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Rara Avis Rainforest Lodge & Reserve

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Reviewed 4 April 2012

Rara Avis is a very out of the way place, the tractor ride itself is an adventure just to get up to the top of the mountain. Visited Rara Avis with a G adventures tour, an since we were the only guests there at that...More

1  Thank minniglobetrekkergal
Reviewed 26 February 2012

If I come back: I would ride a horse or walk up and let the tractor just take the luggage. If you are not fit you should not go at all, it is really not everymans place. Rather raw, it is cold in the night,...More

3  Thank Petra_Johannes
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We spent 2 nights at Rara Avis as part of G Adventures tour. Four-hour tractor ride is gruelling and barely made it at some places. Not good for people with large feet since didn't have boots larger than size 11. Very crude cabins a distance...More

1  Thank Stephen96
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Rara Avis is a great idea that does not live up to expectations. We were very excited in planning our first-ever trip to Costa Rica, but we were the most excited about Rara Avis. We are avid hikers and tent campers, happiest “out in the...More

2  Thank pvtn
Reviewed 3 January 2012

The tractor ride is as gruelling as they say and the novelty soon wears off. The walk in from the last stop at Plastico has a 600ft. elevation gain and is wet and slippery. The guide was impressed that a lady my age made it!!!The...More

2  Thank barb_ken
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"We stayed in the lodge which was perfect, but there are a lot of other cabins on the property that looked..."
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"The hotel (waterfall lodge) is probably worth paying a bit extra for. Try to get a first floor (i.e. one up..."
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"Pass on it if not upgraded and major investments made."
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