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Esteli Waterfall

North of Panamerican | North of Panamerican, Esteli, Nicaragua
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A beautiful hike and pleasant fall

It's a good hike up or back with charming views. Getting down to the falls is a steep climb down... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
allen12rusty
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Granada, Nicaragua
Beautiful waterfall; owner needs to pick up trash

A pretty waterfall with a serene pool at the bottom. Some rocks around the edges to sit on a jump... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Kyle D
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“cool dip” (2 reviews)
“small beach” (2 reviews)
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North of Panamerican | North of Panamerican, Esteli, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

It's a good hike up or back with charming views. Getting down to the falls is a steep climb down, but opens into a small beach and pond just beneath the fall. Worth the pictures.And your time.

Thank allen12rusty
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A pretty waterfall with a serene pool at the bottom. Some rocks around the edges to sit on a jump off. People seem to leave a lot of trash here, however; I would suggest the owner use the entrance fees toward hiring someone to clean...More

Thank Kyle D
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a guide to this out of the way waterfall. Pretty but not spectacular. Took a long time to get there on an I paved road. If you are in the area then go but don't make a special trip.

Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

After a morning of building (habitat for humanity), we head off for a little hike and a cool dip at the waterfall. Be prepared for a dusty walk and bathing suit on as there is no place to easily change. The water was fairly cold...More

Thank LCrompton
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Shame about the garbage around the lower pool, but something to get used to in Central America. Went in January (dry season) and there was still quite a bit of water falling. The swim was refreshing after pushing a bicycle 5kms uphill to get to...More

Thank nmuscroft07
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This could be such a great place, the waterfall and surrounding nature is truely remarkable, BUT.... Why pay 25 Córdoba entrance fee If the whole damn place is littered all over? This is a private property we were told by the neighbours and I would...More

Thank Guido B
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The way is nice ...I do it by bicycle. ..be carfull it's really hard to go there . But the waterfall are absolutly not intetesting .

1  Thank Christophe P
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The waterfall itself is beautiful. But there's quite a lot of litter at this place. We hiked there from the hospital which is nearby. The hike was about 7km and it takes about an hour to get there. From the entrance it's another 800m. It...More

Thank djgmw
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Took a taxi to the entrance from the center of town and paid 250 cords for two people. The lady at the gate said that was a bit expensive but said that they sometimes try charging upwards of 500. Trek to the waterfall was easy...More

Thank Julia S
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to take a picnic and chill out with nature. We swam in the coldish water right behind the waterfall. Beautiful birds and butterflies abound. Steep walk down and back up again, but well worth it. They say in the guide book that the...More

Thank owstonlewis
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