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Rio Celeste

Tenorio Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It is definitely a little out of the way, it was difficult to get to, and we had to go through a couple of different agencies to finally get there. BUT..........it was so worth it! Beautiful, and breathtaking, it was rainy season when we went, and the waterfall was flowing.. The hike was a bit dodgy but we had good... More

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Although it's a little tricky to get to, Rio Celeste is well worth it. There's a good amount of hiking and of course the river and waterfall are beautiful.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went here with an Agency called Panorama Tours, loveliest people ever. Our guide talked us through everything about the place, very informative too so give them a call. They have good prices for nationals too. Originally we wanted to drive up here but I'm glad we decided to go with the tour since the road up to the Park... More

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Irvine, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Drove 3 hours from our resort to get to this park. It was definitely worth the trip if you are and outdoor/active type of person. The hike was awesome and seeing the waterfall was even better. The was is bright baby blue due to the sulfur from the volcano near by. A site to see!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We hiked with a guide in this area and saw Nany animals, including sloth, snakes and toucans, as well as frogs and birds. It is worth taking a guide to help you spot all the animals. Our guide Michal- a young local boy, was multilingual, Spanish, English, French and German and had a wonderful knowledge of the area. Be sure... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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66 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Trails are great and relatively easy. The water is unbelievably blue, a little chilly, but absolutely beautiful.

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a fantastic site. The Celeste waters of this river and falls are breath taking. The trail is well marked and as well as possible, groomed. The stairs to the lagoon are well developed but the incline is steep. Ponchos are available at the park office and the entrance fee was reasonable. Getting there is a little difficult as... More

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UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

After a guided trek through the rainforest we reached the blue lagoon pool and then the waterfall. Ever bit as spectacular as photos you might see. The guide was optional but well worth the small extra charge. Our guide Jonathan was very knowledgeable and took time to explain what we were seeing.

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Newnan, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is a rugged,rainforest hike to see all the gorgeous natural waters but well worth the work! The waterfall is amazing and the blue lagoon so tranquil. Muddy and trecherous but worth every step!

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

At the ranger station, you pay $10/person to be able to walk on a 3 km trail (and back), seeing a nice waterfall and a small hot spring. (The water color is depending on prior rain - so don't count on being amazed by any color). We went during a rainy day, when the mud was horrendous. However, we didn't... More

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