10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Uvita, Costa Rica - Updated 2021

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Located on the Costa Ballena in southern Costa Rica, Uvita de Osa is a small village and commercial center. The village is famous for hosting an annual music event and is also the closest village to the Marino Ballena National Park, making it a growing tourist attraction. The National Park is a great location for whale and dolphin watching, as well as snorkeling. The beach in Uvita is also an ideal spot for scuba diving, relaxing on the sand, swimming or kayaking. ATV tours and surfing lessons are also available. When visiting this pretty part of the world, stay in comfort in one of the best Vrbo accommodations in Uvita, Costa Rica. View our top picks by scrolling below.

1. Vacation home with ocean and mountain views (from USD 225)

This attractive home offers stunning views over the mountains and the Pacific Ocean. There is a terrace with a swimming pool and outdoor grilling and dining area. The living area features a 40” Smart TV with local channels. There is a well-equipped kitchen with a laundry room. The house has three bedrooms, all of which are air-conditioned. All feature queen-sized beds and there are two full bathrooms and one-half bath. Due to the location, a four-wheel drive vehicle is needed and there is a two-car garage on the property.

Beautiful Home with Spectacular Ocean and Mountain Views. Pura Vida!!!
7 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The mountain-high location
The decor was minimalist and beautiful especially the super sexy photo shoot-ready bathrooms Very comfortable beds with air conditioning and ceiling fans in each room kitchen fully stocked with...
you escape the sounds of trucks on the road while benefiting from the 5-10 degree cooler
the mind-blowing view
The road is very manageable if you have a vehicle that has 4x4
Host:
AMAZING Pacific Ocean and tropical rain forest views
a magical view of the Wales tail coastline and half dozen Toucans show up to the property every morning like clock work to greet your day
and I needed and more
I was in a state of relaxation from the moment we arrived Spent most of my time enjoying the infinity pool taking in the absolutely breathtaking views and spotting toucans Minutes from beaches ...
Very comfortable new home on a tranquil and peaceful mountain side
Location:
a few minutes from the town of Uvita can't be beat-
we decided to enjoy the sounds of nature that emanated from the rain forest and appreciate the breathtaking views from the infinity pool
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2. Getaway ideal for the family (from USD 245)

Villa Kristina Maria is in a private location and offers panoramic ocean views from every room and is also close to the beach. The home is surrounded by rainforests. The living area is open plan with a TV and internet connection and there is a wraparound furnished wooden deck. The kitchen is well equipped with all the necessary appliances and utensils. There are four bedrooms, each with a sliding glass door opening onto a deck area. The house has three-and-a-half bathrooms.

Panoramic Ocean View -Pool, Great for Family & Friends, All Amenities...5 Star!!
48 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The view is spectacular - over the rainforest tree tops to the ocean
swim in the afternoons and then watch the sunset from the porch each evening
It was more beautiful than expected
Great kitchen for cooking (well stocked) laundry facilities
It was everything and more that you see in the photos and read about in the rave reviews
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean and inviting
- it is super clean
Each bedroom was clean and accommodated our large group easily
The house is absolutely beautiful and the photos really don't do it justice
The Bakers Bean is a great spot to pick up fresh emenadas to go Thanks for sharing your home- very spacious and lovely
Host:
She shares great tips and is exceptionally helpful
and he came to show us the way
Claire was very helpful and accommodating in answering any questions we had Travis with Bodhi surf and yoga
rope swings jumping into mountain pools
Claire is a great US based host who is very helpful before and during your trip via phone and/or email
Location:
- many great restaurants within 10 - 15 minutes after you got to the main road
The driveway seemed steep at first
a number of times which we found out is fairly normal
but we did get used to it after that
and then out to dinner at night
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3. Secluded modern home with ocean and jungle views (from USD 280)

The luxurious new home has beautiful ocean views and is surrounded by jungle with toucans, scarlet macaws, and sloths. Uvita is a three-minute drive away and the house is close to the beach. There is a pool with a deck for outdoor dining. The living area is spacious and comfortable with a TV offering US channels while the kitchen comes fully equipped. The master bedroom with en suite bathroom is upstairs, while all other bedrooms are on the ground level with a family bathroom.

