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The Best Waterfalls in Central America

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Waterfalls in Central America

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    La Paz Waterfall Gardens , Vara Blanca
    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
    Tours from $42
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    Llanos de Cortez Waterfall , Area de Conservacion Guanacaste
    Revel in a hidden gem at Llanos de Cortez Waterfall--a rushing cascade measuring 12m (35 ft) high and 15m (50 ft) wide. Park in the lot nearb
    Tours from $115
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    As far from civilization as possible, Monumento Natural Semuc Champey offers a series of stepped, turquoise pools and limestone bridges that
    Tours from $20
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    Montezuma Falls , Montezuma
    Take a steep but reasonably speedy 20-minute hike up the river, observing small water features, until you reach the majestic Montezuma Falls,
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    La Fortuna Waterfall , La Fortuna de San Carlos
    A short drive from town, La Fortuna Waterfall offers an idyllic place for swimming, picnicking, and relaxing. Fed by the Arenal River, which
    Tours from $15
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