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Address: Las Catalinas at Playa Danta, Las Catalinas 50304, Costa Rica
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+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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Mountain Bike Tour at Las Catalinas
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Beautiful beach, wonderful store and guide

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 March 2015
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Newport, Oregon
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Newport, Oregon
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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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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Pura Vida ride is top notch. Super friendly staff, knowledgeable about all their gear, the rental bikes are in tip top condition (the Scott bike I rented was brand new). I'm an expert level rider, so I didn't find the trails at Las Catalinas to be as interesting as the places I ride in the states, but the terrain and... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

I've been to Costa Rica many times, but just discovered Pura Vida Ride & Playa Danta on my most recent vacation in March 2015- I wish I had discovered it sooner. I had been drawn to Las Catalinas for paddleboard yoga- but it was a little too windy, so it was cancelled. I decided to stay and go out myself.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I couldn't be more satisfied with my experience with Pura Vida Ride. Five stars is truly not enough. I did a mountain bike tour with Patrick, a superb guide. The location, beach, hills and surrounding area is truly beautiful; probably have never ridden a bike a in a more beautiful place. The staff were, knowledgable, friendly and as others have... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing, and on such a beautiful beach that isn't overrun with tourists just yet. They don't mess around with their mountain biking tours, the guide is in amazing shape and its a crazy workout! I made the mistake of thinking it would be a nice picturesque potentially challenging day, and ended up eating it twice on the... More 

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

We were staying in a nearby hotel and used Las Catalinas/Pura Vida Ride for SUP board rentals on two occasions. These guys are very well organized and equipped so if you are a complete novice to an experienced paddler, they can help you get going. When we were there, the waves were very small, so it was perfect for mostly... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

Great experience to be able to pedal though the forest. Great guide (Sam) and great equipment. It was crazy hot so bring a camelback if you have one. Sam did not pressure two out of shape Canadians (it has been winter for a very long time) he was patient and took time to point out things of interest along the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

What a great ride. Well groomed trails that are challenging enough, but never leave you feeling unsafe. A+ equipment to rent, and a very cool guide (Sam.) Even though we left at 8am, it was still oppressively hot, but our guide was very patient with our pace, flexible in our route, and was careful to ensure we didn't over-do it.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

I learned how to SUP back on a lake in Minnesota. ...its a little different experience out on the ocean. This is a great place to learn how to manage the waves. I just wish the had a bigger board for my husband who is 6'8" the largest board the had was 11'6" very friendly staff. Tip, they sometimes offer... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Took a day trip with my family to Playa Danta from Tamarindo. Friends had recommended Pura Vida Ride for stand up paddle boarding, and it was such a fun experience! Since it was our first time (and pretty windy), we had a private hour lesson with Jessi, who was very knowledgeable about the area as well as a great instructor!... More 

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