offers a wide variety of activity apparel and rentals for the incredible outdoor activities located surrounding Las Catalinas, CR. The staff is are absolutely as good as it gets...not just in knowledge but being great people all around. They truly live by the name...Pura Vida!

Thank jdcarps
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bike shop has over $100,000 in mountain bikes for rent. For $65 I was able to ride a $4,000 bike (in the U.S.) on some incredible single track up the coastal mountain trails. Scenery overlooking the ocean was great and the trails were in great shape. The bike was a sweet Scott 27+ bike with a RockShox front suspension... More 

Thank LivingLargeOutdoors
Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great scenic trails that my friends and our 5 teenage children thoroughly enjoyed. Our guide Tim was excellent setting the pace for our mountain biking adventure. He is extremely helpful and knowledgeable about all of the activities this awesome resort had to offer. I would definitely recommend this and my friend and I went back for a second ride.

Thank GeorgeKnierbein
Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought a large crew (9 people) into Pura Vida Ride last minute for a mountain biking tour. All had a great time. We saw some stunning scenery and were thoroughly exhausted at the end of our trip. Tim was our tour guide and was very patient with a wide variety of skill and fitness levels. The trails were well... More 

Thank Keller71
Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place hooked me up with a sweet bike, provided a great trail map, and gave me the quick & dirty on how to survive a trail that can be wicked in the heat. I heard about Pura Vida Ride through my MTB Project app, and I'm glad I did. Timmy got me fitted for the perfect 29er and Susan... More 

Thank Kevin Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as a suggestion from our hotel about 2k down the road because we were looking for hiking trails. Cost was $5/person (discounted to $15 for our group of 4) to be on the trails which are predominantly aimed for mountain biking, but great for hiking nonetheless. Even on the hot day we chose (93F), the pacific breeze... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great store. The staff and very friendly and knowledgeable and helpful. Also the store has a great selection of retail items for souvenirs and clothing.

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Maple Plain, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

We went online to check out man biking in CR and a friend found Pura Vida Ride. He reserved several bikes and we wondered what we would get. We were amazed at the quality of the shop and the vast selection of high end bikes, all configurations (full suspension, hard tail), varying wheel diameters and widths, and in excellent condition.... More 


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