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Montezuma Falls

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Address: Entrance just south of main town road, Montezuma, Costa Rica

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Beautiful waterfall; refreshing swim.

Relatively easy hike to bottom of first waterfall; challenging climb/hike to top of the waterfall. We met others at the top who had taken ATVs and drove there on the road. Easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Scott R
St. Albert, Canada
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St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Relatively easy hike to bottom of first waterfall; challenging climb/hike to top of the waterfall. We met others at the top who had taken ATVs and drove there on the road. Easy and safe to do the 10 foot jump. Rocks are painted white so that jumpers know where to safely jump from. Tarzan swing into same pool of water.... More 

Thank Scott R
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rode horses there which was a nice way to travel to get there. Cooled off in water and then rode back.

Thank dbar2n
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set off early in the morning (7am) to try and avoid the mid day heat. Although this meant we had to find the route ourself, having no one to follow. We found our way fine to the first waterfall which was magnificent! We then bumped into another couple who couldn't find a way to the 2nd waterfall. They had... More 

Thank Molly S
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Same review as the canopy tour as I believe it is the same attraction. Just tried to ad some photos to the equation. Great afternoon

Thank piscesgirl001
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful waterfall that is the nicest to swim in out of any waterfalls in Costa Rica. The waterfalls are situated just a short walk out of town and do not require a taxi to reach. I would recommend bringing water shoes or water sandals as the walk to the waterfalls goes through a creek and can be quite difficult... More 

Thank Trevor M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 11:00 and parked our ATV at the waterfall parking wwhich suprisingly costs almost $2. Coming with sandals we soon realized that closed shoes would have been more convenient for the walk to the fall. The walk itself is not too long (15min.) or hard and mostly shady. The fall itself has a nice refreshing deep pool and... More 

Thank msilco
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exhilarating experience to be here. The hike is not that easy and definitely slippery but it's great to be at the top and jump (I only dared to the little jump, but the big one seemed even more awesome). Good place to go, although not if you are in shape I guess

Thank Roelvdk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a long walk over rocks through the hills but well worth the view and swim. You can not climb the falls as it is dangerous but the water is lovely.

Thank Jacinta H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A dangerous trip to a nice waterfall swim but make sure you check the weather up the mountain as 2 people a year are rumored to die here being caught in flash floods. Suggest the experiece of a local to guide if you can find one

Thank Doug R
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go see this waterfall if you are ever in the area! Montezuma village is a small cozy town, with a great vibe! Just next to the Hotel La Cascada there is a small parking lot, where we parked our Atv for 1000 colones (2 dollars) while we hiked to the waterfall. The hike requeres good shoes, as you have to... More 

Thank Cille N

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