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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several friends and myself annually go somewhere to fish and enjoy each other's company. This year we chose Silver King lodge and we were certainly not disappointed After my initial contact with Bob he walked us through every aspect of the trip from the time we arrive at the airport in San Jose to taking us back to the airport...

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Mike M, General Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Ken for the kind words. The fishing while you were here was off the charts. All the staff enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you soon.

Centreville, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My buddy Jerry and I like to do a fishing mega-adventure every few years, has to be a destination off the beaten path, and Silver King Lodge fit the bill. From the moment we booked the trip, Bob was in constant contact to coordinate travel arrangements and ensure we arrived and departed without a hiccup. We were met at the...

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Mike M, General Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Michael for your great review. The entire staff joins me in saying that you were great guests.

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Coming all the way from South Africa, my brother and I booked a trip at the SCI show in Las Vegas last year. Bob was great in keeping us up to date with our booking. We had a remarkable trip, very well organised and the lodge staff were great. The fishing was unbelievable too!

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Mike M, General Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Eardley, we're glad you had a great time!

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Every aspect of our trip to the Silver King Lodge was a pleasure. Each member of the staff was caring and friendly while handling their jobs completely from initial inquiry to delivering us back to the plane. Thanks to Balvin, our guide, the fishing was beyond anything we could have imagined - an experience we will remember for a lifetime....

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Mike M, General Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

We're glad you had a great time and we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited silver king lodge 23rd January. We were supposed to be there at the beginning of January however the brilliant Bob contacted us to say there had been an unseasonal low pressure and the river was flooded and the chance of catching Tarpon was slim. This is just one example of how this operation will go...

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Mike M, General Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

It was terribly unusual (not actually 'unseasonal') weather during your initially scheduled time. We're glad that you were able to rearrange and fish with us - and that you had a great time!

Hemphill, Texas
Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you have a trophy tarpon on your bucket list this is the only place you need to go! You can fish with a fly rod or a conventional rod. My wife and I were there for three days which was not enough time. My return trip will be 5-7 days. I tarpon fished two days and had hook ups...

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Mike M, Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. We're glad you enjoyed your stay!

Georgia, United States
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I just returned from a 2 day fishing trip to Silver King. From the moment you are greeted at the airport to the moment you step back on the plane to depart everything is taken care of for you in a first class manner. After a short, scenic flight from San Jose, we ate a delicious breakfast and headed straight...

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Mike M, Manager at Silver King Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your trip!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Silver King Lodge in Costa Rica is a stellar location for flyfishing with an abundance of large, medium, and small species of fish!! From huge Tarpon, to delicious Snook, to perch, and many more. My trip was an incredible flyfishing adventure with my friend, Jerry Brown. Our lodge was most accommodating with comfortable facilities. Our rooms, the restaurant with three...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I returned to Silver King with my good friend Raymond to fish for tarpon and additionally "back country" species such as snook, tigerfish, guapote, etc. The second day at the lodge, my artificial hip dislocated (not while fighting a fish). Mike, the lodge manager, had me medivacked to San Jose where it was repaired that same day. We returned to...

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Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your trip!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My father and I decided to go the the Silver King Lodge to catch some Tarpon. We've been there twice before, but this trip was the best fishing by far. We got out on the water on the first day & had a Tarpon on within 5 minutes. And a big one too at around 130lb! Before long my father...

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Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your trip!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Silver King Lodge is a sport fishing lodge in the renown Barra del Colorado Wildlife Preserve / eco-park some 140 miles north of San Jose, located near the mouth of the Rio del Colorado - focusing on the Atlantic tarpon, a fantastic game fish known for spectacular leaps and its hard-fighting nature. We also offer opportunities to fish for a wide variety of fresh-water, salt-water inshore, and salt-water off-shore fish - including tuna. The Silver King Lodge features 12 double-occupancy rooms, all air conditioned - with free satellite internet / WiFi; satellite TV and a plethora of amenities that includes our outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, massages, bar with inclusive local liquors, local beer and house wines - as well as a culinary staff that will make sure you are ready to bring in that 175 lb tarpon! All meals are included. And you can pack light for the jungle - our housekeeping staff provides free, same-day laundry service! Our renown guides are ready with our provided rods and tackle aboard our own ocean-capable boats - equipped with marine radios and fish finders - to take you to where the fish are... Because that's why you came! We include arrival car service at Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose, then either charter air service (a short 35 minute flight) or car / boat transportation (about 5 scenic hours) to and from the lodge and airport transportation back to Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose. We can also arrange hotel lodging in San Jose. ... more   less 

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Address: On the River | Barra del Colorado Wildlife Preserve, Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge
Number of rooms: 12
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