The Hotel

Our beautiful 4-star hotel, with its open café-style Bar - Restaurant “Pura Vida”, is located in the midst of its own 12-hectare grounds, very close to the unique “Marino Ballena” Marine National Park and mountains covered in rainforest.

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Sculptures in the park area.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant and Poolbar
  • Beauty, well-being and top care in our hotel spa
  • WLan and internet station
  • 1300 sq. ft. swimming pool, deckchairs and sunshades
  • room and laundry service
  • souvenir shop
  • pool table, park grounds, shuttle service to the ocean
  • tour organization, rainforest hiking path, fitness trail.

Area Attractions & Tours

You will have an opportunity to discover the unique beauty of this country’s southern Pacific coast: whether you’re adventurous, love outdoor sports, or prefer a leisurely pace – we are sure to have what’s perfect for you:

  • Listen to the song of the whales,
  • ride out to Nauyaca Falls,
  • paddle your kayak through the mangroves,
  • join a canopy tour,
  • watch the birds,
  • dive or snorkel by Caño Island,
  • surf and go sportfishing.

more: tour information and packages
Our Garden Pavillion is a unique location for the wedding ceremony.


A wedding under palm trees – we would be glad to take care of the arrangements for the most special day of your life! Our experienced team will look after everything related to this romantic event. Tell us how you would like things to be and we will turn your dreams into reality! If you wish, you can spend your honeymoon in our very own Honeymoon Suite!

more about your events at the Cristal Ballena...
Relaxing massage in
our hotel spa.

Wellness and Spa

Beauty, well-being and top care by professional experts!

Our Spa Cristal with hydro massage and steamroom offers a great variety of beauty treatments, therapies and massages like:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurveda Marma Point and
  • Cosmetic of exclusive quality.

more: The Spa Cristal