Pool, A/C, 3 minute drive to beach/town, ocean view, private, lots of wildlife!
31 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The furniture was comfortable and the a/c was great in the bedrooms
In the day we kept the large screened windows and doors open
the home itself is wonderful
Everything in the home is as described
You need a 4x4 because the short road in is steep
Cleanliness:
Everything was very clean and the beds were incredibly comfortable
The house is exactly how it is pictured but even better in person Beautiful and tastefully decorated very clean with high quality furniture bedding and towels
everything is clean comfortable and well maintained
Host:
Sand was dark but not completely black
We met and they drove us to the house and walked us through everything
Communication was quick effective and professional and they went above and beyond to make us welcome to the house
Jaguar Property Management is so reliable attentive and easy to work with They helped make our trip seamless
They also came to the house the day we departed to check us out Super friendly and professional
Location:
The house is perfect with a beautiful location really well equiped in a wonderful Country
but it still took some getting used to
the town is a just a few minutes away In addition to the convenience
I found the house first and then planned an 8 day vacation in Costa Rica around this very house
Casa la Vista is a beautiful home in a lovely private setting
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4. Holiday home steps from the beach at Playa Colonia (from USD 200)

This air-conditioned modern home with a pool is located at Playa Colonia, steps from the beach and a two-minute drive from shops and restaurants. The living area is comfortably furnished with a TV and there is an internet connection. The kitchen has everything necessary for daily cooking. The master bedroom features a king-sized bed, while the second has a queen-sized bed and the third has twin beds, making it ideal for a family. There is an additional sofa bed in the living area. The house has two bathrooms.

New Modern Home-WALK To The BEST Beach in Uvita!!! Playa Colonia
16 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only room for improvement would be the shower water temperature in the master bathroom
loungers comfortable beds not an easy find in CR
The pool is shaded in the afternoon
The pool is perfect size for the home
The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need for meals at the house
Cleanliness:
The house was super clean and just perfect for our family of 4
Host:
the property manager was very professional and attentive
We are a family of 5 and with three rooms pool
The caretakers who live in Uvita are very quick to respond to any questions you may have during your stay
Beautifully decorated comfortable secure
This place was so perfect we invented a game called "Find the flaw" (and there was only 1 see below) Gorgeous and spotlessly clean home
Location:
Wonderful house to stay in Uvita Walking distance from the beach Accessibly to many services
The house is a short walk to a beautiful beach and there is a small market walking distance for last minute needs
(it's not across the highway)
Within walking distance to the beach Great location
I love this area of Costa Rica and this home has a great location for walking to the beach for a great sunset
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5. Tropical home with a pool (from USD 113)

This cozy home is located close to the beach with a swimming pool. The house is a few steps from the entrance to the Marine National Park and steps from the ocean. The house has colorful decor and there is a flat-screen TV with Android channels and an internet connection. The kitchen comes equipped with everything needed for everyday cooking and there is a barbeque next to the pool for outdoor meals. There are ceiling fans throughout the home and the bedrooms feature air conditioning. Both bedrooms feature queen-sized beds.

Alegria Tropical...tropical Joy Next To The Beach!
32 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is a charming cottage full of windows and light
The facility is fantastic with air conditioning in each bedroom which made for comfortable sleeping
Comfy beds a/c in bedrooms relaxing pool area
I would highly recommend Note: while the property does have hot water it is in the kitchen sink only and not in the bathroom shower
They thought of everything (except an umbrella)
Cleanliness:
The house is super clean and well planned
Host:
Quite simple beautiful amazing
We felt very safe and any local person we encountered seemed genuinely happy to see us and made us feel welcome
but everyone said they were normally great
Massi's directions from San Jose could not have been more clear and made for an easy and pleasurable drive
" my mother in law said repeatedly Massi was very helpful and gave very detailed instructions on how EVERYTHING worked Great stay
Location:
This beach house is tucked away at the end of the street in a local neighborhood
We found several great places to eat within about a 5 min drive
only a 5 minute walk away
The house is perfect pool and garden are very private and Uvita has been great to get to know a little Thanks again
The beach is walking distance and beautiful
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6. Vacation home near the Marino Ballena National Park (from USD 233)

