Costa Rica Waterfalls
Costa Rica is famous for its stunning waterfalls, and you're in for a real treat! 💦💚 Imagine crystal-clear waters, lush green surroundings, and the soothing sounds of nature. It's not just a sightseeing tour; it's a journey into the heart of paradise. Be sure to pack your swimsuit and camera because you're about to dive into the best waterfalls in Costa Rica!
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Fortuna Waterfall
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Located near Arenal Volcano, this waterfall plunges into a clear pool below, surrounded by rainforest. It's a great spot for swimming and photography.
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Montezuma Waterfalls Trailhead and Parking Lot
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*Accessible only by short hike. Located in the bohemian town of Montezuma on the Nicoya Peninsula, this waterfall is a popular spot for cliff jumping into the refreshing pool below.
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Rio Celeste Waterfall
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The Rio Celeste Waterfall is found in Tenorio Volcano National Park. Accessible only by foot (a short hike), this waterfall is famous for its turquoise blue color, caused by a natural chemical reaction. Plus, the hike through the rainforest to reach it is an adventure in itself.
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Nauyaca Waterfalls
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These twin waterfalls, nestled in the jungle near Dominical, are a favorite among hikers and nature enthusiasts. You can take a horseback ride to reach them or hike through the rainforest.
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Llanos de Cortés
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Near Liberia, this waterfall is known for its wide cascade and natural pool. It's easily accessible and great for a refreshing swim on a hot day.
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Catarata del Toro
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One of the tallest waterfalls in Costa Rica, this gem is surrounded by a private nature reserve. The waterfall drops into a deep, emerald-green pool, making it a haven for birdwatchers and hikers.
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Tesoro Escondido Waterfall
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*Requires Hike to Access. Hidden in the cloud forests of the Central Valley, this waterfall offers a serene escape from the crowds.
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Costa Rica Waterfalls
Costa Rica is famous for its stunning waterfalls, and you're in for a real treat! 💦💚 Imagine crystal-clear waters, lush green surroundings, and the soothing sounds of nature. It's not just a sightseeing tour; it's a journey into the heart of paradise. Be sure to pack your swimsuit and camera because you're about to dive into the best waterfalls in Costa Rica!
7 Places • 1 Save • ago
Free
Fortuna Waterfall
@alishappyoffice
Located near Arenal Volcano, this waterfall plunges into a clear pool below, surrounded by rainforest. It's a great spot for swimming and photography.
Add to
Details

Montezuma Waterfalls Trailhead and Parking Lot
@alishappyoffice
*Accessible only by short hike. Located in the bohemian town of Montezuma on the Nicoya Peninsula, this waterfall is a popular spot for cliff jumping into the refreshing pool below.
Add to
Details

Rio Celeste Waterfall
@alishappyoffice
The Rio Celeste Waterfall is found in Tenorio Volcano National Park. Accessible only by foot (a short hike), this waterfall is famous for its turquoise blue color, caused by a natural chemical reaction. Plus, the hike through the rainforest to reach it is an adventure in itself.
Add to
Details
Nauyaca Waterfalls
@alishappyoffice
These twin waterfalls, nestled in the jungle near Dominical, are a favorite among hikers and nature enthusiasts. You can take a horseback ride to reach them or hike through the rainforest.
Add to
Details

Llanos de Cortés
@alishappyoffice
Near Liberia, this waterfall is known for its wide cascade and natural pool. It's easily accessible and great for a refreshing swim on a hot day.
Add to
Details

Catarata del Toro
@alishappyoffice
One of the tallest waterfalls in Costa Rica, this gem is surrounded by a private nature reserve. The waterfall drops into a deep, emerald-green pool, making it a haven for birdwatchers and hikers.
Add to
Details

Tesoro Escondido Waterfall
@alishappyoffice
*Requires Hike to Access. Hidden in the cloud forests of the Central Valley, this waterfall offers a serene escape from the crowds.
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Details

More Waterfalls 

More Costa Rica Guides 

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CURATED BY
My name is Ali Sullivan and I’m from the USA. I have been traveling as a solo woman for the past 6 years and have been to 30+ countries. I started my own brand back in 2020 (Ali’s Happy Desk), and am currently adventuring as a digital nomad. I work as a Virtual Assistant for Travel Agents & Creators, & Travel Blogger/Journalist (Ali’s Happy Adventure). I want to see as many places as I can and meet as many new people as possible. In my free time, I love to read, do things outside, hike, go to the beach, study my interests, watch documentaries, and plan for future trips around the world.
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