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Uvita Beach

Uvita, Costa Rica
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Unique beach

The sunsets on this beach were simply stunning! Pink skies and the jungle growing up until the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Travelhopper_88
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Berlin, Germany
Unspoiled and GORGEOUS!!!

We were staying in Jaco and made sure to get up early enough to get to Uvita by low tide at 8:30... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christi R
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Illinois
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“low tide” (72 reviews)
“whale tail” (37 reviews)
“national park” (26 reviews)
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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"low tide"
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"whale tail"
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"national park"
in 26 reviews
"sand dollars"
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"great walk"
in 4 reviews
"tree line"
in 4 reviews
"whales tale"
in 14 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 15 reviews
"rip currents"
in 5 reviews
"both sides"
in 6 reviews
"check the tide tables"
in 4 reviews
"marino ballena"
in 11 reviews
"few dollars"
in 4 reviews
"warm water"
in 8 reviews
"palm trees"
in 4 reviews
"clams"
in 8 reviews
"water shoes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sunsets on this beach were simply stunning! Pink skies and the jungle growing up until the beach was very unique

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Jaco and made sure to get up early enough to get to Uvita by low tide at 8:30 a.m. It was well worth it!!! That beach is GORGEOUS!!! We were there just after low tide so we could walk to the...More

Thank Christi R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sandy beach is a hidden gem and a great place to appreciate the ocean. The sand is so soft and the water is warm and perfect for swimming. One of the best beaches I have been to.

Thank Bryon O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of four with a 10 and 14 year old. We parked in a small parking lot on the left before the National Park entrance. Cost 2000 colones. You will then pay to enter the park - $6.00 per person. My 10...More

Thank Tara H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing view & land formation--like something we had never seen. Bring shoes that you can wear over rocks.

Thank jennifer4415
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is the famous Costa Rican Whales Tail, which you can only visit at low tide. It is made up of driftwood and stones, and is worth the walk to visit.

Thank William H
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The view was beautiful, but it is a non swimmable beach for the most part. we walked and looked at the scenery but it was high tide so unswimmable

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

A must stop if visiting the area! Perfect water temps, and great place to just chill. Lots of wildlife and seashells. Snorkeling by the whales tail was magnificent!

Thank luke4201
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Visited at low tide on a very hot day. Looked very nice but not sure if we would swim there. Didn't see any crocodiles but we did see a flock of pelicans flying over head. great sight for us. Gorgeous trees and undergrowth at the...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Truly one of the most gorgeous beaches in Costa Rica! So fantastic! I can’t wait to spend more time here the next few days! Safe and serene!

Thank SusiesPicks
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Mjohn1942
12 November 2017|
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Response from Jackie L | Reviewed this property |
Well, there’s a bunch of stray dogs so I’m going to say yes.
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28 November 2016|
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Response from dhlc416 | Reviewed this property |
there was no impact of the Hurricane in this area - however we continue to have significant seasonal rains - expecting 12" in the next few days - this can impact access at any time, but usually only for a few hours as... More
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