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Poas Volcano

Cr130, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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Cr130, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

OK, yes, it's a steaming hole in the ground. But it is impressive demonstration of the powers of Nature we don't often think of in our busy daily lives. I was in SJO on business and had the opportunity to break early for a trip...More

Thank crazivan
Reviewed 4 November 2015

fast change of weather made us a surprise: first clouds and after rain a beautiful sight in a great area! Also the Walking trail was interesting!

Thank Trudy Anna B
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We actually stayed near the volcano, and it was supposed to be dormant....it wasn't fully dormant. We still saw lava and heard a bit of activity. Not scary, but they did have us read the caution and active volcano rules for evacuation. Nonetheless, I'd visit...More

Thank embrowns
Reviewed 4 November 2015

If you want to be close to a real volcano, there is, Poas, Costa Rica. You can see the crater button full of sulfur, the fumarole, also smell the sulfur. Most of the time is included for free on your package. There are cafeteria, sanitary...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Great hike even though I didn't get to really see the cone due to fog. The walk to the viewing area is fairly easy and is handicapped accessible. I went to the second viewing area and was able to see that small lake. Great views....More

Thank BroJack H
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is a beautiful park with some interesting trails with the highlight being seeing the Poas volcano. On a clear day (very important) it is quite special to stand and look down into the simmering cone. Truly a unique and special trip and some great...More

Thank jim1231
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I actually saw this volcano yesterday. The only bad part is that cloudy weather can really hinder the experience, but I was lucky and I had a clear view of everything. Lake Botos was also nice. If you are lucky you will see some wildlife...More

Thank derek k
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This National Park is very accessible for everyone, safe and secure parking lot, make sure you try to arrive 8 am (when they open) for more chances to see the main crater, afternoon almost all the time is cloudy, foggy, and do not forget to...More

Thank ErickCamacho
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I really wanted to see the crater volcano but knew I would be faced with some challenges as it gets very cloudy up there and it is very weather sensitive. We arrived at 10am but I think we would've had a better chance viewing it...More

Thank Candy C
Reviewed 26 October 2015

It didn't seem very cloudy when we pulled up, but the crater was completely clouded in and we couldn't see much. We also took the hike to the lake, which was also cloudy. We made it back to the crater just in time to snap...More

Thank Bryce K
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Response from Rolando A | Reviewed this property |
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Marcie H
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Response from Jose E | Reviewed this property |
There are just some places to eat and to enjoy great views. Thats all