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La Danta Salvaje

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The highlight of our trip to Costa Rica!

We booked this excusion on our last trip to Costa rica. We stayed in La Danta Salvaje from jan... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Jer R
Highly recommend for an outdoor adventure!

This was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica! This was such a unique and special way to... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Blountville, Tennessee
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Guapiles 70201, Costa Rica
+506 8332 8045
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

We booked this excusion on our last trip to Costa rica. We stayed in La Danta Salvaje from jan. 16th to jan. 19th 2018. This excursion was the highlight of our 2 week trip, BY FAR! We have been on numerous rainforest excursions in Monteverde,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jer R
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica! This was such a unique and special way to experience and learn about the Costa Rica wildlife. Our guide Jose was incredibly knowledgeable on just about everything, the food was delicious, and the general atmosphere...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

La Danta Salvaje is a really beautiful reserve with so much to explore. Our guide, José knew the reserve inside out. He had so much knowledge and facts about the flora and fauna and made us feel safe in a pretty new and unfamiliar environment....More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Maddepadde
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Myself and my partner Vicky spent three nights and four wonderful days with David and his team. We experienced what can only be described as magical. The hospitality was more than you could imagine, vegetarians catered for, as well as full on meat eaters, the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank JonnyGeckoTague
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Had a brilliant time on our eco trek into the jungle, the location of the lodge is great, there is a fantastic view across the rainforest and if you want complete isolation you've got it. We loved sitting on the kitchen balcony watching fireflies and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank H C
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and had an amazing time right in the middle of the jungle. The lodge has a great view over the rain forest and mountains, the food was really nice, just what we needed after a hard day of trekking. The treks...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed August 1, 2016

This really is a wonderful place to spend some time. The scenery and wildlife is fantastic and you will be very well looked after by the team. If you don't like getting wet and muddy then don't come here! Peaceful and relaxing and we have...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed April 5, 2016

I would recommend everyone that´s spending some time in Costa Rica to do this 4-day trip! It will take you trough some seriously beautiful nature, following small paths up and down hills, through rivers, giving you a taste of the amazing rainforest! David, that owns...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Anna S
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Visiting La Danta was a memorable experience for my husband and I. The lodge is rustic and comfortable and the staff took very good care of us. On our daily hikes, our knowledgeable and enthusiastic bilingual guide introduced to the local flora and fauna. Our...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank redherring007
Reviewed June 22, 2015

We've found the trip in the Lonely planet and we've decided to book the trip! If you like to have a A great trip in beautifull Costa Rica, you should book this trip directly. A great tour with a 4x4 mercedes jeep, a hike of...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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