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Featured Dominical Beach Hotels

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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Hotel Diuwak
Hotel Diuwak
3.0 out of 5.0 Frente a las oficinas del ICE, Ballena, Puntarenas
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (71 reviews)
$47/ night for 2 guests

Hotel was fixing the pool bar while we were here this time. Bed sheets were a little stained/dirty, coffee maker not cleaned etc.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019
Ocean Front Just 20 Steps to the Sand
Ocean Front Just 20 Steps to the Sand
Ballena, Puntarenas (province)
5.0/5 (34 reviews)

There are not enough words to tell you what an amazing place this! Whit is a GREAT host! Do yourself a favor and go.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2019
Mavi Surf Hotel
Mavi Surf Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 275 m SW & 90 m SE of BCR, Ballena, Puntarenas
4.9/5 (58 reviews)
$130/ night for 2 guests

Good hotel in a good location with very good and helpful staff

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019
Hotel Tucan - Hostel
Hotel Tucan - Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 100 Mtrs Este del Banco de Costa Rica, Ballena, Puntarenas
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (23 reviews)
$25/ night for 2 guests

Amazing service, location and food

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2019
Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
Tropical Sands Dominical Eco Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 120 meters from the beach, in front of Cafe En Sueño, Ballena, Puntarenas
4.3/5 (36 reviews)
$55/ night for 2 guests

A little paradise for a very affordable price

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2018
Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa
Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa
3.0 out of 5.0 7 km al Sur de Uvita, Costa Ballena, Ballena, Puntarenas
4.7/5 (74 reviews)
$143/ night for 2 guests

Beautiful property, excellent food, great location, attentive staff. Didn't like bugs in outdoor eating restaurant.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019
Alma de Ojochal
Alma de Ojochal
3.0 out of 5.0 Calle Perezoso, Ciudad Cortes, Puntarenas
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (71 reviews)
$104/ night for 2 guests

I liked where it was located but I didn't like the steep hill where the hotel was located. Getting in and out was a bit of a challenge.

Reviewed on May 10, 2019
Villas Rio Mar
Villas Rio Mar
3.0 out of 5.0 Dominical Beach, Ballena, Puntarenas
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (196 reviews)
$79/ night for 2 guests

I have a unique experience and I like everything staff is very friendly and they treat you with respect and will to help you right away

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019
Hotel Cuna Del Angel
Hotel Cuna Del Angel
3.5 out of 5.0 9 kms south of Dominical Beach, Ballena, Puntarenas
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (183 reviews)
$110/ night for 2 guests

Beautiful place, very nice accommodations, the staff is so nice. Highly recommended.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
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Recently Booked Beach Hotels in Dominical

La Cusinga Lodge
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 24 hours ago

Beach Hotels in Dominical


Known for its surfing and waterfalls, Dominical offers a lot for the traveler booking a beach vacation. There are 57 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this relaxing destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.


As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Dominical, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Hotel Diuwak - 3 hotel near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, daily, and a restaurant. Guests love the beach and pool.

Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga - 3 resort near Tortuga Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach and pool. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, full, and a poolside bar.

Kura Design Villas - 4 spa resort near Uvita Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, cooked-to-order, and a poolside bar.

Mavi Surf Hotel - 3 bed & breakfast near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, daily, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Activities include surfing/boogie boarding. Guests love the pool and location.

Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa - 3 spa resort near Arco Beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and size. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, buffet, and a poolside bar.


Planning Your Trip to Dominical


Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.


  • Hottest months: April, May, March, and June, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 62°F
  • Driest months: January, February, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.54 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 11.66 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Dominical


After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. Beach lovers can head straight to Punta Uvita Whale Tail or Uvita Beach for some quality time by the water. Take advantage of the area's surfing and whale watching, and make time for local attractions like Nauyaca Waterfalls and Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Catarata uvita or Marino Ballena National Park.
Visitors also enjoy Dominical for its:
  • Jungle tours
  • Waterfalls
  • Bird watching
  • Rainforest

Getting Around Dominical


To get to Dominical, book a flight to San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 52.4 mi (84.4 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.