Casita Uvita has a swimming pool and patio area and is located a 10-minute walk from the National Park, shops, beach, and restaurants. All rooms in the house feature air conditioning. The living area is spacious and comfortable and there is an internet connection available. The kitchen comes with all the necessary appliances for daily cooking. On the ground floor, two bedrooms share a bathroom, while a spacious loft upstairs features two queen-sized beds and there is a half bathroom.

Pool, A/C in all rooms, 10 minute walk to beach/restaurants/town, BBQ, NO 4x4!
36 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
And the fruit smoothies and breakfasts in town
I thought one bathroom would be a little inconvenient but
Most everything else you need is provided
the kids would fight who got to shower outdoors Driving: You do need a 4-wheel drive car if you'd like to explore
the outdoor shower and washroom made it super easy
Cleanliness:
It is a beautiful home - spacious and clean I felt the pictures didn't do the house justice
Host:
We arrived hoping for a tropical experience of hot sun
and I always received a quick and helpful response
the kids were crazy about the nature and all the birds they saw
We loved the pantry to store all of our food
We liked that the house had an alarm as well as a locked gate - both made us feel very safe
Location:
It is in a very secluded location
The house has security but no safe Great birding house and location next to park
There are many beautiful beaches within 15 minutes
its location the community and Costa Rica in general
Bahia Aventuras (nearby) has great tours to Corcovado
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7. Tranquil Casa Aracari (from USD 245)

Casa Aracari is an attractive home located above the coastline with panoramic ocean views and surrounded by a jungle. The living area is open plan with a TV and there is a furnished, covered deck for outdoor relaxation. An infinity pool is available for cooling off. The kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, leading to the dining room. An internet connection is available throughout. All three bedrooms have queen-sized beds and there are three bathrooms.

Aracari... .Panoramic Ocean and Jungle views, Whales Tail, Pool, A/C.....5 Star!
49 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It felt like home and
The outdoor shower is a wonder to behold
There is warmth in the details and the outdoor living space
The master bedroom view of the ocean is phenomenal as well as the ocean view from the screened in Master Ensuite shower (probably our favourite two features of the home because it made you feel lik...
It was quite warm at night we put a box fan in the master bedroom to help the ceiling fans circulate the air
Cleanliness:
and the view just can't be beat
We had planned to visit the local beaches and waterfalls and didn't really think we'd use the pool much
Host:
We saw all sorts of animals as well
as always she did a great job
the gardener is the kindest soul
the keeper and the manager all are very nice people
The house was beautiful well maintained and had all of the appointments needed for a family with kids
Location:
and we loved every minute
You are in the jungle yet several top notch restaurants are not far away
and/or families Alf and Brenda Leimert Kelowna BC Canada
it could sometimes 15-20 minutes to get from the main road to the house
The house is close to many of the extraordinary activities and restaurants that Uvita Dominical and Ochchal have to offer We made easy day trips to Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park
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8. A self-contained unit (from USD 79)

This home with a pool is located steps from the Marine National Park Ballena and the beaches and is also close to the village. Each room features ceiling fans and the bedroom has a queen-sized bed and air conditioning. The living area features a sofa bed for small families and there is a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. There is a large porch with rocking chairs to relax with a view. There is a kitchen with all necessary appliances and a barbeque area in the tropical garden.

