Rio Chollin, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Maneuver around jagged rocks to find a spot at Rio Chollin. Because the hot springs are often crowded with tourists and locals (even in the late evening), be ready to hike a little upstream if you prefer a more peaceful, secluded spot. For those that want to swim at night, bring a flashlight, because there are no light sources here. If you plan to stay awhile, bring along drinks and snacks. Wear comfortable shoes, as the jagged rocks can be painful to walk on. Our La Fortuna de San Carlos visit planning website makes visiting Rio Chollin and other La Fortuna de San Carlos attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We wanted an authentic hot spring experience, and we got one. The hot spring source is somewhere upstream and you make your way carefully up the river and choose a spot to sit. It was raining pretty h...  more »
  • you do not spend a penny in hot springs, is a river of hot water next to Tabacón, parked on the road, nothing left to view and take things to the place where you goals to water and control them. Two days in a row 1 whole hour in the water. A delight, the best area but nowhere will sell you it or explain it.
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  • This local "hot spot" is not to be missed. You can go the developed resorts hot springs, or to this more natural hangout. I have to disclose that the tour guides do bring groups here, so it can get a ...  more »

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