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Costa Rica Waterfalls

Costa Rica continues to offer great attractions, a country that likes to show off with all its biodiversity and waterfalls are no exception. The mountainous geography with heights and plains causes beautiful waterfalls, many of them are accessible, where you can enjoy with a good bath in crystal clear waters or just be observed to take a memorable memory.

Many others hide as treasures in the highest mountains and are natural sources of drinking water for the species that inhabit the mountains such as dantas, pumas, manigordos, armadillos.

La Paz Waterfall (It has a waterfall of 37 meters) located in the area near the Poás Volcano accessible from the city of San José as a day tour or en route to some destination such as Arenal, Monteverde or Sarapiquí.

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La Paz Waterfall

Another waterfall that becomes a mandatory visit in Arenal is La Fortuna Waterfall, known in Costa Rica, which is very close to Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato, with a water fall of 75 meters (250 feet) in the middle of the forest.

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La Fortuna Waterfall

Río Celeste is a beautiful waterfall of 30 meters of altitude (100 feet) located in the Tenorio Volcano National Park. Its beauty and attractiveness offer the blue water, this natural phenomenon occurs when the volcanic rock is mixed with the water. In Costa Rica it is one of the most visited places and with day tours.

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Rio Celeste Waterfall

Nauyaca is located in the southern part of Costa Rica, a beautiful complement to the biodiversity of our country and amazes with its fall of two levels, the first with a fall of 45 meters and the second with a fall of 65 meters in height. It has a natural swimming pool with a depth of 6 meters (20 feet).

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Nauyaca Waterfall

Bajos del Toro, this beautiful waterfall is located in the town of Bajos Del Toro in the province of Alajuela. It is a waterfall that feeds on water from the Poás Volcano has a water fall of 90 meters forming part of the waterfalls more Costa Rica highs.

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Bajos del Toro Waterfall

Montezuma Waterfall located on the Pacific coast very close to the Gulf of Nicoya. Knowing the Montezuma waterfall is a totally different experience, with its three levels the first of 5 meters with a small natural swimming pool, the second waterfall with a fall of 12 meters. And finally, the most beautiful fall of 25 meters. In total it has a height of 40 meters (130 feet), it is easy to find both Ticos and tourists visiting and swimming in its refreshing waters.

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Montezuma Waterfall

Diamond waterfall is something unique and spectacular, the waterfall is located in the forest with access for experienced walkers, having a difficult access is less visited. It has a water fall of 200 meters (600 feet). It has a large stone that becomes a cave that is used for sleeping. You can visit it with an organized trip with an experienced guide and for a person with a good physical condition. This waterfall is located in the town of Las Tumbas in a private reserve very close to Dominical in Perez Zeledon.

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Diamante Waterfall

Visit Costa Rica, where we have beautiful waterfalls and in Terra Incógnita we can help you get to know them.

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