How To Arrive


Bahia Ballena, Osa , Costa Rica


Uvita beach is located roughly 16 km south of Dominical and 44 km north of Palmar Sur, in the southern Puntarenas province near the Osa Peninsula.

Known for its beautiful coastline and fantastic mountain views, the beaches of Bahia Ballena and Playa Uvita are among the most stunning beaches on Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast.  Our office is located next to the elementary school “La Flor de Bahia” in the main entrance to Uvita beach-Ballena Marine park . In the main road turn at the point you see ” gato’s Cabinas” , then drive 400 mts and turn right when see the sign of Bahia aventuras ( After La fiore hotel ) .

 The coordinates of our operation center are  N 09.15888 –  W 083.74178.   or click this link to see a digital map  MAP ( zoom to see our offices )


 Quick guide


Those driving to Uvita from San Jose:

Option 1: Take the Inter-American highway to San Isidro de General and drive to Dominical. From Dominical take the paved Costanera Sur highway to reach Uvita. On average the trip takes 4 hours.

Option 2: Take the the newly paved Costanera Sur that passes through Jaco, Quepos and then Dominical to Uvita. On average the journey takes 4 hours.

*Private land transportation and shuttle services are available in the area.

You can also use this link and display a map from San jose Airport to Uvita beach  MAP


Those flying to the area from Juan Santamaria International Airport or Pavas Airport:

Option 1: Land in Quepos and take the newly paved Costanera Sur to Uvita. On average the journey takes 1 hour.

Option 2: Land in Palmar Sur and take the Costanera Sur and head north through Palmar Norte, Cortes, and Ojochal, until arriving to Uvita. On average the journey takes 45 minutes.