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Visiting Punta Uva Beach

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Enwreathed with large palm trees, vast sea, exotic sites and fantastic activities, Punta Uva, is the most famous destination spot of Costa Rica. It highlights the luxurious hotels, spectacular sights, and fascinating beach life.

Explore exotic beauty of Punta Uva Beach

Explore exotic beauty of Punta Uva Beach

 Puerto Viejo

Puerto Viejo

Simply gorgeous and quite diverse! Located on the southern part of Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo is an exclusive village on the seaside with a wide range of exotic diversity. It consists of alluring white sand and rich flora which makes it one of the fastest growing forest beach destination spot. Apart from stellar beaches and diverse forest, Puerto Viejo highlights the unique experience of Caribbean culture. This spot embraces luxurious hotels and resorts with charming ambiance. It is a perfect place for a leisurely swim, relaxing sunbath, beautiful sightseeing, and excellent water sports.

 Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge

Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge

Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge is the hub of all photogenic scenery of Costa Rica. Located along the Caribbean Coast, it creates a diverse forest which is lined with stellar beaches. The wildlife refuge protects and converses the mangroves, palm trees, endangered wildlife creatures and plants, and more than five thousand hectares of ocean front. The sanctuary is home to a wide range of animals including, puma, sloths, jaguar, anteaters, monkeys and many more. The Birdwatch offers a mesmerizing sight to visitors. It features more than four hundred species of avifauna including kingfisher, harpy eagle, and other endangered birds. Not only flora and fauna, but it also highlights the exotic marine life. The beach fronts of Gandoca Manzanillo houses the excellent aqua life like urchins, sponges, shrimp, and a lot more. This Wildlife Refuge is highly recommendable as it offers a unique experience.

 Cahuita National Park

Cahuita National Park

Located near Punta Uva, Cahuita National Park is the smallest national park of Costa Rica. The park mainly focuses on protecting the rainforest, coral reef, beach habitats and mangroves. It highlights the wildlife species ranging from conventional to the exotic creatures. Some scary animals and reptiles take the breath of the sight viewers. The park is home to blue dart frogs, raccoons, howler, red-eyed leaf frogs, green vine snakes, oropendolas, parrots, egrets, whip-tailed lizards and many more. The national park interacts you with aquamarine lives. The five hundred species leaves the visitors stunned. Moreover, two shipwrecks are available in the park. It requires permission for diving. You can explore the Cahuita National Park from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Scuba and Snorkeling

Scuba and Snorkeling

Punta Uva offers you excellent locations for snorkeling and scuba diving. You can easily swim and observe the reefs along with beautiful marine life. It interacts with you a different variety of exotic aquatic animals like rays, ladyfish, sharks, sea turtles, whales, dolphins, and more. The visitors greatly adorn the Dolphin show. It offers a unique experience which they had never before. The cute dolphins bring a smile to their faces. These fantastic dives depend on the weather conditions and tidal waves. You can exploit them only in the perfect climatic conditions.

Punta Uva Beach Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

You can book the tickets online to avail the best offers and deals.

How To Get Around?

Punta Uva does not have its airport. You can reach there by bus, car, or taxi. You can take the bus from Limon which passes through Punta Uva. There is a direct bus from San Jose for this spot. Moreover, if you are traveling from abroad then board a flight to Juan Santamaria International Airport.

What Should I Wear?

You can take bikinis and swimwear for swimming and beaches. Pack cotton shorts, loose-fitting trousers, jeans, plazos, bell bottoms and long skirts, along with tank tops, tees, or spaghetti. Bright color Sarongs will look fabulous on beaches. Shoes, flip-flops, and flat sandals can opt as footwear. Avoid wearing high heels on beaches. Moreover, you can include a pair of sunglasses, a sunscreen lotion and a floppy hat for a daytime excursion.

Punta Uva Beach Facts

Best Time to Visit

You can explore Punta Uva Beach in the months from the middle of December to April. These months offer to explore the rainforests and beaches in plenty of sunshine.


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Will I Need a Guide?

No, this website is the best guide. you are provided complete info about the spot.

How To Get There?

Punta Uva is merely gorgeous to explore. This small destination spot does not have much means to travel. It offers bike, scooter, or electric cart to tourists. Punta is not a big place. You can even explore the beaches on foot.

Additional Info

Take care of your belongings and valuables. Carry plastic money, i.e., credit and debit cards instead of cash. Water and adventure sports are subject to atmospheric conditions. Perform them carefully. Do not litter on the beach. You are recommended to book your tickets in advance as it will save your time and money.

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