The La Fortuna Waterfall is an easy hike (down, much harder soaking wet on the way up!) to the base of a breathtaking water fall. Jump in the icy water for an invigorating swim at the base of the thunderous falls!
You can hike a short distance about 5k from La Fortuna to this waterfall park near Arenal volcano. Admission into the park is about $10 and you get to walk down approximately 500 steps to the waterfall. It is very worth the hike though.
Just outside of La Fortuna, this incredible waterfall lies deep within a valley that requires going down a few hundred steps to reach. It is worth the trek though. You can swim here, but do so cautiously, as this waterfall is extremely powerful. The water is cool and refreshing, and a perfect way to relax for a couple hours in the heat of the day.