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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 2014
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

We did the rafting tour with The Descents on the Balsa River. From the Pick-up till the Drop-off it has been a awesome day! Jose is the best guide ever! We had so mich fun and laughed so much,but we also felt safe all the time! Because it has been such a great day I did a second rafting tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Jose was the best guide ever! Not only did we have an amazing adventure, but had fun and laughed doing it!!! Always felt safe and ended with a great understanding of Tico culture!!!!!

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Saunderstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

First rafting trip ever for my family of four (who were a bit skeptical when I suggested), and it was a huge success. We took the II/III category trip down the Rio Balsa with Oscar as our guide, and it was smiles all around. In addition to the fun of rafting itself, Oscar pointed out sloths and iguanas galore, along... More

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Peterborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My two 14 year old sons and I had a fantastic time with this company. Recommend them to anybody both the experience and the way the team looked after you through the experience.

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were a little rattled when we realised no one was coming to pick us up but as soon as we phoned them the company sent a taxi to transport us very quickly and from then on the experience was fabulous . Juscon our helm was outstanding! He gave everyone an introductory session then we were delighted to have him... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I was just thinking about Costa Rica and realized writing reviews of my amazing trip in May was long overdue! :) Rafting was a highlight! The river is beautiful and the drive there provides a chance to see some of the local area and experience another unique resort. The hosts/guides are knowledgeable, friendly, experienced, entertaining, passionate about Costa Rica, rafting... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

great family day. jose our guide was fabulous, fun and very knowledgable. we felt safe!! we loved going to the organic farm after rafting and the food was wonderful...

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McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I went with my 3 kids to Costa Rica and experience many many different tours. Costa Rica white water rafting with descents was the best of the best by far. This people treated me and my kids extremely over the top since time of pick up and all the way to drop off at hotel. My tour guide was Jose... More

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband and I are on our Honeymoon and wanted a fun and adrenalin filled adventure. We went with the Costa Rica Descents as they were so highly recommended... We were disappointed. We were picked up from our hotel at 9:00am and then forced to endure a half wait while we gathered a group of passengers who had to go... More

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Hueytown, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We loved the experience there. Roger and his employees were entertaining and funny. They know we are on vacation and add to the experience. They are safe as well. The organic farm was great, stay away from the hot (fire!) sauce! We enjoyed the bathing experience in the warm springs creek best of all. It was amazing! Walt and Laurelle... More

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