Hotel Bahia Azul

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Free WiFi

Overview of Hotel Bahia Azul

Hotel Bahia Azul

3.0 star property
Ballena beachfront hotel with outdoor pool and restaurant

7,6/10 Good

49 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
Parque Nacional Ballena, Ballena, Puntarenas, 60504
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Air conditioning
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Horse riding/rentals
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking
  • Outdoor swimming pools

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Drake Bay (DRK) - 31 miles/49.9 km
  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 66.1 miles/106.3 km

About this property

Hotel Bahia Azul

3-star hotel
Hotel Bahia Azul provides amenities like laundry facilities and a restaurant. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a beachfront location. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge) and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at Hotel Bahia Azul offer comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • TVs with cable channels



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Horse riding/rentals
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities


  • An outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 6 for adults and USD 6 for children (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10 per night


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 5 per pet, per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 9:00 PM


This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Bahia Azul Uvita
Hotel Bahia Azul
Hotel Bahia Azul Uvita
Ballena Hotel Bahia Azul Resort
Hotel Bahia Azul Ballena
Bahia Azul Ballena
Resort Hotel Bahia Azul Ballena
Bahia Azul
Resort Hotel Bahia Azul
Ballena Bahia Azul Resort
Hotel Bahia Azul Hotel
Hotel Bahia Azul Ballena
Hotel Bahia Azul Hotel Ballena

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Bahia Azul offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Bahia Azul does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Bahia Azul?
As of 24 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Bahia Azul on 25 September 2022 start from R1 217, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is there a pool at Hotel Bahia Azul?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7 AM to 9:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Bahia Azul?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 5 per pet, per day.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Bahia Azul?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Bahia Azul?
You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Hotel Bahia Azul and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as horseback riding. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Hotel Bahia Azul also has an outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Bahia Azul?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Que Tuanis (5-min walk), Carlito's (8-min walk), and Los Almendros (9-min walk).
What's the area around Hotel Bahia Azul like?
Hotel Bahia Azul is a short 4-minute walk from Marino Ballena National Park and 11 minutes' walk from Punta Uvita. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/10 Fair

Go see the whales
The hotel.staff was wonderful: food was great, well prepared. The proprietor apologized from r the run down conditions since COVID had affected tourism, but neither the internet nor THE TV stations worked in the room for the first night. The bed was very uncomfortable. The chef, his wife and child ldren we're welcoming, helpful and pleasant. Too bad. The city is lovely and the whale watching was fantastic!!
Catherine, 3-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Lo unico que nos desagrado fue los tiempos de espera para que sirvieran el almuerzo, 45 minutos, en lo demas no tuvimos problemas
Leonardo, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

They said reservations wasnt paid but i have proof and wouldnt let my driver check in he slept in his car!! Owner said talk you for refund
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

5-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location close to Costa Rica Dive & Surf, friendly staff and the hotel's owner is always on property. Affordable rates.
5-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

6/10 Good

Good place but not a great breakfast
Good place, but the breakfast is too small. Small portion which could not qualify for continental breakfast.
Pei Yao, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location and stay
Just a short walk (5-10 min) from the marina ballena national park. Beautiful area, near a couple of small grocery stores and a couple larger ones if you have a car. Restaurant food was good. Wifi was very good. rooms are pretty basic and could be updated, but overall met my needs for everything.
1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We loved our stay! Tanya is very friendly and accommodating. The rooms are comfortable and the a/c was much appreciated! The hotel is in the perfect location! The included breakfast is delicious!
5-night family trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

5-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Great stay
The hotel was great. It did take about an hour to cool the room down after check in but after that, it was fine. The staff was very helpful . The beach was close and food was above average. We will stay there again!
Janet, 3-night business trip
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