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simply love this beach!

what I prefer is the clear water and mostly no waves, not too many visitors (don´t know why) but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alejandro C
San Jose, Costa Rica
The Southern point great for snorkeling

It is a great beach with very good sand quality,,,not heavy big waves most of the time If you go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Jose, Costa Rica
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“beautiful beach”(47 reviews)
“white sand”(7 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0147
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a beautiful, CLEAN, empty beach just 15yrs ago (maybe sooner). But now it's overcrowded and polluted. It's interesting to me that people were actually swimming in this water! I heard one woman say to her group (after her children had been swimming for...More

Thank Barbie M
Reviewed 3 days ago

what I prefer is the clear water and mostly no waves, not too many visitors (don´t know why) but that´s good so it is quite. It´s always clean, just 15 mins drive in car or 40 mins in bicycle from Puerto Viejo, restaurants and dive...More

Thank Alejandro C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great beach with very good sand quality,,,not heavy big waves most of the time If you go there take a cooler...nice to have snacks or a cold beverage Is just 10 minutes or less from Puerto Viejo You can also reacch Punta...More

Thank roadadvisor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This may be the best beach ever. Secluded, not crowded, outstanding textures and views. We simply loved it. Parking is challenging. Bring a gallon of water to rinse your feet at your car!

Thank DavidandAngela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove here from Puerto Viejo Parked the car and found a secluded spot to relax on. Not many people on the beach and a lovely spot to swim and sunbathe on We will be back to enjoy again

Thank Libran_Lovely
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a lovely part of the beach, a bit wider than the others, a pleasant walk from Playa Chiquita, a couple places to eat, rent water gear

Thank laurabgoldner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly a beautiful place, the beaches, the atmosphere, the restaurants are all amazing. But the first thing to be said is about the drive to get there. Not for the faint of heart. Make sure you give yourself plenty of time to get...More

3  Thank German U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great looking beach, but the thieves got the best of us. We parked in front of a local shop, 30 feet from the beach, nothing was visible inside the car. Thieves broke into the car with what it seem was a craw bar because they...More

5  Thank Eli T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quiet and charming with beautiful swaying palm trees and spectacular foliage. There is a great beach bar and the food was amazing.

Thank JanieMayJones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous isthmus of white sand bordered by a river on one side and the Caribbean on the other. Gentle, rolling waves in the warm, clear water. Bird song from the trees, and beautiful view in all directions.

Thank CdnSKO
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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 Dwayne M | Reviewed this property |
we were told before we went on our holiday to CR that the whole country was sketchy - far from the truth - from our stay in Alajuela at the Melrost bed and breakfast to the drive across the mountain ranges and down through... More