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    Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

    Ballena Beach | 7 km (4 miles) al Sur de Uvita, Uvita, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
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    • Average6%
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    • Terrible1%
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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 1 March 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

    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    It's hard to imagine that off the main road in Costa Rica, up a little dirt road, you would find such a beautiful place. With about a 180 view of the Pacific Ocean, Cristal de Ballena Hotel and Spa is amazing. Stopping for lunch during...More

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

    Anita, Thank you very much for your visit! the visit of people like you and your comments are great reason to motivate our team to keep doing the great job they are doing to offer great experiences and neat quality and service to all the...More

    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    We just stopped to eat at the restaurant. The service is outstanding. This was our second time to Costa Rica we were driving back to San Jose, this place is headed south so it was out of our way but it is worth the drive....More

    Thank EricaMMS2014
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 4 April 2017

    Hello Erica, Muchas gracias! for your visit to our Pura Vida Restaurant, while your visit to the South Pacific of Costa Rica. Our cuisines have a strong reputation in the area, specially because of the fresh and special local ingredients combining the local heritage with...More

    Reviewed 22 January 2017

    I really enjoyed staying at this hotel, the toucans calling to each other and dancing on the trees outside our room; the lovely view out over the sea; the huge swimming pool; the spacious rooms and the completely charming staff. All went to make up...More

    Thank Platy6
    Response from SergeAri, Director of Sales at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & SpaResponded 7 February 2017

    Hola Platy, Thank you very much for your words and it was great that you got enchanted by the symphony of the Yellow-throated toucans, other birds and wildlife in hotel surroundings. Cristal Ballena is recognized as part of the birding hotspots route in Costa Rica,...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
    • USD 141 - USD 265 (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 ,
    • Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa Costa Rica/Uvita
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    Dining (26)
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "only 20 rooms in the entire place, all seemed to have a great view."
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