Cristal Ballena Costa Rica
Cristal Ballena Costa Rica
Rooms and Rates
Notes about this Hotel:- Costa Rican tax of 13.00% is not included.
- Rates include Buffet breakfast.
- During Christmas and Easter Week there is a 4-night minimum stay required.
- If you stay the night of December 24th, there is an additional charge for Christmas Eve Dinner ($65 per person, taxes included).
- If you stay the night of December 31st, there is an additional charge for New Year’s Eve Dinner ($80 per person, taxes included).
Located in the Costa Rican south, near the town of Dominical, hotel resort Cristal Ballena Costa Rica is a wonderful paradise with astounding views. This deluxe dolphin resort hotel has 19 fully equipped, spacious and luxurious suites, 14 of them connectable and 5 of them master suites, all with balcony and amazing ocean views. Inside the rooms you'll find comfortable beds in a room with ceiling fan and air conditioning, hot water in the private bathroom, hair dryer, satellite television, refrigerator, telephone and security box. In addition, there are 4 Adventure lodges nestled in the beautiful color filled gardens. Surrounded by tropical exhuberant forests they house separate tiled bathrooms, king size beds, electricity and ceiling fans. The Cristal Ballena, Dominical, also boasts a vast 400 square meter (1, 300 square foot) pool and a 12 hectare (30 acre) garden area on a hill stretched between the Pacific Ocean and the lush rainforest covered mountain that houses many exotic Costa Rican plant and animal species. At this dazzling whale and dolphin resort you’ll be able to see nature up close in the most amazing fashion.
Watch the sun set over the amazing Costa Rican Pacific Ocean from the poolside of the Cristal Ballena Hotel Resort, or float out on the pool and gaze up to the sky. Right beside the pool you'll find the cafe style bar and restaurant aptly named 'Pura Vida', a Costa Rican expression which translates into 'pure life'. There you'll be able to enjoy international and Costa Rican cuisine as well as refreshing and exotic cocktails and beverages for all tastes. A delicious buffet style breakfast is included with your stay, so you'll start your days energized, and ready to get on with the adventure. At Cristal Ballena Costa Rica, you'll also be able to organize your events. The hotel's multipurpose meeting room accommodates up to 60 people for a diversity of activities such as meetings, seminars, weddings, conferences or small parties.
At Cristal Ballena Hotel Resort you'll enjoy a grand variety of fun attractions and natural wonders unique in Costa Rica. Snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, surfing, bird watching, walking tours, dolphin and whale watching, deep sea fishing tours and horseback riding are only some of the options you'll have available during your stay. The Ballena National Marine Park is an area which made into a natural marine reserve to protect the whales and dolphins that come to this area during migration. There is a reef system and a trio of islands that protect the coastline and form one of the bes diving and snorkeling spots in Costa Rica. Near this area stands Caño Island, well know for the white sandy beaches and inshore coral reef. The clear water and pristine wildlife probably make this the unparalelled best spot for scuba diving in Costa Rica. You may see reef sharks, dolphins, humpback whales, giant manta rays, sea turtles, puffer, angel fish and barracuda among many other species. Or how about going to Corcovado National park on a full day tour, to the nauyaca waterfalls or hacienda Baru? This area of Costa Rica has many spectacular spots to visit and places to see and Cristal Ballena Costa Rica is a great base to start from. Make reservations for this hotel through our travel agents at no extra charge.
Location and Driving Directions
The Cristal Ballena Hotel Resort is located at Playa Ballena (Ballena Beach), at the Ballena Marine National Park. Taking the new Costanera Sur Highway, it is 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) south of Dominical and 7 kilometers (4 miles) south of Uvita. Daily 45-minute flights are available between San José and Palmar Sur.