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Breathtaking falls!

The road leading to the falls was blocked due to mud slides, so we had to wait a few days before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pointe Claire, Canada
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Pretty little waterfall

Pretty little waterfall with steps down to it so you can swim below it. There is parking for a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Kate L
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Street from Uvita to Sierpe, Ojochal, Costa Rica
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All reviews tilapia swimming hole hidden gem across the street costa rica down the road easy access short path worth the trip an hour el pool restaurant rock steps sign nature
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The road leading to the falls was blocked due to mud slides, so we had to wait a few days before visiting this waterfall. Also it rained heavily the night before, so actually the stone that hangs in the center could not be seen due...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MLessard80
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Pretty little waterfall with steps down to it so you can swim below it. There is parking for a couple of cars by the side of the road. Its free. You drive quite a long way along the road and then there is a sign...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kate L
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Went here on a tour. A really cool waterfall (with a little cavern behind it) and a great natural swimming pool.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sara G
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This is a hidden gem. The restaurant staff is very nice and they raise their own tilapia. Great food and the waterfall is small but beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 385rose
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This was a great stop on our tour of Ojochal ... the water was amazing and the fresh water pools below were perfectly clear at 15’ deep

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 24douglasd
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Several kilometers off the highway south of Ojochal you will see a sign for the Talapia Farm and Cascada Pavon. There is a rock stuck in the top of the falls which splits the water and forms a small swimming pool at its base. A...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 April 2018

What a treat! Park on the road, walk a short distance, and swim in a pool beneath a beautiful waterfall. Some days are busier than others. I would also suggest having a great meal at Talapia El Pavone after swimming. It is just a short...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

A nice waterfall-which gets a bit crowded. You can climb up and slide off the top if so inclined. Nobody got hurt while we were there-but be careful! Nice little bar at the entrance for a snack and cold beer. Worth the trip up the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank joncra
Reviewed 9 March 2018

great little hidden gem with an amazing swimming hole and an interesting waterfall! It's not very high but it is powerful and takes some real effort to swim behind the waterfall. A nice deep swimming hole is very refreshing on a hot day.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dostoallas
Reviewed 3 February 2018

It is only a short hike in to the falls area. the falls are very pretty, and at least this year, even in the "dry" season there was plenty of water coming over the falls. There is no charge for entry.entry fee.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JustGo_WithAMoto
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