Vista Ballena

Vista Ballena


17 Km Al Sur De Playa Dominical, Uvita, Costa Rica

ExcellentBased on 396 reviews


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Reviews for Vista Ballena

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.5
  • Comfort8.4
  • Location8.8
  • Services8.1
  • Staff8.8
  • Value for money7.8
Who stays here?
  • Families 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 

About Vista Ballena

Vista Ballena is located in Dominical and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, a kids pool and a sun deck.

This 4-star hotel offers a terrace, a beauty centre and a safe. Ther...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

1.6 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Distance to airport

64.2 mi



2:00 PM


11:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+506 2743 8290

Amenities at Vista Ballena

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Spa and wellness center
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Family rooms
  • Beach towels
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Cribs available
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Room service
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Infinity pool
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Child pool
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Socket near the bed
  • Kids meals
  • Balcony
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Mosquito net
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Air purifiers
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Open-air bath
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Outdoor dining area
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Coffee machine
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Picnic area
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Pool with a view
  • Garden
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Private entrance


  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding


  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Beauty salon
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Where is Vista Ballena

Getting Around

San José Terminal Buses56.5 mi
San José Tralapa57.0 mi

FAQs when booking at Vista Ballena

  • Is pricing at Vista Ballena comparable to 4 star hotels in Uvita?

    Vista Ballena is generally less than the average price of 4 stars hotels in Uvita. On average, you can expect to pay 322.98 per night in Uvita. Vista Ballena will run you $155 per night, which is 53% cheaper than the Uvita average.

  • How close is Vista Ballena to the nearest airport, San José Juan Santamaria Intl?

    With no traffic, the 64.2 mi drive between Vista Ballena and San José Juan Santamaria Intl (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 2h 8min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from San José Juan Santamaria Intl to Vista Ballena?

    Getting from San José Juan Santamaria Intl to Vista Ballena can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $98/day in Uvita. Luckily, Vista Ballena has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Vista Ballena guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Uvita.

  • Is Vista Ballena considered pet-friendly?

    Yes, dogs and most pets in general are allowed at Vista Ballena.

  • Is there a pool at Vista Ballena?

    Yes, Vista Ballena has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • What is the Vista Ballena phone number?

    You can reach the front desk of Vista Ballena at +506 2743 8290.

  • Does Vista Ballena have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Vista Ballena has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What is the check-out time at Vista Ballena?

    Vista Ballena has a normal check-in time of after 2:00 PM, and check-out time of before 11:00 AM.

  • How much does it cost to stay at Vista Ballena, Uvita, Costa Rica?

    Vista Ballena room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $155/night, with the best deals starting from $118/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at Vista Ballena?

    Vista Ballena does have a restaurant. A bar is also available on-site.

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