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Wonderful place with unique surrounding

Uvita Beach is a must if you are travelling along the western coast down to Corcovado National... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Beautiful Sunset

We spent the day on Uvita Beach. Went out to the whale tail, swam in the ocean and had a delightful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Uvita Beach is a must if you are travelling along the western coast down to Corcovado National Parc. Depending on tides you have a dreamlike walk on a sandbank between two seasides or the water is coming back and you can walk back slowly while...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PhilippB1316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day on Uvita Beach. Went out to the whale tail, swam in the ocean and had a delightful day. Then returned later to watch an amazing sunset. Perfect day. They do charge to enter the beach since it’s a national park but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 984KenB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach, scarlet macaws in the trees. Come at low Tide and walk the whales tail. Since it is a National Park you have to pay a fee to enter the beach. The same tickets apply to several beaches around that are National parks, so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 374johannal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach a must see when the tide is out. We walked all the way out to the end of the Whales Tail sand bar. Make sure to check the tide schedule so you want get stuck out as the tide comes in from left...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GmaVikings1
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

A beautiful flat and level beach. The water was quite warm when we were there. It felt so good to stroll along the sea shore with bared feet to feel the soft sand. There were lots of small (about 8/10 persons on each boat) whale...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yan C
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Certainly do not miss out this beach. You can walk the shore line and go up to the whale tale. Walking on a stretch of beach with sea at your left and right side is extraordinairy. Plz check the tides before you start and make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dover_be
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Arco Beach which can be accessed from Cusinga Hotel is sandy and deserted. It is a hike to get down to it, but had waterfalls, caves, etc. Found sand dollars and rose colored shells. Uvita Beach had some debris and rocks compared to Arco Beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rose M
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This beach is a wonderful place to go relax. This is our first time but we will be back. We know it’s low season due to the rain, but if it’s this beautiful and peaceful when it’s dark and rainy, I can’t imagine how amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank DannyGTraveller
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The whale tail looks amazing on photos and seems like the iconic landmark because the whales actually stop by. I wonder if it’s really natural or a hidden marketing ploy from the past decades. Anyway, Uvita itself is lovely and I have been back after...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CaraC_980
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous. Checkout the Whales Tail. When Tide is low you can walk pretty far out. Beautiful sunset Not too crowded.

Date of experience: September 2018
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jose C
11 October 2018|
Response from msears |
por la mañana. 8am o 9am
12 November 2017|
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Response from jackielO4322BC | Reviewed this property |
Well, there’s a bunch of stray dogs so I’m going to say yes.
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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