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Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Phone : 506-2786-5354
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Combine adventure with relaxation!

The beautiful 4-star boutique Hotel Cristal Ballena is located near the City of Uvita and the ‘Marino Ballena’ National Park on the South Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, embedded on a hill between the Pacific Ocean and rainforest-covered mountains.

This unique position allows breathtaking ocean views while a cooling breeze is coming from the mountains. Especially the daily sunsets are occasions in your life you will never forget.

Room Availability

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Maximum occupancy per room/unit at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa is 2 adults and 2 children.
We currently have rates for Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa through December 10, 2019.
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At Hotel Cristal Ballena, all of the generous suites are perfectly designed to indulge you in the beauty of Costa Rica’s amazing nature while delivering every conceivable comfort.

All suites have a private balcony and outrageous ocean views. The Adventure Lodges are surrounded by colorful gardens.

Junior Suite

The very spacious and comfortable Junior Suites have either one king or two queen four-poster canopy beds. All have a private balcony with spectacular ocean views.

  • comfortable four-poster canopy beds
  • sitting area, desk
  • air conditioning (A/C), ceiling fans
  • satellite television, Wi-Fi, telephone
  • mini-bar, coffee maker with a free morning coffee
  • room safe
  • private bathrooms with hot shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer

Family Suite

Perfect for you and the kids, the Family Suites are comfortably-equipped with one king bed and two twin beds, a private balcony with ocean view, small sitting area and desk.

  • one comfortable king bed and two twin beds
  • cozy separate sitting area, desk
  • air conditioning (A/C), ceiling fans
  • satellite television, Wi-Fi, telephone
  • mini-bar, coffee maker (for a free morning coffee)
  • room safe
  • large private bathrooms with hot shower
  • free toiletries and a hairdryer

‘Pura Vida!’ Bar & Restaurant

Be amazed by spectacular sunsets and ocean views at the bar and restaurant “Pura Vida”.

It features delicious international and Costa Rican cuisine with an Austrian touch, and serve a wide variety of refreshing cocktails and beverages.

Spa Cristal

Discover the true meaning of relaxation with the timeless art of inspiring health and inner well-being at the Spa Cristal.

You will find a place full of harmony and relaxation. The lovely decorated spa pampers its guests with natural aromas, meditative sounds and sensuous atmosphere.


Directly in front of the hotel, you will find the romantic Playa Ballena, which you can reach by walking or using the guest shuttle service. The Playa Bahía with its famous Whale’s Tail sand spit is just a few minutes away, closer to Uvita. Other quiet, secluded beaches nearby are Playa Arco, Playa Ventana and Playa Piñuela. All of these beaches are easy to reach by car.


From the exclusive setting on a lushly forested hill overlooking the magnificent beach of Playa Ballena and the Ballena Marine National Park by the town of Uvita, Hotel Cristal Ballena is the ideal vacation destination to enjoy all of the attractions on the Bahia Ballena and the south Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.

Hotel Cristal Ballena invites you to start each day immersed in the beauty of Costa Rica’s amazing nature. Go for a long beach walk in the Ballena Marine National Park and enjoy a dolphin and whale-watching tour in the park’s pristine blue-green waters. It invites you to explore beautiful beaches, lush rainforest trails with hidden waterfalls, or any number of the thrilling Costa Rica adventure tours the area offers.

Why book with us?

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  • Our extensive experience

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For no extra cost we offer you the option to book a room at Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa now and pay only a few days before your arrival.

Select the "Pay Later" option at checkout.