Rafiki Safari Lodge

Rafiki Safari Lodge
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On the banks of the Savegre River
Santo Domingo
Costa Rica
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Reviewed by Kate Siber

These days, you can't swing your new-fangled, hydration-compatible backpack without hitting an ecolodge in Costa Rica, which is great news for eco-minded travelers. The vexing question is how to choose one. Rafiki Safari Lodge, a luxury tented camp 20 miles south of the tourist hot spots of Quepos and Manuel Antonio, is one of the best, particularly for wildlife-watching junkies.

Situated on the banks of the Savegre River, each of the ten tented suites, imported from South Africa by

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Price Points
Room Types
Platform Tent
Recreation & Amenities
Birding,Hiking,Photography,Whitewater Rafting,Wildlife/Nature Programs
Gateway Town
Closest Airport

Rafiki is a wilderness luxury tent camp and conservation project focusing on adventurous sustainable tourism. The lodge is nestled on 842 acres of pristine jungle along the Savegre River, 30 km south of Quepos and Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica.

Guests can enjoy a wide variety of activities such as whitewater rafting, horseback riding to waterfalls, hiking, and world-class birding. You don't need to be an avid birder or into eco tourism to enjoy our truly unique accommodations and natural beauty.

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