Samsara Hotel, situated in the spectacular South Pacific region of Costa Rica, offers a great opportunity to explore nature at its finest. The hotel is surrounded by the Marino Ballena National Park. A trail from the hotel will lead to the beautiful Colonia beach where the forest meets the sea.

There are plenty of options to enjoy nature in different ways. Travelers of all types will find the perfect activities that he or she is looking for!

Marino Ballena National Park

This protected area was created with the purpose of ensuring the conservation of habitats critical to the reproduction and spawning of many marine species. It protects various environments such as sandy and rocky beaches, cliffs, islands, rocky reefs, mangroves and Punta Uvita Tómbolo, commonly known as the Whale’s Tail.


The Marino Ballena National Park is framed in a region of great scenic beauty.  Either if you walk along the beach or dive in the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean, you will enjoy the treasures of a pristine nature that embraces you with its fascinating flora and fauna. Ask us for boat tours with preferential rates for our guests at Samsara of Uvita.


Recommended activities:

  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving and Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Walk to the Whale’s Tail during the low tide.
  • Whale watching tours
  • Tours to the islands


Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park is on the Osa Peninsula and it is widely considered the crown jewel in the extensive system of national parks and biological reserves spread across Costa Rica. National Geographic has classified it as “the most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity”.  

The wildlife admirers will find a great variety of animals including endangered species such as the Baird’s tapir, harpy eagle, jaguar and the squirrel monkey. Other animals in the park include slots, poison dart frogs, scarlet macaws, hummingbirds and 200 species of butterflies.

Recommended activities:

Guide trekking and hiking day tours

Envision Festival

As a celebration dedicated to awakening our human potential, Envision provides a platform for different cultures to co-exist in sustainable community, and inspire one another through art, spirituality, yoga, music, dance, performance, education, sustainability and our fundamental connection with nature.

The festival takes place at the end of February on Rancho La Merced and offers a full weekend of music, art, workshops, and multicultural performances.

Other activities

  • Bird watching
  • Waterfalls visits
  • Horseback riding
  • Fishing
  • Mangrove nature trips