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Unique Waterfall in La Fortuna, San Carlos

La Fortuna district of San Carlos is one of the richest areas in nature, biodiversity and variety of entertainment in the country. And, the "Catarata Río Fortuna", without a doubt, is one of its great wonders.

Located within a Tropical Humid Forest Biological Reserve belonging to the Arenal Volcano National Park and sustainably managed by the Development Association of the area, this natural beauty not only offers its visitors incredible views, but also through of their funds raised gives them the opportunity to help beautify the community and strengthen citizen security.

In this place you can disconnect from the city by walking its 530 steps, taking advantage of its rest and hydration areas and of course appreciating the incredible view that only a 70-meter-high waterfall can offer you.

The place has a large parking lot that is offered free of charge, as well as changing rooms, restrooms, locker rentals, souvenir shops, and more amenities that will definitely make you feel more comfortable.

Its hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., although the last recommended time to enter is at 4:00 p.m., and its rates:

Foreign: People under 8 years old: They enter for free.

Persons 9 years and older: $36 US, each.


People under 8 years old: They enter for free. People between 9 and 18 years old: $4 US, each. People over 65 years old: $4 US, each. People between 19 and 64 years old: $9 US, each.

It is not necessary to reserve, you can cancel the total amount for the entrance cost when you arrive at the place, although, if you wish to do it, you can process it through their website:

In all things of nature there is something wonderful, and we are sure that this acclaimed tourist destination will not be the exception.

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