Punta Uva, Costa Rica

Punta Uva beach cove, Costa Rica

The sandy, sheltered cove just west of Red Cliff, which separates the two beautiful beaches at Punta Uva.

Punta Uva horseback riding, Costa Rica

Horseback riding along the golden sand at Punta Uva.

Boat on the beach at Punta Uva, Costa Rica

A scuba diving boat takes a break for lunch after exploring the coral reefs offshore Punta Uva.

Rainforest at Punta Uva, Costa Rica

Set back from the beach is lush rainforest filled with parrots, monkeys and sloths.

Green macaw, Punta Uva, Costa Rica

Although great green macaws are now endangered in Costa Rica, a small population was recently reintroduced to Punta Uva. As you wander the beach, keep your eyes out for these remarkable birds.

Punta Uva shoreline, Costa Rica

Clear Caribbean water laps the shore at Punta Uva.

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