Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort

Ballena Beach, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | 4 star hotel
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Staying at our Second Cottage Rental

A travel blog entry by gilmer

... for viewing a multitude of wildlife and
flora and wow what an incredible view of the ocean. I enjoyed walking
the road in the late afternoon. The drive to the casita is mild
compared to others in Costa Rica and the road up was in great condition.
I would highly recommend this place to my family and friends.

  • Everything and ...

  • Finishing touches

    A travel blog entry by tbuild2


    ... it was determined that we should take a team photo before we got too dirty and sweaty. Happy and sad to be on site one last time!

    Although it was the hottest day yet, it was a very productive morning. Finished up on many different tasks from site cleanup to trench digging. One of the final things to do was to add our names to a dusty window the locals signed as well as sign the Habitat banner.

    Lunch was welcomed with ...

    First Day on The Job

    A travel blog entry by tbcostarica2013


    ... we encountered a motorcycle accident. A motorcyclist had veered into the wrong lane and plowed into our Habitat tool truck. Carol who is one of our team members and who is also a nurse was asked to assist and she rushed to the scene. Fortunately the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet and was conscious and could move his legs. An ambulancia was called and we were then able to head on our way.


    Uvita - to be or not to be? 15-16 July

    A travel blog entry by jones2000


    ... As we were going along we were then joined by a group of dolphins. They were so happy and playful and looked like they were almost smiling. They gave us a great show of diving and splashing all around us. They followed alongside the bow of the boat and we spotted a baby and also an older one who was very speckled. They stayed with us for quite a while and we managed to get some good pictures - it was as though they were posing. ...

    Day 1

    A travel blog entry by sweetyq91479


    ... to be in Costa Rica. Our in-flight meal was absolutely horrendous, it smelt like play-dough! Talk about turning your stomach! After the flight it was time to spend another 6 hours traveling to Siepre by bus, but before we really got going, we stopped to have a traditional Costa Rican meal for lunch. When they first started bringing out the plates I knew without a doubt there was no way I could eat it all. It was very good and I ate more than I ...

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      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding