Uvita is located on the southwest coast of Costa Rica. It’s known for hosting the famous Envision Music Festival and, more importantly, its proximity to the Marino Ballena National Park. While you’re here, it would be silly not to spend time at the beach, where the rainforest grows right up until the water’s edge. The area also has a popular wildlife refuge called Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, where you can spend some of your time volunteering. The area is also known for its watersports, including surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing. Check out some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in town!
This beautiful apartment has room for up to four guests. The house is in a great location and only a kilometer (0.62 mi) walk away from the beach. The house is also close to the biggest national park in the area, the Marino Ballena National Park. There’s one bedroom in the house with a double bed as well as a sofa bed in the living room. The house is close to public transport links that can take you to the surrounding area as well as the local supermarket. The house also has an A/C unit and, for your own security, metal security bars on the windows. The front gate can also be padlocked.
Casita BahiaUvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsfan and aircondition worked wellair conditionned room a real plus very responsive hoststhe hosts have added a few thoughtful amenities and the kitchen is well equippedthe house itself is modern and has everything you would need for a comfortable stayclean has all the amenities and comfortable bedseverything was very cleanthe house is beautiful clean and comfortablethe place was safe clean comfortable and functionalthe casita was very clean and everything inside seemed newthe shower and bathroom were very clean
Host:andres and julie were wonderful hostsjulie and andres were wonderful hostsandres was a great hostandres and julie were friendly and helpful hoststhe host was helpful and responsive when neededRead more reviewsgood location to the parkgreat stylish casita located in a residential-rural neighbourhood in uvitagreat location will come back if possibleandre's place is ideal as it is in a very safe neighborhood close to the beach and grocery storesvery close to beaches and amazing food
Imagine staying in a unique property on your dream holiday, with the beach at your fingertips. This unique A-framed house has room for up to three guests, with two sleeping in a double bed on the upstairs mezzanine level and the third on the downstairs sofa bed. The house is located on a private property, with a total of 5 A-frame cabins dotted throughout, with a large garden as well as a swimming pool. The property manager lives on-site and is there to answer any questions or queries you may have during your stay. The house has great public transport links, connecting you to the local area.
Open-air A-frame Cabina 1 w/pool steps from beachUvita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is outside of the cabina but it was just perfectarboura cabins were great if you want your own space including kitchen and bathroom for a budget pricepool was a great way to cool off shade structures kept the water a nice temperaturebeautifully built clean and well maintained :)our cabin was beyond clean and beyond our expectationsthe accommodation was great value for money everything you need for self catering and was very clean
Host:the staff was very helpful and assisted us in answering all of our questions about the areaawesome host very helpful and politethe host were very friendly and welcomingreally nice feel and great hostsnice place and nice hostsRead more reviewsgreat location right near the beachgreat location and cute spacethis location is so awesomeamazing location close to the beachsuper close to the beach
There’s room for up to two guests in this beautiful house. The hosts have done what they can to make this house the most beautiful home away from home you could ever want. The house is close to the town of Uvita, and amazingly, right next door to the Uvita Falls with bamboo-lined hiking trails and amazing natural swimming pools. Within your room, you have a double bed as well as storage, so you can pack away your belongings and make yourself feel at home. There’s free onsite parking as well as a complimentary laundry service. The hosts are always nearby to give you advice on various available activities.
Double room near the Uvita waterfallUvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen has everything including free coffee tea and fresh fruitsthey also made us a light dinner and a breakfast of delicious local fruits pastries and coffeewe enjoyed meeting other travelers in the communal kitchen and appreciated all the local tips at check ingreat vibe and close to an awesome waterfall with natural pools to swim ineverything felt of wonderful high quality: from the comfortable beds well-equipped bathrooms and lush surroundingswe had clean sheets and towels dailyclean rooms and common areait's sparkly clean and well-equipped placethe hotel was very clean and cozybathrooms were always sparkling clean
Host:david and kerlyn were great hostsgreat hosts as wellwhat a very nice home and nice hostssuper friendly and kind hoststhe hosts are very nice young and welcomingRead more reviews) the location was perfectawesome location and right near the townit is a great location super close to the waterfalla very beautiful and quiet place close to the waterfallslocation is good about 20 minutes by foot to the nearest supermarkets and restaurants
This beautiful A-frame cabin is on the same property as the previous A-frame. Again, there’s room for three guests – two in the upstairs mezzanine and one on the downstairs sofa bed. You can enjoy the entire cabin and socialize with some of the other guests on the property, which includes a swimming pool and a large garden. There’s also a secure parking area. If you’ve not driven into town, don’t worry: The cabins are also close to the local public transport links. The cabins are built in the middle of a rainforest, so it would be silly not to explore the place while you’re here!
Open-air A-frame Cabina 5 w/pool steps from beachUvita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsthey are neat open air a-frames with outdoor private kitchens and seatingso it has no ac but fans were greatcabinas have all the basics you need and are pretty comfortablethe aframe cabinas were cozy and the cool breeze and jungle sounds were lovelyit’s a comfortable little a-frame cabinsinside was a clean and tidythe little village surrounds the covered swimming pool which is clean and freshthe pool was cold and clean just what you need after a time under the sun
Host:the hosts were greatthe owners are always there to help and answer any questionsthe hosts are great friendly people that have an amazing space they share with travelersvery sweet & cheerful hoststhe staff was super helpful in arranging tours and suchRead more reviewsexcellent location with a short walk to the beachgreat location and really relaxedsuper close to the beachso close to the beautiful beachreally nice place close to the beach
This again is another A-framed cabin, on the same land as before. This particular cabin has room for up to four guests, with a double bed upstairs, a single bed downstairs as well as a sofa bed. Again, you have access to all the amazing outdoor area, including a patio outside your cabin, and a swimming pool. The cabin is also only a short walk away from the beach, which you’ll be silly not to spend plenty of your time at. The cabin is located in the middle of a rainforest, so you’ll wake up to the sound of nature at your doorstep.
Open-air A-frame Cabina 4 w/pool steps from beachUvita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsthe fan was sufficient for keeping it cool enough to sleepmy biggest concern was no air conditioning but we were very comfortable with just fansthe open air shower with cool water is a relaxing after a long day at the beachwe stayed in the non-ac a-frames and were very comfortable even at nightthanks michelle and dav and denis for making our stay comfortable and easythe place was clean and quiet hours were respectedour cabin was cleana rustic place that is very clean and very few bugs for being surrounded by junglethe cabins are very cleanthe cabins are simple clean super cool and lovely
Host:great service ang super great hoststhe hosts were very kindthe host was so friendly and accommodatingthe staff were fantasticthe hosts were very friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsgreat location super close to the beachthe location is just genialexcellent location just a few minutes walk from the beautiful beachgreat little spot and close to a couple of restaurants near byarboura is a wonderful little location
This cabin is the perfect getaway house for a short weekend stay. There’s room for just two guests, with a double bed in the spacious bedroom. The cabin has a large kitchen, with more than enough bits and pieces for you to settle in and cook a feast. The house is only a short 500-meter (546.8-yard) walk from the beach, so you can even head out for a picnic lunch. The cabin is a recent build and is full of mod cons – including running hot water! There’s free parking available as well as air conditioning – which you’ll definitely need when you’re in the jungle.
