Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

Rated 9.0 in 333 reviews. 19 rooms.


Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, this resort offers a spa, an outdoor pool and Mediterranean-style suites with ocean views. The Ballena Marine National Park is a 15-minute walk away.

Cristal Ballena Hotel Resort & Spa is situated in Costa Ballena, between the Pacific Ocean and rainforest-covered mountains. The resort offers a beach shuttle and has a private rainforest hiking trail.

Each spacious, air-conditioned suite has a four-poster bed, satellite TV and a balcony. A minibar and coffee maker are included, and bathrooms come with toiletries and a hairdryer

The poolside Pura Vida bar-restaurant serves Costa Rican and international dishes and has wonderful ocean views. The varied buffet breakfast includes home-baked bread and fresh fruit.

The Cristal Ballena can arrange diving and snorkelling sessions or whale-watching trips in the nearby Marine National Park.

Spa Facilities

  • Pedicure
  • Hair cut
  • Hair colouring
  • Hair styling
  • Spa facilities
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Massage chair
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Pool with view
  • Beauty Services
  • Facial treatments
  • Waxing services
  • Manicure

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa

  1. Restaurant Pura Vida!

    En este restaurante las vistas son espectaculares!! Un restaurante internacional donde con un toque austriaco cocinan verdaderas delicias!

    21 m from hotel
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  2. Cristal Ballena Restourante

    41 m from hotel

  3. Senderos Cristal Ballena

    62 m from hotel
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  4. Sunspot

    64 m from hotel

  5. Ballena Bistro

    Las hamburguesas son deliciosas y tienen una tiendita chivísima!

    454 m from hotel

  6. Goathouse 169

    464 m from hotel

  7. Playa Ballena

    Great for swimming & relaxing

    1.0 km from hotel

  8. Parque Nacional Marino Ballena

    Beatiful beach. Don't pay for parking. There's plenty of free roadside parking nearby

    1.3 km from hotel

  9. Playa Arco

    Cuidado con las corrientes. Mejor bañarse al centro o en el extremo sur!

    2.7 km from hotel

  10. Playa Chaman

    Help keep the beach clean, take your trash with you

    4.9 km from hotel

  11. Hotel Nido Del Halcón


    4.9 km from hotel