• CURRENT COSTA RICA COVID TOTALS

    Confirmed 184,187, Deaths 2,416, Recovered 141,374

  • CURRENT COSTA RICA COVID TOTALS

    Confirmed 184,187, Deaths 2,416, Recovered 141,374

Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls

February 26, 2019

There is no shortage of stunning waterfalls in Costa Rica, and these are among the best.

Nauyaca Waterfalls are a two-tiered behemoth, cascading nearly 200 feet and pooling into a perfect swimming hole at the bottom.

The trailhead to access Nauyaca Waterfalls is just 20 minutes from Dominical, Puntarenas, or an hour south of Quepos / Manuel Antonio. Visitors can either hike the 8 km round-trip journey from the parking lot or pay extra to ride on horseback or in a truck.

The reward? We’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Click on the photos for a higher-resolution version.

(Alejandro Zúñiga / The Tico Times)

The best time to visit Nauyaca Waterfalls is during Costa Rica’s dry season (from about December to April), as the waterfalls are weaker and swimming is easier.

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