A nature lover's dream

Explore the low land tropical forest, enjoy amazing coastal vistas, cross huge suspension bridges, learn about Costa Rica's natural history, swim in crystal clean water...!

The most intimate experience in the forest is on foot.

Rafiki is home to a lowland tropical forest. Much of the property is still in primary state, giving guests the opportunity to witness phenomal flora and fauna.

You can choose a guided hike or go on your own adventure.


Waterfall hike

This excursion takes you to "Los Campesinos", a rural tourism project featuring a 340 ft suspension bridge, home cooked meals, and gorgeous waterfalls.

Lowland Tropical Forest hike

Explore Rafiki's private reserve. There are trails into the primary forest with a focus on natural history and education.

What you will need...

Hiking boots

shoes with good grip


something that can get wet!


with lots of memory

Small back pack

for a change of clothes and to bring back spices!


and bug spray

waterfall of Quebrada arroyo