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1 room, 2 adults

Villas Alturas, Ballena

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
San Martin Norte, Ballena, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Mountain resort in Ballena with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
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Great location
Great room
Fantastic service
Complaints about WiFi

Villas Alturas, Ballena

from $111
  • Villa, 1 Bedroom
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, King Size Beds
  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Queen Beds

What’s around Villas Alturas, Ballena


  • Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary - 1 min walk
  • Playa Dominicalito - 23 min walk
  • Uvita Beach - 9.1 mi / 14.7 km
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 9.1 mi / 14.7 km
  • Playa Hermosa - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Playa Dominical - 4.1 mi / 6.6 km
  • Playa Barú - 5.4 mi / 8.7 km
  • PlayaGuápil - 7.1 mi / 11.5 km

Getting around

  • Quepos (XQP) - 48 min drive
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 7 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking


  • Beach shuttle *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Year Built - 2004
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms 1
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Villas Alturas - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).


On Site

  • Hiking/biking trails on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Villas Alturas, Ballena’s small print

Also known as

  • Villas Alturas
  • Villas Alturas Resort
  • Villas Alturas Ballena
  • Resort Villas Alturas Ballena
  • Ballena Villas Alturas Resort
  • Resort Villas Alturas
  • Villas Alturas Resort
  • Villas Alturas Ballena
  • Villas Alturas Resort Ballena
  • Villas Alturas Dominical
  • Villas Alturas Hotel
  • Villas Alturas Hotel Dominical
  • Villas Alturas Costa Rica/Dominical
  • Villas Alturas Resort Dominical
  • Villas Alturas Resort
  • Villas Alturas Resort Ballena


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

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

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

FAQs for Villas Alturas, Ballena

  • Does Villas Alturas offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Villas Alturas does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Villas Alturas currently open?
    This property is closed from March 22 2020 to August 1 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at Villas Alturas?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Villas Alturas?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Villas Alturas?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Villas Alturas?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Villas Alturas?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 31 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Best place to stay in Costa Rica for us
I love this place. We stayed only 2 nights but out of the 4 places we stayed this is by far the best. Staff is amazing so kind and helpful. We were given villa #5 which has an ok view but saw Villa # 3 & 4 we open which has a much better view. We asked if we could move to #3 and it was no problem. Such an amazing view. Loved the patio. The air conditioning was only for the bedroom which was fine because we were never in the living room. Usually at the pool or on the patio if not out exploring. The food was good. Loved the atmosphere. If you want a view don't get Villa #6 Villa #8 has a great view and is right next to the pool. We will be back for a whole week next time for sure. Thank you all so very much!. The Sanctuary on the grounds was cute. A little expensive for the amount of animals to view but the guide made in entertaining. And the money does go to help the animals so... Oh and you will need a higher clearance vehicle to get up the road to the place.
Jacqueline, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Hilltop peaceful Oasis.
My gf and I stayed here. The villas are not 5 star accommodations, more like three, but the staff are so welcoming and wonderful that you are made to feel at home right away. My gf and I made dinner in villa 1 while we were here each night, and we basically had everything we needed. Any time we needed a pan or something, the staff was happy to lend it to us from the kitchen. The views from the hilltop location are pretty mind blowing. I’d love to go back.
Samuel, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fully stacked stocked villa
The level of thoughtfulness by the hotel is on a new level with all the necessities in the villa such as trash bags, kitchen ware, and more. It also has amazing view and service from all the staff. The only negative is the WiFi was poor but you’re on to ditch the internet.
Alan, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Views
Our stay was amazing. The property is beautiful. The hotel was clean, spacious, comfortable, and had every amenity we could need. The view from our room was spectacular. We spent a good amount of time during our stay on the hotel porch watching wildlife. Th staff was extremely helpful. The pool was in great condition and the food tasted wonderful. I highly recommend staying at Villas Alturas. The property also has a wildlife sanctuary which was another great experience and bonus. The photo I attached is the view from the porch.
ayla, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wow! This is paradise! The view of the ocean and the sounds of nature. We have seen so much wildlife from our villa, it's incredible. The room is quiet and private feeling. The staff had been wonderful and the food had been very good. I will definitely stay here again!
erin, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Would stay again!
Very spacious and comfortable accommodations. Great views of the Pacific and Whale's Tales but not too far off the main highway. Close to the sanctuary which we visit every time we are in the area. Our only disappointment was the menu change in the restaurant since our last visit. Menu geared more towards vegetarian tastes which is great but should include a pasta option or meat option for different people's tastes.
Christina, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Like the other reviews i will say this is a must stay place. Simply stunning and the staff are amazing. Cant wait to go back. We had a rental vehicle and would highly recommend it
Brad, ca7 night trip with friends

Villas Alturas, Ballena

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