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Cinco Ceibas Rainforest Reserve and Adventure Park

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Pangola , 511017, 511017, Costa Rica
+506 2476 0606
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Cinco Ceibas Rainforest Reserve & Adventure Park is the newest adventure tour in Costa Rica; it covers 1,100 hectares of private reserve of which over 600 hectares protected primary forest along the Costa Rica Bird Route. Located in Pangola, Sarapiqui, Heredia it can be reached from San Jose, La Fortuna or Sarapiqui. It offers visitors four outstanding guided tours: The Boardwalk is a raised wooden trail through the primary forest. Visitors on this tour may be led by an expert naturalist guide or travel alone with a comprehensive self guide book. This is the only elevated boardwalk in Costa Rica! Handicap accessible, with a distance of 1.3 km through the primary forest it is secure and safe above the forest floor. Cinco Ceibas has some of the largest trees in the country, these magnificent trees may be 300 to 500 years old, one species the giant ceiba tree, are considered sacred by the indigenous cultures, Costa Rican almond trees, ceibas, and many other species shelter, green macaws, toucans, and hundreds of endangered species live here. We offer guided kayak tours down the tranquil Rio Cuarto River. We have either single or double kayaks. This tour is accessible for families, including children 7 years and older accompanied with an adult using a double kayak. We use the natural flow of the river, to admire the beautiful nature flora and fauna of Rio Cuarto. We have modern amenities including full showers and lockers for the convenience of the visitor. The third is a unique tour, the Ox Cart Tour! "Flaco and Gordo" two beautiful and sturdy oxen pull a wagon to transport visitors on an educational tour where they will learn about the typical oxen cart a national symbol of Costa Rica, declared by Unesco as with both Tradition Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. On this trip you may plant a tree in the nursery, admiring tropical flowers and receive a short history of the local area and flora. The fourth tour is the Guided Horse Back Ride through protected rainforest and secondary reforestation to admiring the flora and fauna of this region. We have a coral to practice so visitors get familiar with the horse, supported by an expert guide, we will leave the stables that offer beautiful views of the lake, forest and the mountains beyond. Cinco Ceibas Reserve & Rainforest Adventure Park includes the Cinco Fusion Cafe Restaurant that overlooks Rio Cuarto. Costa Rican Cafe and Juice bar offers local ingredients, vegetarian option and always fresh organic juices. The BouTeak has an exclusive collection designed for Cinco Ceibas with gifts and clothing made by Costa Rican artists and indigenous artisans. As part of the adventure, hand painted colorful transport visitors to the different tours.
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Pangola , 511017, 511017, Costa Rica
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+506 2476 0606
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US$85 per adult
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US$125 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this center on a Gray Line one day excursion in July 2018. It took about 2 hours to reach it from my airport hotel driving through some spectacular scenery. On arrival i was offered a choice of two of four activities; a board...More

Thank LondonRon
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is one of the best experiences in Costa Rica! The bus service is quick and the driver is very kind! From San Jose, the ride was about two hours and fairly bumpy but our driver handled the roads expertly! We participated in the boardwalk...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The ride is a very long one from San Jose, about 2.5 hrs but don’t let that detour you. The only complaint I have was from Gray Line Tours who didn’t tell us there were showers and to bring flip flops, etc. Our driver was...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

What an amazing place, Cinco Ceibas is magical ! The staff is irreproachable, Isaac has a super energy and takes care of you for everything you need, the food is excellent and of course the activities such as kayaking, boardwalk are memorable. During our kayak...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Hi, my name is David, this tour was definitely an experience to remember, it was so much fun! I couldn't say enough about the staff, they were super kind! Our tour guide, Isaac Guerrero really took the time to let you explore and made it...More

Thank baileydavid32
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent Lodge! The Guide was really motivated and friendly to us. We were at the rainforest boardwalk and kayaking. Reasonable Price and very good food. Recommend it!!

Thank Mathias S
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I was only in Costa Rica for day, but I managed to find my way to Cinco Ceibas for some rainforest adventures. I was so impressed by the staff, Issac, Blanca, and Rolando. They are warm and inviting, and their energy and excitement was contagious....More

Thank Amelia W
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Cinco Ceibas is an old abandoned pineapple farm that has been replanted. The surrounding old growth rainforest preserves 100 to 500 year old Ceiba trees that are amazing to see. The easy mile-long trail has a nice interpretive booklet to follow so you can walk...More

Thank annbS3781EP
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went from San Jose and although it was about a 3 hour journey it was well worth travelling to see the more of the country. The complex itself is lovely, and the staff - especially Isaac - were fantastic. We did the horse riding...More

Thank Natalie K
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took a day trip from San Juan early in the morning. The ride was about two and a half hour and last 40-45 minutes was on an unpaved road. Although it was a little hassle to get there, it was an excellent and breathtaking...More

Thank Emrah P
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