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Uvita Waterfall

671 Reviews

Uvita Waterfall

671 Reviews
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around the world and back wrote a review Sep 18
Denver, Colorado18 contributions9 helpful votes
We took horses to the waterfall and it was super fun. Even though there is a sign that says not to jump in, every one does.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Bruce B wrote a review Aug 2020
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It's a great spot to hang out and enjoy a local waterfall in Uvita. I do recommend when you go don't pull in to the first parking lot you see for the water fall continue up the road to the original spot
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Date of experience: January 2020
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fijatevos wrote a review Apr 2020
San Jose, Costa Rica24 contributions5 helpful votes
This is a very nice attraction. The best part is the price, very inexpensive. It is pretty good for most ages, but people traveling with small babies and senior citizens should not plan on going to the swimming and waterfall areas. There is a small restaurant with great smoothies, coffee or cocktails, so hanging out there is fine for the less mobile that like that sort of thing. Our group split up that way, the waterfall has two different sections. The lower section is a fairly large swimming hole, and there is a platform to jump off of into the still water. The shorter and wider falls cascade into this pool. The upper section is the taller fall, and it is possible to climb up to the top of the fall and slide down from the top. The entrance fee was 1000 colones per person. The area around the falls has walkways, with hand rails. Getting to the falls there are hand holds as well, but you need good shoes and some agility to enjoy the full experience.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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SoundTravelerBand wrote a review Mar 2020
Cape Canaveral, Florida114 contributions26 helpful votes
Admission to this beautiful park is only $4. Don't miss the small butterfly enclosure as soon as you enter. Then enjoy a scenic walk down a jungle path to the waterfall area. I would not recommend sliding down the large waterfall, but many people do and it's exciting yet nerve-wracking to watch. Our group of 6 adults spent most of our time at the first swimming hole – it has a small waterfall and a fun yet safe jump of about 6 meters. The vegetation is beautiful here and it wasn't too crowded when we visited, even on a Saturday afternoon. Enjoy your trip to Catarata Uvita!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kelly B wrote a review Mar 2020
12 contributions2 helpful votes
We drove up the steep road and parked and paid $4.00 to use the steep steps down to the base of the falls. You can park for free down stream and hike up. Once at the river, you have to scramble over rocks and boulders to get to the pool. There is really no place to leave your belongings. I used a carabiner to hang our daypacks to a root, and that worked pretty well. The water was refreshing and the site beautiful. The allure was to climb up the slippery cliff wall and jump into the pool. It's a difficult, slippery, and dangerous climb. If you must climb, I highly recommend that you wear reef shoes. Diving is NOT recommended. The pool is not very deep, so talk to locals before jumping in. There are no facilities as in toilets or changing rooms at the pool. The closest one would be to climb up the steps to the restaurant at the top of the steps. For people who cannot swim well, or who have health or balance issues, keep in mind that there are no life guards, and no easy way out if you get into trouble. Late afternoons bring larger crowds.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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