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Gorgeous and Peaceful

This is a beautiful waterfall with areas to sit and cool off. This is a short drive off the main... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
Be sure to go after a lot of rainfall!

The site is beautiful, but much rain is needed for the water not to be muddy. Be sure to have an... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is a beautiful waterfall with areas to sit and cool off. This is a short drive off the main road. The road is gravel. The main road is paved. Plan to stay a few hours and bring lunch. Wear good shoes for the trek...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

The site is beautiful, but much rain is needed for the water not to be muddy. Be sure to have an SUV to get there!!

Thank ChristineL1782
Reviewed January 9, 2018

We thought this was going to be a hike to a waterfall view. The hike is primitive but short. You will need real shoes rather than flip flops. The waterfall itself was very pretty and on our visit the water was clear. We were surprised...More

Thank WildBlackMamba
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We followed the directions on the blog Two Weeks in Costa Rica and found the waterfall easily. Only 20km from Sámara. It’s a dirt road but was easily navigable without a four wheel drive as it is the dry season. A bit narrow when facing...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This waterfall is located off of the main Nicoya-Samara road about 20 mins outside of Samara. You would think that the location was a state secret as there are absolutely no signs to point you to this location. Best directions are as follows. Head out...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

We went in June 2017, during the rainy season, so from the photos I have seen it can be a different experience. First of all, there are really good and simple instructions on how to get here on the blog, Two Weeks in Costa Rica....More

Thank Celia C
Reviewed April 2, 2017

You need an SUV or motorcycle to get there. Natural stone tubs, waterfall, chilly water and sunny day - that why people love it.

Thank Serge S
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We found this place with the help of our hotel front desk. We'll worth the drive for a (free) place to swim in freshwater. There are pools at the bottom and a unique deep pool at the top. Lots of locals with families there all...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed February 24, 2017

quiet and low-key spot, for nice swim in small falls...easily accessible, but best with four-wheel drive

Thank RDub2016
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Relatively easy to reach if you have a rental car. Only the last 2 km are on dirt road, OK during the dry season. Lovely waterfalls early in the dry season (Jan - Feb) with pools deep enough for swimming.

Thank Niels A
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