www.oars.com: The 5 best whitewater lodges in the world
Marzo 05, 2018.
These lodges are destinations in and of themselves, but their proximity to world-class whitewater rafting makes them all the more drool-worthy. Here’s a rundown of five of the best whitewater lodges in the world.
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Huffington Post: Rafting into Costa Rica’s Pura Vida
June 3, 2015, by Olivia Katrandjian
Olivia Katrandjian joined us on a multi-day Pacuare eco-adventure. She rafted and stayed at our ecolodge, and interviewed Rafael Gallo, co-founder of Rios, on what sustainability really means. “Pura vida.” Literally, it means “the pure life,” but Costa Ricans use it to mean everything from “life is good” to “good luck,” “cheers” to “no worries.” On a recent trip to Costa Rica, I found myself embodying the phrase in all its meanings. Our adventure began when we climbed onto the back of an old, ramshackle tractor painted in bright yellows, blues and reds, and drove down a dirt road to the edge of the Pacuare River, one of the premier whitewater rafting rivers in the world. Read the full story.>>
Matador Network: 5 Incredible Under-the-Radar-Vacation Spots in Costa Rica
February 25, 2015 by Cathy Brown
Cathy Brown came to Costa Rica and experienced the pristine Pacuare river. There’s no better way to take in the grandeur of the mountains, canyons, and waterfalls of the Rio Pacuare than by raft. The river is ranked by National Geographic as one of the top 10 for whitewater rafting in the world, and there are tour operators and sections of the river to accommodate every ability level. While you may be a little busy managing the rapids, you’ll likely catch glimpses of numerous birds and monkeys along the way. Read the full story here.>>
BucketTripper: River Rafting in Costa Rica
February 25, 2015 by Chelle Walton
Chelle Walton had never been white water rafting before she jumped onto a Pacuare River Rafting trip with us. In her own words: I perched in the front of the bouncing rubber raft like a figurehead, clinging to the side straps for dear life, forgetting not to scream as wave after wave slapped my face and filled my mouth. Read the full story here.>>
Jetset Extra: Eco-Adventure at its Best in Costa Rica
February 23, 2015 by Doug Hanson
Doug Hanson joined us for our Tortuguero Jungle Kayaking and Pacuare Rafting tour – in his words: “Pura vida!” we all shouted in unison as we lifted our paddles victoriously into the air after smashing through another rapid on Costa Rica’s renowned Pacuare River. The shout meant “pure life” and that’s exactly what a weeklong visit to Costa Rica provided in abundance. Read the fully story here.>>
SUP Magazine: Teeming Tortuguero – Paddling Costa Rica’s Vast and Watery National Park
July Issue 2015, by Eugene Buchanan
Eugene Buchanan took him family jungle kayaking to Explore Tortuguero National Park on SUP boards, kayaks, and hiking, while staying at Mawamba Lodge. His 16 and 12 year old daughters up close indeed with the teeming wildlife in Tortugeuro. Download the TortugeuroPDF-SUP-BuchananTrip to read the full story.