Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Puntarenas / Uvita / Parque Nacional Marino Ballena
Observe biodiverse marine life and relax on fine white sand at Parque Nacional Marino Ballena. This national park opened in 1989 to protect the plentiful coral reefs that lie close to the shore. The park's eponymous humpback whales occasionally appear in the vicinity, as they use it as breeding grounds. Coincidentally, the sandbar extending out into the sea also takes the distinctive shape of a whale's tail. Keep your eye out for dolphins and sea turtles in the water as well. The beach here remains relatively untouristed compared with most beaches in Costa Rica, so bring a book along for some tranquil and secluded time in lovely environs. Our Uvita trip tool makes visiting Parque Nacional Marino Ballena and other Uvita attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Visitamos la playa, disfrutamos del mar y caminamos a la ¨cola de la ballena¨. El paisaje de la costa y la vista hacia las montañas es precioso. Disfrutamos de muy buen clima, las posas y la vida mari... more »We visited the beach, enjoyed the sea and walked to the whale queue. The landscape of the coast and the view towards the mountains is beautiful. We enjoyed very good weather, the perches and the marine life on the rocks.
Come here around low tide to walk to the whales tale, you may even have the beach to yourself for a bit . Your day pass to the park gets you into 5 local beaches though you will have to pay to park ea... more »
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