Uvita Beach, Uvita

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An unspoiled beach within the Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita Beach features a gently curving shoreline with clear blue waters. Dense plant life full of palm trees and mangroves line the beachfront, while further inland you'll find several waterfalls. Watch for migrating humpback whales on the ocean's surface or Hawksbill sea turtles coming ashore to nest. An abundance of marine life fills the waters, making this a good spot for snorkelling and diving. Take a kayak tour to check out the mangroves and surrounding estuaries. Put Uvita Beach into our Uvita sightseeing planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Uvita.
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  • If you are in Uvita the thing to do is walk out on the Whale Tail at Uvita Beach. Why? Because it is there, AND it is an amazing beach with gentle waves coming in from both sides. Just remember be bac...  more »
  • This beach is only open until 4 pm and you pay for parking ($4.00) and then the beach is $6.00 pp. If you're at low tide the 'whale tail' is visible but don't expect to get a photo as you would need t...  more »
  • We always go to Playa Uvita, on the left side of the Parque National Marino Ballena, it is always nice and peaceful, not many people around and a good spot for beginner surfers.  more »

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Where to stay in Uvita

When looking for accommodations in Uvita, access to the coastal national park is key. Many of the best places to stay are located on the streets just near the beach, offering views over the water and proximity to the national park's entrance. These bed and breakfasts, resorts, and guesthouses cater mainly to mid-range guests, but you can find more budget-friendly options in the center of town, on the other side of the coastal highway.
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