We arrive at the Backpackers, La Fortuna. It's still time to go to the La Fortuna catarata, a really nice waterfall, probably 20 m high or more. We move down about 500 steps to its bottom, where the water rushes with force into a basin of very clear and cool water surrounded by rocks. We go swimming in the water. It's impossible to get closer than 10 m to where the water falls into the pool, because the water current just pushes you back - but it's fun to try.
After sunset we go to a hot springs resort. This is essentially a swimming pool built around springs that are hot from the volcanic activity. They have build a number of differently tempered pools that are continuously filled by the warm water. It's amazing to take a shower in a hot waterfall. They have built slides to one of the pools - a slow and a fast one. Both are totally dark, so you don't see what's going on, other than you're sliding downwards. The slow one is already fast, but the fast one is madness. The last part I just lift off the ground and fly a few meters until I touch down in the pool. Wow, this was fun! We end the day with a chilled dinner at the hot springs and return to the Backpackers, where we sleep like babies despite the fact that there is very loud music outside.