- Name of Organization: Rafiki Safari Lodge
- Location: 30 km south of Quepos and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
- Website: www.rafikisafari.com
- Phone: 1-866-474-6379
- Price range: starting at $175
- Google map coordinates: 09°26.831"N, 83°59.382"W
The Rafiki Safari Lodge provides a unique lodging experience, bringing a "little touch of Africa" to the rainforests of Costa Rica.
Located on 842 acres of pristine jungle along the Savegre River, the lodge offers luxury safari tents set atop hardwood decks, each with private bathrooms and rocking chairs for optimal relaxation. Visitors will enjoy authentic South African barbeque, a picturesque pool and waterslide, along with a fun-filled bar and restaurant on-site.
Guests can explore the Costa Rican rainforests through activities including whitewater rafting, horseback riding to waterfalls, hiking and world-class birding. This family-owned and operated property delivers a memorable and authentic experience, infused with nature, adventure, and luxury.
Making a Difference:Rafiki Safari Lodge demonstrates tourism's ability to protect and restore an area's ecology. Guests' stays contribute to Rafiki Safari Lodge's wildlife conservation efforts to protect and rehabilitate the endangered Tapirs who inhabit the region. The lodge has joined efforts with biologists and veterinarians to implement a project that will facilitate Tapir breeding, for the eventual reintroduction of the species to their native habitat. Additionally, Rafiki Safari Lodge supports the local community and the economy through education and employment. Rafiki Safari Lodge sponsors educational opportunities for the community's youth to create and diversify local job opportunities, and encourages environmental education among guests and local residents.