If you do nothing else in La Fortuna, take the trip down the 500 steps to this amazing place. It is truly an experience and one that lasts. Words can't describe, just do it.
About La Fortuna Waterfall
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There are quite a few steps down to the waterfall over an approximate 2km return journey, although they are properly firmed stairs. On the way down keep an eye out for the small bats who chew around the leaf of a large tuber type plant...More
We went while it was raining but in the canopy, barely got wet and we wore our suits down there. Go when it's raining, it was empty. Got great pictures there too and swimming in the pool under the Waterfall was an experience we have...More
If you're going to Costa Rica, you might as well do the steps and see this sight. It is definitely a lot of physical activity so make sure you're up to it but if you can handle the approx 500 steps, it's a beautiful sight.
The waterfall is absolutely breathtaking but we were slightly disappointed that the pool around it isn't big enough to easily swim (the current is very strong, and it has a rocky bottom, so it is challenging to stand and swim). There is however a lower...More
Many tour companies will package the waterfall entrance to a horseback riding experience. We chose to rent bikes from our hotel and make the ride uphill to the waterfalls, not really knowing what we were getting into. It took about 1.5 hours and was extremely...More