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San Luis Waterfall

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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Five waterfalls

This was another trip up into the mountains. The road is rough but once you start your trek to see... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Green Bay, Wisconsin
A Walk in the Clouds

Good time, well maintained trails and bridges. Hummingbirds were interesting. A couple of very... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
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Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was another trip up into the mountains. The road is rough but once you start your trek to see the waterfalls, the ride is forgotten. Our tour guide made sure we saw all there was to see. He found us a small viper, and...More

1  Thank dotnot
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Good time, well maintained trails and bridges. Hummingbirds were interesting. A couple of very spectacular waterfalls

Thank Golfster
Reviewed 5 January 2017

and not too far off the beaten track in the forest...the walk was not difficult and the view was spectacular, even when it is muddy and rain is falling (after all you are in a rain forest). if you are a waterfall buff, this is...More

Thank janetperlman
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great waterfall right off the beaten path. We went during the rainy season and the trail was quite muddy but that was expected and made the short hike that much more challenging and fun!

1  Thank Morgan B
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Beautiful views and great park. Plenty to see and be sure to take plenty of battery and memory space for your camera!

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We asked the lovely guides in Monteverde Cloud Forest about this waterfall and they tried to warn us that there was no water in the waterfall anymore, but considering we were in the beginning of rainy season and it had been raining quite frequently, we...More

9  Thank Aidan C
Reviewed 8 May 2016

beautiful waterfall, quite small for Costa Rica ...not supposed to swim ...but ...lovely ...refreshing ..if you do ...

1  Thank honeybunny2015
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There are a lot of steps down to view this spectacular falls, the downside is, you have to come up again. Is it worth it? you can bet your sweet bippy it is. There is a chance to swim in the pool beneath but be...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 14 April 2016

If you are in the park and heading in the direction you might as well stop by. The waterfall is not anything special but it does offer a different kind of setting than the green of the forest.

Thank ChrisLHC
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a small nice waterfall in the reserve that is worth a visit but do not expect anything spectacular.

Thank Cameron D
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Which is the best way to access the trail and waterfall for a short (2-3 hour) hike? I've read variously that one can hike 3 hours one-way from the Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, or 45 minutes from the U. of Georgia campus, or from a private family farm up a canyon from below. We're thinking about including the fall on our visit to the area in a few weeks, and the timing of a 45 minute-1 hour hike each way from the U. of Georgia campus sounds good. Any suggestions? Thanks a lot, Les and Riki
8 February 2016|
Response from MissDWilson |
Sorry, the waterfall is closed because it is dangerous. Two people have died already don't push it!
Avery C
Where does the trail start?
23 December 2014|
Response from WilsonArrieta69 | Reviewed this property |
The Place has been closed due to previous tragic accidents. You may see the waterfall from two different places in Monteverde, on the main steep road to San Luis that is a bit risky and from the Observation Deck at Ficus... More