Pros: The Hotel is magnifique, I can say the Hotel and the employees are 5*
Cons: The Road to the Hotel is off-road in a Hill (around 3 Kms) as advised by the Hotel, the Breakfast is not included
Pros: Everything was perfect from checking in to checking out. Great food, great service, waterfalls on property, clean, and perfect for those looking for a jungle/rain forest experience like no other.
Cons: Having to leave :(
Pros: So beautiful hotel, rooms and pool Very good and helpful staff Location in the jungle with ocean view Glass villas were wonderful and great organised!
Cons: Food could be more variable - they could change menu as for 4 days stay in was boring Our orders in restaurant were mistaken few times. Tea was make in teapot after coffe! It taste like coffe-tea. ...
Pros: Great location and staff. Need a 4 wheel drive and the trip to hotel is not for faint hearted but fun!
Cons: More cupboards in rooms. Ver little storage space
Pros: Calm and really nice place to spend some time. The villa with jungle view was truly amazing and you really got the junlge feeling but without all the insects in your glased wall villa. Beatiful view ...
Cons: Food could have been better but with that said, it was the best meals we had in CR.
Pros: Amazing location and rooms. But a walk to restaurants and beaches
Pros: Beautiful hotel in the middle of primary rainforest. The villas are a beautiful oasis and the staff are great.
Cons: Would be better if breakfast was included. Limited options to eat outside of hotel unless happy to drive back up the mountain, but the hotel restaurant gave some of the best food we ate in Costa Rica.
Pros: Glass room on a jungle mountainside was stunning and unique. I recommend the jungle villas vs. ocean view for better privacy. The staff were wonderfully accommodating, friendly, and helpful in ...
Cons: The breakfast food was fresh and satisfying, with a full range of options, but the dinner food (we ate dinner there just once) was disappointing compared to the rest of the experience. However, ...
Pros: The location
Cons: The jungle villa
Pros: The staff was attentive but relaxed and did not bother you. The view and villas are amazing and comfortable. It was a great place to stay!
Enjoy your visit to Uvita with a stay at Oxygen Jungle Villas. You can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body scrubs, or aromatherapy, and Oxygen Restaurant serves light fare. There's an outdoor pool and a poolside bar, and rooms at this luxurious resort get the details right with premium bedding and rainfall showerheads.
Pros: The staff are very thoughtful and really make the stay. The chilli water drink was amazing
Cons: Few more amenities would be helpful such as cotton buds, cotton pads etc
A great choice for a stay in Uvita, Kura Design Villas features a rooftop terrace and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 250 per vehicle. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body wraps, or body scrubs. An outdoor pool and a poolside bar are other highlights, and rooms at this upscale resort offer up nice touches like rainfall showerheads and espresso makers.
Pros: Super location, nice architecture, amazing view on the jungle, great kitchen. Rooms are clean. The sound of birds and monkeys in de morning was amazing.
Cons: Hosts are not very friendly, as welcome you receive the German house rules and a detailed bill. Owners looked also very stressed. They showed no interest in their guests. A big contrast with the Pura ...
Pros: The location is simply breathtaking. It's slightly remote from the costanera road, but this time remote is a good thing. Very quiet, Very nearby the waterfall (literally like 400 metres) and still...
Cons: Only point of criticism is the wifi. We were in room nr 9 and the signal nearly made it there, so lots of interruptions
Pros: Nice open air layout for the dinning room and chill spaces in the mist of the jungle. Beautiful wooden structure. Private room had lots of space, clean shower and bathroom and they were separated ...
Cons: Open air layout of the rooms does allow for sound to travel easily, but it was ok as guests were pretty quiet.
Pros: The location was fantastic if you are going to the waterfall, and the views and surrounds are lovely. The kitchen area is the best I have ever seen! So much space and equipment to cook with.
Cons: The location is far from anything but the waterfall which makes it more difficult to get around, 2000 colones in a taxi to the bus. The staff are either non existent or unpleasant. Had a few ...
