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Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

3-star3 stars
7 km al Sur de UvitaCosta Ballena, BallenaPuntarenasCosta Rica

Romantic resort in Ballena with spa, outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Exceptional9.4
Pool
Great pool
Location
Great location
Room
Great room
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
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Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

from €136
  • Junior Suite
  • Suite (Master)
  • Family Suite

What’s around Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

Landmarks

  • Arco Beach - 27 min walk
  • Pinuela Beach - 35 min walk
  • Uvita Beach - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km
  • Ventanas Beach - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • Tortuga Beach - 4.2 mi / 6.8 km
  • Catarata uvita - 6 mi / 9.7 km
  • Punta Uvita - 6.1 mi / 9.7 km
  • Terraba Sierpe National Wetlands - 6.1 mi / 9.7 km

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 69.5 miles/111.9 km
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 21 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

  • Free beach shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Working away
  • Conference space size (feet) -
  • Conference space size (meters) -
  • One meeting room
Services
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
Facilities
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Spa Cristal has 1 treatment room. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Pura Vida - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Recreation

Nearby

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa’s small print

Also known as

  • Cristal Ballena
  • Hotel Resort Cristal Ballena
  • Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel
  • Cristal Boutique Hotel
  • Cristal Ballena Boutique
  • Cristal Boutique

Policies

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: CRC 30000
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: CRC 46000

Optional extras

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

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