Llanos de Cortez Waterfall, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste

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Revel in a hidden gem at Llanos de Cortez Waterfall--a rushing cascade measuring 12m (35 ft) high and 15m (50 ft) wide. Park in the lot nearby and hike along the short dirt path to the fall. The area generally remains uncrowded, making it a perfect escape from tourists. Picnic by the waterfall, swim, sunbathe, or venture behind the curtain of water to escape the dry Guanacaste heat. Put Llanos de Cortez Waterfall into our Area de Conservacion Guanacaste day trip app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We visited Cortez waterfall on a tour we booked through Guana Adventures, we found them on Trip Advisor, but ended up making friends for life! Jose our tour guide was incredible. We went to this water...  more »
  • We have visited the waterfall during our tour in the October 2018. The exit of the highway is not easy to find. The best based on the rivers. In a small side street turn to the Rio Podero (coming from Liberia). Then all is well signposted. The hike to the waterfall is easy. We were lucky, that not so many people there were in the morning. But the howler monkeys and lots of local guides, one for a few bucks everything very helpful show. To sit in the shade and listen the nature a really beautiful part of the world that we have seen for $7 per person should be.
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  • I wouldn't drive 200 km just to see this waterfall, but if you're close by, it's worth spending an hour or two. It's only a couple of minutes away from Highway 1, so chances are you'll pass by it. The...  more »
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