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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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Mountain Bike Tour at Las Catalinas
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Best Mountain Bikes and Trails

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... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 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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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

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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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

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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51 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 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 

Thank gvjonnyv
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

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.

Thank SAS-7
Maple Plain, Minnesota
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 February 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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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 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
1 review
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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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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

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