Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort

Address: Ballena Beach, Osa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel is located on Ballena Beach, Osa.
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    Travel Blogs from Osa

    More Food, what do you expect from us?

    A travel blog entry by nabeards on Feb 10, 2015

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    ... were about the plantains, he asked if we like Yuca? After living in Florida around all the Cubans, we grew to love Yuca (a long root, kind of like a sweet potato shape, but white on the inside) and could hardly ever find it. Our local Cuban restaurant only had it on Thursdays. He said, we have that here too, look. And then he kind of pulled up and dug under this one plant and there were 2 long roots for us. We knew these were popular here and already bought ...

    El Correo - The Post Office

    A travel blog entry by nabeards on Feb 05, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    "Let's mail some postcards!" Maria was excited to send out some mail and for the chance to test just how (in?)efficient the postal service would be from Costa Rica to the US. She also said this about two weeks ago...

    So last Saturday, January 31st, we left our hotel in San Josť and headed downtown to go to the Post Office. There are no other places to buy stamps, and there are no public mailboxes (you know, like the ones you can easily find here: ...

    Arrival, Here... Now

    A travel blog entry by gnaldana on Nov 12, 2014


    ... the hotel, happy he didn’t have Xbox sports up this time (I was in no position to be boxing on the 'kinnect’ :P). Finally I settled into my room, turned on the fan, connected with the fam, and went to sleep.

    (For some reason this website is not currently allowing me to upload any pictures, if you are on instagram you can follow me at @kenanaldana and visually see what i'm up to. Much Love and Many Blessings!)

    Summit Mt. Chirripo and hike down

    A travel blog entry by danfrerich on Jan 24, 2014

    21 photos

    ... rock formation so I took a detour hike. Didn't realize that meant making another summit of Mt. Terbi at 12,336 ft, but it was well worth it. The rock formations were crazy cool, again I forgot I was in Costa Rica. Once back at base camp, a quick lunch and hike back down to the hostel. I was feeling much better today and back to my typical hiking speed so I made it down in 4 hr. Nice cold beers at the bottom and another night in the hostel built into the ...

    Warming up in the Cloudbridge Reserve

    A travel blog entry by sojanet on Apr 25, 2013

    5 photos

    ... hiking Chirripo. First, I'm really out of shape and I am to walk something like 40km in two days. Then there is the scenery... which has been alright. We saw some interesting plants and colorful butterflies but no animals. The caratas, or waterfalls, were more of a stream than waterfalls... the walk was steep and gravely.. I mean, this is a non-profit, donation-based place, so I am assuming- hoping- Chirripo is better.