Pros: This hostel is beautiful
Pros: Quite, clean and beautiful views best Hostel so far. In design and landscaping.
Pros: The most beautiful place we have stayed at. Very charming wood cabin and chairs.
Cons: The wifi could be better but it makes you focus more on the view
Pros: This is one of the best hostel we stay, right in the middle of the jungle with a fantastic view from the forst floor.
Cons: The owner is polite, helpfull but a little bit cold.
Pros: the view and the vibe
Cons: shared bathrooms
Pros: Stunning building and views of the jungle. A unique place to stay with a lovely peaceful vibe.
Just a 5-minute walk from the beautiful Uvita de Osa Waterfall, Cascada Verde Hostel offers stunning rainforest views. The tropical gardens feature hammocks, a yoga deck and a large terrace. Cascada Verde - Hostel at the Waterfall has spacious rooms and shared dormitories with charming rustic-style décor. Each one offers free Wi-Fi and garden views. This family-run hostel has a large shared dining area and a fully equipped communal kitchen with free tea and coffee. You can spot wild monkeys and exotic birds in the gardens. A local restaurant can be found within a 5-minute walk, while a supermarket, bus stop and tourist information office can be found in Uvita town, a 15-minute walk away. You can drive to the Marino Ballena National Park and the famous Whale Tail Beach in around 15 minutes. Quepos Airport is 28 miles away, and there are regular bus services between Uvita and San José.
Pros: Food, service and location was amazing. Very peaceful location.
Cons: No internet connection in rooms but not big problem.
Pros: The food and location was amazing! The staff was great and very friendly and helpful.
Cons: When booking thru Booking.com it was listed as having AC and a pool, neither of which was the case. We had a large fan and there was a pond that I had to walk a mile thru the jungle to get to and ...
Pros: Excellent location , very nice bungalows, fantastic food, extreme kindness of the staff
Cons: The size of a giant cricket....
La Cusinga Lodge is a great choice for a stay in Ballena. For a bite to eat, guests can check out The Gecko, which serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other features include a terrace and a garden.
Pros: We really liked everything about our experience at Vista Ballena. Room had a view of the Pacific overlooking jungle, same view at the pool and open air bar and restaurant. Food was excellent and ...
Cons: Ceiling fan didn't work well.
Pros: Excellent attention from the staff.
Pros: Awesome staff and absolutely amazing view and overall location.
Pros: The views from each room are unbelievable, live music and amazing staff
Pros: The hotel is the middle of refurbishment. The lobby, reception, pool area and restaurant have all been modernised. The staff is extremely friendly and were taking really good care of us. They all ...
Cons: Difficult to find (like most places in Costa Rica)
Pros: The staff was excellent and always trying to do a little more to meet my needs. I especially appreciated Matt and Marvin and their desire to go above and beyond. The breakfast was wonderful. The view ...
Cons: Since I was there while they're still getting everything ready, the wifi was spotty and credit card machine didn't work but they worked with me to find a solution. My main concern is the road ...
Pros: Amazing view on the bay. My room was good in cleaning And position, with a big window looking at the ocean. Staff people were nice and helped us chosing and reserving the right trip. We have seen a ...
Cons: The road to the hotel is pretty nice But quite complicated, 4WD needed.
Pros: We liked everything, from the friendliness of the staff, cleanliness of the room to the gorgeous views
Pros: I love everything about this hotel. The staff are excellent. It is so beautiful, the 180 degree views are breath taking. The infinity pool is so beautiful and very relaxing to swim in. We were treated...
Pros: fantastic view. wonderful service. incredible location but quite a challenge to get to however that is the case with a lot of places in Costa Rica
A great choice for a stay in Uvita, Vista Ballena offers airport drop-off service (available on request). You can splash around at the outdoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights include a children's pool, a terrace, and a garden.
