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cristal ballena hotel

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cristal ballena hotel

any info on this hotel? Location, accomedations, ect.

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1. Re: cristal ballena hotel

It's actually located closer to Uvita on a hill overlooking the Pacific coast. It's not within walking distance to the beach. Pretty nice place with 3-4 star amenities. When we were there, the staff seemed fairly indifferent and could have used a little more training for a nicer hotel. Granted, this was a couple years ago and may have changed with time. If service is important to you, I would recommend checking on recent reviews.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Cristal Ballena is a nice hotel, overlooking the ocean, you will need a car if you are going to stay there, nothing is walking distance, but most of the nice hotels are similar in location, to check reviews is a good idea, you can check also : Oxygen villas, Hacienda Barú, or Cuna del Angel

Montreal, Canada
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reviews: 10
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Will the hotel call for a taxi for guests who wish to go to Uvita? Or is there some kind of shuttle service?

Quebec City, Canada
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I never been to this hotel but I've been several in Uvita, Dominical, Ojochal areas.

IT IS a beautiful place!

My best beaches:

Ventana for boggie boarding

Dominical and Hermosa for surfing

Don't miss good restaurants in Ojochal and the view at La Parcela.

A lot of tours there: horseback riding, scuba diving, waterfalls...everything for everyone.

Hope you'll love it as much as I do!

Pura Vida!

Uvita, Costa Rica
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5. Re: cristal ballena hotel

I live nearby and you could get a shuttle or taxi. I suggest renting a car. IN the green season get a small 4x4 some many of the roads of the main Hiway require it.

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