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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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    Reviewed 30 June 2017

    Arriving at the Rafiki Lodge was like coming upon a paradise in Paradise. The water rafting team was waiting for us, as we were being transported from our hotel in Manuel Antonio. The team including Kenneth, Randall, and Juan and more were so genuine and...More

    2  Thank JackBJack
    Response from Lokshire, Owner at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for the kind words and time you put into the review. We greatly appreciate the feedback!

    Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Rafiki Safari Lodge as a family of 9 with all ages. We absolutely had an amazing adventure; exciting activities (white water rafting, hiking in the villages, eating fresh fruit/ coconut off the vines/trees, sea kayaking through mangroves, etc). The lodge crew were...More

    1  Thank Pamela M
    Response from Lokshire, Owner at Rafiki Safari LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for the kind review!

    Reviewed 8 June 2017

    We discovered Rafiki Safari Lodge as we were wandering off the beaten path from the coast. We loved the setting and decided to go there the following year. We were there in February and loved it. Great setting in a very comfortable safari tent with...More

    1  Thank JPM526
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    We were lucky to spend several days birding, hiking, and white water rafting in the jungle. The Boshoff family and the staff were wonderful, and it was a treat to get to learn about the lodge and the area from them.

    1  Thank michael h
    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    Three of us (aged 8, 18, and 50) stayed in Tent 8. Prior to our trip, I was a bit nervous about staying at Rafiki in a tent, but it turned out to be the best part of our 8 days in Costa Rica. The...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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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$270 - US$398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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