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Experience some of the best excursions with on your Costa Rica family vacations. Located on the north coast of Guanacaste, Costa Rica within an easy swim of Playa Danta at Pura Vida Ride! Check out all of the amazing fish, eels, and other wildlife around the reef systems that make up our playground!

Are you headed to the Tamarindo, Guanacaste area for your next Costa Rica family vacation? At Pura Vida Ride we make it our responsibility to create an unforgettable experience for you from start to finish. We offer everything you need to create lifetime memories for you, your friends, and your family! Located 50 meters from the water’s edge, we offer a full service rental shop for standup paddleboards, kayaks, mountain bikes, snorkel gear, volleyball, bocce ball, and body boards. The beach at Playa Danta has clean public restrooms, free parking with guards, lockers, ample shade, tables and chairs, outdoor showers, a sand volleyball court, rope swings for kids, and a general store for buying snacks, pastries, soft drinks, coffee, and the best gelato outside of Italy!

Tamarindo Kayaking and Tamarindo Stand Up Paddle Boarding cannot compare to the dramatic coastlines that Playa Danta boasts, as well as the ideal conditions of a protected flat-water bay shielded from larger swells and wind. Tamarindo Mountain Biking enthusiasts regularly come to Pura Vida Ride to ride some of the most extensive and well-built single-track trails in Costa Rica. Imagine miles of professionally built and maintained single-track with panoramic ocean views and amazing cross country trails. Built to appeal for Costa Rica family vacations, the advanced rider will relish in the design of the climbs and descents built into the track, while beginners can take a slower ride and enjoy the adventure of experiencing something new. The quality hard tail and full suspension mountain bikes offered for rental are professionally maintained after every ride. Our rental equipment is top quality, offering a range of full suspension and hard tail bikes in both 26 inch and 29 er technology and brands including Kona, Trek, Rocky Mountain, and Yetti. In looking for a Tamarindo Mountain Biking experience, Pura Vida Ride is located a short drive north in the town of Potrero. We can arrange transportation on your behalf to get you here as hassle free and quickly as possible.

Pura Vida Ride is located at the Las Catalinas beach town and offers a range of guided tours, adventure packages, and transportation services. We know and trust our tour operators and only sell packages we’ve tried and approved ourselves. Like Pura Vida Ride, our partners are best in each of their classes for the service and experiences they provide. Many of these snorkelling or scuba diving tours can be customized to suit your Costa Rica family vacation group, schedule, budget, and interests.

Snorkel gear for all sizes is available from Pura Vida Ride. Rental includes flippers, mask, and snorkel. Our staff will guide you to the best places around Playa Danta to explore the reefs and crystal clear water. We also offer guided snorkel tours. Ask us for more information.

Discover the underwater world in Costa Rica. Whether you enjoy a two tank dive or a scuba dive trip to Bat or Catalinas Islands, you’ll be sure to see a multitude of underwater aquatics. If you’re going to be on Costa Rica family vacations near Tamarindo, Liberia, Flamingo Beach, Playa Grande, Avellanas, Coco, the Riu or even as far south as Arenal, Monteverde, San Jose, Jaco, Nosara or Samara, you have to come visit us! !


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