Our Location

Nestled in the heart of Uvita, Costa Rica, Hotel Yuli stands as a hidden gem in the enchanting southern Pacific region. Positioned just 250 meters from the entrance of Marino Ballena National Park, our guests are treated to the mesmerizing spectacle of the iconic Whale’s Tail, a natural wonder that graces the coastline. Surrounded by the majesty of Coastal Mountains and the endless expanse of the Pacific Ocean, our location is a harmonious blend of serenity and adventure. The hotel is embraced by a lush region adorned with colorful rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and palm-fringed beaches, offering a serene escape into nature’s embrace. The surrounding area teems with diverse wildlife, creating a captivating backdrop for those seeking an immersive experience in Costa Rica’s rich biodiversity. For the adventurous at heart, Hotel Yuli provides easy access to world-class surfing, fishing, and snorkeling , zip line , ATV tours and more  …. ensuring that each moment spent here is filled with the allure of coastal charm and unforgettable exploration. Welcome to our haven in Uvita, where the beauty of nature converges with the comfort of hospitality.

Let's Plan Your Arrival to YULI Hotel, Costa Rica

By car  From  San Jose  ( no need 4*4 )

  • From Juan Santamaria International Airport, you will need to get onto Autopista General Cañas (Inter American Highway/Route 1). 850m on, keep right at the bridge towards Radial El Coyol, and at the roundabout, take the first exit onto Radial El Coyol.
  •  Stay on Radial El Coyol for approximately 4.6km, then at the roundabout take the second exit onto the Autopista José María Castro Madriz (Route 27). If you are coming from central San José instead, you will also need to take Route 27. Have coins available for the toll roads en route. follow the signs towards Orotina for 54km/34miles, (you will pass by Escazú, Santa Ana, Ciudad Colón, Turrúcares, Atenas and Orotina
  •  Approximately 36.8km along Route 27, come off onto Pacífica Fernández Oreamuno Hwy (Costanera Sur/Route 34). When you get to Orotina´s toll booth, pay attention to the signs indicating the turn off on your right to take route #34 towards Jacó, Parrita and Quepos. This way from San José to Quepos could take 2 hours approx
  • Continue on this route for approx.160km , past Dominical and into Uvita town. On the main road, amongst serveral stores, you will see the Banco Nacional of Uvita , 600 meters south, turning right hand (West) and following 1.2 kilometers straight until you reach the end of the road on the right hand side and drive about 200m to reach Yuli hotel

**This is the most recommended route for its easy access and excellent conditions of the road, all it is paved and plain topography. This trip could take 3:30 hours.**

 Local  Flights  from San  Jose

The fastest way to get here is by domestic airlines. There are two local airlines: Sansa (www.flysansa.com) and Nature Air (www.natureair.com). The flight takes about 30 minutes and it is a great opportunity to enjoy the view of mountains and coastline from the air. Both companies operate the flight with small planes one or two engines. Be sure to check the maximum luggage allowed to avoid problems.

there are flights from morning to afternoon. The driving to Dominical is about 60 km long through an excellent conditions road. The trip takes about 60 minutes. If is necessary, our reservations department can help you to arrange a car rental that will be waiting for you at your arrival or private transportation, ask for availability and prices.

There are several buses everyday day to/from the Tracopa in station in San José that pass through Uvita.  You can double check the schedule and price on the Tracopa website  as well. 

The bus journey takes around 4.5-5 hours, with the tickets starting from 9 USD.

Check more info here