Ocean Melody...Fully Equipped, Walking Distance From Beaches, Garden and Pool!
60 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is fully equipped and makes it easy to fix your own meals
well (with or without AC) and swim in the buff in our own private pool
The cabin has everything you need and the shower is perfect for refreshing you after a long day at the beach or hiking in the mountain
It has everything you need and is just the right size
The grounds surrounding the home which has everything you need are simply outstanding
Cleanliness:
The pool was so clean we swam everyday morning and evening
And more importantly we both slept VERY well
Don't be surprised to get a few visitors
Host:
birds frogs insects
We were also grateful for the detailed directions to the property and instructions on everything you needed to know about the house and the area
The owner was wonderful in responding to any questions or concerns We loved waking up to the beautiful jungle atmosphere while using the pool
you'll find most of the tour operators boat and horse rentals
But best of all is the comfortable porch and pool area where you can really relax with a book or sleep in the hammock
Location:
but also several little mini supers (convenience stores) within a minute or two walk
There are 2 local markets within walking distance a community organic market on Wednesdays and the Uvita market on Saturdays
The beach and several restaurants and tour operators are a short walking distance away
Simply an amazing place Close to beautiful beaches everything in walking distance
A great place to stay when visiting the Uvita/Dominical area
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9. Enjoy tropical breezes at Casa Bambu (from USD 154)

Casa Bambu is located close to the beach and the Marine National Park and is surrounded by palm trees and flowers. There is an infinity pool with Pacific Ocean views. The living area has a vaulted ceiling and an internet connection is available. The kitchen comes well equipped and there is also a gas barbeque for guests’ use. The air-conditioned master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and features a king-sized bed with ocean views. The bedroom leads onto a private terrace overlooking the pool.

Casa Bambu - Gorgeous Ocean Views, Parrots, Toucans and Tropical Breezes! Uvita
59 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bedroom is downstairs near the pool (king sized bed firm mattress); upstairs is the porch/kitchen/living space
A wonderful place to celebrate our 29th anniversary Bonus:
The flight passes over beautiful mountain ranges leading to the sea
The view Fruit from the trees on the property provided fresh flavor to our afternoon drinks
The drive up is long and rough
Cleanliness:
The house is great (as others have said)
The house was clean and so was the pool
I can't say enough about this property rental
no crazy bugs (which was amazing)
Host:
Trina's a helpful responsive host
she walked us through everything
Every morning the birds and howler monkeys woke us up and every night the frogs and insects sang us to sleep
They also have a guest house for renters that have more than two people
but Trina was quick to respond and Jacqui (the owner) also followed up immediately to resolve the issue
Location:
Bring ear plugs and a mask
and it's no problem
And it just got better from there
We ate at some restaurants in Ojochal ( Citrus and Exotica) that were amazing
Location was perfect for all activities in the area
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10. New vacation villa with a pool

Casa Espectacular is a custom home, a short walk from the beach and only a five-minute drive into Uvita. The new home features a swimming pool and spectacular views and a patio for outdoor living. The open-plan living area features high ceilings and hardwood floors and offers panoramic views. There is a 65” Smart TV in the entertainment area where guests can stream movies. The kitchen comes fully equipped with everything necessary for daily cooking. The home has three suites, each with a queen-sized bed and three-and-a-half bathrooms.

Casa Espectacular, Life as it should be**
33 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen has everything you need
The beds are comfortable and there's air conditioning in all the bedrooms
And the TV is awesome
We enjoyed the pool in the evenings and the sunset our last night was breathtaking
Awesome view not to tough road for going up and down the mountain
Cleanliness:
The house is well furnished and beautifully decorated
(which can be tricky) and then left us to enjoy the home
Everything worked well except the washer (which we sorted a workaround for - press the start button again when it stops before the spin) and the place had a great layout and flow with beautiful gro...
The house is incredible and as others have said pictures don't to it justice
(had to purchase trash bags dishwasher/laundry soap counter cleaner salt paper towels and TP)
Host:
so nice and gracious hosts
They helped us find the house right away
We had an amazing stay at Casa Espectacular From the beginning the host was super responsive and gave us so much information about the area
They live in the home next door
Honestly could not say enough good about it
Location:
And Uvita is a treat--great restaurants and lots to do but somehow not touristy
Uvita is a great place with a ton of great restaurants and many activities
And not surprisingly it was already booked during those dates :) Click "Book Now" immediately
The house also has great ceiling fans Bugs?
Made it easy to go to and from outings and still enjoy the house and the great Pool +
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Experience true nature in Uvita

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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