Rain Forest Retreat

Rio Savegre

3 Days 2 Nights
$475.00per person Book Now


A journey into the rain forest to the Fonsecas eco-retreat and adventure center. A 4x4 ride past small coffee farming pueblos and high mountain ridges brings us to the town of Brujo, where we start our 2 hour hike into the rain forest. Enjoy the beautiful deck over the Rio Savegre's turquoise rapids and the endless view of green rain forest and wild flowers of this hidden getaway.

Basic Info

Start: Duration: Physical Demand:
San Isidro del General 3 Days 3/5
End: Distance: Age Requirement:
Silencio 10.5 km 14+
Physical Demand: Age Requirement:
3 14+
Accommodations: Group Requirement:
Transportation, lodging,
meals, rafting
2 - 40 People
Accommodations: Group Requirement:
Transportation, lodging,
meals, rafting
2 - 40 People


Day 1

Pick up in Manuel Antonio, Playa Dominical, or San Isidro del General, this 3 day adventure takes you into the rain forest of Costa Rica. From Perez Zeledon, we embark on a 2 hour drive through the mountains with stunning views of the ocean on clear days and a unique look into the small pueblos that most visitors don't get the opportunity to see. Once we arrive in the town of Brujo, we'll begin our hike to the Fonseca's rain forest retreat. It's an absolutely stunning place with the Rio Savegre passing by and a waterfall to look at as you eat. Served with some of the best Costa Rican and fresh food you can find, you will be ready to relax and enjoy your new home.

Day 2

Wake up to the rushing sounds of the Rio Savegre and the beautiful waterfall in front of you as you eat your breakfast. Guide yourself through the medicinal plant tour and marvel at the array of flowers and trees you just can't find elsewhere. Feeling adventurous? Zipline down a canopy line that goes over the Rio Savegre, offering a bird's eye view of the surrounding area you will love. How about a waterfall rappel? Explore new heights and experience the flow of a waterfall like never before rappelling down it. Traditional sauna, anyone? Relax next to the river in a traditional sauna and take some time to yourself to rejuvenate and get away.

Day 3

Eat another home cooked breakfast and put on hiking boots to go rafting 20 kilometers of the Rio Savegre featuring class II, III, and IV rapids (the cleanest river in all of the Americas). Say our goodbyes and PURA VIDA's in Dominical or Manuel Antonio or San Isidro del General.


Typical Meals

Varies day to day but this provides a good overview. We can change items based on diet requirements!


  • Gallo Pinto - scrambled or fried eggs, fried plantains, fruit, black beans and white rice mixed with wild cilantro, onion, and seasoning.
  • Fresh Costa Rican coffee, chocolate milk, or homemade lemon cane sugar water


  • Casado - chicken, green salad with tomatoes and onions, avocado, fresh pineapple, mangoes, with white rice and black beans.
  • Fresh juice, rainforest spring water, or lemon cane sugar water.


  • Casado - choice of meat, local mixed vegetables, white rice with wild cilantro and locally grown black beans.
  • Hot chocolate, rainforest spring water, or lemon cane sugar water.

Pricing Details

Price includes:
  • Transportation from San Isidro de El General
  • Final transportation to San Isidro de El General, Uvita,
    Dominical, or Manuel Antonio
  • Lodging
  • All meals
  • All safety equipment for activities
  • All activities mentioned
  • Roundtrip transportation from San Isidro de General
  • 24 hour bilingual guide(s)
  • Hiking backpacks (if needed)
Price does not include:
  • Flight to Costa Rica
  • Transportation from San Jose
  • Gratuities