Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort

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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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Cristal Ballena Resort Osa

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Osa

    Friday, June 20

    A travel blog entry by kristafreitag on Jun 20, 2014

    ... trying not to fall out the back. Adam and Thomas got forearm workouts trying to hang on. We finally made it up the mountain (about 5 km) and then we were told we had to wait but there was a restaurant/bar close by. We decided to wait there and watch the beginning of the Costa Rica/Italy game while we wait. We all got something to drink, and even though they were technically closed for the game, they made us chicken wings. It ...

    Fluttering by

    A travel blog entry by lisasadventures on Feb 24, 2014

    8 photos

    ... of our tent we saw them in the trees directly above us and it was a pretty amazing site to start your day. I'm also told that toucans frequent the property, but I haven't seen any yet. Actually toucans are the one big animal sighting left on my list now. Sloths, scarlet macaws, and all kinds of monkeys have been checked off. But I'm not leaving Costa Rica until I see a toucan. Watch this space.

    The hostel is also located right on a marine national park. This ...

    Staying at our Second Cottage Rental

    A travel blog entry by gilmer on Feb 18, 2014

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    1 queen size bed with an orthopedic pillowtop mattress, bamboo headboard and bedframe, ceiling fan, air conditioner.

    1 Bathroom

    • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower
      Marble vanity counter, tiled shower, tiled floor

    • Tiled shower with rain shower ...


    A travel blog entry by tbuild2 on Oct 22, 2013

    7 comments, 5 photos

    ... By the end of the day, we finished digging all of our ditches, unloaded the cement walls and even began staining another home.

    At around, 230 the rains came in and they came hard. We quickly scrambled to clean up the work site and headed home.

    Reflecting back on the day, the team work and cooperation was remarkable. We worked hard, for some, harder than we've ever worked before. But it is interesting; for some reason ...

    Small rant...

    A travel blog entry by nifadventures on Jul 07, 2012

    1 comment

    ... has been the lack of willingness from anyone to keep the drinks fridge stocked up from the shop and the empty bottles into crates. Seriously, I am not sure how difficulty it is: all the coke bottles go in the coke bottle crate, all the fanta bottles go in the fanta bottle crate, all the fresca bottles go in the fresca bottle crate….you get the picture…..but if you can….how on earth do others not understand…..arrrggghhhh….o k, rant ...