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Rafiki Safari Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
16 Km from Pacific Coastal highway, Rio Savegre, Costa Rica
Rafiki Safari Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wilson, Wyoming
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big thumbs up for Rafiki Safari Lodge! Ideal for families looking for outdoor adventures. The lodge lends itself to outstanding meals and is conducive for strangers to become fast friends. Our 9 year old son quickly joined a group of other kids whooping it up on the fast slide into the pool. Later they all played many impromptu card... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't stay at the lodge but we're shown around the place and the facilities looked great. They have a wonderful water slide in the grounds which were stunning. The rafting was superb and the staff were fantastic. A definate must do for anyone. Can't have much more fun.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to this resort for the whitewater rafting. The whitewater rafting was great. The guides (especially Kenneth) were terrific and so informative about the beautiful surroundings. The water happened to be low but they made it really fun and there was plenty of white water! It was safe yet exciting all at the same time. The lunch they served was... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a simply stunning time at Rafiki I can't say enough how great it was Loki and Alex in particular looked after us brilliantly. We're a family of 5 (3 kids 8,5 &2) and booked in for a few nights, to be honest when booking I didn't realise the main focus of the place are the adventures they run... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

One of the best things about this resort is that it is exactly what it says it is. Also the pictures very accurately depict the facility. If anything, it is much more beautiful in person. It was impossible for me to capture the beauty in my camera. We are a picky family when it comes to food. We didn't eat... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Although it might be considered camping because you are sleeping in a tent, it is the most upscale camping I've ever done! We stayed in a Lakeview Tent for the first two nights of our stay. It was large enough for 4 people, with a very comfy queen sized bed and two twin beds. The entrance to the tent had... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Begin with a couple days at their Beach Camp where your comfortable tent accommodations, breakfasts served in the cabana, long walks on the pristine beach, vibrant flowers and birds of many colors welcome you to Paradise. We had three days at Rafiki Safari Lodge in the hills serenaded by many varieties of birds, outstanding service by owners and staff, helpful... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Amazing, fun experience, one of my best holidays ever. Great food (try the boerewors), and friendly people who went out of their way to accommodate everything we could possibly need. I recommend the various hikes, and especially the float to the beach camp. My interests are photography, and fly fishing. I managed to get my best shots ever of Toucans,... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We arrived at Rafiki after a long, hot hike (and shuttle for the last few miles). Our tent cabins, built on hardwood floors) were immaculately clean and very comfortable. There was a very large, full private bathroom attached to our "tent", as well as a large covered porch. Our cabin had two twin beds and one double bed. Dinner was... More 

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Had we known we could have stayed the night we would have. We were in Costa Rica in August 2014. White water rafting with the Rafiki people was fantastic. It is an absolute must do. Our guide Tjuki was the best. We were served breakfast when we arrived, lunch during the excursion and then drinks on the terrace whilst our... More 

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