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    Rafiki Safari Lodge

    16 Km from Pacific Coastal highway, Rio Savegre, Costa Rica
    011 506 8368 9944
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    1 - 5 of 360 reviews

    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    The view from the lodge is incredible with miles of stunning rainforest surrounding it! There is a lovely freshwater pool with a water slide going into it and a heated freshwater pool! The tents are really nice and the beds comfy. The food is also...More

    Thank maxchristie2017
    Response from Lokshire, Guest Relations Manager at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the kind words!

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and we chose to stay at Rafiki because our well-traveled friend recommended this place as her favorite place in the world. We stayed at Rafiki for the first 3 nights, and we loved it so much that...More

    1  Thank StephB481
    Response from Lokshire, Owner at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2017

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a complete review. We are elated that you had a good time!

    Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

    My friends and I decided to take our motorcycles to the out reach lodge up in the quite Mountain Village. We were totally amazed of the amenities that the lodge offered. Hugh first class tents with bath facilities was the cabanas. Swimming pools and restaurant...More

    1  Thank Lynn S
    Response from Lokshire, Owner at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2017

    Thank you for the review. I have been riding a motorcycle up to the lodge for 17 year... I am glad you got to share that experience!

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Our family of 4 with kids 10 and 12 spent 3 nights at Rafiki and had an amazing time! We went on the Aqua Hike with Kenneth and walked loved swimming at the bottom of the amazing waterfalls. We were the only family at the...More

    1  Thank KTravlers
    Response from Lokshire, Owner at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2017

    Thanks fro the kind words! I am glad we were able to make camping "wonderful!" From someone who does not camping, that is a strong word... Sincerely, The Boshoff Family

    Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

    We were group of six and were accommodated in one boat of four and one boat of two (both with guides of course). There were class 2 and 3 rapids and beautiful views. The guides were genuinely friendly and knowledgeable and gave good instructions. We...More

    1  Thank DKCTGA
    Response from Lokshire, Owner at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 29 September 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to write and appreciate the kind words!

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 266 - 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
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    carole s
    5 September 2017|
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    Response from Lokshire | Property representative |
    HI, They just fixed the road all the way up to the lodge! It is as good as it gets...
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    JoValarie
    13 June 2016|
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    Response from annetX8072ID |
    We are spending two nights of a five night trip to Costa Rica in the Rafiki Lodge. Can you recommend us some recommendations for the other three nights ? We are traveling with our sons ages 12 and 21.
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    C Z
    5 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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