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Bahia Ballena, Costa Rica

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Top 10 hotels in Bahia Ballena

Flutterby House
2 out of 5
150 Meters Of Cabinas Bamboo, Ballena, Puntarenas
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$45
per night
Mar 24 - Mar 25
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)

"Super funky place with a great vibe and amazingly friendly staff. Food is great, easy access to the beach, good advice on what to see while in Uvita."…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Flutterby House
Hotel Tucan - Hostel
2 out of 5
100 Mtrs Este del Banco de Costa Rica, Ballena, Puntarenas
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$32
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)

"The young woman at the front desk from Argentina was very very helpful . Spoke good English and was amazing"…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Hotel Tucan - Hostel
Villas Rio Mar
3 out of 5
Dominical Beach, Ballena, Puntarenas
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$86
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (228 reviews)

"Didn’t provide any upgrade. As Expedia member I was expecting a more VIP treat"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Villas Rio Mar
Vista Ballena
3.5 out of 5
17 KM al sur de Playa Dominical, sobre la Costanera, Jardines del Morete, Ballena, Puntarenas
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$137
per night
Mar 3 - Mar 4
3.9/5Very Good! (50 reviews)

"Our family enjoyed stayed at this hotel, the access is easy, steep hill tha makes it more exotic, amazing view from the mountain to the sea and great swimming pool, room are big with amazing view on the Pacicfic ocean. We saw Toucans every day :) Easy access to the beach for surfing. Service was ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Vista Ballena
Hotel Cuna Del Angel
3.5 out of 5
9 kms south of Dominical Beach, Ballena, Puntarenas
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$136
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.4/5Wonderful! (201 reviews)

"Beautiful place - nice restaurant- friendly/ helpful staff Highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Hotel Cuna Del Angel
La Cusinga Lodge
3 out of 5
Km166 Costarena Sur, Ballena, Puntarenas
$167
per night
Mar 27 - Mar 28
4.6/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)

"The location is fantastic. The room we stayed in needs some TLC - the bathroom sink faucet was singing some aria while the floor fan had its own tune which disrupted our sleep. As for their spa services, their therapist was terrific. However the spa facility could use some rejuvenation."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

La Cusinga Lodge
Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
2.5 out of 5
120 meters from the beach, in front of Cafe En Sueño, Ballena, Puntarenas
$60
per night
Mar 15 - Mar 16
4.4/5Excellent! (39 reviews)

"Garden area skillfully set up to maximize privacy of rooms as well as set up several group seating areas. Away from the crowd yet easy to walk to the beach and restaurants"…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Golden Pineapple Villas
4 out of 5
3km East of Banco Costa Rica, Camino a Racho Pacifico, Ballena, Puntarenas
$480
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29
4.6/5Wonderful! (14 reviews)

"A magical place. Incredible location, great facilities, wonderful staff, and all very private. We didn’t want to leave."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Golden Pineapple Villas
Oxygen Jungle Villas
4.5 out of 5
1.5 KM Noroeste del catarata, 4x4 vehicle ONLY, Ballena, Puntarenas
$299
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.8/5Exceptional! (188 reviews)

"What sets oxygen jungle villas apart is it’s ocean view, all glass cabinas and it’s top notch service. Since there are only 12 cabins total, it has a very boutique feel and customer service is personalized. I would go back!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Oxygen Jungle Villas
Costa Paraiso
3.5 out of 5
2 Km South of Dominical, Ballena, Puntarenas
$160
per night
Feb 28 - Feb 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)

"Great staff, bad internet, nice view, food ok. good experience overall"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

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Visiting Bahia Ballena

Visitors are sure to enjoy all Bahia Ballena has to offer including its surfing and whale watching. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cocktail bars, ecotours, and rainforests. Top sights in the city include Marino Ballena National Park and Uvita Beach.

  • There are 209 hotels and other accommodations in Bahia Ballena
  • The closest major airport is in Drake Bay (DRK), 32.1 mi (51.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Quepos (XQP), 32.6 mi (52.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Bahia Ballena

The city's natural beauty is on display at Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita Beach, and Punta Uvita. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Ventanas Beach and Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary.

In Bahia Ballena, you'll find 209 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Kura Design Villas - With a stay at this 4-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool.
  • Mavi Surf Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Manoas Luxury Camping and Villa Rentals - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

A top sight outside the city is Tortuga Beach, 8.3 mi/13.3 km from the center of the city.

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