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Langenfeld, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great South African tents with huge bathrooms attached. Friendly staff, direct access to the sea with nice comfortable sun chairs. Awesome breakfast (coffee, fruits, eggs, toast, jam, butter). Great place with kids as they can enjoy the pool while parents can relax on hammocks.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four had a wonderful 2 night stay at the end of our Costa Rican vacation. We wish we could of stayed longer!! The tents were clean and comfortable. The bathroom was large and like another room that made it perfect for all of us to get dressed and ready for the day. The beach was deserted except...

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Lenexa, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet, clean, peaceful camp on a quiet beach. Our family stayed here for a week in one the beach front tents. It was great. We had a chance to walk for miles at a time on the beach with no one else around. We could play in the pool or relax in a hammock. A simple breakfast was provided, and...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We cannot say enough good things about this little piece of paradise. The owners and staff (and family) were so welcoming - we felt like we were part of their extended family! The 'tents' are so luxurious and comfortable and the view as soon as you wake in the morning sets you up for the day - the breakfast was...

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Spectacular beach views and wonderful staff! We stayed at this beach resort as part of the Super Lekker package for our family of 6. This included 4 nights at the forest lodge and 2 nights at the beach. We arrived at the Rafiki Beach camp via a kayak trip from the Rafiki Safari Lodge. It was an 11km trip from...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Took my family here for a 2 night stay and I can't even express how happy we are that we went. We have been coming to Costa Rica for 12+ years and I must say, we have never had a more satisfying experience as a whole. The tents are perfect, the location is amazing.....assuming you may like sleeping to the...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The location on the Pacific Coast is fabulous. The beach is quasi empty on a weekday and stretches for miles in both directions. No big (or small) hotels spoil the view, they are all hidden amongst the coconut trees. Water is great temperature and the waves add to the fun. There is a rip tide two hours before low and...

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Katonah, New York
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I wish we'd had more time at Rafiki Beach Camp! Two nights just wasn't enough in this slice of heaven. The 'tent' was spacious and comfortable (with a roomy bathroom and shower attached). We were in the beachside tent, opening right onto the beach, with lounge chairs and hammocks. So few people around, it feels like a private beach. The...

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oceanside, ca
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We were looking for a place near Manual Antonio, decided on this place because we wanted to be on the beach. Also we were traveling with our 21 year old daughter and thought she would love it. She did, and so did we. Its probably about a 30 minute drive to Manual Antonio, but you can easily do that park...

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We spent just one night in this perfect place! Even if it was a bit rainy, we had the best time of all our road trip ! The tents are really great and luxury (a bit wet at night but that's normal) ! Perfect location next to the ocean, you really heard the sounds of the wawes and you got...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Rafiki Beach Camp

Address: 1 Km North of the Soccer Field, Beach Road, Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Matapalo
Price Range: €102 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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 of 5 bubbles ZsaZsaGabor, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Request beach facing tents. This is very comfortable tent camping with proper bathrooms and very comfortable beds.”
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 of 5 bubbles ginastern, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
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