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Elan at Ballena Beach

Upscale beach aparthotel with outdoor pool, near Marino Ballena National Park

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
A$611

Restrictions related to your trip

This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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Uvita, Osa penisula, Ballena, 60504, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
9.6.Exceptional.
  • This property has a wide and expansive beach. There is a cave or two at one end and along…

    Jul. 19, 2021

  • Property was stunning, gorgeous pool area and walk through national park to the beach.…

    Jul. 16, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • gap period enforced between guest stays48 hours
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 18 smoke-free apartments
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Children's pool
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer

What’s around

  • In a national park
  • Uvita Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Ventanas Beach - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Tortuga Beach - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Terraba Sierpe National Wetlands - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km
  • Punta Uvita - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • 2 Bedroom Residence Rainforest View
  • 3 Bedroom Residence Garden or Pool View
  • 1 Bedroom Residence Rainforest View

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In a national park
  • Uvita Beach - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Ventanas Beach - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Tortuga Beach - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Terraba Sierpe National Wetlands - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km
  • Punta Uvita - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 70.2 miles/112.9 km
  • Drake Bay (DRK) - 27.6 miles/44.3 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Uvita, Osa penisula, Ballena, 60504, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

At a glance

Size

  • 18 apartments

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-6:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 3:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. 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

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Parking

  • Free secured, uncovered onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

The manager

Speaks: English, Spanish

At the aparthotel

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Beach towels
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Children's pool
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Pool sunloungers

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the apartment

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Washer/dryer

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Dishwasher

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Deposit: USD 350.0 per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Housekeeping is available for an additional fee

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Elan Ballena Beach Apartment
  • Elan at Ballena Beach Ballena
  • Elan at Ballena Beach Aparthotel
  • Elan at Ballena Beach Aparthotel Ballena
  • Elan Ballena Beach
  • Elan At Ballena Beach Costa Rica/Uvita

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Elan at Ballena Beach does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Aracari Restaurant (2.5 mi), Fusion Sushi (3.4 mi), and Heliconia Restaurante (3.6 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours, fishing, and kayaking. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor pool. Elan at Ballena Beach also has a picnic area and a garden.
9.6.Exceptional.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wish I could stay longer

    Nice luxurious apartment, recommend for travellers with a group of 4 or more who wants to a place near the beach (3 mins walk and great sunset from the beach), very good quality utilities, and fully equipped (washing and drying machines, oven, etc)

    Ng Tsz Ying Regina, 1 night family trip, Feb. 4, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    High end national park oasis.

    These are very new and high end units for the area. The biggest perk is the private access to a stretch of gorgeous beach that is technically national park land. Park passes come with the booking as a complimentary perk. Kitchen, laundry, and all the comforts of home. Gated community and super safe. Love it!

    Samuel, 1 night romance trip, Dec. 31, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Can’t Wait to go back!

    I absolutely loved Elan at Ballena Beach and have already recommended it to a few friends. There weren’t a lot of reviews online so I was worried before we arrived. I couldn’t believe how nice it was! We stayed in a 2 bedroom, 3 bathroom condo. There are 3 pools, a hot tub and short walk on a boardwalk to the beach. The beach has a lifeguard and they have a ton of beach things- boogie boards, Sup, kayaks for guests to use. Our 5 year old loved playing in the pool (which has a shower and gril) and the water was safe for him to play in at the beach in July. Our condo was spotless and was so comfortable. It is outside of Uvita and Dominical so I would recommend this for people looking to relax, not a party place. I can’t wait to go back!

    Brenda, 4 night family trip, Jul. 8, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Uvita

    Great new facility, perfect beach location. Very comfortable. Will be back for a longer duration.

    Steve, 2 night trip, Jan. 21, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Todo excelente

    Expedia Relocation, 2 night family trip, Sep. 12, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excelente lugar.

    Un lugar excelente, pero no es hotel, es como un condominio, no hay restaurante en el complejo, pero en la zona hay muchos restaurantes , eso si el lugar está completamente equipado, no falta nada.

    Carlos, 2 night family trip, Aug. 30, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Un lugar espectacular con unas instalaciones bellísimas y una atención inmejorable, cuidan cada detalle y están muy pendientes que los huéspedes la pasen súper bien... 1000 x 1000 recomendado!!!

    Christian, 2 night romance trip, Jun. 8, 2018

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Increible lugar.. Un 10

    Isabel, Family trip, Apr. 4, 2018

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  • 8.0.Very good

    4 night trip, Feb. 18, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    4 night trip, Feb. 18, 2019

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