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“Hours of entertainment!”
Review of Salto

Salto
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Free activities are hard to find in Costa Rica so we were very excited to find something that kept our families' 5 teens entertained for 2 whole afternoons that didn't cost a penny. This is a big swing with a large drop so not for little kids or weak swimmers. That being said, our group of 11-17 year olds had a blast. Be certain to have an adult supervise and watch out for human poop on the trail from the water back up to the swing.

Thank Joannecalder
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"rope swing"
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"local swimming hole"
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"an absolute blast"
in 2 reviews
"the river"
in 3 reviews
"la fortuna"
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"costa rica"
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"church"
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"pool"
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We showed up with a big group and had an absolute blast. I was worried that the locals might see us as nuances, but they were all super friendly. We liked it so much, we went back another day. Great adrenaline burn for the teens in our group.

1  Thank Stan B
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Great (free!) spot to go swimming, frequented by locals (who do some pretty insane backflips into the river). Rope swing was really fun, though we were a bit scared until we saw someone else do it. Be safe / don't try anything stupid!

Thank Rishi B
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely visit this little pool for an afternoon if you have time! The rope swing is so much fun, whilst also being safe! There is no current so good for most swimming abilities!

The locals we met there were friendly and offered us some of their picnic! We loved it all

Thank James C
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We've been to el Salto when traveling throug costa Rica. It's an idylic spot in the rivier where mainly locals go to swim. The lower part is fine, but watch out when you're on top of the falls, the current is way stronger and more dangerous than it seems. I would recommend asking a local who's there where you can and shouldn't swim/go.

If you're just in it for the view, no problem, it's amazing, about a 20 min walk from the church

Thank Loïs V
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