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Rio Celeste Waterfall

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Virginia
posts: 92
reviews: 6
Rio Celeste Waterfall

Thinking about this hike and waterfall. Just curious if anyone knows how long of a drive it is from our hotel - Silencio del Campo - to the start. Any input on the hike would be great also! We are a family that are all in pretty good shape

La Fortuna de San...
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for La Fortuna de San Carlos
posts: 1,169
reviews: 7
1. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

It takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes+- to get there from La Fortuna. It is a physical hike, but if you are in reasonable shape and not worried about getting a little muddy, you will have no problem. The waterfall is the most beautiful in CR when it's not raining hard. If it is raining hard, you may want to rethink the trip as the water can become diluted with clearer water. All in all the hike is a few kilometers through some of the most beautiful rainforest around. It's worth picking up a guide at the entrance so you have the opportunity to see more wildlife.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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posts: 38,865
2. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Worth it to do it...about 2 hours ride minutes more minutes less...unique kind of place...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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posts: 38,865
3. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Worth it to do it...about 2 hours ride minutes more minutes less...unique kind of place...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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for Costa Rica
posts: 38,865
4. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Worth it to do it...about 2 hours ride minutes more minutes less...unique kind of place...

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posts: 36
5. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Wow 2hrs..... Any shorter ways? Lolz

San Jose, Costa Rica
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for Costa Rica
posts: 38,865
6. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

NOT really...sorry!!!

Really nice ride and worth it once you see the falls!

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La Fortuna de San...
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for La Fortuna de San Carlos
posts: 1,169
reviews: 7
7. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

La Fortuna Waterfalls is only about 10 minutes from Silencio del Campo if you want a shorter drive. Cerro Chato is right around the corner from the waterfalls if you are looking for a good physical hike through the rainforest.

Dallas, Texas
posts: 290
reviews: 7
8. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Rio Celeste is a GREAT hike and experience. If you are in shape you will have no problems.

Virginia
posts: 92
reviews: 6
9. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Any suggestions on a guide who will include transportation from our hotel in Arenal?

Baton Rouge...
posts: 361
reviews: 50
10. Re: Rio Celeste Waterfall

Erik Guzman has gotten many high reviews - he's in La Fortuna and can lead you around the region.

http://www.tarabatours.com/rioceleste.htm

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