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    Rio Tico Safari Lodge

    Vergel de Punta Mala | Canton de Osa, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent91%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    I was amazed beforehand to see the consistent high score on Tripadvisor of this "tent"hotel but now I understand. It is like a little piece of paradise and the fact that you sleep in tents only adds to the experience. Cees, the owner, is amazing...More

    Thank Wim V
    Reviewed 25 July 2017

    We stayed for 3 nights at Rio Tico and we are definitely coming back. My children got sick so we didn't see that much of this beautiful part of Costa Rica. Cees was amazing, he did everything he could to make our stay as comfortable...More

    Thank KatinkaDrupsteen
    Reviewed 18 February 2017

    Well the reviews speak for themselves. Once again, trip advisor hasn't disappointed. This was the first of 3 stops on our trip. We arrived after dark , about 2.5 miles from the main road. We were greeted by a very energetic and enthusiastic dutch man...More

    Thank 2freespirits
    Reviewed 26 December 2016

    The tents are extremely comfortable with a great little terrace. Lots of nice little touches to make you feel welcome. Sound of the waterfall in the background very soothing. Breakfast was very good, great crepes, good coffee. Our tent was in the upper section of...More

    Thank Michele M
    Reviewed 26 November 2016

    This place was amazing. We stayed in one of the tent bungalows. When we arrived in the dark in the middle of a tropical downpour, the host welcomed us with delicious fruit smoothies. The tent was very spacious and comfortable with hardwood floors, a comfy...More

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    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Osa Peninsula
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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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    "Rooms at the riverside offer a lovely outlook but if you are not used to the sound of water outside it might..."
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