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Club Rio Outdoor Center

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“springs resort”(32 reviews)
Club Rio Outdoor Center at The Springs Resort & Spa offers multiple adventure activities set within a 65 acre rain forest preserve along a private stretch of the Arenal River. Activities include inflatable river kayaking, river tubing, horseback...more
The Springs Resort & Spa | 9 Kl west of La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 104417, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here a couple of days ago during the rainy season so we pretty much had the place to ourselves! Weather was beautiful and all of the staff was amazing! We started with the wildlife sanctuary tour by a young man with glasses who...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Springs Resort & Spa in La Fortuna and took advantage of their adventure center along the Arenal River. The girls enjoyed horseback riding and had a wonderful experience. Then the entire group signed up for the tubing, and had a blast!...More

Thank PirateLA40
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

JEFFRY URBINA & the whole river tubing crew with Club Rio were SPECTACULAR! ENTERTAINING! INFORMATIVE! AMUSING! HELPFUL! PROFESSIONAL! I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND booking your river tubing activities with him/Club Rio! We had a blast cruising down the river & especially thru the rapids! They did...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The river tubing was a blast! We also enjoyed the horseback riding adventure in the rain. Nero, our guide, made the adventure more exciting.

Thank PNut92127
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Springs and spent a couple days doing activities at Club Rio. All of the staff were very helpful and accommodating. My daughter really wanted to do horseback riding so we did and it was great!! Especially since my husband and I...More

Thank LBarberio
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our day at Club Rio while staying at The Springs Resort. We chose to do the rock climbing and river tubing. Our guides for both activities were fantastic, especially with the kids! Jeffrey Urvina recorded our river tubing rides (you get to go...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Our group of seven included four kids (8, 8, 10 & 13) tubing down the Arenal River. A great time was had by all! The staff throughout Club Rio were great! Special kudos to the river guides that did an excellent job keeping us safe.

Thank JL C
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple hours here during the rainy season. We all did tubing and two of my kids also rock climbed. The tubing was super fun and the guides were great but I thought it was a little overpriced for the amount of time...More

Thank njmomofthree3
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Gerald, Daniel and Jeffrey are truly the best! Not only are they fun and entertaining, but strict on safety and comforting children who may fear their first time on the river. We did the river tubing twice, but could have done it every day if...More

1  Thank 7shenderson
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We came here for a day trip with our 3 kids (4, 11, 14). There were not a lot of people and the guides were very friendly and willing to fit the activities to our plans. As a positive surprise we ended up first doing...More

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12 September 2018|
Response from seesterdelmundo | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so but I can’t be sure. The horseback riding looked amazing!! It was not your typical ride! It was “real” riding. You could email them and I’m sure they will answer. They have EXCEPTIONAL customer service!
Veronica H
7 June 2018|
Response from seesterdelmundo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I dont
Ben S
11 October 2017|
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Response from Compass673612 |
No , no feeding is allowed .
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