Montezuma Falls, Montezuma

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Take a steep but reasonably speedy 20-minute hike up the river, observing small water features, until you reach the majestic Montezuma Falls, a beautiful 24 m (78 ft) high cascade of water. Cool off in the large pool at the base of the falls, which is great for swimming, but too shallow for rock jumping. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, scramble up the rough path on the left side of the falls to a deeper pool and a second waterfall, where you can jump safely. Wear sturdy boots, as you’ll have to navigate across slippery rocks throughout the hike. Using our online itinerary creator, Montezuma attractions like Montezuma Falls can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Most see in Montezuma. Climbing and beautiful waterfalls. Perfect for a moment with friends or family. Thank you Crazy Carlos for our amazing experience.  more »
  • This is my second time visiting the falls. Early morning is always better to avoid the crowds. At 8 am, I was there all alone. The main falls at the bottom are nothing compared to the climb above it. ...  more »
  • Highly recommended are only 20 minutes of kicking and the reward is worthwhile. And is free of the few things in Costa Rica is not necessary a guide you can go on your own.
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