Cristal Ballena is located in Costa Ballena, very near the Ballena Marine National Park, at the South Pacific area of the country. It is about 185 km from San José and 30 minutes from the Palmar Sur airstrip. The hotel offers 16 spacious junior suites, two master suites and one family suite in a 12-hectare private tropical garden. All guest rooms have private balcony, amazing ocean views, air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite television wireless internet access, minibar, safe deposit box, coffee maker and hairdryer. In addition, Cristal Ballena offers two simple but charming “Adventure Lodges” situated in the gardens and surrounded by the tropical forest. Each lodge has a king size bed, separate tiled bathroom, wireless internet access, telephone, ceiling fan and terrace. Guests can also enjoy the café-style Bar & Restaurant Pura Vida, Spa Cristal, a refreshing swimming pool, deckchairs and sunshades, room and laundry service, souvenir shop and pool table.