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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  • A beautiful waterfall 10 minutes from the Liberia road. Quite easy and fast. The road is suitable for automobile and has a large parking lot. I have to pay an entry of 2 thousand colones per person for national, which in the end is something symbolic for the beauty of the place. To reach the waterfall from the parking lot, it must be lowered 10 minutes, but road is accessible for anyone, as there are steps and railings. The cataract is impressive and one can bathe in the posa. It is forbidden to upload to the waterfall or go to the area more wave, and for safety, there is a life caring for and "whistling" If someone is going to deep. The only "downside" is that being so accessible, obviously fills much, especially weekends. So if you are looking for tranquility and privacy, perhaps you will not like much the place
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  • We wanted to see a waterfall while visiting the north west Costa Rica, and after some research found Llanos de Cortez Waterfall (just outside of Liberia). We rented a car at the JW Marriott and drove ...  more »
  • This was my favorite experience in Costa Rico. You walk down about 1/2 mile of stairs to a beautiful waterfall and large pool of water. The water was cold. We got close enough to the waterfall to feel...  more »
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