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    Rafiki Safari Lodge

    16 Km from Pacific Coastal highway, Rio Savegre, Costa Rica
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          • Average1%
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          2 weeks ago
          “Costa Rica Mountain safari”
          4 weeks ago
          “What an amazing place”
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
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          Multilingual Staff
          Shuttle Bus Service
          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 3 December 2014

          We traveled with three children ages 8, 10, and 11. We could not have dreamed of a better experience for three "technology-addicted kids". There is no technology at Rafiki.What? You mean the kids are going to actually interactive all day long with the old folks?...More

          3  Thank MBBarnett
          Reviewed 12 November 2014

          It was a long, twisty bus ride to reach Rafiki, but our tour group found this lodge amazing. The South African family who homesteaded this spot started with a small dairy farm. Carlo, the son who runs Rafiki, gave a fascinating description of the difficult...More

          2  Thank westmelrose
          Reviewed 10 November 2014

          I cannot recommend this place enough! We booked the honeymoon suite for kicks, though we are not honeymooning and fell in love with the family that manages the property. We did white water rafting with Kenny which was mind blowing with a waterfall swim. Kenny...More

          2  Thank Laneyd002
          Reviewed 28 September 2014

          We went to the Rafiki Safari Lodge for a White River Rafting activity. We saw the facilities and it's great. Yes, it's really far from the main road, about 30 minutes drive on a rocky road, but it's worth the drive. The Rafting was my...More

          2  Thank Marc-Antoine G
          Reviewed 14 September 2014

          We had a wonderful stay here. Though it was short (only one day) we managed to get a real "jungle experience" which was just perfect for our 10 year old. From spying the caiman in the lake underneath our "tent" to horse-riding up the hill...More

          2  Thank Rachel W
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          • Pool
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          • Restaurant
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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Free Parking
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          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Shuttle Bus Service
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$267 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          • Province of Puntarenas
          • Also Known As
          • Rafiki Safari Hotel Province Of Puntarenas
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          C Z
          A travel agent recommended this location for myself and two teens (18/16) for a couple nights. Two questions - will it be hot/humid in July considering the lack of AC? Are the tents buggy? (can you tell I'm not really much of a campler?) Also, what did you do to entertain yourself at night? My kids may go into shock with no TV. Is the Wi-Fi as bad as some claim? I'd be fine without either, but I dont' want to hear endless whining. Thanks!
          6 October 2015|
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          Response from Lokshire | Property representative |
          Hi, The Savegre Valley brings cool breezes from over 12,000 feet down to the camp, so it is quite pleasant at night. Rafiki is not really all that buggy. You will find the beaches in the country to have more bugs. We... More
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          "Tent 7 is excellent"
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          "The rooms all have wonderful decks for watching wildlife and birds. No air conditioning, but the evenings..."
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          "all the tents were similar"
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          "Small resort, all tents are placed with a garden view"
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