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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I found this place by reviews so I know how valuable they really are! This is a place that has 3 hidden bungalows in the most beautiful setting. I traveled with my husband and 17 year old son. The bungalows have a patio with a hammock, two over sized patio couches, an outdoor kitchenette and table for four. All looks... More 

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Southbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We only stayed one night out of necessity. Primarily a 4 x 4 vehicle is essential. The hill is steep and rocky. (That shouldn't be the fine print). The steps up to the stairs to the bungalow are also steep so not accessible if anyone has an issue with climbing. The Bungalow was nice. We had a queen size bed... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Very pleasant bungalow with nice linens, great balcony with hammock and view of the ocean. Lovely owner--very friendly and helpful. Nice breakfast in open eating area with nice view. Small but good pool. Great place to wind down and recover from hectic Manuel Antonio.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

5 stars does not mean this is a five star hotel it means that I had a 5 star experience with 5 star service. If you are looking for a Marriott do yourself and a favor and stay in the states. I can't say enough to about the staff, as I was writing this Carla made my wife a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently but our visit was cut short due to personal reasons. Carla is unbelievably generous with her time and recommendations. She advised us on so many things . The breakfast was lovely as was Gris the cat . Stunning location with a real jungle feel . The pool is also beautiful . The road up is interesting and... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is the place to be for a family in Uvita. Kids loved the pool. Very friendly and caring staff. Very good breakfast . Getting there is a little adventure by itself. Trains your 4x4 skills. There is a little outdoor kitchen.

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Heiloo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Our stay here was the last stop before flying back home. The hotel (or cabanas) are really really good and the view is amazing! The staff will do anything to help you and will make sure that you have everything you need. A four-wheel drive is mandatory, it was quite a climb. But when you arrive, you won't remember that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed 5 nights and were so incredibly pleased with the accommodations with such a friendly, helpful staff. We stayed in the Mariposa bungalow and had a breathtaking view of the ocean while also feeling immersed in the forest. It was a wonderful place to unwind and rest after long days hiking or spent at the nearby... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful views, outstanding service and gorgeous weather made our trip to Las Terrazas perfect. We stayed in the Mariposa Suite which has a wonderful view overlooking the property and the ocean in the distance. Along with the tremendous view, the staff was the BEST I've come across travelling. They were always very friendly and went out of their way to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

One of the best places we stayed in Costa Rica, gorgeous views and very nice room with air-condition! Drive up to the property is challenging, especially if arriving in dark. Excellent breakfast. Owner, Jonathan, very nice and helpful to visit the beach, tips and gave us beach towels. I wish we had stayed there longer.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Las Terrazas de Ballena

Address: 1 km up road across from the Gas station, Uvita, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: $118 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Las Terrazas de Ballena 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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