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Seven Altars

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Address: Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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Hike or take a boat ride to this series of fresh waterfalls where...

Hike or take a boat ride to this series of fresh waterfalls where crystal-blue pools entice you to take a dip.

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Pretty hike

The falls are a relatively easy hike. Great rocks to jump from and very refreshing since the weather is tropical. We did see a snake on our walk.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
clariyandy
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Guatemala
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Antigua, Guatemala
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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

30-40 mins walk alongside the beach and you arrive to this beautiful little place hidden among the trees. The water is beautiful and refreshing. Do walk up towards the top to the waterfall!

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Thank Zsanka
Guatemala
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The falls are a relatively easy hike. Great rocks to jump from and very refreshing since the weather is tropical. We did see a snake on our walk.

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Thank clariyandy
Pitt Meadows, Canada
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked along the beach from Livingston to get here which takes about 1hr half. The pools are nice to swim in and it's a really shady area so you could spend a few hours with snacks etc if you wanted.

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is your basic swimming-hole-in-the-jungle experience; for the 20Q entry fee, it may be worth it, but if one has seen other swimming holes, it may not be. Probably the best part of the site is not the site itself, but walking the 75 minutes there from town and over the great swing bridge over the river about 30 minutes... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We took a taxi from the hotel to the bridge and then walked along the beach until we got there and although it was very hot outside, it was definitely worth the walk. The water is so refreshing but please be careful when walking on the rocks (the water makes them slippery).

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Breda, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

It is easy to reach, just grab a taxi from town to take you to the beach, we just asked if he could bring us to la puente = the rope bridge. From there it is a nice walk down the beach and through the jungle. We were literally the only ones at the waterfalls so it was really nice... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was so lucky for going there in raining season. Even local people were impressed because so much water. I just loved so much this place. Me my boyfriend and my friend got so much fun. Just keep walking up and you gonna find the bigger one. You gonna notice it. Is completely worthy. In the first pound is a... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A wonderful and mystical place to visit. Cool pools to bathe in, rocks to jump off and waterfalls to stand under.

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Thank Alison M
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

its ok to enjoy the day, I didn´t pay, but I think if I would have to pay, it woulldn´t be so nice, ´cause is expensive for what it is.

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Gurgaon, India
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Visiting Seven Altars was a last minute decision, so we reached there late. Apparently, the waterfall closes at 3 or 4 pm and we reached by 5:30. So the caretaker tried to shoo us away even as we were docking, but our guide Mirko and the boat owner James, managed to convince him to let us in. There had been... More 

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