The Hotel Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena is situated in a tropical garden, on a hill between the Pacific Ocean and rain forest-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.
With the ocean in front, and endless tropical jungles in the back, the resort offers a gourmet restaurant and bar, a spa, a large outdoor pool and Mediterranean-style suites with ocean views.
The Hotel Cristal Ballena is situated near the Playa Ballena, Uvita. Take a spectacular whale watching tour and visit the Humpback whales in the ‘Marino Ballena’ National Park. The Cristal Ballena is in the center of all the important attractions of the south of Costa Rica. The Corcovado National Park to the south and the Manuel Antonio National Park to the north are within driving distance. Visit Caño Island, the Nauyaca Waterfalls, the Hacienda Barú or enjoy one of the many outdoor activities available in one of the most biodiversity-rich areas of the world.
The luxury suites are very spacious and have been tastefully decorated. Each unit comes with air-conditioning, satellite TV, ocean view balcony, mini bar, coffee maker, WiFi, telephone and safe.
Restaurant and pool bar Pura Vida!
While staying at Cristal Ballena enjoy a refreshing specialty cocktail or freshly prepared International dish from Pura Vida! restaurant while lounging by the crystal clear pool as you watch the macaws fly overhead. Relax to the rhythmic jungle sounds and ocean views while the friendly and attentive staff care for your every need. Take advantage of the on-site spa, offering a variety of massage and cosmetic treatments. Regardless of how you choose to spend your day , every minute at Cristal Ballena will help you feel treated, tranquil and comfortable. This small boutique hotel, with large open spaces, will make you feel as if you´ve found your own private paradise.
Plan Your Wedding or Business Event with Us
Looking for a unique retreat space for a business event? Cristal Ballena has a spacious seminar room with audio and video capabilities and high speed Internet access. Plan a weekday retreat and allow your group to enjoy the beautiful hotel, walking trails around the property and into the rainforest, the refreshing pool, and international cuisine from the Pura Vida Restaurant. Beautiful grounds with natural Costa Rican flora can provide the perfect backdrop to your intimate, inclusive wedding. Let the hotel staff manage the details in preparation for your special day.
Combine adventure with relaxation!
The hotel offers all services and facilities for a perfect beach, adventure and nature vacation. Enjoy fine dining at the gourmet restaurant, relax by the bar, enjoy swimming in a very large swimming pool, go and explore the trails or walk through the manicured tropical gardens.
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