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Las Terrazas de Ballena

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I am paying almost $200 a night for accommodation, I expect the following: a comfortable bed, a great location, a good breakfast, excellent customer service but most importantly; a working shower! At Las Terazzas, we got only 2 of those things. The bed was very comfortable, the cabins very prettily decorated and the location with the views was lovely....

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We stayed for three nights at the Terrazas de Ballena. It's been an ideal place to get around the Uvita area and also to just stay "at home" and enjoy the cozy veranda with a beautiful view in your hammock or the very comfortable deck chairs. There are a lot of trees around so you might get to see monkeys,...

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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...

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CarladelBosque, Manager at Las Terrazas de Ballena, responded to this review

Hello Tina Thank you very much for your nice words . Wish your family and yourself merry Christmas and happy 2017 . Regards from Costa Rica Carla

Southbury, Connecticut
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...

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Bozeman, Montana
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
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...

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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...

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Hamburg, Germany
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
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...

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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $151 - $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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“Must have a 4x4 to get there, but most places in this area requires it.”
 of 5 bubbles theBuenofamily, Jul 4, 2016 | Read review
“There are only 3 bungalows the one that is higher up, Mariposa, queen bed on the hill is more secluded if you don't mind climbing the steps”
 of 5 bubbles 140shellyl, Mar 30, 2016 | Read review
“I had the highest room and It seemed to have the best view of the ocean.”
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 of 5 bubbles boydr2014, Jan 15, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are spectacular. There are only 3 so book early.”
 of 5 bubbles kathlynnl, Jan 25, 2015 | Read review
“If you're just a couple and you want a romantic night, the Mariposa bungalow up top is away from everyone else and has the most amazing view.”
 of 5 bubbles KoreanFamily, Oct 12, 2014 | Read review
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