It is a must-do excursion. Enjoy a marvelous crystal-clear water fall seventy meters high, characterized by a rainy tropical climate, a vast scenic beauty, abundant vegetation and diversity of flora and fauna.
The waterfall is produced by the waters of the Fortuna River and by tributaries located in the mountains of the area, located just 5 kilometers from the town of La Fortuna and 70 meters high, and to reach the base you must go down (and then climb) the more than 500 steps that bridge the gap from the entrance to the bathing area of the waterfall with a total of 20 minutes of travel
First it is done with trained horses, on whose way you can see pastures, forest and high hills, in addition to perceiving an extraordinary view of the San Carlos Valley. Then there will be a walk through duly marked trails and volcanic rocks will be observed in the vicinity of the waterfall.
It is an excursion to spend the day, the schedule to access the waterfall is from 8am to 5pm.
You will find free parking service, bathrooms, dressing rooms, showers, lockers, souvenir shop, a couple of viewpoints, a path that runs through an orchid garden and restaurant service.
For more information you can consult this guide to visit Catarata La Fortuna.
It is valuable to note that the funds resulting from the visit to the waterfall are intended for the Development Association, for projects and activities of social good in the region.