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Rios Tropicales Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Pacuare River, Siquirres, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The warm and friendly staff, the knowledge of the guides (gracias Ricardo & Jonathan), and the spectaclar scenery made our first Costa Rica rafting trip excellante! The CABIN was basic but very comfortable and clean. No bugs but very little wild life was observed. We highly recommend this adventure for class 3 & 4 rapids in dry season. Over all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from costa rica. And did the rio tropicaes 3 day white water trip and lodge. Wife and i always looked forward to this particuler trip as part of our costa rica trip. We have done this trip at least 7 times and always loved it. This year however was a very disappointing trip. Nothing seemed to go... More 

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RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review and your constructive criticism , I will look into your reservation and find out what may have happened, management is working hard to keep the slack as thight as posible, and there really is no reason to have had mayor glitches. More 

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Its simple, beautiful and amazing. The rooms are everybit as small as you have read. But, its a 'lodge'. The accomodations are not the RItz, nor are the prices. What's important about this place is that its 1/2 way down the river for the 2 day rafting trip, which was spectacular, even at the beginning of the 'dry' season. Johathan,... More 

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RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review, I just spent several days at the Lodge , and you are right , its pretty close to heaven, we are working on several improvements , as he weather is tough on our Ritz...so next time you visit , you may notice some great changes....we will keep our pools , natural.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like staying in a basic dorm (small single beds) with screens that hardly keep the bugs out and like having no hot water than you will love it! Otherwise the guides truly go out of their way to make you feel at home and be somewhat comfortable. They cook all your meals, and it was pretty good for... More 

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RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review, I am happy to know you enjoyed our guides and food, we will only be handling deluxe rooms the coming years, so will feel lots more comfortable when you come back More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our trip in Costa Rica with the Pacuare River 3 day adventure in March 2014 and it was beyond our expectations. It was the best part of our trip and we cannot stop telling our friends to try it out. The river and the surroundings are beyond beautiful. Day 1 was a relaxing raft into the resort. We... More 

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RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your review, come back and raft the Pacuare at higher water, you should enjoy the Lodge as well. More 

Durham, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rios Tropicales overnight rafting trip and accommodations at the lodge were the highlight for our family of five. We loved the rafting and especially loved the setting, scenery and tranquility at the lodge. Our guide, Ricardo, was amazing and as part of our overnight stay, we took advantage of Ricardo's guided hike and swim at the natural waterslide. We... More 

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RafaGallo58, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks , its so good to know that our river and property was a highlight in Costa Rica. More 

Fuerth, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We booked the 4-Day-Trip with a 3 day stay at the lodge in August 2014. The minibus picked us up at the Hotel in San Jose. At the river, we met our guide, Otto. He took care of us for the following 4 days, like a nurse :-) He was the boss in the boat, he cooked tasty meals for... More 

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RiosTropicales, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Orlando829, Thank you for expressing your experience with us perfectly! I will send your comments to my team and specially Otto. Pura vida, Fernando Esquivel VP Rios Tropicales More 

Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I can't say enough about our guides--Vernie, Juan Carlos, Leo and Alex. There were experts at everything---rafting, cooking, zip-lining, nature. Plus they were warm, friendly and funny. They were most capable on the river and were "right there" for the few who fell in. We were in good hands. The lodge is magnificent. The rooms, although simple and small, were... More 

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RiosTropicales, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 707roadtripper, Thanks for paddling with us on one of our Multiday Pacuare River Trips. You expressed perfectly the experience of sleeping at Rios Tropicales Lodge! Pura vida, Fernando Esquivel VP Rios Tropicales More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Before the rafting we were apprehensive, but there was no reason to be, it was honestly the most fun i have ever had. The rafting was brilliant and i imagine it would have been brilliant even if our guides had been just doing their jobs, but the guides went above and beyond what was expected of them and truly became... More 

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RiosTropicales, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Dear TomWebster1999, Appreciating your detailed description of your experience with us on the Pacuare Overnight Trip. This month we are celebrating our 29th Anniversary and after reading your review I'm happy that Rios Tropicales' Mission Statement continues to uphold: To Share the rivers and natural resources of Costa Rica, our culture and conservation values. Always committed to professionalism, safety, high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We spent 2 days with the Rios Tropicales team and had a great experience from start to finish! The rafting on day one (with Alex and Leo as guides) was great fun, followed by a superb dinner at the lodge - beautiful accommodation in a stunning location! On our second day (after an excellent breakfast!!) we did some zip wiring,... More 

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RiosTropicales, Owner at Rios Tropicales Lodge, responded to this review

Dear London157, I'm glad we made your family feel everything you expressed. Thanks you very much for taking your valuable time to write your experience. Pura vida, Fernando Esquivel VP Rios Tropicales More 

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Address: Pacuare River, Siquirres, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Siquirres
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rios Tropicales Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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