Transportation to Cristal Ballena Resort & Spa
Hotel Cristal Ballena is located with walking distance to the Costa Ballena. The hotel consists of a bar, restaurant, 19 fully equipped and spacious suites, 4 Adventure Lodges, and a huge 400 square meter (4300 square foot) pool is situated in a 12 hectare (30-acre) garden area on a hill between the Pacific Ocean and a rainforest-covered mountain.
Each room has breathtaking ocean views, and the area offers a wide range of outdoor activities.
The Hotel Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena offers:
All with balcony and outrageous ocean views. The Hotel stylish, spacious suites are equipped with four-poster beds, air conditioning plus ceiling fan, satellite television, WLAN, telephone, refrigerator, safe, coffee maker, and private bathrooms with hairdryer.
The Adventure Lodges
This Resort offers 2 charming Adventure Lodges which is situated in our colorful garden, surrounded by exuberant tropical forest. Each lodge is complete with a terrace, separate tiled bathroom, king-size bed, electricity, and ceiling fan.
Area Attractions at Hotel Cristal Ballena
Snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, surfing, bird and whale watching, walking tours, horseback riding, ultralight flying tours, and boat tours are only some of our exciting tour options available for you to discover during your stay at Cristal Ballena.
Ballena National Marine Park
was the first marine park in Latin America and is the only one in Costa Rica. The park is a system of reefs and islands called Las Tres Hermanas that protect the coastline which is made of several unique geological formations and creates some of the best diving and snorkeling in Costa Rica.
The delta area of the longest river of Costa Rica the Terraba River is a natural habitat for monkeys, birds, reptiles, crocodiles, and many other exotic species. We recommend:
mangrove tour with boats or kayaks
dining tour with the Riverboat ManglarSur
The island is well known for its white-sand beaches and the well-protected inshore coral reef. It is the best spot in Costa Rica for snorkeling and scuba diving because of its clear water and its pristine wildlife. (reef sharks, dolphins, humpback whales, giant manta rays, sea turtles, pufferfish, angel, and barracuda, just to name a few)
boat tours for snorkeling or diving or just for walking in the rainforest with its trees of 50 meters high.
Skyline Nature Flying Tours lets you live new and intense emotions as you discover a birds-eye view of the enchanting scenery in the Southern Pacific region of Costa Rica.
This park is considered one of the best National Parks in the world by National Geographic. It preserves 65% of Costa Rica’s biodiversity. You can see up to 4 species of monkeys, red scarlet macaws, agoutis, tapirs, coatis, sloths, birds, and more.
full-day tours with bus and boat
These wonderful waterfalls are one of the main attractions of the Southern Pacific area. Not only because of its natural beauty but also for climbing and jumping the falls, swimming, and bird watching.
horseback riding tour that takes you to the waterfalls
Bar? offers a wide variety of tours like The Flight of the Toucan (Canopy), Tree climbing, Mangrove Walk, and Rainforest Experience