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Vista Ballena

3.5-star3.5 stars
17 KM al sur de Playa Dominicalsobre la Costanera, Jardines del Morete, UvitaPuntarenasCosta Rica

3.5-star inn in Uvita with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Very Good8.0
  • The hotel is very nice and confortable with amazing views... but I dont know if its at…Dec 15, 2017
  • The hotel is excelent and gives us a great view of the Bahia Ballena and the famous whale…Sep 11, 2017
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Vista Ballena

from ZAR 1,946
  • Standard Room, 1 Bedroom (Partial Ocean & Jungle View)
  • Superior Room, Balcony (Ocean and Jungle View)
  • Deluxe Room, Balcony (Panoramic Ocean View)
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport drop off (available on request) *


  • Free valet parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Vista Ballena’s small print

Also known as

  • Whales Dolphins Hotel Dominical
  • Vista Ballena Inn Dominical
  • Whales Dolphins Dominical
  • Vista Ballena Inn Uvita
  • Vista Ballena Inn
  • Vista Ballena Uvita
  • Whales & Dolphins Ecolodge Hotel Uvita
  • Vista Ballena Costa Rica/Uvita


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 20

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 70 per person

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Vista Ballena


  • Marino Ballena National Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Sunset Surf Dominical - Day Lessons (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Centro Turístico Cataratas Nauyaca (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Parque Reptilandia (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Ciudad Cortes Central Park (24.5 mi / 39.4 km)
  • Palmar Norte Park (28.9 mi / 46.5 km)
  • Palmar Sur Park (29.2 mi / 46.9 km)

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) 64.3 miles/103.5 km
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Airport drop-off service

Vista Ballena

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