Poza Azul Waterfall

If you are looking for an adventure aside from a day at the beach in Dominical, Poza Azul is a perfect getaway. The waterfall and swimming hole is one of the favorites located in Costa Rica. Hidden in the jungles of Dominical you can access this waterfall off of the main road, across from the beach at Dominicalito. It is the closest significant waterfall to Dominical, located less than a 10-minute drive from town, and it’s free to check out.

Although the Poza Azul waterfall is smaller than the Nauyaca waterfall, it is just as breathtaking. A perfect place to spend the day with friends and family; lounging on rocks, splashing around in the fall’s natural pool, or even swinging off the rope that’s mounted high above the swimming area. People often tend to whitewater raft through Poza Azul Waterfalls, so if you’re looking for more adventure and interested in Whitewater rafting Poza Azul is a good place for it. Overall Poza Azul is a wonderful place aside from the beach to mingle with other tourists or locals, so come check out what Poza Azul has to offer.

How to get there?

When you are on the main road in Dominical, on the mountainside of the road you will see a small blue and white sign that reads “Dominicalito” turn towards the jungle away from the beaches.

Head through the town and within a short time you see a sign next to the forest that warns you not to leave valuables in the car.

You will be able to take a short walk through the woods and you will be rewarded with a great place to relax and swim with a view of a mid-size waterfall.

Come getaway from the beach for a day and enjoy what the Poza Azul waterfalls provides for tourists.