Welcome to the Rafiki Beach Camp

We invite you to join us on a tropical beach in Costa Rica

The Rafiki Beach Camp brings the adventure of a luxury tent camp to the pacific beach of Matapalo. Our accommodations provide you with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing glamping experience. Take a leisurely stroll at sunset or try surfing for the first time. Read a book in hammock in the shade of the palm trees or take a dip in the refreshing pool. Explore Manuel Antonio National Park or let us guide you to some of the best adventure in Costa Rica! The Rafiki team has been exploring all of the exciting niches in the area and we look forward to sharing our knowledge with you!


Our luxury safari tents, which comfortably sleep families of 4, offer a camping experience in a wilderness environment with all of the creature comforts of home so you won't have to "rough it”!

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Matapalo is a perfect base camp to enjoy the adventure that this region provides. Rafiki does rafting, hiking, horseback riding and an kayaking tours. We can also help you with any other adventure...

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We provide you with fresh coffee and breakfast to get your day started. Our facility includes a pool, beach chairs, and use of our communal kitchen. Each tent is equipped with towels, a modern bathroom with a hot shower, amenities and even has a mini bar!

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Shani Package

The "Shani" or adventure package is the most convenient way to get the most out of Playa Matapalo. This 2 night stay includes our remarkable kayak trip. You will have plenty of beach time before and after exploring the greater mangrove system of the Savegre River. 

Savegre Adventure Package

This package is a combination of both of the Rafiki properties. It includes 2 nights at Rafiki Safari Lodge and 2 nights at the Rafiki Beach Camp. The package also includes our mangrove kayak adventure and one activity of your choice at Rafiki Safari Lodge.

See what our guests say about us...

star rating  We stayed here last year and just visited their Safari lodge in the mountains. This year we stayed at the mountain lodge for two nights and have now made our... read more

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February 3, 2018