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Tucan Hotel and Hostel Yin Yang Logo, Uvita, Costa Rica


Trip Advisor
4.5 stars - 104 reviews
Certificate of Excellence 2014

The Tucan Hotel is Walking Distance to:

  • Rivers and Waterfalls
  • Mountains and Jungles
  • Beaches and the Ocean
  • the Bus Stop
  • Supermarket and Restaurants
  • Banks
High Quality, Low Cost lodging:
Free Beach shuttle, Free coffee, WiFi, Public Kitchen, Lock Boxes, Reading lamps, Hot Showers, Laundry, plenty of Power Plugs, etc...
Restaurant of the Tucan Hotel and Hostel, Uvita, Costa Rica


Tired of Beans and Rice?
Loud Music? Blaring Televsion?

WELCOME to the Tucan Restaurant!

Elisabetta makes and serves the food with love:

  • Backpacker Prices
  • Vegetarian and Vegan Menu available
  • Daily Specials
  • Inexpensive breakfast
  • Chill music and atmosphere
  • Free Public Kitchen to cook your own meals!
Ask about our GROUP RATES
Tucan Hotel, Hostel, Rooms facing the Courtyard, Uvita, Costa Rica


Safe, Clean, Comfortable

The Tucan has accommodations for every budget:

  • Tree House - $30
  • Hammocks - $8
  • Camping: tent, car, or RV - $8
  • Dormitory Beds - $12 each
  • Private Rooms - $25 and up
  • HOT water showers and COLD A/C
  • Covered Motorcycle and Bicycle parking
Ask about our GROUP RATES

Have a look around
Beautiful Waterfall near the Tucan Hotel and Hostel, Uvita, Costa Rica


Lonely Beaches, Raging Rivers,
Clear Oceans, Lush Jungles

The Tucan can arrange your activities before you arrive:

  • Whale Watching
  • Surfing
  • Scuba Diving or Snorkeling
  • Zip Lines
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • National Parks:
       Marino Ballena - Corcovado - Caño Island
Look through the Tucan's pdf:  "THINGS TO DO"
The annual Envision Festival brings art, music, and dance to Uvita, Costa Rica


Envision Festival

We are sorry, but we can no longer take reservations February 23 to March 2, the week of the Envision Festival!?!

  • Go to: Envision Festival Travel for lodging information
  • Come stay with us after the festival!
  • Good Luck, Have Fun, and Stay in Touch!
Make your plans early for
Envision, February 2016!!
Tucan Hotel Location Map, Hostel, Uvita, Costa Rica


BUS.....Direct busses to Uvita leave San Jose, Jaco, Quepos, San Isidro del General, and Panama at Paso Canoas several times a day. From anywhere else, first go to one of the above "gateway cities".   Contact us  for current schedules.

SHUTTLE.....We can make arrangements from anywhere in Costa Rica! And, the Tucan has a special $35 shuttle service to and from San Jose and the airport.  Contact us  to reserve.

CAR.....We are connected by the best highways in Costa Rica. It's easy with any road map. If you rent a car with EzFind GPS, Bookmark the Tucan! Our "Point of Interest" code is SP081. If you have questions, just  Contact us for detailed directions - or just CLICK THE MAP

AIR.....No service to Uvita, but Sansa and Nature Air fly to Quepos and Palmar. Then bus or taxi to the Tucan.

HORSE.....Plenty of mountain trails connect the Tucan with San Isidro and Boruca...

Tucan Hotel Lobby at Night


Tucan Hotel
100 mtrs este del Banco de Costa Rica
Puntarenas, Osa, Bahia Ballena, Uvita
Costa Rica 60504
(506) 2743-8140
(506) 8868-2823


facebook: The Tucan Hotel
facebook: Tucan Band
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Tucan Hotel as a Uvita Backpackers Hostel.
Punta Uvita, Costa Rica


events, specials, etc

Envision Festival!

Sorry, But the Tucan is Sold out the week BEFORE and the week OF the Envision Festival!

Go to Envision Festival Travel for lodging information

Join us after the festival starting March 2 for post party fun!

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We'll give you a free Breakfast at our awesome restaurant!

Mention this Notice to take advantage of the deals!

Rainy Season Sale!

Third Night Free for all lodging!

Come down to Uvita and spend a few days! Whales, Waterfalls, Beaches!

Just Mention this Notice to take advantage of the deals!

Summer is over!

Make summer last a little bit longer with a holiday at the Tucan Hotel!

October in Costa Rica! - the Mornings are Sunny and the Afternoons are Rainy - the perfect combination for relaxing with family and friends.

The whales are here until December, so make your plans now!

Make plans for the Whale Festival!

The 6th annual Whale Festival takes place the first two weekends in September

Special Prices on Whale Watching trips, Live music, and more.

More information at the Whale Festival Facebook page

Great time to travel to Uvita!

The rainy season is not so rainy! Plenty of Sunshine to enjoy the Beach, and just enough rain to make the Rivers and Waterfalls beautiful and fun.

The Tucan Hotel is your gateway to the real, natural Costa Rica!