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Rio Tico Safari Lodge

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dutch owner”(4 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
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2 Star Hotel
Along the Southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica lies the Costa Ballena and our unique hotel, The Rio Tico Safari Lodge. Our ninge Safari Tents offer a direct experience with a Costa Rican tropical rainforest and will unite you with the natural bounty of Costa Rica. Here in the virgin...
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Vergel de Punta Mala | Canton de Osa, Costa Rica
38.9 km to Drake Bay Airport
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Rio Tico Safari Lodge is run by a Dutchman (Cees) he is very helpful (making reservations for tours, for example to the Corcovado (terrific), he arranged a discount, we payed 85 dollars a day, not 120.) The location is on a river with great views....More

1  Thank schliek
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We were here 2 weeks ago, what an amazing place to stay !! The owners are very friendly, our tent was so beautiful surrounded by all the animal sounds, we just loved it !! Breakfast also really good, everything was just perfect !! Stephanie &...More

Thank Brucefan72
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I was fortunate to stay at riotico for two nights with my sister, who had previously enjoyed a stay at this amazing jewel in the rainforest! I was thrilled that riotico more than met all of my expectations! We stayed in Tent #9 which was...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 16 April 2014

You can read other reviews for information on the tents. Those who have been to Afica will have experienced the same type of wonderful accommodation. My comments relate to the experience of meeting open, generous and friendly hosts and the amazing rainforest environment. My experience...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 29 March 2014

We traveled here in February 2014 and stayed for 3 nights. The tent cabins are awesome, they had hardwood floors, king size bed and set up above the river. They all have covered decks with chairs and a table with a view of the river....More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$82 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$82 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (213)
Room & Suite (40)
Pool & Beach (13)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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"tents on the river level require a bit of an up or down hill heft of luggage"
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"We didnt stay in the "tent" bungalows but they looked like a nice way to stay in the jungle. The..."
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"Tents higher up are easier to access"
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"Ask for tent next to the river,they have the best view,"
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