The beautiful Pacific coastal town of Uvita. Known for its pristine beaches, amazing nature, and a vibrant cultural life, Uvita has all the modern conveniences you need, as well as plenty of unique activities and destinations for guests. For active adventurists, there is surfing, paragliding, scuba diving, and ATV tours. Uvita is also the gateway to the Osa Peninsula, which is known as one of the most biodiverse places on earth, and it is a treasure trove for nature lovers. Whale watching and dolphin tours, jungle hikes, waterfalls, and mangrove tours are just a few of the options, and monkeys, toucans, sloths, and scarlet macaws are common sights.

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Corcovado National Park

Ranked as the #1 national park globally, Corcovado National Park unfolds as a unique treasure on our planet. Boasting over 5% of all animal species, this biodiversity haven is best explored by water, protecting 41,788 hectares of shallow lagoons, marsh, mangrove swamps, rivers, wet forest, and low-altitude cloud forest, as well as Km of sandy beach, Corcovado is one of Central America's most unique ecosystems. Yuli Hotel unveils exclusive access points off the beaten path, ensuring you traverse white sand beaches and encounter exotic wildlife like the elusive Tapir.


Nature Walks & Hikes

Observe stunning flora & fauna! Wildlife is abundant and plenty of national & private parks around. From easy trails to challenging hikes, like Manuel Antonio and Corcovado

Horseback riding

Horseback riding

A great way to explore this stunning natural area, is on the back of a horse. Several great tours are available; going through rain forest, over the beach or towards waterfalls

Diving & Snorkeling-min

Diving & Snorkeling

Dive & snorkel tours to the spectacular waters of Caño Island Bilogical Reserve. Or go snorkeling Marino Ballena National Park Caño Island Biological Reserve is one of the best snorkel/scuba dive spots in Costa Rica as it houses an abundance of marine life. It’s famous for the pre-Columbian artifacts found on the island and many biologists come to research the coral living there. You can take snorkel/scuba dive day trips to Cano Island from Uvita and the snorkeling there was incredible. It’s about a 1.5 hour boat ride departing from Marino Ballena National Park, then you snorkel for a couple hours at the island and head back along the coast for stunning views.

You can see dolphins, turtles, all sorts of fish like snappers, jacks, trumpet fish, pufferfish, parrotfish and more. Other animals to see are manta/eagle rays and white tip reef sharks.

Whale watching

Whale watching

Marino Ballena National Park is a huge national park in Uvita that has one very interesting characteristic: there is an area where two beaches meet and during low tide, the rocks and sand create a formation in the shape of a whale’s tail. It’s even more interesting because this area is the best spot for humpback whale watching in Costa Rica and is the longest in the world! Make sure you go in low tide to see the whale’s tail and there are plenty more activities in the national park. Walk along the dark sand to admire the jungle meets beach landscape, swim or simply relax.



The area is known for its spectacular waterfalls; swim under the falling water while being surrounded by jungle. Visit them by yourself or with a tour

And much more...

The area of Dominical & Uvita contains of numerous gorgeous beaches for you to enjoy; swim & sunbathe, make beach walks, surf etc. Along the Costanera Sur, there are a ton of entrances that look like they don’t go into anything. Many of them actually go to different beaches such as Playa Ventanas, Playa Tortuga, Playa Linda, Hermosa and more
Fly through the canopy on a zip-line is one of the most exciting things to do in Uvita & Dominical. We offer tours to several zip-line locations
Another great adventure activity is repelling the highest waterfall of Costa Rica, the 183 m high El Diamante is located near Dominical on the way to San Isidro del General
The best way to view a mangrove habitat is by Kayak. We also offer sea kayak tours to the Caves of Playa Cinco Ventanas and Marino Ballena national park (incl. snorkeling)
Like action? Go rafting on the awesome rivers of Dominical & Uvita. The rivers Coto brus, Savegre and Guabo offer several river rafting classifications
Visit the mysterious Stones Spheres of Costa Rica; they date back to 300-800AD and are a UNESCO world heritage site. A great day activity
UNESCO heritage site
A great tourist attraction for the whole family is Reptilandia, a 10 min. drive from Dominical. Learn about – and be eye to eye with – snakes, lizards, turtles & tortoises NEXT TO NAUYACA WATERFALLS
Reptile Exhibit
Like driving 4WD! The Osa area of Costa Rica offers great 4×4 trails and quad tours.
ATV tours & 4x4 trails
Besides Dominical beach, you can go on an adventurous surfing tour and surf the outstanding private surfing spots of the Osa.
Surf Tours & Lessons