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“small fee”(2 reviews)
“on site”(2 reviews)
“waterfall”(10 reviews)
| 3 km from the town of Xico, Xico 91240, Mexico
+52 228 179 9351
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A friend drove us to the site. It’s stunningly gorgeous and not overly developed. There’s a restaurant that looked nice but we didn’t try it. Also some craft and food or drink stalls. It was a weekday and not very many people were there. The...More

Thank woodside105
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Arrived after 5 pm the place was really quiet and relaxing. The entrance is free however I suggest to charge an entrance fee and keep the area cleaner. The falls are amazing.

Thank elzorrocaliente
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We arrived by taxi (50 pesos) from the town of Xico. The entrance to the falls is free (parking would carry a small fee). We are birders, but were told due to safety concerns we should leave at around 5:00 pm just when birds are...More

Thank royannjean
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Lots of little restaurants and souvenir stands. Several movies have been made here including Romancing the Stone. Lively place on weekends and holidays.

Thank FlutistCPA
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Stopped to view the falls and loved every minute. Such a beautiful setting. The falls were lovely and the food on site, particularly the tamales Oaxacan style, were great!

Thank hammoncm
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely wonderful time at the falls. We got a bus from Xalapa to Xico (MX $20, ~30 mins) and got off when the bus turned right at a petrol station. We then walked back on ourselves, to a right turn up a...More

2  Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed July 21, 2016

I visited Xico with the intent to visit the town and the waterfall. I caught a bus out of Xalapa near the old market place (Los Sauces) - it was very inexpensive and easy. Buses run regularly both coming and going. The trip to Xico...More

3  Thank SteveNM
Reviewed November 15, 2015

This place is amazing. I want to tell you how to get there and avoid large fees: (A) From Central Veracruz City, Take the ADO Bus Line to Xalapa. (B) In Xalapa City, get off at the Bus Station Terminal and wait EXACTLY on the...More

6  Thank John P
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I was on vacation in Veracruz city. I used public transportation to go to the Falls and it was certainly an adventure in multiple modes of transportation! The Falls are in a little town in the middle of the mountains. If you like nature, this...More

3  Thank Jaime M
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just a short cab ride from Xico to the falls.There is a nice mirador as you enter the fall but the best views are along the trail. Be sure to hike all the way to the bottom (over 300 stairs) for the best close up...More

1  Thank Bocas Chuck E
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