hotel vista ballena

Jardines del Morete, Uvita de Osa 60504
Puntarenas, Costa Rica

For hotel reservations and general inquiries:
Telephone: +506 2743 8150
USA/Canada: 1-855-847-2441

Mi Amore Ristorante

For restaurant reservations and catering inquires:

Hart Center

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Our hotel is perched in the hillside of Uvita with panoramic views of both jungle and ocean. The beach is just a short 10 minute drive. The closest international airport, Juan Santamariá (San José, SJO), is approximately 4 hours from the hotel depending on traffic. Options for transportation include:

getting here from the airport:

• Group Shuttle - $55/person, scheduled departures from the airport only.

• Private Shuttle - $200 for up to 6 people.

• Public Bus - $14/person from San José to Uvita but requires a taxi from the airport to the nearest bus station (+$20).

• Rental Car - Roads in Costa Rica are fairly good, however traffic in the capital city of San José can be heavily congested and intimidating for first time visitors. A 4x4 is recommended during the rainy season and remote, steep, unpaved roads. 

• Connecting Flights - Guests have the option of taking Sansa Regional Airlines or Nature Air from San José International Airport to Managua Airport (Quepos XQP) which is a one hour drive from Uvita. Flights are available daily and take 20 min.


• Custom Tours - Our friendly staff are happy to arrange custom tours including shuttle service and guide. Prices vary depending on activities and length of tour.

• Taxi - Taxi service from the hotel to a nearby beaches is quite affordable, ranging from $5-$10.

• Pony - Ponies are difficult to find in Costa Rica but some people offers this age-old form of transportation. It is an amazing way to see Costa Rica, however please be considerate and pack light and allow the pony to rest along the way.


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Costa Rica is known for it’s natural beauty and slower paced lifestyle. Contact us to begin your tranquil vacation in this Pura Vida country. 

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