Kura Boutique Hotel

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Beach nearby, free beach shuttle
Beach nearby, free beach shuttle
Beach nearby, free beach shuttle
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Kura Boutique Hotel

Kura Boutique Hotel

4.0 star property
Ballena beach resort with spa and free beach shuttle

10.0/10 Exceptional

42 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
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Uvita, Osa Peninsula, Ballena, Puntarenas, 60504
Main amenities
  • 6 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Espresso maker
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Punta Uvita - 6 min drive
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 11 min drive
  • Playa Hermosa - 9 min drive
  • Uvita Beach - 8 min drive
  • Playa Ballena - 12 min drive
  • Ventanas Beach - 14 min drive
  • Tortuga Beach - 17 min drive
  • Playa Dominical - 18 min drive
  • Nauyaca Waterfalls - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 65.1 miles/104.8 km
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

About this property

Kura Boutique Hotel

Kura Boutique Hotel is a great choice for your beach stay in Ballena, putting you near activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing/boogie boarding. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body wraps, and mani/pedis. The restaurant is a great spot for a bite to eat and cold drinks are served at the bar. There's a rooftop terrace and a poolside bar, and rooms at this upscale resort get the details right with rainfall showerheads and espresso makers. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 units

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via required shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
  • 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

Children

  • Children (16 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Free offsite parking nearby; reservations required

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle
  • Free beach shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Taking the kids

  • Free local shuttle

What to do

  • Free beach shuttle
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Dining

Onsite venue - This poolside restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.
Diablitos Bar - This bar is located by the pool. Reservations are required.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 250 per vehicle (one way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

10.0

Exceptional

10.0/10

Cleanliness

10.0/10

Staff & service

9.7/10

Amenities

10.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Paradise
Kura is amazing. It was exactly what I was hoping for, great setting, wonderful staff, great food and drink.
C, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful hotel
Our stay at Kura was absolutely fantastic. The service was incredible, and the hotel itself if really beautiful. We will certainly be back.
4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Mina, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Valerie, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This place was Amazing Wonderful Beautiful I brought my wife here for our 10 Year Anniversary and my wifes birthday and she Absolutely loved this place hands down this was the best vacation I ever had definitely will be coming back!!!!!!!!!
Lavante, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Just needs warmer pool water and maybe a hot tub. But those are not very eco friendly. The rest and staff were amazing. Driving up and down the dirt road makes the adventure.
Frederick, 4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

First Solo Trip.
This was an amazing experience. Waking up to natural light, nature the whole experience was just beautiful. I went solo, but this will be a wonderful experience for couples for sure!!
3-night trip
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