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Montezuma Falls

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Address: Entrance just south of main town road, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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A Stop at the Falls during an ATV Tour

The falls were beautiful and fun to swim in. We stopped at the falls during an ATV tour with JC Journey's. The ATV tour was amazing and we really enjoyed getting to stop at this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The falls were beautiful and fun to swim in. We stopped at the falls during an ATV tour with JC Journey's. The ATV tour was amazing and we really enjoyed getting to stop at this beautiful waterfall. We have done several ATV tours in Costa Rica, but this was the best tour we have ever done. JC was an amazing... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

These falls are impressive on three levels , with swimming pools to relax and cool off in. Easy to find and enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

At the first set of little falls, we meet up with a guide (Danny), and decided to pay him to take us to the next falls. He didn't have a price, only asked for a tip. It was very worth it, I don't know that we would have made it without him. It is a moderately difficult trek, with a... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a bit of a rough hike and can be tricky so wear good shoes, I we were lucky enough to have a local (Danny) offer to show us the way... I would recommend if someone offers to guide you take them up on it (of course you will need to tip them for their time but we wouldn't... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to do the free hike to the falls. We stopped off at montezuma yoga and he directed us to the road to park and begin our hike. Noted that while it was hot, we work runners, socks, long yoga pants and a top. I would NOT recommend going the day after it rained or if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably a day out if you see all three falls. You have to pay someone to see falls two and three. I saw someone do the jump into fall number one from a ledge at about 4 metres up. The hike is hazardous with a few roped bits. Rocks and footwear get slippery after your visit to the falls so... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry for this classifications but i really don't recommend this activity. The way is dangerous (the soil is so tricky) and the falls are not beautiful. They were muddy and brown. The weather wasn't nice, but be they are better during spring/summer.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great time at the falls. It's free and a MUST see location in Montezuma! We really enjoyed our time diving and swimming in the warm water.

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Eagle, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park in lot near Hotel Amor de Mar and enjoy a tropical hike past howler and capuchin monkeys, up to a series of beautiful waterfalls with great swimming holes! Make your way past the first big waterfall to find a rope swing into another big swimming hole. Great place to spend an entire day!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The falls are a really fun thing to do while visiting Montezuma. I highly recommend the climb to the top for a swim in the pools while watching the monkeys move through the tree tops.

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