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    Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

    Ballena Beach | 7 km (4 miles) al Sur de Uvita, Uvita, Costa Rica
    011 506 2786 5354
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Family Rooms
    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    This stunning hotel and spa offers a special something for the discerning traveler. Pacific Trade Winds arranged this amazing trip and fortunately for us, Cristal Ballena was included. As you drive along the ocean's edge, you turn away from the water onto this beautiful hillside...More

    Thank LarryPullman
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 31 May 2017

    Hello Larry, We are delighted that you had a wonderful holidays with. From your review we notice that you hadd amazing adventures by exploring our reserve: a paradise for birds and other wildlife, chilling in the pool and experiencing our cuisine in the Pura Vida...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Cristal Ballena for three nights after being in Maueul Antonio for three nights. The ocean view is spectacular and the pool is vey large and lovely. We ate dinner at the hotel the first night which was just ok, kind of old...More

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    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 18 April 2017

    Hello Yvette, Thank you very much for staying with us in Costa Ballena as well for sharing a bit of your experience at our piece of paradise! Thank you for highlighting our stunning ocean view overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the National Park. Regarding our...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2017

    This is a very upscale hotel. Our room was enormous, with a similarly spacious bath, and the added benefit of A/C! Plenty of electrical outlets, good lighting, and good WiFi in room. Food here was OK, but not great, and the wines were vastly overpriced...More

    Thank Steve K
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 4 April 2017

    Dear Steve! Thank you very much for the time with us in the South Pacific of Costa Rica! Our rooms were designed to provide the best comfort while you enjoy the sea and nature setting! We want to provide high quality service with the Costa...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    A real gem in the middle of the rainforest. 19 large rooms and a gigantic swimming pool overlooking lush landscape, tree covered mountains and the Pacific Ocean! Sunsets spectacular! Very cool hiking trails behind resort! Exceptional employees from reception area (Jorge is amazing) to the...More

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    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 4 April 2017

    Dear guests! Thank you very much for the time you spend with us and the time for writing about your experience! We have the privilege of living in a gem of coast and forest, nature is our major treasure and highlight while you enjoy our...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    Everything was truly outstanding. Our room was well appointed, clean and very comfortable. The staff was so personable it was like staying at a friend's house.....a really lovely, big, huge house. We cat wait to go back. Highly recommended.More

    Thank mamboboy99
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 4 April 2017

    Dear friends! On behalf of our team we would like to thank you very much for your stay with us in Ballena Bay! Thank you very much for your comments regarding our large and cozy rooms, a combination of mediterranean and tropical design. Our property...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$147 - US$278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Green Hotel in Uvita
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Uvita
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Uvita
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel Cristal Ballena Osa Peninsula
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    "We had a beautiful ocean view, very quiet. I believe they are all amazing!"
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    "We had a room on the second floor with incredible views. I think the first floor does as well, but not sure..."
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    "the master suite (room 10) is great."
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    "The Master Suite is wonderful. It is a corner room, king bed, huge bathroom and a view to die for!"
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