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Very long and excellent for walk

Great beach to walk and relax. I visited in low season and was almost empty (which I love). The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
barbierikab
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Caracas, Venezuela
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Finally got to walk The Whale's Tail!

I've visited Uvita many times but this trip we made time specifically at low tide to walk all the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2019
Palmisto
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Miami, FL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach to walk and relax. I visited in low season and was almost empty (which I love). The beach is also great for learning to surf.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

I've visited Uvita many times but this trip we made time specifically at low tide to walk all the way out on the Tail. Google Uvita Whale's Tail for aerial photos of this famous "island" connected to mainland Uvita by a wide low tide only...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Uvita is a beautiful beach and the Whale's Tail feature is very cool! It is worth timing your visit so you can walk out on it!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank genevieveg3911
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Very peacefully and relaxed. Gorgeous views and high chance to spot birds. We saw some Macaws. You can walk up to the whale tale in just 5 minutes.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 40verav
Reviewed August 4, 2019

A long beach with Volcanic sand. Hardly any people. A littltle bit difficult to come to the beach, but it is worth the trouble. The Pacific Ocean is warm there to swim.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sreepathy p
Reviewed August 3, 2019

This beach is just amazing. Sandy, warm water, secluded, palm trees, relaxing. Shady areas. Highly recommend visiting this beach.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kristen1434
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Clean and beautiful, nice big waves if you want to surf. Can buy drinks and snacks from the local vendor.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank WernerBoerseun
Reviewed July 5, 2019

The energy of Mother Earth becomes more palpable the more you can avoid teh crowds... early mornings, sunsets, walk faaaaar down teh beach and you will feel it! Just magic!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rainbow_hunter1
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Gorgeous beach. Classic Costa Rica. Many hostels around, but relatively quite compared to other beaches. Keep your car close and don’t let the sneaky coconut man rip you off!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 667allyh
Reviewed June 21, 2019

Perfect location for the the family to play in the surf. The beach is flat and rock free allowing for a safe and fun swim in the water. The walk to the Tale at low tide is perfect on an overcast day. Walking the rocks...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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por la mañana. 8am o 9am
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Well, there’s a bunch of stray dogs so I’m going to say yes.
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Response from dhlc416 | Reviewed this property |
there was no impact of the Hurricane in this area - however we continue to have significant seasonal rains - expecting 12" in the next few days - this can impact access at any time, but usually only for a few hours as... More
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