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Hike up to the cliff

The beach is nice to swim at and for the views. But if you have the opportunity to hike up the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Neepawa, Canada
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Best ever

If you want to visit the most beautiful beach of costa rica...enjoy beach ounta uva. The colors are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0147
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach is nice to swim at and for the views. But if you have the opportunity to hike up the hills do it! You get to a cliff where the waves splash up the side, it is such a pretty view and great exercise!

Thank Rachelc_oxo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to visit the most beautiful beach of costa rica...enjoy beach ounta uva. The colors are awesome!

Thank datchi83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love it! Let’s say that it’s more crowded than the others but the place is really beautiful! There is a river (u can swim) that it’s connected to the sea and there are also some people that can teach u surf! Love from Greece...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is so pretty, with a small river flowing in the sea, surfing and kayaking opportunities, few people and a great beach bar serving good food and lovely cocktails. Definitely a place to go to.

1  Thank Els D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is really a gem. It's a very laid-back place. And it's the perfect place to swim. Paradise!

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local beach with limited amenities. Good water and waves but a bit cool this month. Not your super sand beach littered with sticks. But overall nice

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We biked to this beach from Puerto Viejo. It was a nice ride. The beach was ok. Nothing too special. The scenery is pretty, and it was not crowded. The water seemed colder than other areas and it was calm. Overall a nice experience.

Thank blgirls4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a gorgeous beach! So clean with an adorable little lunch spot nearby. Limited parking, but we had no problem! We were told the surf was milder here (we have little people), but the undertow was still pretty strong the day we visited. One of...More

1  Thank ecartwright
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Nice bicycle ride from Puerto Viejo. Beautiful! I think there were all of 10 people on this (huge) stretch of beach.

Thank GvEaton
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Almost a private beach so close to our resort with cafes, beach bars , interesting outdoor art, Phenomenal beach walking. Relaxing & it felt like Glligans Island

Thank brendafO9384YO
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10 August 2018|
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Response from blgirls4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There are hotels near this beach. We stayed closer to Playa Negra at Casa de Corazon Del Mar. The oceans we saw in Costa Rica are not particularly blue and sparkling, but this beach did have a pretty greenish blue... More
22 June 2018|
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Response from Dwayne M | Reviewed this property |
yah its a long trip 5 to 6 hours - the semi traffic from Limon to San Jose is unreal - but sit back and take the scenery in at a slower lol pace - once past Limon to PV its like half hour
13 June 2018|
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Response from Soccerdad2 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at La Kukula . They have a few rooms in the main lodge and two cabins. It feels like you are in the jungle. It is an easy walk across the street to the ocean and an easy couple of mile drive to town for dinner... More