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Uvita Activity Options 

Snorkel Caño Island

With turquoise blue waters and colorful coral reefs, Caño Island is one of Costa Rica’s best snorkeling and scuba diving destinations. Depending on the time of year, keep your eyes open for Humpbacks, Orcas and Pilot whales as well as three species of dolphins as you make your way to the island.

 

  • Adventure Rating: Easy
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Transfers, professional bilingual guides & lunch
  • Age: 6+

Suitable For: Nature lovers, Active, Wildlife

Corcovado National Park Hike

National Geographic famously labeled it “the most biologically intense place on the planet,” and this characterization is memorialized in nearly every abbreviated web description of the park in existence. The jungle is home to a mind-numbing list of animal species and this hike is a true nature lovers dream.

 

  • Adventure Rating: Easy
  • Duration: Full day
  • Includes: Transfers, professional bilingual guides & lunch
  • Age: 6+

Suitable For: Nature lovers, Active, Wildlife

Snorkel Marino Bellena National Park

A shorter snorkeling day than Caño Island but no less fun. Marino Ballena National Park boasts a fabulous, healthy coral reef and great fish diversity. Be on the look out for parrotfish, butterfly fish, blue sturgeonfish as well as the incredible number of starfish that inhabit the area.

 

  • Adventure Rating: Easy
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Includes: Transfers & professional bilingual guides
  • Age: 4+

Suitable For: Nature lovers, Active, Wildlife

Ballena Park Hike

Start your day with a natural history hike through the town Bahia before heading to Punta Uvita in the Ballena Marine Park. There is a vast array of wildlife in this area and you can expect to see sloths, monkeys, bats and with a little bit of luck, the beautiful scarlet Macaws. On your return leg, you’ll be able to see the Tobolo, or as the locals call it, the Whale’s Tail. This is the famous stretch of sand that has been shifted into the shape of a whale’s tail due to the nature of the currents.

 

  • Adventure Rating: Easy
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Includes: Transfers & professional bilingual guides
  • Age: 6+

Suitable For: Nature lovers, Active, Wildlife

Surf Lessons

Uvita is a great place to learn to surf. Small waves and calm waters make this the ideal spot for novices. You instructor will teach you the basics such as standing, paddling, turning and tides as well as ocean awareness and surf ethics.

 

  • Adventure Rating: Easy
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Includes: Transfers & professional bilingual instructors
  • Age: 6+

Suitable For: Ocean lovers, Active, Adventure

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