On this Guanacaste waterfall tour you’ll be traveling approximately 1 hour 10 minutes from your Flamingo Beach or Potrero Beach Hotel, to explore one of Costa Rica’s natural beauties, the llanos de Cortez waterfall. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Costa Rica. Llanos de Cortez is approximately 40 feet high and 50 feet across where you can enjoy swimming, sitting on the naturally formed beach, or just enjoy a cold refreshment relaxing in the gorgeous Guanacaste jungle. This waterfall tour also includes your entrance to the Congo Trail monkey sanctuary. With the knowledge of a local naturalist guide, you will be able to view local Guanacaste wildlife, and other popular animals in Costa Rica, such as monkeys, butterflies, iguanas, tropical parrots, and other reptile and bird species native to Costa Rica. A stop for an authentic local lunch will also be provided during your tour.
You can also make this a combo tour if you like, and add a thrilling Costa Rica zip-lining ride at the Congo Trail Canopy as well.
Departing at 8:00 am returning at 1:30 pm ( 3:00 pm return with zip-lining )
Transportation provided anywhere in Guanacaste
Cortez Waterfall / llanos de cortez
Animal Park ( zip-lining is extra )
What to bring:
Costa Rica's famous Blue River Tour. Río Celeste carves its way through beautiful Tenorio Volcano National Park. You can choose between two different hiking trails to explore the blue river on a moderately challenging 4.5-mile (7.5 km) hike, this hike is recommend for people who are in good physical shape. It's also possible to take a 1-mile (1.5 km) shorter hike that goes on a more direct path to the Río Celeste Waterfall from the entrance of the park. You will be accompanied by one of our expert naturalist guides, whom will be giving you information about the flora and fauna you see along the hike, and drive.
Things to know:
Departing at 7 am returning at 5 pm
Park entree fee
Things to bring:
Hiking shoes / change of shoes
If you are an adventurous active kind of person, couple, or group, and are looking for a fun filled excursion seeing a variety of distinct microclimates of Guanacaste, then this combo tour is for you. You will enjoy both the tropical surroundings of La Leona Waterfall and the blue waters of Rio Blanco, located at the base of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Then it’s off Rio Negro to rejuvenate your body while you soak in natural hot springs and mud baths that feed from the local volcanic activity.
La Leona Waterfall is located just outside of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. This stunning waterfall provides more than just a beautiful view. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region as you go on a hiking adventure to see The Rio Blanco with its beautiful light blue color; due to the sulfur in the water as all of its tributaries come from the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. The natural mineral mix results in some of the most crystalline blue waters you will ever see.
You will hike through the forest, go down a natural slide, and swim through caves and canyons where your guide will do more than just show you the way. They will share stories and information about Curubande and the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. You will feel the history of the area while you are walking in between two majestic canyons and can hear the sounds of the wildlife surrounding you.
When you reach The Canon de la Lechuza. You will start seeing volcanic rocks with beautiful patterns and shapes which were formed from all the lava of the last eruption of the volcano. This is an adventurous hike as you will climb through canyons and up steep hills and rocks. Then finally, our guide will fit you with life jackets and you can swim through the bluest parts of the Rio Blanco’s refreshing waters. Then you will get to swim through the canyon, into the cave, and there you will see the waterfall. It’s recommended that you are in decent physical condition for this waterfall tour. A delicious fresh lunch will be served at the end of the tour.
Book your tour now to explore La Leona Waterfall and the amazing pools of the Rio Blanco.
Transportation ( 8 AM pickup - 3:30 PM return ) 2 kilometer hike Park fees Life Jackets Changing Rooms Towels Lunch
Things to Bring: Water shoes Camera Sunscreen Change of Clothes Adventurous Attitude