Overview of Blue Sunshine

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  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

Popular LocationUvita Beach2 min walk
Popular LocationPunta Uvita2 min walk
Popular LocationCatarata uvita11 min drive
AirportPalmar (PMZ-Palmar Sur)42 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Classic Shared Dormitory

    Classic Shared Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Bunk Beds
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  • Economy Shared Dormitory

    Economy Shared Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 4 Twin Bunk Beds
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About this area


Located in Ballena, Blue Sunshine is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Marino Ballena National Park and Uvita Beach.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Marino Ballena National Park - 2 min walk
  • Uvita Beach - 2 min walk
  • Punta Uvita - 2 min walk
  • Playa Hermosa - 4 min drive
  • Catarata uvita - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Quepos (XQP) - 48 min drive


  • Los Almendros – Restaurant offering local cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.

About this property

Blue Sunshine

Hostel with free parking, walk to Marino Ballena National Park
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a snack bar/deli, coffee/tea in a common area, and a microwave in a common area. All 8 rooms offer room service, rainfall showerheads, and ceiling fans.
Blue Sunshine offers 8 accommodations with ceiling fans. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Free self parking
24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee daily
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
1 bar
Free daily reception
Room service available
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Snack bar/deli


Lockers available
No elevators

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


Shared microwave
Shared refrigerator
Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Ceiling fan


Hair dryer (on request)
Rainfall showerhead
Shared bathroom
Toilet paper

Food and drink

Shared kitchen


Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. <br />This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an access code.
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Access methods

Access code, host will greet you


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.

Payment types accepted at this property

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 400 per vehicle (roundtrip, maximum occupancy 4)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

There is no hot water on site. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Blue Sunshine Ballena
  • Blue Sunshine Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Blue Sunshine Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Ballena
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