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Hotel Villas Gaia, Ballena

3-star3 stars
35KM al Sur de DominicalEn playa de Osa, BallenaPuntarenasCosta Rica

Mountain hotel in Ballena with 2 outdoor pools, 2 bars/lounges
  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
Very Good8.2
Great location
Great pool
Delicious food
Beach is not so nice
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Hotel Villas Gaia, Ballena

from $75
  • Standard Villa, 1 Bedroom
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  • Family Villa
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 14 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking


  • Beach shuttle *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast daily
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built 1996
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


On Site

  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site


  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Hotel Villas Gaia, Ballena’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Villas Gaia
  • Hotel Villas Gaia Ballena
  • Villas Gaia Ballena


Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for CRC 7000 per night

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 120000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Villas Gaia, Ballena


  • Marino Ballena National Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Sunset Surf Dominical - Day Lessons (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Centro Turístico Cataratas Nauyaca (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Parque Reptilandia (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Costa Rica Dive and Surf (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Ciudad Cortes Central Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Palmar Norte Park (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)

Getting around

  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) 172-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

Hotel Villas Gaia, Ballena

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