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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  • October 4, 2017
    It is a compulsory visit, it's beautiful! The walk is not too hard, although it must be down and up many stairs. But it is worth! We were in a day with rain, but good when the Sun came out and the water was quite Turquoise. The Park is also very nice, I really liked more than the Arenal Park, although the Arenal volcano is spectacular and has nothing to do with the Tenorio.
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  • October 3, 2017
    One of the natural wonders of Costa Rica, there is a large waterfall, well-kept trails, the way to get account with 10 km of ballast, the rest is paved. the bathrooms were clean
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  • October 1, 2017
    At first we wanted to with public transport to this place. After some research, however, this proved difficult after which we decided to rent a car. The park is quiet and it's best to visit in the mornings because of the rainfall. The park is open from 8.00 to 14.00. If you're there at 14.00 you can still inside. The idea is that there will be no one in the park is when it is dark. Within 3 hours you have everything though. Do your walking boots, in the beginning you have paved paths but later it can be muddy and what you may need by shallow streams with your shoes. Rio Celeste is fantastic beautiful, a lot of steps, but very worth it.
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