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Address: Las Catalinas at Playa Danta, Las Catalinas 50304, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2654-6137
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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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A wonderful experience!!

Today we had a great experience!! My daughter had the opportunity to learn with the instructor Esteban Hernández who did it well, teaching to her. They went to Paddle Board and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
augusto P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 3 that wanted to do the Sea Kayak and snorkel but have 2 members who need calm water and low tides. Jake was massively helpful to our needs in setting up a good itinerary for us and even changing the times on the day of when the waves were too high. The only reasons this isn't a 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had a great experience!! My daughter had the opportunity to learn with the instructor Esteban Hernández who did it well, teaching to her. They went to Paddle Board and enjoyed a lot. I really recommend you, beatiful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 3rd visit to Las Catalinas and the staff at Pura Vida Ride have yet to disappoint. From SUP to Kayak to Mountain Biking I have been very pleased with the level of service and the high quality and condition of rental equipment. Dropping by for a Shave Ice, Gellato or Coffee is always a nice experience as... More 

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Duluth, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family trip, there were 8 adults in our group. The equipment and guides are wonderful. The location, in Playa Danta, sublime. Felt safe and looked after the whole time. Nick towed me a bit when I got tuckered out and fell behind. Took a break to swim and frolic on Playa Danita and dared the patrons on the booze cruise... More 

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Jake J, Owner at Pura Vida Ride, responded to this review

Thank you Lisa, it was a pleasure to have your family come SUP with us at Pura Vida Ride. I like your suggestion on making a photographer available. That is something we will look into as we grow and expand, looking for ways to improve our service. More 

Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

super friendly place with amazing selection of top-notch mountain bikes with miles and miles of singletrack riding through jungle starting right from the shop! they have high quality hard-tail, dual suspension and fat tire bikes. i got the chance to ride both the dual suspension and fat tire bike which was shockingly light. i'd recommend the fat tire bike for... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Great retail and rental shop. Very friendly and knowledgeable people. Great selection of high end mountain bikes.The bike trails right out of the shop are world class.They offer beautiful views of the coast and lots of fun.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Great personal service provides beach rentals, e.g. paddle boards, kayaks, mountain bikes, in an exceptional setting.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and some friends and I visited las Catalina's for a day trip and had a great time. We rented bikes from Pura Vida Ride and went on a morning ride. Our guides Jason and Francisco took our group out which consisted of beginners and more experienced riders. Both of the guides were great and we had a blast.... More 

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Summerland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Rented paddle boards here one morning. Good service, nice shop. Bought a couple of great coffees. They have a good selection of rental nod sales items. Nice staff.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We recently stated at Las Catalinas, and enjoyed the services that Pure Vida Ride provided during our stay. We are a family of 4 with two boys ages 9 and 15. We rented mountain bikes our first full day there and went out riding around 8am. We lasted about an hour as already it was very hot. I would recommend... More 

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