Terrazas de Ballena is a boutique hotel nestled in the jungle hills overlooking Uvita and the “Whale’s Tail”, in Marino Ballena National Marine Park. The luxuriously-natural eco-hotel has just 3 suites, with amenities like a swimming pool, high speed internet, daily housekeeping, complimentary breakfast, kitchenette, in room massage service, driver-for-hire service, and grocery delivery.
The Uvita area is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and blessed with a low number of annual tourists, making it an ideal getaway. The community consists mostly of luxurious hotels and resorts, with many options for sophisticated adventures like sunset cruises, scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin and whale watching, kayaking, rain forest zip lining, beach horseback rides, and jungle hikes. Since wildlife by far out numbers the humans here, bird watching and nature hikes are sure to be very rewarding.
While at Terrazas de Ballena, you can escape from the outside world in this hidden paradise of Costa Rica. Enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast and then spend a lazy morning on your front porch, laying in a hammock or day bed. Then get up and get the day started by taking a dip in the pool. Prepare a light lunch in your suite, and the take a short walk to the beach for even more relaxing, or explore the natural beauty that encompasses the hotel.
Mariposa Suite: The Mariposa or “Butterfly” Suite features a private sun terraza with exquisite views, Orthopedic Queen sized bed and Egyptian cotton sheets, as well as a large rain shower bathroom, outdoor kitchenette, A/C, and satellite flat screen TV. 2 people
Mono Suite: The “Monkey” Suite features traditional Costa Rican charm with modern comfort, shuttered windows and doors, 1 king sized and 1 queen sized bed, both with Egyptian cotton sheets, as well as a large rain shower bathroom, outdoor kitchenette, A/C, satellite flat screen TV, and a private deck with day beds and hammocks. 4 people.
Tucan Suite: The “Toucan” Suite features a king-size bed and a queen-size bed, kitchenette, rain shower bathroom, A/C, satellite TV, safe, private deck with day beds and a hammock. Shuttered windows and doors allow the refreshing breezes to enter. 4 people
This hotel is best suited for nature lovers, looking to get away from the real world for a while, and vacation in an intimate eco-hotel with excellent personalized service. While 2 of the rooms are for up to 4 people and kids are welcome, the atmosphere is not particularly kid friendly. Best suited as an adult retreat.
Latitude: N 9° 10' 56.14"
Longitude: W 83° 42' 30.06"