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Las Terrazas de Ballena

1 km up road across from the Gas station, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at terrazas de ballena which happend to be an absolute great choice! Very remote in the rainforest between all kinds of wildlife but with everything you need available. The cabin felt like home and we had a great view on the sea. The staff also made us feel like we where home. They were very friendly,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were there for a week and a half. There were three of us -- me, my wife, and my 4 year old daughter. We all had a wonderful time. There are reviews here about the road up to the bungalows: that you need a four wheel-drive vehicle to get up to the place. They're basically right. I had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Beautifull hotel in the jungle with a fantastic view. The hosts are very friendly and helpfull, they gave us a lot of tips and must-do's. There is a nice pool, clean and cozy bungalows and also a good breakfast! Close to a waterfall (cascada verde) and also good places to eat nearby. Great experience!!!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I am now more relaxed than I've been in several years, thanks to my mini-break at this charming hotel. While the list of possible activities was endless--the beach, zip-lining, whale watching, a trip to Corcovado State Park--we chose to do basically none of that. We'd had a long couple of months, and what we wanted to do more than anything... More

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

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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Wirral
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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
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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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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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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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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): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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