Costa Rica Kayaking Rentals

Kayaking in Costa Rica is the perfect way for families to get onto the ocean and experience some of the teeming wildlife and scenic beauty of the clear water and islands within an easy paddle of Pura Vida Ride.

Pura Vida Ride is located 50 meters from the water’s edge at Playa Danta and offers a range of single and double kayak rentals. Our bay was built for kayaking in Costa Rica: it is sheltered from the wind, has near-shore islands within an easy paddle, and generally has small and manageable surf. Kayaking tours in Costa Rica have never been better than what Pura Vida Ride has to offer. Kayaking is a perfect way to introduce children and families to the amazing natural beauty that surrounds us in a safe, but adventurous manner. 

Kayaking is the perfect way for families to get onto the ocean and experience some of the teeming wildlife and scenic beauty of the clear water and islands within an easy paddle.

Pura Vida Ride stocks Ocean Kayaks single and double kayaks for rental and sale.

 

Costa Rica Kayak and Snorkel

Two Hour Kayak and Snorkel Adventure

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Explore the hidden treasures of Playa Danta and Dantita Bay on our kayaks!  We’ll give you a safety orientation on the beach as well as some pointers to make your kayaking experience more enjoyable, and then we’ll launch from the beach in front of Pura Vida Ride and spend the next 2 hours exploring the coastline, reef systems, and wildlife that frequents our coastline.  Either anchor offshore, or beach at Playa Dantita, and snorkel around.  The types of wildlife often encountered include lobster, puffer fish, parrot fish, sting rays, and sometimes even turtles!  Check out the snorkelling video on this page for a first hand experience.  $75/person 2 or more. $100/person single.

Our Kayak Equipment

Malibu II

The most popular compact, lightweight tandem sit-on-top kayak in the world! Stable and versatile, it can be paddled solo or tandem. Fits two adults plus a small child.

Features:

  • Three molded-in seat wells
  • Gear strap
  • Molded-in foot wells

Specifications:

  • Seats two adults plus a small child or pet
  • Length: 12′.0
  • Width: 34″
  • Capacity: 375-425 lbs
Scrambler 11 Ocean Kayak

Scrambler 11

The new Scrambler 11 is extremely stable and maneuverable. This kayak is the perfect choice for the paddler who may want to surf a little, fish a little or just cruise around.

Features:

  • Molded-in seat well
  • 6″ Cam Lock Hatch with storage bucket
  • Oversized tank well with bungee
  • Molded-in cup holder
  • Built-in ergonomic bow and stern handles
  • Side mounted carrying handles
  • Paddle keepers

Specifications:

  • Seats one adult
  • Room for small child
  • Length: 11.’ 6.5″
  • Width: 29.5″
  • Capacity: 300-350 lbs