Top things to do in Quepos to Uvita

Top Choice Waterfall in Dominical

Cataratas Nauyaca

This center, owned and operated by a Costa Rican family, is home to the coast's most impressive waterfalls, which cascade through a protected reserve of both primary and secondary forest. The family runs horseback-r…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Quepos to Uvita

Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge

Consisting of pristine beaches, riverbanks, mangrove estuaries, wetlands, primary and secondary forests, tree plantations and pastures, this 330-hectare nature reserve forms a key link in a major biological corridor…
Top Choice International in Ojochal

Exotica

This phenomenal gourmet restaurant is worth planning your evening around. In a sultry, jungle ambience with orchids everywhere, the nouveau-French dishes each emphasize a breadth of ingredients brought together in m…
Top Choice Fusion in Ojochal

Azul

At this chic little restaurant inside El Castillo, with killer views of the Pacific coast, your tastebuds will be singing praises when you treat them to innovative, Tico-style potato skins, goat-cheese ravioli and e…
Top Choice Indonesian in Ojochal

Ylang-Ylang

The only Indonesian restaurant in Central America, this characterful expat-run place is immensely popular for the authentic, fiery flavors of its dishes (the owners grow their own Asian herbs). Dishes such as daging…
Top Choice Costa Rican in Uvita

Bar y Restaurante Los Laureles

Adorable family-run restaurant serving mainly Costa Rican and Tex-Mex cuisine, with innovative favorites such as avocado hummus and nacho patacones (fried green plantains cut in thin pieces), and staples like chicke…
Top Choice Craft Beer in Dominical

Fuego Brew Co.

Glowing electric purple from the center of Dominical, this sleek establishment is the town's first craft brewery and a place to sip guanábana-flavored Hefeweizen all day long. The bartenders are super nice and the b…
Top Choice Spanish in Uvita

Sabor Español

Having had a successful run in Monteverde, charming Spanish couple Heri and Montse realized that they wanted to live by the ocean – to Uvita's good fortune. Thus, their sublime gazpacho, paella, tortilla española (S…
Top Choice Seafood in Matapalo

Langosta Feliz

Right across the Interamericana from the entrance to Matapalo village, this informal place serves some of the best seafood around. The lobster may or may not be happy, but diners certainly are, when presented with a…
Top Choice Cafe in Dominical

Cafe Mono Congo

Perch on a swing at the bar or at a riverside table to enjoy the best espresso in town, hands down. This open-air cafe also dishes up tasty, simple breakfasts like gallo pinto and huevos rancheros and (largely veggi…