Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls, Jaco

(3.9/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
See the tallest waterfall in the country and views of the Pacific at Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls. The gardens teem with a variety of plant life, including thousands of flowers and many varieties of domestic and foreign orchids. Follow the easy, well-maintained paths, and spot butterflies, scarlet macaws, and toucans flying overhead. Dine at the on-site restaurant opposite the majestic 183 m (600 ft) waterfall, while overlooking panoramic views of the Pacific coastline and the surrounding mountains. Sunsets here are particularly spectacular. Plan to visit Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls during your Jaco vacation using our convenient Jaco itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • The gardens are manicured and wonderfully kept. We saw many birds including a pair of Macaws who were just beautiful! It was hot but they have a small gift shop that had cold drinks. The view is amazi...  more »
  • Puta vida garden is a treasure created by its owner, David & Cindy Stannard. The garden is extensive and has a wide variety of both native and imported plantings. It is best to tour with a naturalist ...  more »
  • Beautiful garden and definitely off the beaten path. Lots of paths can easily spend 2 hours wandering around the grounds. My family of three only ones visiting on a Sunday afternoon. $20 / person.  more »
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  • Superb garden with a great view. Very quiet . Feels like a private visit! Our fourth visit, we love it.
  • Got married there. Amazing!