Tenorio Volcano

This volcano and national park protects a large area of premontane, rain and cloud forests.

Among the attractions of the area, the famous Celeste River reigns with its stunning turquoise waters and a beautiful sky-colored waterfall.

Chosen among the 10 most beautiful rivers in the world, Celeste River and Tenorio National Park are a perfect choice for nature lovers and wildlife viewing.

You can also enjoy hot springs and rustic hotels, strongly based on sustainability. The park is of high biological importance, it protects a vast area of primary forests and protects several endangered species such as agoutis, tapirs and pumas.


Celeste River owes its name to its sky-blue color, almost milky turquoise, resulting from a chemical reaction in a place where two rivers with completely different chemical properties come together and cause its reaction color.

The river, with its almost surreal color, flows through the forest without losing its color, even in the nearby waterfall. You can also enjoy steam, hot springs and beautiful panoramic views. The flora is very diverse; with a high diversity of palms, heliconias, ferns, bromeliads, orchids and others. Tapirs, peccaries, mountain goats, squirrels, howler and white-faced monkeys, pumas, jaguars, ocelots, anteaters, and birds like the bell bird, turkeys, and trogons are part of the wildlife found in this park.



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