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Hot Waterfalls

So much more fun than sitting in a hot pool. You can even climb the falls and jump off. Bit off... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Pat H
Auckland, New Zealand

the hike in is very short, and I was accompanied by a "guide", although one could very easily find... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Finca Paraiso, Izabal, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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All reviews short walk rio dulce the river be careful local children nice walk half day trip water coming entrance fee finca el cool water definitely worth a visit gain access worth the effort hot shower begging for money old man
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

So much more fun than sitting in a hot pool. You can even climb the falls and jump off. Bit off the beaten track but worth the effort.

Thank Pat H
Reviewed 24 May 2018

the hike in is very short, and I was accompanied by a "guide", although one could very easily find the waterfall without one. I don't know if this is standard, or if he came along because I am a single female and he was worried....More

Thank chey_baybee
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

A hot waterfall falling into a cool river. It was amazing!! We took a collectivo from Rio Dulce, It’s about a 45min drive out. We left our packs with the little restauranty place nearby and paid the old man in the cowboy hat to gain...More

1  Thank Iheartmauao
Reviewed 27 April 2018

If you go all the way to the Rio you must visit the fort, the hot water falls and take a boat ride down to Livingston just to see the thousand foot cliffs and jungle right next to the river.

Thank ElScorpion
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Last holy week my family and I went on a road trip to the northern region of Guatemala. Stopped by Rio Dulce and after a quick sight viewing we went to Finca El Paraiso, a 30 min. ride from Rio Dulce's bridge, It is located...More

Thank aamm72
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My kids had a grand time and so did I. The place is incredibly beautiful. A scorching hot waterfall into a cool mountain river. There are little ledges to go under, under the waterfall itself and it is incredible to experience. Little niches to cool...More

1  Thank nalena
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We stopped off here just before lunch having left Antigua at 4am. It was a lovely spot to freshen up. There is a small entrance fee that supports the local community. The changing facilities are a little rugged, and you can expect to get hassled...More

Thank NZ1969
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Lovely little stop off as part of a longer day exploring around Rio Dulce. Easy to find and a refreshing stop.

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Where else do you get a hot spring and a cold spring coming together to give you an adjustable shower--move one way and it gets hotter, move the othew way and it gets colder. Pretty amazing.

1  Thank mrjerryjackson
Reviewed 18 February 2018

A natural miracle . . . a hot waterfall. Set in a beautiful creek side setting, this is worth visiting the area all by itself. For a meager 15Q per person, you gain access to the creek and its hot waterfall. I must go back.

Thank kayak-atitlan
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Emily V
4 May 2018|
Response from NZ1969 | Reviewed this property |
Entry is by donation. The proceeds go the local people that look after the area.