Playa Uvita

 

Described by many as the most biologically diverse area in the the world. Located on southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica with beautiful beaches and divine scenery. Of all the spectacular beaches that are here Playa Uvita is among the most magnificent beaches in the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Located in the province of Puntarenas, 16 kilometers south of Dominical, a surfing spot, Playa Uvita is in the Marino Ballena National Park.

The best way to get to Playa Uvita is to fly to Juan Santamaria International Airport and from there take a bus to Quepos and Dominical. From here you can take another bus to Playa Uvita, a short trip. Another alternative for tourists is to fly to Palomar Sur Airport and then drive to Uvita beach.

You can go all year round as it has glorious weather most of the time. Playa Uvita is a 2 mile beach of white sand and moderate waves and crystal blue water. Because this beach is part of Ballena Marine National Park any hunting or fishing of marine life is strictly prohibited. However, swimming conditions are ideal and tourists can enjoy a variety of water sports. Best phenomenon of Playa Uvita is its beautiful landscapes with statutory and mangrove swamps as well as its charming atmosphere of the village.

Horseback riding, snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving are popular activities, while those who prefer a more relaxed peace can walk along the coast or take a sunbath on the beach and enjoy the beautiful scenery and marine life that Playa Uvita offers. It's a relatively quiet beach with few tourists and you can also take a tour to Isla del Caño, Isla Violines, Isla Ballena or walk a few miles into the rainforest or mountains.