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La Ballena Roja Beach Bungalows

Camino a Playa Colonia (Road to Colonia Beach) | Playa Colonia-Playa Chaman, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The owners greeted us upon arrival and instantly made us feel right at home. What a cute hotel that is brightly painted and decorated with small touches that give it a homey, cozy feel. Our room was spacious and had a large shower, cable TV and two comfortable double beds. WiFi was easily accessed throughout the property. Easy walk to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you’re looking for a memorable experience in Costa Rica, stay at La Ballena Roja in Uvita. The owners Scot and Kristie are US expats who can provide you not only with sightseeing advice but also the opportunity to meet the local Ticos. Two rooms are available above the Costa Marina soda and they recently added a guest house out... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was very impressed with La Ballena Roja. Obviously, they are cabins so you have to been willing to deal with bugs and be okay with being in nature as you would at any hostel in Costa Rica, and basically in Costa Rica in general. But the service really was awesome. We arrived kind of late at night but Scot... More

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Kalispell, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We decided to take a short get away to Uvita and booked our room at the last minute. We were greeted so warmly by the owner, Scot, and he instantly made us feel at home. The room was large and clean. He had bikes that he let us use free of charge so that we could check out the area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This true gem of a place was recommended by a dear friend. Scot the owner greeted me with a warm smile and the hospitality never stopped. I've done some 5 star travelling in my day but I've seldom been treated with such kindness. Geraldo and Marta, who run the restaurant were equally gracious, providing fabulous food and incredible service always... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We decided to visit Costa Rica and found this little gem of a place. The room was inviting and cozy The owner was wonderful , who was kind and helpful. He had wonderful knowledge of the area and sent us to some waterfalls and beaches. He even ran some of the other guest up town when he had time to... More

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The cabins are roomy, have great windows to enjoy the view of wildlife, contain 2 double beds, and have large fans to keep cool. No AC, but it is easier to acclimate to the tropical temps without it. Very large tiled showers as well. Rooms are freshly painted with bright happy colors of the sky at sunset. Costa Marina Restaurante... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

simple, warm, good quality-price rate cabinas located juts few steps from the beach. Soda (family owned restaurant / local food) and grocery on site. Waterfalls / natural fresh water pools nearby.Friendly and helpful owner

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Address: Camino a Playa Colonia (Road to Colonia Beach) | Playa Colonia-Playa Chaman, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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