Cons: There was construction work all around the property so we couldn't move around easily and it was very noisy and workers were always looking at us when we'd leave the room too..quite expensive ...
Pros: There was a small kitchen which was great to cook hot dogs :) and a public pool
Cons: Kinda noisy because they were expanding the building at the time.
Pros: Best value of any place that we have stayed in Costa Rica. AC, pool, kitchenette made the stay convenient and very comfortable.
Cons: The room needed a lamp
Cons: Like a jail cell and no where to sit outside comfortable.
Pros: Rooms are simple and clean. Grounds are well kept. Staff were very accommodating. Good atmosphere, as there were people camping and staying in RVs.
Cons: Location a bit too far from Uvita, which is where we needed to be, and there was an extra cost of transportation as a result. The walls between the rooms were quite thin, so one could hear people in ...
Pros: The beach. Nothing else.
Cons: I thought I was renting a cabin but was given a tent. For $35!! For one night! The staff doesn't speak any English and doesn't offer anything, not even coffee in the morning. And a pain to get...
Pros: The room was very nice, comfortable and clean. Excellent attention from all the staff and very strategic location in regard of national park, restaurants and beaches .
Pros: A supermarket just outside and easy access to the national park by foot. Bus stop just nearby on the main road
Pros: The room had a nice bathroom (shower not hot but not an issue for us), kitchen well stocked with dishes and appliances, comfy bed, air conditioning and good tv.
Cons: The walls are very thin and you can hear just about everything in other rooms, even down the hall. The wifi connection didn't work in one room but it did on the balcony in the other (we stayed two...
Enjoy your visit to Uvita with a stay at Camping y Cabinas El Tecal. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. A terrace and a garden are offered, and rooms have conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves.
A great choice for a stay in Uvita, Rancho Pacifico features an airport shuttle. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body scrubs, or facials, and regional cuisine is served at Whale's Tail Grill, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There are 2 outdoor pools and 3 bars/lounges, and rooms at this luxurious hotel offer room service and room service.
Pros: The Staff was great and extremely friendly! The food is more than delicious and is better than anywhere else. Also the facilities and the view were astonishing. The harmony of this place is just ...
Cons: The length of my stay was too short :)
Pros: everything is thought to perfection. the location is amazing, the staff is amazing
Cons: the only thing that bothered us was the hilly road we had to drive up . it is a lot for a city person, couldn't have done it without a 4x4, even that was almost not enough, but i guess the ...
Pros: This place is a small boutique hotel and the service (especially Tony and Alfredo) food and villas are all outstanding - would recommend it to everyone
Cons: Nothing - it was perfect
Pros: Beautiful location and view Very friendly owners and staff
Our boutique hotel includes 5, 1,000 sq ft private luxury villas, each with their own private infinity pool and large ocean view terrace. The main area includes a restaurant & lounge, and an ocean view salt water infinity pool with swim up bar, jungle yoga platform and a zen lounge. The pool features a waterfall and a jacuzzi on top. Our villas feature luxurious two person bathtubs, indoor and outdoor showers, a large ocean view terrace with an infinity pool, and a perfect blend of nature and modern furniture made out of recovered Costa Rican hard wood. The property stretches out over 5 hectares surrounded by pristine primary rain forest and lots of exotic fruit trees. Howler & white faced monkeys as well as Toucans and sloths are regular visitors on our property located above Uvita, Costa Rica on the mountainside 2000 ft above Costa Ballena with a direct view of the famous Whale's Tail and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Pros: The best experience in Uvita! The owners are just great people, create the best home-like athmosphere! I loved the morning´s classical music, evening´s rock music jamming, pool table, hammocks,... All...
Pros: People here were nice helpful. The banks foood a stap away. Love it be back
Pros: Love the whole energy of the place, and really enjoy the food in the restaurant. We enjoy the river waterfall pools and the beach and toucan is in between. Close to grocery stores, liquoria, bank, ...
