Map of Cristal Ballena Resort and Spa
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Hotel Details

Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort & Spa offers you everything you need for your dream beach, adventure and nature vacation in Costa Rica.

Our beautiful four star Mediterranean style hotel rests on a rainforest covered hill overlooking the famed Ballena Marine National Park, a crucial site for the worlds Pacific Humpback Whales to reproduce and give birth.

On our expansive 12 hectare (29.6 acres) grounds near the City of Uvita, you will find our luxury suites, the reception building, a souvenir shop, immense ocean view swimming pool, open air gourmet restaurant and bar, soothing Spa, conference and event center, wedding area, and rainforest hiking paths.

All suites have a private balcony and outrageous ocean views.

At Hotel Cristal Ballenas immense swimming pool, you can enjoy spectacular ocean views, a refreshing swim, cool drinks and poolside dining.

  • Restaurant and poolside bar Pura Vida!
  • Spa Cristal: Beauty, well being and top care
  • 400 m2 (1300 sq.ft.) swimming pool
  • Wi-Fi and high speed fiber optic internet connection
  • Souvenir shop, pool table
  • Shuttle service to the beach
  • Tour organization
  • Tropical gardens, rainforest hiking path
  • Wedding ceremony area and Honeymoon Suite
  • Conference, seminar and event area Discover the unique beauty of Costa Ricas southern Pacific Coast.

  • Whether you are adventurous, love the outdoors, or prefer a leisurely pace, we are sure you will find just the right activity for you:
  • Dolphin and Whale watching tours
  • Scuba diving and snorkeling trips
  • Mangrove estuary tours
  • Surfing, Sea kayaking
  • Sport fishing
  • Canopy zipline tours
  • Bird watching
  • Hiking, Horseback riding
  • ATV tours
  • Golfing at the San Buenos Golf Resort
  • Finca 6, the new museum for the mysterious stone spheres
    • Laundry
    • Game Room
    • Gift Shop
    • Lounge/Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Pet Friendly
    • Room Service
    • In room safe
    • Parking - Self
    • Fitness Center
    • Business Center
    • Currency Exchange
    • Wheelchair Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
    • Internet Access - in room for fee
    • Internet Access - Public Access for fee
    Note: It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos. The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.