Poza para Nadar - Upper Catarata | Tourist Attraction

Costa Rica

WARNING: THIS PLACE IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED!

Details

Verified:
3 months ago
Altitude:
573.8 masl
Contributor:
moodir

Amenities

Something not right?

Description

**12-2023 update: CLOSED, guards on site.**

Way better than the 20$ waterfall. Hike past the La Fortuna waterfall entrance. At the end, go around the big blue gate. Hike straight and down the trail to the river. Cross the river and continue the trail on the other side of the river up and over down to the beautiful swimming hole and cascada. Amazing place. No one is there. Beautiful. Enjoy.

Photos

Why? By checking in after you’ve visited a place you let others know this place is still functional. You can also add or correct any information.

Add To Favorites

Latest Check-Ins

i tried getting here but there was a huge (grey) gate and a guard (on a thursday afternoon). i didn’t see any blue or green gates or holes in a fence. there were some off shoot trails into thick bush so if you want to bring a machete and try that route haha but another local i spoke with said there is indeed a hole in the fence but they may be stricter during the busy season. i think they installed a new gate. sign that says video camera too.

also, the 200 foot $20 waterfall is pretty epic. I am cheap and still felt that it was a beautiful visit. it was flood time when i arrived though, so maybe made it more special… remember costa rica is largely built on tourism…

Report Check-In

close temporary, they are working on the place to reopen under payment. sad

Report Check-In

2 guards there, probably paid by La Fortuna waterfall owner, didn't let me go inside. They told me that they are working in the place to create a tourist place and charge entrance.

Report Check-In

We parked on the side of the road just after the Rio Fortuna waterfall parking lot. Unfortunately a guard quickly came to us to tell us that it was forbidden to park here and that it was forbidden to go to the waterfall because it was private property.

Report Check-In

Nice FREE <3 little walk where you can swim into the river. We saw lots of toucan on the path
IG: on.vagabonde

Report Check-In

beautiful waterfall, immerse in the jungle, follow the parking lot trail, you will not see a blue gate, because actually is greenXD it says private property, pass the gate through a little opening on the fence on the left side, and carry on the path, visible on maps me.
river crossing at some point but just up to the knees! very nice

Report Check-In

Way beter than the 20$ waterfall. Hike past the la fortuna waterfall entrance. At the end go around the big blue gate. Hike straight and down the trail to the river. Cross river and continue the trail on the other side of the river up and over down to the beautiful swimming hole and cascada. Amazing place. No one is there. Beautiful. Enjoy.

Report Check-In

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn More.