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Belen waterfall

A little tricky to find - it is in Belen and not where the marker indicates in the listing. Turn... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Fab local waterhole and waterfalls to swim and jump in.

Great spot and well worth trying to find (you will need a 4x4). Some locals have taken to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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Route 150 | Belen (turn to the left next to Bar la Cascade), Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A little tricky to find - it is in Belen and not where the marker indicates in the listing. Turn left off the 150 if coming from Samara by the bar la cascada. As noted a clue of young girls managing the car park for2000...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deafgeoff69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot and well worth trying to find (you will need a 4x4). Some locals have taken to "managing" the car park now which means you may well be asked to pay a small fee but knowing there are people around to look after your...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank charlesm
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This waterfall isn't huge but when we went it was crazy powerful. There is a cute little walk from the bus to get to it and it's a great place to relax for a couple of hours. Beware of the ants, they openly plot your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank native-travels
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This is a beautiful waterfall with areas to sit and cool off. This is a short drive off the main road. The road is gravel. The main road is paved. Plan to stay a few hours and bring lunch. Wear good shoes for the trek...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CostaRicaTravelGuru
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The site is beautiful, but much rain is needed for the water not to be muddy. Be sure to have an SUV to get there!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChristineL1782
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We thought this was going to be a hike to a waterfall view. The hike is primitive but short. You will need real shoes rather than flip flops. The waterfall itself was very pretty and on our visit the water was clear. We were surprised...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank WildBlackMamba
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We followed the directions on the blog Two Weeks in Costa Rica and found the waterfall easily. Only 20km from Sámara. It’s a dirt road but was easily navigable without a four wheel drive as it is the dry season. A bit narrow when facing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This waterfall is located off of the main Nicoya-Samara road about 20 mins outside of Samara. You would think that the location was a state secret as there are absolutely no signs to point you to this location. Best directions are as follows. Head out...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Keith C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We went in June 2017, during the rainy season, so from the photos I have seen it can be a different experience. First of all, there are really good and simple instructions on how to get here on the blog, Two Weeks in Costa Rica....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank celiac223
Reviewed 2 April 2017

You need an SUV or motorcycle to get there. Natural stone tubs, waterfall, chilly water and sunny day - that why people love it.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Serge S
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