Cons: All was good
Pros: The staff is super friendly, and they have a house tree which I will definitely book next time :)
Pros: Just close to beaches.
Cons: Was charged extra C12.000to the total given. Worse was the mattress of beds very old and hard holes uncomfortable! Never going back nor recommend to anybody.
Pros: We booked a room with AC, very comfortable & spacious. Staff were friendly & informative. Hammocks to chill out in. Free bike rental
Cons: Had to ask a few times to ensure laundry was done in time for us to get morning bus. (It was done just in time!)
Pros: This is a basic hostel, so that is what you get. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The outdoor areas were pleasant to hang about in.
Cons: The kitchen wasn't always as clean as it could have been. The rooms were a bit like prison cells.
Pros: Many facilities in common area, airconditioning in room. Bikes available.
Cons: Shuttle to beach is only one way. Information on available Tours and surroundings was minimal. Very small village, not located at the beach, which we actually did expect. Not a good place to go ...
Pros: Wonderfully warm welcome by Tray and Betta! They waited up very late until I arrived on my first night (after some flight delay). They were most helpful in finding transport for me from San José to ...
Pros: I really enjoyed my stay at Tucan. I stayed in a 4 bed dorm during the low season, so I had it all to myself for 4 nights out of 6. It was bliss. The bathrooms were always clean and the kitchen ...
Cons: They need a new sharp knife in the kitchen.
Hotel Tucan - Hostel offers an airport shuttle at scheduled times for USD 35 per person one-way. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Free bike rentals, a beach shuttle, and a garden are other highlights.
Cons: No English spoken, not much information on things to do
Pros: We had dinner and breakfast here everyday and thought the food and service was excellent. Especially enjoyed the cerviche and tuna steaks. Prices were very reasonable. Nearby attractions - Cascade...
Pros: The staff was super accommodating and friendly and tucked away feeling from town. A few minute walking distance to bus stop is a huge plus.
Pros: The little black dog was the only positive..
Cons: Was cheated on the exchage rate. Price was quoted in dollars and then used a lower exchange rate when paying in local currency. Air conditioner did not work. The window had a pane that was falling out...
Pros: it's a really nice, small hotel managed and owned by a friendly costa rican lady. she cooks dinner and breakfast, we only had breakfast there, but it was delicious. the hotel was a 10 min walk ...
Pros: This place was incredible! The staff was incredibly helpful when it came to helping with directions, providing suggestions, and even arranging accomodations. The room was great; we could not have ...
Pros: It is tidy, clean and with good location. There is hot water.
Cons: Staff does not speak ANY english
Cons: It is located out of the village. You have to drive for a steep muddy path to get to the place. Bad location
Cons: Orrible and expensive.
Pros: Everything was just great. The host, Lupe, is a great cook and prepared us some costarican meals that were just delicious. The property has a nice terrace and sitting area. The room was spacious and...
Just 1.2 miles from Marino Ballena National Park beach and reef, hotel Big Bamboo de Uvita offers free Wi-Fi connection in all its rooms and has a full restaurant and bar. The front desk operates 24 hours a day and public parking is available on site. The rooms are air conditioned and feature views of the garden. They also have a wardrobe and ironing facilities. Free toiletries are available in the private bathroom. The Big Bamboo Restaurant serves seafood meals and typical Costarican dishes. It operates during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guest may also order food to take out. The Marino Ballena restaurant is 2,625 feet away. Some other services that Big Bamboo offers are babysitting, laundry and ironing. The front desk staff may help with information of the attractions that are worth visiting. Some tours that the hotel organize are headed towards the Nauyaca Waterfalls and, when season, whalewatching. Uvita town is 3 hours and 30 minutes’ drive from San José city. Juan Santamaría International Airport is 111.8 miles away.
Pros: Lovely couple that run the place. Very clean and accommodating. Nice, well kept pool.
