Walaba Hostel and Beach Houses
Our Caribbean style houses, are perfect for people who enjoy the tranquility of nature and love life. Our regular visitors in the area include monkeys, sloths, hummingbirds, toucans and many other species of birds, frogs, lizards along with other creatures that mother nature has offered Costa Rica.
We are located 6 km from downtown Puerto Viejo on your way to Manzanillo. There are buses during the day that will drop you off directly outside the hostel or you can get a taxi from Puerto Viejo. Punta Uva is quite and relaxed with restaurants, markets and bars with a local touch.
Walaba Beach Houses is a short 2 minute walk from Punta Uva beach, one of the most beautiful and well known beaches in Costa Rica and the world. Playa Punta Uva is surrounded by exotic vegetation and wildlife with pristine crystal blue waters. Protected by a rock cave, it’s a perfect beach to swim, snorkel/dive, kayak or just relax and enjoy a book or the company of old and new friends.
For those travellers who may want to veer from the typical budget hostel or party environment and feel the real magic of the Caribbean Coast, our multilingual staff can guide you in any direction you want to travel. We offer: Free Wifi, kitchen, beds with mosquito nets, hot water showers, dining room & hammocks, open air terrace, parking, bicycle rental, tour desk and shuttle service; all set in a Tropical Rainforest Garden.