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Las Terrazas de Ballena

1 km up road across from the Gas station, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #3 of 7 Uvita B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pauline J Alajuela, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW! great choice! the staff was lovely (I forgot her name, I think she is the manager) also the cleaning lady is so friendly!! The view was great and the rooms were superclean. The pool is nice and we also liked the balcony/terras with the beds. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights in may. The road up is very steep and we definitely needed a 4x4 to get there paticularly after the heavy rains. The accommodation itself is very remote with an outstanding view of the whales tail. We saw toucans and white faced capuchin playing in the trees near our bungalow.

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Canmore, AB
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Lovely staff, great views, awesome pool, nice grounds and gardens, great bungalow. Quick and easy drive up the dirt road, so close to beaches yet in the jungle! We saw a lot of toucans from our deck. Great choice in Uvita.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This place is great! if you love being in nature this is definitely the place to go to in Uvita. John the owner is a very nice guy and will do everything to make sure you have a good experience! Thank you John!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
47 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

What a superb location....on a hill above Uvita and the lovely Playa Ballena, in the forest with lovely views. There are just three bungalows, aimed mainly at outdoor living. Each has a huge deck with loungers, a dining table and chairs and a kitchen. The bedroom has a king and a double bed (these are in the same room) and... More

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Bremen, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We spent 4 nights in this wonderful place. Ideal for resting. Surrounded by the jungle. Nice staff. Liliana takes care of the property while Carla makes sure that you have a great time visiting the highlight of the area. Jonathan, the owner, was kind enough to bring us to the city on a couple of occasions. Nice casita: we stayed... More

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Round Rock, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed at Las Terrazas in December of 2013 with our two young children and our friends who also had two young children. We had a great time here! The location has a spectacular view of the Pacific and every sunset is rewarding! The property is multi-level with some well kept gardens and some areas that are more wild -... More

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Nutley, New Jersey
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

The road was so steep and with only large rocks that slipped under the tires, we ended up almost over the mountain, only a tree stopped us from going over. Sustained $500 in damages to my car!!!!! We have a Pioneer 4x4!!!!! I was born in Costa Rica and have been on many back roads .... Nothing like that.

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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and wished that we stayed longer. We just drove up without reservation and luckily they had a vacancy. We were greeted by Lilliana as we drove up and she gave us a warm welcome. At first we were just going to stay for one night but we loved it so much that we decided... More

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San Jose
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

They have only 3 bungalows; it makes you feel been in a place just for you. The views are spectacular because you are in the top of a mountain. The beds, bath and other facilities are excellent. You can have a pool for your own. Excellent service and delicious breakfast. Near all you want: restaurants, supermarkets, beaches, the whale tale.

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Address: 1 km up road across from the Gas station, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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In the hills above Ballena National Park is nestled Costa Rica's smallest Jungle Boutique Hotel - Las Terrazas de Ballena. With its spectacular ocean views of the "Whales Tail" reef and Cano Island, the Las Terrazas de Ballena has furnishings inspired and imported from Thailand. Las Terrazas de Ballena is a three-acre compound that looks like is is floating in the jungle. The bungalows and our tropical swimming pool have the same spectacular view of the only Whale Park in Costa Rica (Ballena National Park). ... more   less 
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