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Rafiki Safari Lodge

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed December 27, 2013

We actually took this trip last Spring April 2013 and kept meaning to write a review since it was so awesome but didn't get around to it till now. This was luxury tent camping at its best. We enjoyed several days of well planned out trips and wonderful food. You wouldn't think you could get great food in such a...

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Dix Hills, New York
Reviewed December 2, 2013

We visited Rafiki for a day of white water rafting and they exceeded our expectations! The lodge was an excellent facility, and the folks working there were very friendly and professional. We had been told that the river guides were the best in the area, and it proved true. Our group of 11 was split into 3 rafts and all...

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Thank Jessica T
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed November 30, 2013

My wife and I recently enjoyed 7 days in Manuel Antonio for our honeymoon. We did not stay at the lodge but we did go horseback riding and whitewater rafting. We went on a number of adventures while visiting Costa Rica and this was without a doubt our favorite one. Our horseback & whitewater rafting guides were both incredibly knowledgeable...

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Thank Weston G
Homer, Alaska, United States
Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

We didn't stay at the lodge as we were just there for a day of river rafting. We did get to meet owners and staff who gave us a tour of their little jungle paradise and we look forward to returning and spending more time. The river trip was a highlight of our Costa Rica tour thanks in a large...

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1Thank Billy D
Wellesley, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 22, 2013

My family took a 10 day trip to Costa Rica back in August. We stayed at some very nice hotels in Arenal and Manuel Antonio regions at the beginning and end of the trip. In the middle, we stayed 3 nights at Rafiki Safari Lodge and 1 night at the Rafiki Beach Camp. While we enjoyed the full 10 days...

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1Thank MAFamily2013
key west
Reviewed September 10, 2013

I live here in Costa Rica, and own my own very small lodge/retreat. We just got back from taking six friends to Rafiki for a fantastic day of horseback riding and awesome white water rafting. Not is this only my personal favorite way to spend an adventure day, but when our friends only had one free day I insisted that...

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4Thank pranaspa
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed September 2, 2013

This company should be at the TOP OF YOUR LIST for things to do in Costa Rica. My boyfriend and I traveled to Costa Rica for a week's vacation recently, with another couple. It was our first time going, but the other couple had visited before. They were set on whitewater rafting as one of our "adventures", which they'd done...

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2Thank Arissa B
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Rafiki Safari Lodge was the highlight of our trip. We stayed for three nights and enjoyed everybit of it. Janel was so very accommodating to the needs of our three families and our different schedules. My family was very leary of staying in a tent as we are usually hotel people but, we found that it was a great experience....

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1Thank Carmel Ann
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Rafiki Lodge was the highlight of my week long trip to Costa Rica. We didn't stay there but Loki, one of our guides, came all the way to our rental property, jumped in one of our rental cars and provided directions to the lodge. He even came back with us to show us how to get home! The place itself...

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2Thank Steve S
Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. Family and girls aged 11 and 14. White water rafting amazing, riding and hiking just lovely. Luxury tents are clean and well looked after- can sleep 4. Meals good, staff kind and calm. Bring a tough (? Old) swimsuit for the water slide - it's very fast.... We had 2 tents for the family - next...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rafiki is a sustainable adventure lodge located in the Savegre Valley of Costa Rica. The lodge sits on 840 acres of tropical forest. Rafiki specializes in custom white water rafting, horseback riding and hiking trips. Guests sleep in imported luxury Safari Tents which feature hydro electric fans and lights. Each tent sits on a raised hardwood platform, has a deluxe bathroom with glass showers heated with fire. The units also have a private porch with rocking chairs looking over the Savegre Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rafiki Safari Lodge

Address: 16 Km from Pacific Coastal highway, Rio Savegre, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas
Price Range: $262 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rafiki Safari Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Rafiki Safari Hotel Province Of Puntarenas
Rafiki Safari Lodge Costa Rica/Province Of Puntarenas
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“The rooms all have wonderful decks for watching wildlife and birds. No air conditioning, but the evenings were cool and often rainy.”
W8667UVmichaelh, 4 days ago | Read review
“all the tents were similar”
billyreiner2222, Apr 6, 2017 | Read review
“Small resort, all tents are placed with a garden view”
AnnieB162, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
“Only saw our tents and they were both nice, quiet and comfortable.”
benavidespatricia, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“This is set up as a safari with modern tents that have a private modern walled bathroom that also locks up. Any room looks good.”
joni42, Jan 15, 2017 | Read review
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