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Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this rafting experience through Dive Costa Rica in Dominical. What a wonderful surprise when we arrived there and found this oasis in the jungle. The owner greeted us upon arrival and immediately made us feel welcome. She offered to help me figure out a problem I was having by calling around for me. The pace was peaceful and...

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Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the "kid" in you they have the fastest water slide I have ever been on! This is diverted mountain stream water, so cool! Awesome food and service! Personal attention and yet time to swing alone in a hammock. The Mountain hike adventure is a workout but with spectacular views and plenty of rain forest wildlife. The white water rafting...

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2Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

À great lodge and a hidden garden to go at least 2 nights Everything is nice: people, food and place! A great mix between South African and Costa Rican food We did the rafting activity it was fun and beautiful. And we've seen Tucans and even a caiman in the lake! What we preferred was the huge exotic garden and...

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3Thank Valerieeymard
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Rafiki Safari Lodge for three days/two nights in November 2015 as part of a week-long trip celebrate his 40th. It was better than we could have imagined. The "tents" are straight up luxurious with plenty of hot water for the shower and the owners are very friendly. We spent every evening having delicious...

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2Thank Leah B
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start. This place is fantastic, glamping at its' finest. We travelled with our 2 teenagers in December and this was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. We got 2 tents for more space but you could fit a family of 4 into 1 tent. The tents were very comfortable with huge washrooms, the food was fantastic...

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4Thank lauramay2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast rafting and visiting a beautiful waterfall and rafiki totally took care of us. Lunch was delicious and their grounds are lovely with a really fun water slide to boot. The river had very good but not scary Rapids and the water was a perfect refreshing temperature.

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3Thank mark k
Lenexa, Kansas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time as a family in Rafiki. We were picked up at the airport by their shuttle service and driven to the property about 3 hours away. The driver stopped for drinks at our request, and we were able to see crocodiles. Cool! The hotel and grounds were great. Our cabin was close to the main lodge,...

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3Thank mrshart01
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 2016

If you are on a honeymoon, the honeymoon suite is fabulous, very private, with its own outdoor jacuzzi!! Yet steps away from the main lodge and other guests. We have stayed in both the honeymoon suite and the regular tent-cabins, all most luxurious and yet with a feeling of simplicity that you have when camping in the wilderness.Food is also...

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3Thank Kathleen V
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Where to begin. When you arrive you are in awe of the natural beauty that surrounds you. No noise of the city and Rafiki has everything you could want. Rafting, hiking and 5 star tent camping like I've never experienced before. The guides and the staff are all here to serve and inform you of all the plant and wildlife...

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3Thank Beth E
Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We spent a couple of days at Rafiki during September and had a fantastic time. 4 Adults and 2 young children. It was perfect for the kids, plenty of space for them to run around and totally safe at all times. Every aspect was faultless, the safari tents, the staff, the food - all first class. The main bar/restaurant has...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas
Price Range: $375 - $479 (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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles joni42, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cabins 1 and 2 have the best view”
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 of 5 bubbles lauramay2015, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All are great but honeymoon suite is the most secluded and has its own jacuzzi!”
 of 5 bubbles 982kathleenv, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Safari tents sleeps 4-5 ppl. with fans and fully working bathrooms & electricity. GLAMPING at its finest.”
 of 5 bubbles 258bethe, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had some hot water issues, but other than that I think the rooms are all pretty similar.”
 of 5 bubbles bjr702016, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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