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Address: Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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Amazing Stop

This is a great waterfall right off the beaten path. We went during the rainy season and the trail was quite muddy but that was expected and made the short hike that much more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Morgan B
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Arroyo Grande, California
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Arroyo Grande, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great waterfall right off the beaten path. We went during the rainy season and the trail was quite muddy but that was expected and made the short hike that much more challenging and fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Beautiful views and great park. Plenty to see and be sure to take plenty of battery and memory space for your camera!

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Buffalo, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We asked the lovely guides in Monteverde Cloud Forest about this waterfall and they tried to warn us that there was no water in the waterfall anymore, but considering we were in the beginning of rainy season and it had been raining quite frequently, we thought we'd give it a try. First off, the road down is awful, but we... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

beautiful waterfall, quite small for Costa Rica ...not supposed to swim ...but ...lovely ...refreshing ..if you do ...

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

There are a lot of steps down to view this spectacular falls, the downside is, you have to come up again. Is it worth it? you can bet your sweet bippy it is. There is a chance to swim in the pool beneath but be careful, rocks are slippery.

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Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

If you are in the park and heading in the direction you might as well stop by. The waterfall is not anything special but it does offer a different kind of setting than the green of the forest.

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san francisco, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a small nice waterfall in the reserve that is worth a visit but do not expect anything spectacular.

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

The best reason to hike in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is to find a large variety of exotic tropical birds and other wildlife and gorgeous plant life! And if you include all the trails you will get to see this absolutely beautiful little waterfall, San Luis.

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Thank Charlie D
Paris
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Beautiful waterfall but not so big, it's just that is is the only one in the park. Well organized for photo there.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Lovely hike through the cloud forest leading down to the base of a waterfall. Hike is moderately strenuous and slippery in some places. Benches are provided along the way.

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