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Rio Claro Valley

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Address: Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: (4) 268 8855
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A paradise in the wild!

This is a beautiful, must visit place! At first I was disappointed because I thought 💭 it would be colder, but when we arrived it was very hot. But that changes soon after you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful, must visit place! At first I was disappointed because I thought 💭 it would be colder, but when we arrived it was very hot. But that changes soon after you get used to it. The actual "lobby" is quite far from where you arrive, next to the road. Everything is ecological. The river is crystal clear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went with my 3 boys on this adventure trip, we slept directly at the river in a rustic platform in the forest, listening to all the sounds at night was beautiful. Crossing the dark caves with a flashlight is a real exercise and a little spooky, my boys loved it. We stayed 4 nights and felt like Robinson Crusoe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

5 stars for nature, 4 stars for the restaurant and services and 3 stars for the rooms. We visited this stunning area for 3 days and stayed in the El Refugio. We loved the cave tour which is really good value and the self organised tubing down the Rio Claro (tube rental is only 8.000 for the day). The rafting... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The place is really beautiful, the river is the best part, it has marble bottom so it looks like a white mirror in some places. The rafting is very relaxing, the current is not very strong, so everybody can do it, even old people or kids. at some point it arrives to the marble cave, an awesome place to swim.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Well, this place has everything you are looking for when is about adventure, you can dive, swim and go to caves, camp or stay in the hotel, you can get food or cook yours, if you are into photography or hiking this is the place to be.

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Weather was nice, people are nice but the best part were the surroundings. The water is christal clear and there is place to make a large jump to the river. I really liked this part. Never have been inside the caves, but I hear it is definetly a must do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I just looked at TA before going and yeah most people complain about the Hotel what has nothing to do with the park itself ... we came with a tent - 10000 per person, the huge camping area is just behind the entrance and we were the only (!) People there ... There is also a number written on the... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

we were on the other side of the park on the same river. We saw a "babilla" and lots of mariposas , butterflies. Really worthwhile visiting this park, close to Doradal. It is on the mainroad from Medellin to Bogota.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The babes of Rio Claro give this place six thumbs up! We spent three days/two nights in absolute paradise and cannot recommend it enough. The most important thing is to manage your expectations: this is a rustic eco-lodge in Colombia where things move on "island time" but you can't ask for a more beautiful place for a better price. Rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It is a fair walk from the main road so it is better if you can pack lightly. It is well worth it though. The river itself is amazing as is the walk you can take along it. The cave activity was the highlight for me- I would definitely recommend it. Be prepared to get wet though: the water level... More 

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Address: Medellin, Colombia
Phone Number: (4) 268 8855
Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin

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