Cons: Hard to find. Not on beach but easy walk to the national park which is what we came for. No hotels on beach because of the park boundaries. Unfortunately park is only open 7-4 and we came for ...
Pros: We liked the swimming pool and the property was very close to a paved road. The staff was very nice and the room was air conditioned.
Cons: There were no blanket and we asked for the room to be made up but it wasn't. We had to keep asking for the wifi to be reset because it wouldn't run and had to ask for shampoo. We expected ...
Pros: The staff were friendly and the linens and towels colorful. We were about a ten minute walk from the national park and the nearby restaurants, in a residential street. There was a small mini market ...
Cons: The hotel was bought about a year ago and the new owners are making some improvements in the meager room furnishings, shower quality,and learning things in general. If we asked for something that wasn...
When you stay at Hotel Marino Lodge in Uvita, you'll be near the beach and convenient to Marino Ballena National Park and Punta Uvita Whale Tail. This hotel is within close proximity of Marino Ballena National Park and Arco Beach.
Make yourself at home in one of the 20 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided daily, and both irons/ironing boards and cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are available on request.
Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this hotel include tour/ticket assistance and a picnic area. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).
A complimentary full breakfast is served daily.
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Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: The property was surrounded by nature/jungle. Right off of highyway and near to beautiful beaches. Friendly staffs and free breakfast was nice. Clean swimming pool area was wrapped in trees. ...
Cons: A little expensive.
Pros: Away from the Town of Uvita. We had a car so it was a quick drive to restaurants and stores. Woke up to the beautiful sights and sounds of Costa Rica. Pool was perfect. A short hike through the ...
Cons: That you could hear the traffic as it is just off the main highway. The big trucks used their jake brakes all the time. Only annoying thing. Staff was great and we had the place to ourselves most of ...
Pros: The location of the hotel is perfect, right off the costanera higway.
Pros: Great path through the jungle to a deserted beach.
Cons: Poor value for money. Not even a single table or chair in the room. Single bulb overhead. Noisy, next to highway.
Pros: We thought the breakfast was only continental but we had an egg, rice with beans, extra bread and-best for me-refills on our coffee! Everyone on staff were very nice and helpful.
Cons: Our room was very dark with one bulb for an overhead light and a candle bulb in the bedside lamp. Two of the walls were painted lime green which made it even darker. The worst was the smell of mildew ...
Pros: The stafff is great, really helpful. The swimming pool is definitely enjoyable with the local heat. The location is a bit outside, without a car the going-in and out can be complicated (we took a ...
Cons: The restaurant close sometimes real early and some of the rooms can be very bad acoustically isolated (wooden floors and ceiling, you don't want a 2 kids family above you...)
Pros: Pool and breakfast
Pros: It's close to the beach. Friendly staff.
Pros: Super friendly staff, cool trail to the beach (also don't have to pay the entrance fee to the national park), nice pool and rec area below it too. Breakfast included, restaurant also has good food and good prices. Room was nice too, AC worked great
Enjoy your visit to Uvita with a stay at Hacienda CoopeAgri. After having fun at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant.
Pros: The staff was super friendly and very service minded.
Pros: Very nice staff. Easy location to the beach.
Cons: No fruit at breakfast.
When visiting Uvita, Hotel Nido del Halcón is a great choice to consider. You can splash around at the outdoor pool, grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. All rooms feature refrigerators and free WiFi.
Pros: Tracy was kind and helpful and made us feel at home right away. The accommodations are simple, but comfortable. The price is right and the beach is only a 5 minute walk down the road. There's a new market across the street that was helpful as well. Highly recommend!
Enjoy your visit to Dominical with a stay at Tiki Villas Rainforest Lodge & Spa. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, or hydrotherapy, and fusion cuisine is served at Jungle Blue, which is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. An outdoor pool and a poolside bar are other highlights, and apartments offer up nice touches like rainfall showerheads and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets.
