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95.0% Based on 503 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 out of 5

Hotel Description

Enjoy free breakfast at this 3.5-star Ballena resort

Oceanside stay

Stay at this Ballena resort and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and 2 miles (3 km) of Playa Dominicalito. Marino Ballena National Park and Uvita Beach are within 9 miles (15 km).

Poolside dining

This resort features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like cooked-to-order breakfast and free self parking. Free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and a picnic area are also on offer.

Free WiFi, kitchens

The 7 guestrooms feature well-equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves, as well as free WiFi. Balconies, sofa beds, and living rooms are also available.

Villa, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$157 per night

Villa, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. An outdoor pool, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Villas Alturas. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a beach shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Ballena resort.

  • 1 floor
  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • 7 buildings
  • Built in 2004
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Television in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate living room
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) (198.7 km / 123.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and beach shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Villas Alturas offers 7 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations have separate living rooms and are furnished with double sofa beds. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Accommodations at this 3.5-star resort have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private balcony
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

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

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Hotel Names

  • Villas Alturas
  • 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
  • Villas Alturas Resort
  • Villas Alturas Ballena
  • Resort Villas Alturas Ballena
  • Ballena Villas Alturas Resort
  • Resort Villas Alturas

You should know

  • Villas Alturas offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.