Savegre River

Rafting Adventure on the Savegre River

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Visiting the Savegre River

If you love white water rafting, the Savegre River near Manuel Antonio is one of the best sites to choose from next to the Pacuare river. This adventure tour is suitable for those who already have some experience and it is classed as moderately challenging. In 2017, UNESCO declared this stunning river a biosphere reserve. The river is also home to the beautiful waterfall of San Gerardo just an hour from San Gerardo de Dota. Don’t forget to combine this adventure with a visit to the iconic Manuel Antonio National Park!

Highlights

White water rafting tour

White Water Rafting Costa RicaWell-trained and experienced bilingual guides will help you at the most challenging parts of your journey an introduce you to all the safety procedures. There are class II and class III rapids on the river and participants of this tour must be over eight years old.

On this 5 ½ hour Manuel Antonio white water rafting tour, you are going to see what real Costa Rican nature looks like. As you rage through the waters, you will also get a chance to see fantastic landscapes and spot some wildlife like birds and monkeys. The rafting part of the tour will be around 2 ½ hours in total. You will spend the rest of the time with visiting the wildest areas of Manuel Antonio. Also, having a delicious meal on the river shore and swimming. Whenever you look up, you will see different species of birds flying overhead and you will also have the chance to see some traditional villages and towns.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel AntonioDespite being one of the smaller national parks in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio still has 184 species of birds and 109 species of mammals as well as almost 80 species of fish in the surrounding waters. You can take wildlife tours to learn about the flora and fauna, canopy tours complete with a thrilling zipline, or rainforest horseback riding and even parasailing tours. You can go snorkeling and scuba diving, surf or simple enjoy the stunning beach.

Quepos

Quepos Costa Rica MarinaIf you want to combine your white water rafting trip with some world-class sport fishing, you can travel to Quepos in North Puntarenas. Famous for the Marina Pez Vela, Quepos has hosted international fishing tournaments and holds water slips for 200 boats.

Tips

Consult local touring agencies about the water levels: It is important to be aware of how low or how high the river is at the time of your visit since this can influence the safety of your tour.

Explore the Central Pacific: Next to the Savegre River, Manuel Antonio and Quepos, why not explore some of the Central Pacific’s famous beaches such as Jaco, Playa Hermosa and Dominical.

Getting there

Closest International Airport: Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)

sansa airline airplanesGetting to Manuel Antonio and by extension the Saverge River is very easy. Youc an rent a car at the airport or take advantage of the shuttle services from San Jose or Guanacaste. Private transfers are a little more expensive but won’t have to make extra stops. You can also use Sansa Air to fly to Quepos from San Jose. The flight costs about $75 dollars and only takes around 10 minutes. 

Dining

Gallo Pinto VegetarianManuel Antonio has a large variety of restaurants and cafe. El Avion is an old Fairchild C-123 airplane that was refurbished and turned into one of the coolest restaurants and bars in Manuel Antonio. The Shana Restaurant Lounge Pool Bar offers high-end Italian food and El Mirador is perfect for fantastic, traditional Costa Rican food like the casado and gallo pinto – complete with a perfect view. 

Where to stay

Playitas Pool Arenas Del MarThe hotels in Manuel Antonio range from the super luxurious resorts like Arenas del Mar, to vacation rentals such as the Tulemar Resort, and Mid-Range accomodations like Hotel Costa Verde. They all offer excellent service, views and food!

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Savegre River Vacation Packages

Caribbean Dream with Manuel Antonio

Caribbean Dream with Manuel Antonio

12
SJO
$1500-$2000 p.p.
Caribbean Dream Extended Stay

Caribbean Dream Extended Stay

16
SJO
Extended Costa Rica Highlights

Extended Costa Rica Highlights

20
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Costa Ballena Exploration

Costa Ballena Exploration

9
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Extended Stay

Extended Stay

13
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Birding in Costa Rica’s Top Three Destinations

Birding in Costa Rica’s Top Three Destinations

SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Best of Costa Rica

Best of Costa Rica

7
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

SJO
Luxury Getaway

Luxury Getaway

7
SJO
Less than $1000 p.p.
Costa Rica’s Top Three Destinations

Costa Rica’s Top Three Destinations

SJO
$1500-$2000 p.p.
Two Oceans & A Volcano

Two Oceans & A Volcano

$1000-$1500 p.p.
Pacific & Caribbean Combo

Pacific & Caribbean Combo

10
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Perfect Combination with Corcovado

Perfect Combination with Corcovado

SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Complete Costa Rica Extended

Complete Costa Rica Extended

SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Escape to Nature

Escape to Nature

SJO
$1500-$2000 p.p.
Extended Costa Rica Southern Package

Extended Costa Rica Southern Package

SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Nature & Wildlife in Costa Rica!

