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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little waterfall. It's pretty, but you can't get in the water or touch it. It wasn't a long detour, so it was worth it, but if you're thinking you can cool off, that's not the case.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank melissadavislusk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I walked the whole park and saved the waterfall for the end as recommended. It's a good little jaunt. Wear sturdy shoes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Danielle Z
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The trails aren't very difficult to navigate in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. The paths are well-maintained and easy to follow. Our guide gave us the choice of resting, or going another half mile to the falls. The falls were lovely, though, we saw them...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank redeco
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I would suggest going as soon as you enter park while you are rest ...... well worth the short hike on very stable ground.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Steven A
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Beautiful waterfall right in the middle of the forest trail. Stop and chill out here for a bit before continuing on.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MikelB1985
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Terraced cataract in the preserve. Walking paths are generally well maintained in the immediate area so an easy walk (reserve still recovering in some areas from Hurricane Nate's rainfall). Well worth the modest additional exertion

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SkepticNTX
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The water was so refreshing and our guide to get there was professional and accurate. They views and scenery to get there are just stunning. Would definitely recommend. Take a water camera and explore & have fun.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Easy to find, near enough to the entrance. Is very pretty and worth looking at whilst in the reserve, but doesn't compare to some of the others in Costa Rica.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank froggerCR
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This was another trip up into the mountains. The road is rough but once you start your trek to see the waterfalls, the ride is forgotten. Our tour guide made sure we saw all there was to see. He found us a small viper, and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank dotnot
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good time, well maintained trails and bridges. Hummingbirds were interesting. A couple of very spectacular waterfalls

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Golfster
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Ellery S
21 May 2017|
Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
Good hike for everyone .... hike is on the left just inside the park ..... big sign. You do not need hiking shoes like do many of the other park hikes in CR
7 February 2016|
Response from MissDWilson |
Sorry, the waterfall is closed because it is dangerous. Two people have died already don't push it!
Avery C
23 December 2014|
Response from WilsonArrieta69 | Reviewed this property |
The Place has been closed due to previous tragic accidents. You may see the waterfall from two different places in Monteverde, on the main steep road to San Luis that is a bit risky and from the Observation Deck at Ficus... More