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Costanera Km162 Primera Entrada, Uvita 60504 Costa Rica
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#8 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Uvita

Big Bamboo Uvita is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Uvita, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

As your “home away from home,” the guest house rooms offer air conditioning and a desk, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to room service, outdoor furniture, and baggage storage while staying at Big Bamboo Uvita. In addition, Big Bamboo Uvita offers an on-site restaurant, which will help make your Uvita trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

While staying in Uvita, you can check out a popular Chinese restaurant like House of Ginger, which is serving up some great dishes.

If you’re looking for something to do, Magic Ananda is a nice way to spend some time.

Enjoy your stay in Uvita!

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Kids' meals
Vending machine
Horseback riding
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch


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Grade: 45 out of 100
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charlsie k wrote a review May 2021
San Jose, Costa Rica30 contributions15 helpful votes
I had dinner last night at the outdoor restaurant of the Big Bamboo in Uvita - Wow! There were 3 in our group, and 4 at a different table , including two of the owners. They definitely knew where to eat! A small set menu with 2 choices of first course, 3 choices for entree, and a vegetarian option. Oh my! I had the most delicious creme of spinach soup I have ever had, and red snapper that I woke up thinking about. I could eat it every day! And so beautifully presented, we could have been in Paris, rather than in the jungle, with light, warm rain falling just beyond our tables. And of course we opted for desserts to die for! Who would have guessed we'd find this gem in the jungle. Kudos to Lucy, the unbelievable chef, and her sous chef Kayrol.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
sueanne h wrote a review May 2021
Uvita, Costa Rica6 contributions2 helpful votes
The most perfectly cooked Sea Bass I have enjoyed, ever ! Fresh, flavorful, with fresh vegetables and creative sauce. My best gourmet meal in 2 years. ! The desert was light and flavorful. The service, charming, efficient and enjoyable. Lucy is a a talented chef. Enjoy her food and her magnetic personality.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Melissa P wrote a review May 2021
Oceanside, California3 contributions
We really enjoyed our stay at Big Bamboo. Lucy is a great hostess and She made us feel welcome. The location was perfect for us to visit lots of beaches. Our room was nice and clean. The pool was clean and refreshing. We ate so good at Big Bamboo. Lucy is an excellent cook! I definitely recommend this place to visit.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Matt S wrote a review Jan 2021
3 contributions
We found ourselves finishing a wonderful Meal in Uvita after a decent afternoon and evening travelling from Jaco. Some locals remarked that we wouldn’t be able to find “right now” accommodations.... we tried two places that turned out full and it was late. We were directed to Big Bamboo. It was myself and two others.... I am experienced in the country and was of the mentality that “we will figure it out”. We arrived to meet Caro the “handy/security/everything” guy. We asked if we could get two rooms. He said “let me call Lucy”..... The phone answered on speaker and the moment I heard her voice I let out an audible sigh of relief. We were given keys after a quick pic of a passport; ZERO HASSLE. We were given two rooms and instructed that “breakfast is ready when you wake up, thank you.” I arose in the morning to the smell of Fried Eggs, and Plantains; AND a Smiling, loud, bubbly WONDERFUL Woman named Lucy. (Apparently the boss around this place). I could spew for years but I’ll keep it simple. Big Bamboo is a lovely, well equipped, accessible and reasonable place to stay, and you also get Lucy. If you are “passing through” or “solo/couple travelling” in this area of CR; I can tell you that Lucy and the Staff at Big Bamboo are a perfect solution to the problem of “where to stay”. Honestly? The place could be an absolute hole; the staff would make it worthy. But it’s not that. It’s clean, easy, fair priced AND AND AND??? Lucy!!! (AND) her wonderful staff and Lulu the Dog and Bago the bum cat. The real question is: “Do you deserve Lucy and Big Bamboo??” 11/10 across the board. Con Gusto es Mio Lucy mi Amour! I WHOLEHEARTEDLY, 110% RECOMMEND BIG BAMBOO UVITA TO ANYONE.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Fleekul wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom42 contributions18 helpful votes
Lovely host! Great comfortable space and reasonable price for the area. The food is fantastic and you are close to everything you could want. Lucy will answer any questions you have. Thanks! Phillip and see you again soon
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Date of stay: February 2020
US$45 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasUvita
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Bamboo Uvita
Which popular attractions are close to Big Bamboo Uvita?
Nearby attractions include Parque Nacional Marino Ballena (0.7 km) and Magic Ananda (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Big Bamboo Uvita?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Big Bamboo Uvita?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Big Bamboo Uvita?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Big Bamboo Uvita?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bagel Time Bakery, Pizza Time, and Sabor Espanol.
Does Big Bamboo Uvita have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Big Bamboo Uvita offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Big Bamboo Uvita?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Dutch.