Nature & Wildlife in Costa Rica!

SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

7
SJO
$1500-$2000 p.p.
Costa Rica’s Seventh Heaven

Costa Rica’s Seventh Heaven

7
SJO
$1000-$1500 p.p.
Best of Costa Rica with Peace Lodge (4 Star)

Best of Costa Rica with Peace Lodge (4 Star)

7
SJO
$1000-$1500 p.p.
Coast to Coast with Puerto Viejo

Coast to Coast with Puerto Viejo

12
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.
Luxury Family Getaway with Hacienda AltaGracia

Luxury Family Getaway with Hacienda AltaGracia

7
SJO
More than $2000 p.p.

Savegre River Hotels

Arenas Del Mar

Arenas Del Mar

5
5
From: $200 - $300
Gaia Hotel and Reserve

Gaia Hotel and Reserve

5
4
From: $200 - $300
Hotel Costa Verde

Hotel Costa Verde

3
2
From: $125 - $200
Hotel El Parador

Hotel El Parador

4
5
From: $200 - $300
Hotel Karahe

Hotel Karahe

3
From: $125 - $200
Hotel La Mariposa

Hotel La Mariposa

4
From: $125 - $200
Hotel Playa Espadilla

Hotel Playa Espadilla

3
3
From: $125 - $200
Hotel San Bada

Hotel San Bada

4
5
From: $200 - $300
Hotel Shana

Hotel Shana

5
From: $200 - $300
Hotel Si Como No

Hotel Si Como No

4
5
From: $200 - $300
Makanda by the Sea

Makanda by the Sea

5
From: Over $300
Santa Juana Lodge

Santa Juana Lodge

3
5
From: $125 - $200
Tulemar Resort

Tulemar Resort

5
From: $200 - $300
La Mansion Inn

La Mansion Inn

5
2
From: $125 - $200
Espadilla Gardens

Espadilla Gardens

3
From: $200 - $300
Plaza Yara

Plaza Yara

3
From: Under $125

Savegre River Tours

ATV Rainforest Adventure in Manuel Antonio

ATV Rainforest Adventure in Manuel Antonio

From: $75 - $100
Coast Jet Ski – Manuel Antonio Adventure

Coast Jet Ski – Manuel Antonio Adventure

From: Over $100
Kids Saving the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary

Kids Saving the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary

From: Under $50
Canopy & ATV Tours at Safari Adventures

Canopy & ATV Tours at Safari Adventures

From: $50 - $75
Parasailing Tour Costa Rica Adventure

Parasailing Tour Costa Rica Adventure

From: $75 - $100
Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure Tour

Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure Tour

From: $75 - $100
Scuba Diving Tour Costa Rica Adventure

Scuba Diving Tour Costa Rica Adventure

From: $75 - $100
Jungle Tubing Savegre River

Jungle Tubing Savegre River

From: Under $50
Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

From: Under $50
Manuel Antonio National Park Tour with Expediciones Tropicales

Manuel Antonio National Park Tour with Expediciones Tropicales

Catamaran Adventure Tour with Planet Dolphin

Catamaran Adventure Tour with Planet Dolphin

Surf Lesson with MASS (Manuel Antonio Surf School and Camp)

Surf Lesson with MASS (Manuel Antonio Surf School and Camp)

Manuel Antonio National Park tour with Tucanes Tours

Manuel Antonio National Park tour with Tucanes Tours

Savegre River White Water Rafting with Tucanes Tours

Savegre River White Water Rafting with Tucanes Tours

Horseback Riding Tour with Tucanes Tours

Horseback Riding Tour with Tucanes Tours

Damas Island Estuary Mangrove Tour with Tucanes Tours

Damas Island Estuary Mangrove Tour with Tucanes Tours

Ocean Kayaking & Snorkeling with Tucanes Tours

Ocean Kayaking & Snorkeling with Tucanes Tours

Kids Saving the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

Kids Saving the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

Horseback Riding in Mulguri with San Bada

Horseback Riding in Mulguri with San Bada

Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure Tour with Si Como No

Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure Tour with Si Como No

Canopy Tour with Canopy Safari

Canopy Tour with Canopy Safari

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