La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Vara Blanca

4.6
#3 of 55 in Parks in Province of Alajuela
Enjoy the lush natural environment of La Paz Waterfall Gardens, wandering over 3.5 km (2.1 mi) of beautiful hiking trails through clouds and rainforests. You'll observe waterfalls and various animals along the way, including jungle cats and enormous aviaries, as well as plenty of other exhibits. You can amble independently around the site at your leisure, or take a guided tour. After taking in all the nature, consider eating at the restaurant and bar on Trout Lake. Be sure to bring sturdy shoes for the trails, as well as an extra layer of clothing in case the weather turns cold. Make La Paz Waterfall Gardens part of your personalized Vara Blanca itinerary using our Vara Blanca day trip planning tool .
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  • This place is beautiful from start to finish. The wild life was great. My favorite were the hummingbirds and toucans habitats. The views to the waterfalls were awesome and great for pictures. The almo...  more »
  • This is a park maravılloso especıalemtente the recomıendo for the naturalezao porás lovers go through your beautiful marıposarıoo you'll have alımentar oportunıdad to the tucaneso really a couple cute ardıllas albınas also obvıo of the felınos propıos and characteristic of Costa Rica. You need to spend at least one full day to enjoy the Park. If the couple esen plan, can stay in the Park hotel, accounts with facilities welcoming as well as its view of dream. Highly recommended. It is worth noting the A1 service throughout.
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  • A park that offers you everything, excellent views, the place is very nice, very good staff, all very well guided, map shows to the biggest Park in what is and you can explore it all very easy, the waterfalls are worth much, at the end you raise enough stairs but go h aciendo pauses.
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  • Best park I've seen. It's breathtakingly beautiful with 5 amazing waterfalls. You can even walk up behind and under one. The walkways are really made nicely. It's got everything all in one spot. Zoo, butterflies, good food, trout pool, multiple bars to have cocktails, very nice accommodations, the staff is the best I've seen. I like it so much that I got married there. There should be 6 stars for this place!
  • Excellent park/zoo like atmosphere. If touring Costa Rica this is the place to start. Make this your 1st stop to get a start of what beauty Costa Rica has to offer... Highly recommended!!!
  • A preferred tour, really close to the Metro Area. Great option for a close encounter with nature and really fun for all ages! Super recommended to do while you stay in San Jose or surrounding areas. The last 300 feet of the walk through the jungle may be really challenging because the climb back up to the visitors' centre is no game for those with walking limitations. Be prepared!
  • So much to see and do. Many waterfalls, animals. Great place to go. Only 1 and a half hour from San Jose
  • A must visit : beautiful waterfalls, botanical gardens and animals. The hummingbird garden, butterfly and toucan exhibits are our favorites. Love relaxing in the cabin replicating an old Tico farm.
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