Cons: Did not know about the booking on arrival, Some beds made of loose planks, -Cold shower water, -Lying about being unable to take a card, -No space to to put up bags so insects can`t crawl in, -...
Uvita Hostel Resort is a property located in Uvita, surrounded by a tropical forest. The property features an outdoor pool, BBQ facilities and a restaurant on site. The rustic-style accommodations at Uvita Hostel Resort have cable channels and flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and a private bathroom. Guests will receive free continental breakfast with their rate at Uvita Hostel Resort. The restaurant specializes in regional and international-style dishes. There is a supermarket available 1,969 feet from the property and Marino Ballena Restaurant is 2,855 feet away. Popular activities on site include hiking and touring the surroundings. WiFi access is available as well as laundry services. Bahía Ballena is 0.6 miles from the property, Playa Uvita is 2.9 miles while Playa hermosa is 3 miles away.
Pros: The staff will acomodaticia to all your needs and be always helpful
Pros: The hotel has a nice,quite location relatively close to the Uvita beach, the staff was friendly. We went there for the Envision festival which is 4km away. There isn't anything outstanding about ...
Cons: Same breakfast every day
Pros: Nice people in their staff. Close to the beach
Cons: Quite far from Envision Festival site.
Pros: We were desperate and it was available and not too expensive. The girl who checked us in was very kind.
Cons: The room was hot and dirty when we arrived. The lady in charge wasn't nice or patient when there was a mix up with our payment. Also, she made us bring the towels and remotes for the AC and TV from our room down to the front desk when we checked out. What the hell is that?
Pros: Not much. Fairly close to beach.
Cons: Unfriendly staff, shabby room, even more shabby towels that were stained and frayed with strands falling off them! Tried to sell us a boat tour but we preferred to use a company recommended in Lonely ...
Pros: Staff are nice and friendly!
Cons: It's a little far away from Sam Jose, so Uber drivers at times could not find us.
When visiting Uvita, Hotel Bahia Azul is a great choice to consider. After having fun at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. All rooms feature room service and free WiFi.
Enjoy your visit to Uvita with a stay at Hotel Luz de Luna. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at La Fogata, which serves Italian cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A terrace and a garden are other highlights.
Pros: Relaxing garden with a pool, extra helpful staff
Cons: Hot water was not always hot, but it is typical for the area
Pros: Location was close (5min drive) from national park. Friendly staff.
Cons: The pictures on listing are very decieveing. They must have been taken 30 years ago. Felt a little let down by that.
Pros: Walking distance to Ballena Ntl Park, quite place, nice garden and pool, good restaurant
Cons: No English speaking person at arrival. Not easy to find
Pros: If you want peace and quiet it is a great place to stay. Beautiful scenery and lot's of different birds you are backing right up to the jungle. Very clean and nice staff.
Cons: Honestly you need a 4x4 to get to it horrible road leading to the property. The rooms should have a mini fridge no place to keep drinks cold. The sidewalks leading to the room should be power washed ...
Pros: They were good
Cons: Could be cheaper
Pros: The staff and the food at the hotel restaurant
Cons: The pool wasn't that clean. In the mornings you can find some frogs excrement around it
Pros: Absolutely nothing. Not even the closeness to the National Park compensates the experience.
Cons: This hotel is awful...The staff is careless. The grounds and buildings are run down and untidy. The pool had murky water and the floor surrounding it has cracks and weed growing around it. Even though...
Pros: It was close to the whale marine national park
Cons: This was a 'glamping' experience - a bit above camping with old beds and mattresses, worn out towels, thin wooden walls and no warm water.
Pros: Breakfast was regular. The pool was clean.
Cons: The rooms have A/C but no actual windows! The cold air just comes out just like a strainer through the lattice. The hotel staff does not speak English. They lied when asked by phone if all the ...
Hotel Canto de Ballenas is a great choice for a stay in Uvita. After having fun at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the pool bar. Other highlights include a children's pool, a terrace, and a garden.