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Rafiki Beach Camp

3.0 km from Playa Matapalo centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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1 Km North of the Soccer Field, Beach Road, Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
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Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the most enjoyable stay at Rafiki beach camp while visiting Costa Rica. The location is absolutely beautiful . Ourtent was such a fun accommodation, beautifully cleaned daily and very large, perfect for a family of four. With a wonderful site, straight onto the beach, views are incredible and sunsets breath taking. We saw so much wildlife here! Absolutely...

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Gunnison, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beautiful beach in a quiet area this is the best kept secret! This small beach camp is the most relaxing place you will ever stay on a virtually private beach. The staff is very attentative, ready to make the stay everything you want. Start the morning with fresh fruits and coffee poolside then walk right onto the beach. Boogie...

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Dickinson, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing. Simple but just enough elegance. My wife loved it. We woke in the morning to find a sloth in the tree next to our tent. Then later that morning the monkeys arrived. One chased my wife when she got to close. Then anther threw a stick at me. It seems that they have been bothered before....

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Langenfeld, Germany
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great South African tents with huge bathrooms attached. Friendly staff, direct access to the sea with nice comfortable sun chairs. Awesome breakfast (coffee, fruits, eggs, toast, jam, butter). Great place with kids as they can enjoy the pool while parents can relax on hammocks.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our family of four had a wonderful 2 night stay at the end of our Costa Rican vacation. We wish we could of stayed longer!! The tents were clean and comfortable. The bathroom was large and like another room that made it perfect for all of us to get dressed and ready for the day. The beach was deserted except...

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Lenexa, Kansas
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Quiet, clean, peaceful camp on a quiet beach. Our family stayed here for a week in one the beach front tents. It was great. We had a chance to walk for miles at a time on the beach with no one else around. We could play in the pool or relax in a hammock. A simple breakfast was provided, and...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We cannot say enough good things about this little piece of paradise. The owners and staff (and family) were so welcoming - we felt like we were part of their extended family! The 'tents' are so luxurious and comfortable and the view as soon as you wake in the morning sets you up for the day - the breakfast was...

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Spectacular beach views and wonderful staff! We stayed at this beach resort as part of the Super Lekker package for our family of 6. This included 4 nights at the forest lodge and 2 nights at the beach. We arrived at the Rafiki Beach camp via a kayak trip from the Rafiki Safari Lodge. It was an 11km trip from...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Took my family here for a 2 night stay and I can't even express how happy we are that we went. We have been coming to Costa Rica for 12+ years and I must say, we have never had a more satisfying experience as a whole. The tents are perfect, the location is amazing.....assuming you may like sleeping to the...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The location on the Pacific Coast is fabulous. The beach is quasi empty on a weekday and stretches for miles in both directions. No big (or small) hotels spoil the view, they are all hidden amongst the coconut trees. Water is great temperature and the waves add to the fun. There is a rip tide two hours before low and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Rafiki Beach Camp

Address: 1 Km North of the Soccer Field, Beach Road, Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Playa Matapalo
Price Range: $141 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Only 4 tents, all have a front porch with garden, pool or ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles AnnieB162, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“Go for beach tent, gives you unspoilt view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles carmengerman, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We really enjoyed our beachside tent”
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 of 5 bubbles ZsaZsaGabor, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Request beach facing tents. This is very comfortable tent camping with proper bathrooms and very comfortable beds.”
 of 5 bubbles exsawatchnut, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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