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11 September, 2017

Las Catalinas on the Cover of Travel and Leisure!

Yes, that is our very own swim dock on the cover of Travel and Leisure Magazine, along with many nice mentions in the article itself, which is by Adam Leith Gollner. Brian Funcik and Estafania Pignani on the cover!  Esteban Vargas ("hyperfit!") of Pura Vida Ride and our architect Juan Carlos Avelar quoted extensively!…
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Living in Las CatalinasMountain BikingRecreation
12 February, 2016

Trails Update and My New Favorite Place

My new favorite place and time is: these rocking chairs outside of Pura Vida Ride between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  Pura Vida opens at 7:00 with their most excellent coffees - my case mocha.  These chairs are the natural place to gather before or after a ride, run, hike, swim, boat, snorkel, or…
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Mountain BikingPress
20 August, 2015

Las Catalinas Mountain Biking Article

By complete accident  I just found this account of a women's mountain bike trip to Costa Rica prominently featuring Las Catalinas, Pura Vida Ride, and Limonada.  A sample of text "We headed out to the trails that afternoon. We found them buffed and immaculate, with epic views of a tantalizingly cool ocean below."  That's…
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Living in Las CatalinasMountain Biking
29 June, 2013

Las Catalinas Bike Trails Better Than Ever

The Las Catalinas mountain bike trail network as of June, 2013 We have recently made some additions to the Las Catalinas mountain bike trail system.  We now have 13 kilometers of bike trail.  A route to ride them all adds up to 19.5 kilometers (doing some sections in both directions).  The trails are in…
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AnnouncementsEventsMountain BikingRecreation
16 February, 2013

Triathlon – Big Weekend at Las Catalinas

This is a very big weekend at Las Catalinas.  Our first ever triathlon is tomorrow.  The event is sold out, in fact a little bit oversold with 160 people entered.  Preparations on site have been underway the last few days.  We are thrilled!  I am so wishing I were there.  Here are some pictures…
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Mountain Biking
8 November, 2012

La Ruta Champ Paolo Montoya Visits Las Catalinas

Paolo with Las Catalinas cycling enthusiast Luis Diego. Today we were honored to have 2012 La Ruta de los Conquistadores winner Paolo Montoya, visit Las Catalinas.  La Ruta is one of the most famous and difficult mountain bike stage races in the world.   It is held annually in Costa Rica and the route…
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Mountain Biking
30 May, 2012

Guanaride in Las Catalinas

Lico Ramirez returned to Las Catalinas last week. Chasing four competitors ahead of him, Lico and some 200 other riders raced through the Las Catalinas trails as part of the the 248 mile long Guanaride! The Guanaride is one of the two top mountain bike races of the year in Costa Rica.   It…
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Mountain Biking
30 January, 2012

Professional Video of Las Catalinas Mountain Bike Trails

Here is a new video of riders on the Las Catalinas trail system.   Very nice!   Mountain Biking has really been coming into its own at Las Catalinas over the last couple of months.   Our first 10 kilometer bike route was completed late last year.   Over the Christmas break we were…
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Mountain BikingPressRecreationStand Up Paddle
6 December, 2011

Nice Writeup on Pura Vida Ride, Las Catalinas Trails.

Here is a great article on PVR at Barefoot Fitness.   My favorite quote, "I would carve through dense jungle, past hanging orchids and a rushing creek and then pop around a corner and see the Pacific Ocean glistening below me. The only sounds were the slight breeze, birds calling and my own breathing.…
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AnnouncementsInspirationsMountain BikingRecreationStand Up Paddle
8 June, 2011

Pura Vida Ride Open – and Rock’in!

Pura Vida ride opened for business last week and is doing great!   Stand-up Paddleboarding, kayaking, mountain biking, snorkelling, and other adventures await. Here is a list of group activities that are currently underway: Sunday:   Stand up paddleboard with Jake!   Enjoy the ocean on Sunday morning with friends on a paddleboard.  …
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