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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 May 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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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We spent a fantastic week at Terrazas de Ballena in April 2015. At first, the unmade road up the terrazas got us really worried. After the long trip we had just had from Arenal, that last kilometer was hard, even with a little 4x4. However, as soon as we arrived, we realized it had been well worth the effort !...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We said in the Mono suite and loved everything about Las Tarrazas - it is even a fun adventure driving up to the place! We had a lovely view off our balcony - in fact each bungalow has a great view. You feel nestled in the jungle with just the sounds of birds, frogs, cicadas, and of course, the loud...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 March 2015

First thing first: you need a 4x4 to get up the driveway into this hotel. The road leading to it is very bumpy and a bit steep, and the final driveway is a bit challenging to navigate. With that said, once you arrive, wonderful views down to the ocean and whale's tale at Marino Ballena park will greet you. The...

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Costa Rica
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We stayed at Las Terrazas de Ballena for 3 nights starting on January 24th through the 27th. The bungalows are beautiful and the beds are really comfortable and fit 4 adults very comfortably. The outside kitchens were perfect for making a couple meals and there is a great grocery store at the bottom of the hill (Definitely need a 4x4...

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Salt Lake City, United States
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This was my best experience in Costa Rica by far! We stayed 4 nights and loved every minute. Carla, the manager, couldn't have been more helpful. Not only did she make us a different delicious breakfast every morning, she helped us with tours, restaurant sugestions, a stuck rental car, and finding a new hotel when Pirate Cove in Drake Bay...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This is a great place to stay. Very clean room and pool, Rather remote and sufficiently far from the highway, so the only noise you will experience is a bounch of screaming frogs! Comfortable chairs at your personal balcony as well as at the lovely pool. Note that this is a B&B so do not expect lunch and dinner. However,...

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Walnut Creek, California, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We stayed 4 nights and rented 2 bungalows (family of 5). The cabins are lovely, with all the creature comforts you'll need in the jungle, and more (WiFi, TV, little kitchen area outside). Breakfast is absolutely fantastic and changes every day, it alone is worth the price. Really great breakfast - plan in some time to eat and enjoy it!...

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Willemstad, Curacao
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We stayed 2 nights at terrazas de ballena which happend to be an absolute great choice! Very remote in the rainforest between all kinds of wildlife but with everything you need available. The cabin felt like home and we had a great view on the sea. The staff also made us feel like we where home. They were very friendly,...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We were there for a week and a half. There were three of us -- me, my wife, and my 4 year old daughter. We all had a wonderful time. There are reviews here about the road up to the bungalows: that you need a four wheel-drive vehicle to get up to the place. They're basically right. I had a...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Uvita
Price Range: RM572 - RM847 (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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