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Llanos de Cortez Waterfall

Off the Pan American Highway, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“parking lot” (42 reviews)
“parking area” (30 reviews)
“local school” (27 reviews)
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Off the Pan American Highway, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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"parking lot"
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"parking area"
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"local school"
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"dirt road"
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"hidden gem"
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"on the rocks"
in 13 reviews
"llanos de cortez"
in 12 reviews
"costa rica"
in 39 reviews
"sandy beach"
in 10 reviews
"swimming area"
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"the pan american highway"
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"be careful"
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"short drive"
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"small beach"
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"la fortuna"
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"water shoes"
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are driving on Highway 1 from San Jose to Liberia you pass within 2km of this place but you won't see many adverts for it. Only recently refurbished and now boasting toilets and a lifeguard (that's where your C4,,000 goes) it is a...More

Thank EireDude
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place just past highway marker 194 after the pedestrian overpass. Feb 15 free entrance until Monday, the government has taken this over and are re-opening the gate and the parking lot, the bathroom works and starting Monday it will be $7.00 per adult but...More

Thank stoontraveler
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Wednesday at about 1 pm, and there were about 40 people at the waterfall as well as a wedding, which was cool to watch. The water was clear and cool, and we had fun swimming in the pool of the waterfall...More

Thank ajg14
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving from Liberia: the entrance is a small dirt road just past the 194km highway marker and immediately to right after the pedestrian overpass. The bumpy road leads to parking spaces which are along the road (the gate to the parking lot near the falls...More

Thank 8yayaelle8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the trip. The descent down is quite steep at times, but is formed from steps cut into the rock. A pool at the bottom awaits where you can swim at your own risk. There are no lifeguards. When we were there the water...More

Thank Cheryl C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was highly recommended that we visit here while staying in Bijuaga by our host.We had a lot of rain and colder temps than normal, and wanted to see some sun. It was only about a 30 to 40 min drive, and we were so...More

Thank mayantraveler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Liberia take highway 1 south toward Bagaces. From the road, the walk is approximately 800 meters. We took water and snacks. There was an entrepreneur who had sodas and chips. He also had a small grill with which he cooked chicken. We had chicken...More

Thank littlepaula1969
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on Jan 2, 2018, family of 5 with 3 young adults and we all who loved it! I have bad knees but really wanted to go to a waterfall where we could get in and swim and this was perfect! We paid...More

1  Thank bopball
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to swim, take scuba gear and you’ll see cichlids. There is a lot of wildlife as you walk to the falls.

Thank Tiffanie P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a 15 to 20 minutes walk you get to a beautiful site seeing of a waterfall. We chose to take a round tour from the top to the bottom. It was wonderful refreshing walk. There is a small waterfall, where you can choose to...More

Thank Nava B
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rinaveksler
24 January 2018|
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Response from Sunny D | Reviewed this property |
The path isn’t super flat, but it is a very short path down to the waterfall. Two in shape adults made it in 3 minutes. I think that you may be able to maneuver your way down with your kids without much trouble, but not... More
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ChanGreg4
11 January 2018|
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Response from bopball | Reviewed this property |
I did it with bad knees (knee replacement scheduled in 1 wk and the other in 3 mo!) but my husband was there to assist! The gravel path is pretty flat overall and the steps have some rocks to grab.
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Msstamper
2 March 2017|
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Response from Sigrid F | Reviewed this property |
If you have WAZES the location should be relatively easy to find! driving away from the Liberia Airport heading towards Arenal (South) approx. 1.25 hrs away from the LIR airport. Do NOT Expect a Big sign to find the... More
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