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Poas Volcano

Cr130, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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Cr130, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you ever have the pleasure to visit Costa Rica I recommend visiting Poas (one of the many volcanoes in this beautiful country). The drive up to the top of the volcanoes is filled with beautiful views of coffee plantations, farmland, and vistas overlooking San...More

Thank cbGiggles
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

With a small hike 30 minutes round trip is possible to admire a nice caldera and have amazing pictures. It is on the road from san jose to arenal at 1 hour from san jose.

Thank ale b
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Well, it was the rainy season, so we only saw a bit of the crater as the wind shifted the fog around a bit. Nice walk thru the rainforest.

Thank koho1954
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

When we arrived (8.20 AM) at the entrance we were told that the crater was completely covered in clouds and the chance to clear up was 50/50. So she gave us the choice to pay the 15$ entrance fee or turn around and leave without...More

Thank Mensovw
Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I took the chance and went in the rainy season. I was hoping by some strike of luck it'd be clear. It was not. However I walked the trails with my wife and still had a great time. Walked the Laguna Botos trail and saw...More

Thank Taiji S
Reviewed August 6, 2015

The ride to the top of the volcano is very scenic and you get to see the countryside. In San Jose it was in the upper 20s C but at the top of the volcano it was around 15 C so may want to bring...More

Thank Oreostud
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Was a very good volcano up in the mountains with a great view of the volcano. Be careful of when the park closes as they will kick you out like they did to us :(

Thank nick p
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Having over 100 volcanoes and around 7 active, it was hard to pick which one to visit. We picked Poas as it was one of the active and it was an easy drive from San Jose. We coupled this with a visit to the La...More

Thank DVG54
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We went here real early on Sunday morning. We had a clear sky just 20 km away from the top but by the time we reached the top it was cloudy, rainy and windy. The guy at the booth told us there was nothing to...More

Thank IljaVerolme
Reviewed August 2, 2015

When we arrived at the entrance, the cashier confessed us there was 0 visibility and he was extremely nice so we turn around and didn't pay anything (well, only time wasted). Various persons we talked to said it's very common the volcano is totally cloudy....More

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