Catarata Uvita

The beautiful and easy to get to waterfall in Uvita is about a 10-minute walk from the main road. Catarata Uvita provides visitors with a fantastic view due to the 15-meter waterfall and refreshing pools to swim in, while also being able to enjoy the sight of the rich Costa Rican jungle. Bring a picnic and drinks and spend the day in awe surrounded by the natural beauty of the waterfall. You will feel at peace with the beautiful surrounding and the sound of the water falling.

Think you cant get anything good for $1? Think again, Catarata Uvita cost exactly $1 a person and worth every penny. In addition to the amazing waterfall, there is also a restaurant on site that serves food such as tacos, burritos, and other local fare. So if you just plan to spend a few hours here and get hungry, don’t worry because they got you covered.


How to get there?

From the main highway turn onto the street next to the BCR (Banco de Costa Rica) heading North East. Once you pass the cemetery there will be an arrow on a tree that is pointing to lodging Cascada Verde and waterfall, turn left. Keep going until you see a gate and when you enter you will need to go to the restaurant and pay $2, once you do that you will head down a path to the waterfall. Parking is available if you drive, but the waterfall is accessible by foot.