How to get here


The Hotel**** Resort & Spa Cristal Ballena is located at Playa Ballena (Ballena Beach) 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) south of Dominical and 7 km South of Uvita, close to the Marino Ballena National Park, on the left-hand side.
For GPS systems: Latidue: 9.124481 Longitude: -83.697828
(or Coordinates: 9°7'27"N   83°41'52"W )

Coming from San José: drive via San Isidro de El General (Pérez Zeledón) to Dominical. Coming from Quepos: drive direct from Quepos to Dominical (about 30 kilometers/18 miles). From Dominical head south on the new Costanera Sur Highway (Nr. 34) until you reach the Hotel Entrance at a busstation house on the left hand side of the road (7 km South of Uvita).


There are daily flights from San José and Quepos to Palmar Sur by NatureAir ( and Sansa Airlines ( Flight time: 45 or 25 minutes. We would be glad to arrange to have you picked up from the airport.