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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2015
Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

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!

1 Thank denverchiro
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 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 

Thank Bryan A
Brasilito, Costa Rica
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 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.

Thank Shaun C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Relatively new, as of 5/2015, hand made trails that weave around I the hills. Lots of sweeping corners and beautiful vistas do not disappoint. The staff at the shop are friendly and helpful and the bikes are in great shape. Some good if not typical beach merch also in the shop. Didn't try the coffee but may have to go... More 

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Montreal, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Being experts in Chai-ology, we travelled all the way from Canada because we were told that Adrian at Pura Vida Ride was the Chai Master. We were not only not disappointed, we bought hats in honour of the experience. Until the next time, mmmmm, that's good. Real good. We're not going home. Thanks to the Chai Master for our Sunday... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Adrian is the chai master wow!!! Seriously the best latte ever! Super friendly staff, great hats and super cute rip curl bikinis!!!

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Bound Brook, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

My husband and I took a stand-up paddle boarding lesson at Pura Vida Ride on April 13, 2015 and it was awesome! We went out with Adrian as our instructor/guide and he was fantastic - a great teacher and cool to talk to! The beach and ocean around Las Catalinas is beautiful and great for paddle boarding because it's pretty... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

Pura Vida Ride was suggested by a friend and we had a chance to stop in a couple of days before heading home after 2 fantastic weeks in Costa Rica. The manager and staff were awesome and the store had great gear (bikes, SUPs and clothing). The manager was from Canada and treated us real well. He made great iced... More 

Thank Andreas C
Newport, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

On Wednesday, I went on a guided mountain bike ride with Jessi while my husband and daughter went snorkelling and boogie boarding. The Pura Vida shop is wonderful with great equipment and very friendly staff. The beach outside the store is beautiful with lots of shady spots and fun rope swings and slack lines. Prior to playing, we had fish... More 

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