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“Clear water” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Maracas Falls

Maracas Falls
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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35 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Clear water”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Clear waters that is what you will find when you take the little hike to this waterfall, and it is icy cold, I lost my voice a year since I couldn't stay out of the water - lol

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
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English first
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“GREAT FUN!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great beach for swimming, water is nice but a bit cold . it's loaded with lots of sun fun but limited palm trees ! Vendors have copious amounts of beach chairs and food for sale but their is little shade for such a large expanse of beach. The water is a bit cold with giant waves great for surfing. I love this beach although it is a bit out of way and you must have a car to get there! Overall I would highly recommend this beach!!!

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank JenniferJ1
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful and a really nice ride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Going here out of Port of Spain (POS) was absolutely beautiful riding through the mountains. If you take public transportation up there and don't intend to stay overnight, be sure to leave early enough by 3:30pm or 4pm coming back to POS or you might find yourself staying all night on the beach. We didn't follow Anna's advice about what time to leave and nearly got stuck. However, some good Trini's recognized our distress and gave us a ride back to POS. It REALLY GETS DARK.

Visited July 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“what a hike!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you are not in shape I wouldn't recommend. I am not in shape. I'll do a couple of "Walk for a Cure" walks throughout the year, but this is nothing to compare that to. We walked for what seemed like 2 hrs (actually 40-50 mins). It was slippery and hot and I was miserable. At the end of the hike, the waterfall was not what I was hoping. I guess it just wasn't the season. The waterfall wasn't a big gushing burst of amazingness. Nevertheless, it was my first waterfall and it was still beautiful.

Visited October 2013
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice drive into the valley”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

A pretty waterfall; in dry season it may be pretty small so don't expect water like Niagara...it's a stream falling down the rocks.

Visited June 2013
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