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Barra del Colorado, Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible4%
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“rooms are clean”(2 reviews)
“costa rica”(6 reviews)
“great fishing”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Tarpon fished for 4 days . The fishing was great. We had multiple hookups and most days boated a few fish. The average size Tarpon was around #120 . The tackle could use upgrading and some of our fish were lost due to tackle failure....More

Thank Steven H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My May 17,2017 Tarpon fishing trip was perhaps one of the best in the 18 years, twice annually, that I have come to Rio Colorado. I had 29 Tarpon hooked and multiple misses. They ranged from 130-195 pounds. In 18 years I have never seen...More

Thank Ronald O
Response from DonDan, Guest Relations Manager at Rio Colorado LodgeResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks for your kind words Ron. It was great to see you again. We look forward to your return in September. Edwin your guide said you guys had a triple hookup this trip, that must have been a wild moment. We are still picking up...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I love this place. I think it is one of the few classic fish camps still in operation today. Many of the newer fish camps are nice but they are so modern they are like staying at a Holiday Inn. I really appreciate the classic...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Fished five day this September, boated 1 had FOURTEEN in the air all on fly tackle. The Lodge is just as good as I remembered the showers are hot the beer is cold and the food is scrumptious, the rooms are clean and the guides...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I spent a lot of time at Rio Colorado lodge in my day. The fishing is better than ever and now is a great time to visit! Rainy season rates are always lower. If you have never experienced this part of Costa Rica, I highly...More

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USD 120 - USD 525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
USD 120 - USD 525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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