January 13 - 19th
May 5 - 11th
September 1st - 6th
Are you ready to experience the Pura Vida Cycling Challenge?
Join us for a cycling trip and cultural experience that you'll never forget! It is a perfect way to escape from your daily routine, train for road races, triathlon championships, or have an adventure in the saddle.
10% Early Bird Discount available for all 2023 Trips! Just show up with your bike, and we'll do the rest! Code: GRIT23
+ 6 night hotel accommodation at a local, tropical lodge, The Pura Vida Hotel.
This is a beautiful property, filled with tropical gardens, open green space, exotic birds, and comfortable private lodges. The entire property is for the sole use of our athletes. All athletes will high-speed Wifi, a private bedroom and private bath. Contact us if you are interested in sharing a room for a discount, or you will be traveling with someone who does not want to participate in the Challenge and would like to share a room)
+ Check in is Friday and check out is Thursday.
+ We ride Saturday - Wednesday with an athlete and community celebration (party) Wednesday night. Most athletes fly in Friday and leave the following Thursday. If you are interested in coming in early or extending your stay, please contact the Pura Vida Hotel to reserve additional nights.
+ Airport pick-up and drop off. San Jose International Airport is 15 mins away.
+ Food: Daily breakfast made to order (we work with all dietary requirements). Traditional Costa Rican breakfast typically consists of eggs, rice and beans ("gallo pinto"), fresh tropical fruits, bread pudding, coffee, and homemade smoothies ("batidos"). You'll also receive a delicious post ride meal, prepared by local legend and long time friend, Norman. Relax after your ride, and enjoy a post-ride lunch, cooked to order, made from organic ingredients sourced at the farmer's markets. You'll have the option to try a few things that might be new: the marlin ceviche is world-class, the chayote is a very healthy and tasty local vegetable, and the rambutans are a sweet and exotic local fruit high in magnesium and potassium - perfect for post-ride recovery.
+ You'll also be treated to an end of Challenge Celebration. A celebratory dinner with a mix of our local riders, local support team, local chefs, and longtime friends. It's a great way to unwind from 5 days of epic riding, share stories, photos, and videos, and give thanks to the community that helped make the event so special.
+ Ride Support: Daily ride support vehicle which will provide mechanical support, first aid, and transport your extra gear/nutrition and bike if needed. They know the routes extremely well and will be able to provide any support you may need, even if it's just a quick 5 minute break.
+ 5 Escorted Group Rides: Highly experienced and knowledgeable local cyclists will accompany us daily to provide navigation and support
+ Swag: Pura Vida Cycling jersey, goodie bag, and more!
++ Does not include airfare
1. Complete the Registration Form
3. A Deposit of $1000 is due at the time of registration.
4. Remaining balance is due 60 days prior to the first day of the trip.
Questions? Let us know!