Uvita travel guide

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You're Going to Love Uvita

Chilled-out, relatively undeveloped, and welcoming, Uvita is a blissful beach destination on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. It's also a world-class whale watching spot, drawing nature lovers from every part of the world.

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When to Visit Uvita

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The best whale watching is probably in September and October. However, with great weather and Envision taking place in February, that's also a fine time to visit.

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How to Get to Uvita

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Where to Stay in Uvita

Upscale accommodation options in Uvita include the Rancho Pacifico and the Vista Celestial Boutique Hotel where, as the name suggests, the views are out of this world.

Popular Neighborhoods in Uvita

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How to Get Around Uvita

The Cost of Living in Uvita

Shopping Streets

Downtown Uvita has its share of stores and markets, with surf shops like Costa Verde and apparel stores like Zoe Boutique.

Groceries and Other

Grocery stores in town include Orca Mini Super and BM Uvita. To give an idea of prices, 12 eggs should be around ₡1,500.

Where to Eat in Uvita

Try the Spanish fare at Sabor Espanol, enjoy Japanese food at Sushi Green, fill up on gourmet coffee and cakes at Sibu, or discover the wraps and huge sandwiches at the down-to-earth Roadshack Deli. Meals should cost around ₡10,000 per head, tops.