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Poas Volcano

Cr130, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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Private Tour: Coffee Plantation, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall from San...
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cloud forest” (88 reviews)
“san jose” (158 reviews)
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Cr130, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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1 - 10 of 1,738 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Volcan Poas is a great day trip in the central valley. The main crater is amazing, and hiking through the cloud forest to the lagoon is beautiful.

1  Thank K8errm24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there and just like Irazu volcano the price of the entrance fee is $5 more than what it is on the internet. But the view is amazing. You have to come early to watch the lake surrounded the volcano. I came at 10 and...More

Thank bianca m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a good drive up to the point that visitors are allowed. The drive was a good introduction on what to drive going to La Fortuna and Monteverde - zigzag. I got my driving practice using the 4-wheel drive technique on this road. The...More

Thank romeo4536
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The park has been closed since April 13, 2017 due to increased and unpredictable volcanic activity; the latest update is that officials were petitioned on October 23rd to reopen the park since the volcano had been quite for several months. The decision whether to reopen...More

3  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The volcano was closed but just the road up the hill is amazing ! we stopped for very good coffee and to admire the beautiful view.

1  Thank estefania z
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This is most definitely a MUST SEE! Its a view so breathtaking with the skyline so close its amazing. Be prepared to be awwed! Bring a light jacket or sweater as it does get a little cold up there & make sure to have your...More

Thank Chews D
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The drive up to this volcano is amazing in and of itself. We stopped for some amazing coffee at a location on the way and we were able to overlook the coffee fields just as the mists came in. Was amazing. You have to try...More

2  Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 29 September 2017

An unique experience that everybody need in their life! If you are in Costa Rica try to visit this National Park. P.S: The volcano has been showing volcanic activity, so some days the park would be closed to visitors. My recommendation is to contact the...More

8  Thank TatianaRodriguez
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

After 2.5 hours driving, we arrived at Poas to find it had been closed due to volcanic activity since April this year. No info on the closing on google or TripAdvisor.

7  Thank JMac1985
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I had 3 days in San Jose before boarding the Okeanos Aggressor for Cocos and took 3 excursions. The best trip was on the 2nd day to Doka coffee plantation, Poas Volcano, and La Paz Waterfalls. The Poas main cauldron was eerily beautiful, stark and...More

1  Thank Craig W
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