Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls, Jaco
(3.9/5 based on 280+ 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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  • Had a great visit to the gardens. Was able to get some great photos with clear skies and as the mists rolled back in. If you just want a walk in the rain forest, it may not be for you. If you want to ...  more »
  • I wanted to do the hike down to the waterfall near Tarcoles- but chickened out at the last minute after reading reviews of how grueling of a hike it is- especially in the rainy season. Then I learned ...  more »
  • High atop a mountain with stunning views is the setting for this private garden. Stroll through at your leisure and enjoy the diverse flora from both the rainforest and coastal area in this zone betwe...  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!