Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, Uvita

Categories: Equestrian Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
Explore pastures, beach, and mangroves at Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, spread across 506 hectares (1,250 acres) of primary and secondary tropical rainforest. Listen for howler monkeys on a hike through the reserve's trails, take a horseback tour, or try your hand at herding cattle. A great venue for nature-lovers, the ranch offers different surroundings and plenty of chances to spot reptiles, insects, mammals, and more than 310 bird species. Consider taking a guided bird-watching tour to see and learn about the sanctuary's feathered residents. You can extend your visit with a stay in the 1940s farmhouse. Plan to visit Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Uvita attractions using our Uvita itinerary planner.
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  • Me and my girlfriend went horseback riding and we had an absolutely wonderful experience. Our guide took us trough a forest, small river, palm plantations to the stunning and completely deserted Playa...  read more »
  • We visited Rancho La Merced with a larger group, there were 14 of us. What a great ride we all had. We rode to the waterfalls, through forests and saw plenty of wildlife, including the monkeys. You co...  read more »
  • To begin with, the horses were just awesome. They responded so well and are really taken care of. We were only with two and had a very friendly guide with us. The ride was very relaxed and the nature ...  read more »
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