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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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Amazing shop at an oasis in CR

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Maple Plain, Minnesota
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Maple Plain, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bike shop: First class, filled with folks who are happy doing what they're doing ... and where they're doing it. Quality equipment and accessories. And a killer espresso machine. The owner: Jake wants to make sure you're happy. Enough said. The course: Challenging for sure, especially for a newbie like me. But drop dead gorgeous with stunning views of... More 

Thank Frank H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I travelled to Las Catalinas from Tamarindo while on a surfing vacation, specifically to rent a bike and rip some of the trails. It's about 40 min by taxi. Through emailing back and forth with Jake, were able to arrange a mid morning 1.5hr guided tour of the single track for the following day. I came with my wife who... More 

Thank Ryan M
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were so lucky to find Pura Vida Ride in Las Catalinas. Their shop has a great selection of gear and beach wear. Their bikes are first class. We had so much fun riding around and exploring the area. They also lead a mountain biking tour that is on our must do list for next year.

Thank Erika B
Invermere, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Amazing bike tour with Leslie last week! Did the big waterfall trip and loved it. Enjoyed riding through the small villages as well. Leslie was our guide and Ryley came along as well. Had such a great time that we returned a few days later and requested a different trip with Ryley as our guide. He's an amazing photographer and... More 

Thank gpchs1984
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

We love to support local business in Costa Rica and enjoy sharing special spots like Playa Danta and Pura Vida Ride with our friends and new visitors. Have purchased expensive mountain bikes, merchandise as well as driven many, many friends here from Playa Del Coco to Playa Danta to enjoy the bay by renting kayaks and paddle boards. Today we... More 

Thank MaryAnnT27
Jake J, Owner at Pura Vida Ride, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback as we alway strive to provide excellent customer service to our guests. Unfortunately the removal of the public shower at Las Catalinas was not in our control, although we do support Las Catalinas in their decision to remove the shower. As residents of Guanacaste you know that over the last 2 years we have experienced... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place is amazing. They have a world-class bike shop and very well maintained trails. I took the "big" loop and found it to be probably the best trail I've ever rode. Amazing views, a great mix of up/downs, climbs, and long down hills. The bikes were very well maintained, looked pretty much new! If you're an experienced rider, you'll... More 

Thank Matt A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Collin, a biking guide for Pura Vida Ride, is an excellent guide. I am rusty at mountain biking and Collin proved to be a patient and encouraging coach. I ran out of steam near the top, and he kindly walked with me until I got my wind back, gave me some helpful instruction and helped celebrate reaching the summit. What... More 

Thank travel4funIdaho
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been there twice...two years ago and this year for my husbands birthday. The guys at Pura Vida Ride are always happy to help and very knowledgeable about their services. We rented mountain bikes both times and were completely satisfied. I even had a little trouble with shifting this last time and then changed up the bikes so that... More 

Thank Cristina M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great fun with an awesome fatbike! The trail center is super-nice!! I did get lost on one of the turns, ending up back at the start of the trails and has to climb back up... But great fun nonetheless! Service is great and personel was very friendly!

Thank Ale F

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