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Costa Rica Descents

On the main road, towards the volacno in front of Lava Lounge Bar and Grill, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
(506) 8361-2993 / (506) 2479-7308
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Costa Rica Descents is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater rafting. On our customized excursions you will literally plunge headfirst... more » Owner description: Costa Rica Descents is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater rafting. On our customized excursions you will literally plunge headfirst into the breathtaking beauty of Costa Rica. Imagine the excitement of whitewater rafting combined with the picturesque environment of Costa Rica's tropical rain forests. With safety as our number one priority, we hand-pick only highly trained and personable guides, whose primary concern is the quality of your experience.We also offer a chance for you to observe our exotic and colorful tropical birds with a qualified ecology expert. With us you can soak away your stress in natural hot springs, explore the country on horseback or a mountain bike and come face to face with the rainforest canopy. We make sure you take full advantage of everything this country s natural beauty has to offer. « less
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Awesome! Guides were very nice and fun. My wife and I never had been before, but they took amazing care of us. After our beautiful and exciting trip down the river, we visited an organic farm with delicious cuisine. The experience is highly recommended for all. No regrets

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Glen Head, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I highly recommend Costa Rica Descents! We were originally going for the level lll rapids, but we're talked into level lV, V. So glad we did. Our girls are 14 and 17. This was an amazing experience. My younger daughter says it was ' life changing'. Now that says a lot! Our guide was Joc. He was awesome. We felt... More

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Petawawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This tour blew me away with their incredibly knowledgeable and friendly staff!!! We were not expecting anything out of the organic farm which came with the tour and it took us by surprised how amazing it was! We learned so much from it! The white water rafting was unbeatable and so as the scenery! We recommended it to everyone we... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I highly recommend Costa Rica Descents! I booked my trip through a LivingSocial deal and everything went flawlessly. We went whitewater rafting, toured and ate lunch at an organic farm, went on a safari float, hiked Arenal Volcano, toured a chocolate farm and relaxed in the hot springs. On our free day we went on an excursion to Rio Celeste.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

I have recommended la fortuna and Costa Rica descents to everyone I have met since. These guys were amazing- especially Jose, Warner and Danny. They went over and above making our day fun. They had amazing energy, the rapids were great, the scenery was breath taking and the food was too good. Thanks guys! Miss you already! And I think... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

These guides really know how to make you enjoy your adventure, feel a piece of their culture and make you laugh hysterically through it all! Okay, maybe not through the rapids; however they do make you feel extremely safe and well-taken care of. We had a non-swimmer on our raft and they never once made us feel like we would... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went to Costa Rica for our honeymoon through a Costa Rica Descents groupon. We had the time of our lives. From the moment we arrived we were greeted warmly. Our driver to La Fortuna was friendly and shared a lot about the culture and sights along the way. Once we arrived in Fortuna the arrangements went... More

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The staff at Costa Rica Descents helped our family make the two days we had in the Fortuna area an exciting and diverse experience. They assisted us in navigating myriad activity choices, directing us to a full-day zip line/hot springs adventure. They were also incredible hosts for a tour of their organic farm and a wonderful meal made from their... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This was such a fantastic trip!! Warner was our guide, and he was incredibly friendly and fun, and kept the momentum going even on the level 2 rapids--by stopping at a small cliff for a little cliff-jumping, showing us a gorgeous Blue-Jeans frog, and other fun little surprises. He is truly knowledgable and it is easy to see that he... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

The rafting was great fun, enjoying class 3 & 4 rapids with highly professional and entertaining guides. We were novices so we appreciated the expert guidance. After the day of rafting, we were treated to an excellent lunch at a local organic farm, including a really interesting walk around the farm to learn of local farming techniques and the indigenous... More

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