Hotel Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena


Nestled on the southern Pacific coast, on Playa Ballena, Hotel Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena is a beautiful four-star Mediterranean-style boutique hotel. This hotel is situated near the city of Uvita and Marino Ballena National park. Embedded on a hill between the Pacific Ocean and rainforest-covered mountains, this hotel’s thirty acres are designed with winding paths through a small park and hotel grounds. Though it is rests on a rainforest-covered hill, its unique position allows its guests to enjoy breathtaking ocean views. In this costal region you will find some outstanding beaches, several of which are located within the national park. People who are seeking for a place to enjoy a luxurious vacation close to the nature as well as want to enjoy beach adventure activities, they will find Cristal Ballena as a perfect place to stay.


The Hotel Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena provides 15 spacious, connectable Junior Suites, 2 Master Suites and 2 Family Suites, all with a balcony from where you can enjoy amazing ocean views. There are also 2 charming Adventure Lodges set in the colorful garden, surrounded by exuberant tropical forest. All of the suites are designed to indulge its guests in the beauty of Costa Rica’s amazing nature as well as experience all the comfortable facilities.

Junior Suites:

CB-Junior-Suite In the Junior Suites you will have either one king or two queen four-poster canopy beds. In this suite all the rooms have private balcony overlooking spectacular ocean views ans this suite is featured with air conditioning, ceiling fans, TV with satellite connection, mini bar, coffee maker with a free morning coffee,  sitting area, desk, WiFi connection, telephone, room safe and private bathrooms with hot shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

The Mater Suites:

The most generous guest rooms are in the grand Master Suite. You will enjoy the best panoramic views from the private balconies of the corner rooms. Rooms of the Master Suite are featured with comfortable one king or two queen four-poster canopy beds, air conditioning, ceiling fans, separate cozy sitting area, desk, WiFi connection, telephone, TV with satellite connection, large private bathrooms with hot shower including free toiletries and a hairdryer, mini bar, and also a coffee maker.

Family Suites:

If you visit this place to enjoy a memorable family vacation, you will find Family Suite ideal as it is also perfect for the kids. These suites are featured with one king size bed and two twin beds, small cozy sitting area and desk, and also a private balcony from where you can enjoy amazing ocean view with your family. There are also other equipment you need for enjoying a memorable comfortable stay here.

Adventure Lodges:

There are two simple and charming adventure lodges tucked privately in the exuberant tropical rainforest and surrounded by colorful gardens. From the reception building and the restaurant and pool area the adventure lodges are approximately 200m away. These lodges are ideal for the nature lovers and bird watchers. These lodge do not have air conditioning but have ceiling fan and other equipment you will need to feel comfortable here.



Cristal-Ballena-Wedding-Tab If you want to enjoy tropical Costa Rican wedding ceremony, the hotel will take care of all of the details for ensuring you have a memorable wedding experience. The wedding coordinator of the hotel will help you to make your wedding dreams come true. You can reserve Honeymoon suite for enjoying a perfect romantic getaway with your life partner.

Seminars and Events:

You can rent the Cristal Salon for any kind of seminars, business meeting, conferences or exclusive events. This Cristal Salon is set above the restaurant area and it has glass windows that allow the natural light to enter but if you want you can make the room darkened. Through the windows you will enjoy watching the amazing ocean views.In this area you will also enjoy WiFi connection and it can accommodate maximum 100 guests.


People who are seeking a place for enjoying adventure activities, leisure or fun activities, they will find plenty of options in the surrounding area of the hotel. There are some popular beaches where you can enjoy surfing and scuba diving. If you are a nature lover and want to enjoy exploring the natural beauty of the area, you can go for horseback riding. Through the mangroves you can enjoy Kayaking. You can also just enjoy relaxed time and tranquility and be lulled by the sound of the ocean waves. Bird lovers will also enjoy spoting different species of birds and 70 different species of birds has been identified at the hotel alone.


Cristal Ballena
Hotel Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena
7 km al Sur de Uvita,
Playa Ballena, Puntarenas
Costa Rica
Tel: (506) 2786-5354
Fax: (506) 2786-5355
Toll Free Canada+USA: 888-800-1923
Skype-ID: cristal-ballena




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