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Tenorio Volcano, Costa Rica

The region around Tenorio National Park is rich in flora and fauna and abundant in beautiful rivers, hot springs, lakes and waterfalls.

The National Park is covered in primary rainforest and cloud-forest and is well known for its two volcanoes, Tenorio and Montezuma. It is probably best known for the waterfall of Rio Celeste. The 65-foot waterfall flows in to a a natural pool that has been colored bright blue by natural sulfur and calcium carbonate.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Tenorio Volcano

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Tenorio Volcano, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Tenorio Volcano

Places & hotels on the map

    Places near Tenorio Volcano

    Accommodation choices for Tenorio Volcano

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Tenorio Volcano. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel, Tenorio Volcano

      Rio Celeste Hideaway

      Medium

      This new boutique hotel is located only 5 minutes from the entrance to the Tenorio Volcano National Park between the provinces of Guanacaste and Alajuela.

    • Standard Bungalow, Tenorio Lodge

      Tenorio Lodge

      Medium

      Tenorio Lodge is beautifully located between the Tenorio and Miravalles Volcanoes. Eight generously-sized bungalows are scattered around immaculately-kept Heliconia gardens, all with views to the Tenorio Volcano.

    Ideas for experiencing Tenorio Volcano

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Tenorio Volcano, and which use the best local guides.

    • Rio Celeste Waterfall

      Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike

      Tenorio Volcano

      This hike on the slopes of the Tenorio Volcano, takes you to some of Costa Rica's most striking sights, such as the Rio Celeste Falls and up to the top of the volcano. You therefore need to be in pretty good shape and enjoy hill walking to get the most out of it.