Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park

Trek into the rainforest and observe the colorful waters of Rio Celeste. Located at the meeting point of two rivers, and near a dramatic waterfall, the water is colored by the special minerals found in the rocks and riverbed, creating an excellent scene to admire and photograph. Unfortunately, you can no longer swim in the vibrant waters, but the hike through the jungle and the chance to see the natural phenomenon make the experience worthwhile. Be sure to bring sturdy boots for the trail, and don’t forget your camera. To visit Rio Celeste and other attractions in Tenorio Volcano National Park, use our Tenorio Volcano National Park online itinerary maker .
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  • Extremely picturesque! Day trip is enough, but definitely make it out there, it’s worthwhile. Water does has a funky smell to it in case you are sensitive.  more »
  • 12$ per Person is not very cheap. We paid this entrance fee and went to the Rio Celeste. It is hard to reach without a rental car, the road is in bad condition and it takes some time to get there. The...  more »
  • A must do for everyone in their lifetime. 3 hours is roughly how long it takes. I recommend going to the end first and then to the waterfall. Watch out for vipers along the trail side! We saw one smal...  more »

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