Villas Alturas

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
San Martin Norte, Ballena, Costa Rica
5.0 out of 5 rating 502 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Villas Alturas in Ballena, you'll be by the ocean, just steps from Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and a 5-minute drive from Playa Dominicalito. This resort is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from Marino Ballena National Park and 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from Uvita Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 7 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and microwaves, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Pamper yourself with onsite massages and body treatments. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). The beach shuttle (surcharge) makes getting to the surf and sand a breeze.


Grab a bite to eat at Villas Alturas, a poolside restaurant where you can enjoy drinks at the bar, take in the pool view, and even dine alfresco. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Playa Dominicalito - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Playa Hermosa - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Catarata uvita - 13.4 km / 8.3 mi
Marino Ballena National Park - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Uvita Beach - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Punta Uvita - 15.1 km / 9.4 mi
Arco Beach - 17.2 km / 10.7 mi
Playa Ballena - 18.1 km / 11.2 mi
Pinuela Beach - 21.5 km / 13.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Quepos (XQP) - 45 km / 27.9 mi
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 198.7 km / 123.4 mi

The preferred airport for Villas Alturas is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property 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.

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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Poolside bar
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Spa treatment room(s)
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Pool umbrellas
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Total number of rooms - 7
  • -Number of floors - 1
  • -Year Built - 2004
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area