Uvita, Ballena Beach, Llama del Bosque, Casita #2Uvita Beach, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfy and the amenities in the kitchen were greatthe bathroom including the sink and shower was beautifulgreat bathroom kitchen bed and the entire space is very inviting and securethe kitchen in the casita is perfect for making simple breakfast and lunchesthis casita was immaculate everything new well equipped and very comfortablethe casita is beautiful and very cleanthe place is very clean tidy and comfyvery quiet private and brand new cleanthe space is new and very clean with an awesome showerthe casita was spotless comfortable and everything seemed brand new
Host:she was incredibly helpful and quick to respond to questions and had great suggestionshosts are super responsive and accommodatingdavid and natalia are very kind and great hosts and always availabe whenever you have questionsalso the hosts were very kind & quick to respond and help us with anything we neededdavid and natalia are the most gracious and helpful hostsRead more reviewsit's in a great location close to everythingnice walk in shower & linensperhaps the best part is that the casitas are located within ballena parkit was a joy to walk to the nearby beachlocation was great with a short walk to the ocean and a great private beach
Enjoy this cabin, which is perfect for a couple on a quick getaway. This cabin is located on the same plot of land as all the A-Frames earlier mentioned but has more of a rustic feel. The cabin has a bedroom and bathroom inside the house, but you really get to feel at one with nature with its outdoor kitchen. Don’t worry about some nasty winter weather – you’re in the middle of a rainforest!
Private A/C Cabina 2 w/pool steps from beachUvita, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Top guest reviewsstandard rooms; i really appreciated the excellent air conditioning i would definitely stay againthe cabin was comfortable the arboura has a swimming pool wifi and only steps from the beachwe stayed in an a/c unit but it was so nice we slept with the windows down insteadkitchenette with sofa and little table helped to extend our living space nicely-good wifi-reception has good info on nearby restaurants and grocery storesgreat people with a clean and inviting spacethe cabin we stayed in was impeccably clean and did the jobi wholeheartedly recommend this place the cabins are wonderful clean with everything you might needit is clean well taken care of and the outdoor shower is refreshing and offers a beautiful view
Host:owners and staff were friendly and overall great hoststhe hosts are incredibly helpfulthe owner and staff are awesome and super friendlysuch great hosts and give excellent recommendationsthe hosts are friendly and super helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is excellent a short walk to the beachgreat location to the nat park beach and restaurants etcamazing place just a short walk to the beachgreat place very beautiful surroundings close to the beachclose to a couple good places as well and has bikes to use to run the store
This beautiful two-bedroom apartment has more than enough room for four guests. You’ll love all the space you have here, with a double bed in one bedroom and two single beds in the other. The beach is also a short 500-meter (546.8-yard) walk away from the house. Once you’ve spent enough time at the beach, wander around the area surrounding the house, with its collection of farm animals and forest. The hosts are ready to offer advice on how you can best enjoy the outdoors, including scuba diving, horse riding, and various different hikes. The house is located close to the center of town, and the hosts have left bikes for you to help you get around.
This beautiful, affordable cabin is perfect for a quick weekend getaway. The house is close to the beach, where you’re bound to spot some wildlife – including dolphins and whales! You have the cabin to yourself, which includes a bedroom with two double beds, a basic kitchen, and living room. The kitchen may look basic, but it contains everything you’ll need to cook. With the heat in the area, you’re not going to want to be cooking big meals. Be warned though that there’s no hot water available at the property, and the hosts have pre-warned you to bring plenty of sun cream and bug repellent. There are also bikes available for rent.
Rustic Cabin in Bahía Ballena $20
This beautiful hostel is basically a beachfront hotel! While you’re here, it would be silly not to spend a good portion of your time at the beach, looking at the beautiful water. The hostel has set up a beautiful seating area under almond trees, with the water in the background. The hostel is a slightly longer walk away from the amenities – but its location makes up for it. Less than 3 km (1.86 mi) away, you can find a host of restaurants, cafes, and shops.
Hostel La Ballena Roja direkt am Strand la Colonia
Marino Ballena National Park
Uvita borders the famous Marino Ballena National Park. While you’re here, enjoy some of the sights of the park, including exploring the rainforest and whale-watching! Fun fact: The national park covers more area on the ocean than it does on land! It was first declared a national park in 1989, and its area was expanded in 1992. Complete your fabulous Costa Rica holiday by staying in one of the lovely Airbnb vacation rentals listed above!
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