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Sueños del Bosque
3 out of 5
1 Km SO de La Escuela La Lidia, Páramo, San Jose
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The price is NT$3,687 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
33.82 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (54 reviews)

"Amazing overall stay!! Staff was friendly and food was delicious (the service was a bit slow, so don’t wait until you are too hungry to go to restaurant). We went during the COVID pandemic so the slow service might have to do with that. Trails, horses, little boats, river, views, all great!!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/12

Sueños del Bosque
Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & Spa
3.5 out of 5
Calle San Gerardo, Páramo, San Jose
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The price is NT$2,770 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
33.83 km from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (321 reviews)

"Savegre is a beautiful place and we received the best attention from the staff. Is always a pleasure to visit this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2020/7/7

Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve & Spa
Villas Rio Mar
3 out of 5
Dominical Beach, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$2,470 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
1.53 km from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (259 reviews)

"Loved the property, the pool is a good size the staff were acvommodating and the restaurznt was great. I would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 2020/6/27

Villas Rio Mar

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Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Los Santos Forest Reserve, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$3,135 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
37.59 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (74 reviews)

"Would visit the hotel again. Great restaurant. Consider you need to walk 300 m form the parking lot to most of the rooms,not a problem if you can walk and don't carry to many bags."…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/31

Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge
Hotel de Montaña Suria
3 out of 5
Main Road, San Gerardo de Dota, Copey, San Jose
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The price is NT$3,035 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
33.41 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Small and nice hotel

"Really enjoyed my stay. The food is outstanding and the staff knows well what customer service means."…"

Reviewed on 2020/10/10

Hotel de Montaña Suria
Hotel del Sur
3.5 out of 5
San Isidro Del General, Daniel Flores, San Jose
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The price is NT$1,365 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
22.83 km from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (39 reviews)
Great Staff

"I was in CR for 7 nights - my best stay and value was at Hotel del Sur. I couldn't find the place upon my arrival - thank goodness Stephanie at the front desk spoke great English and was able to guide me to the hotel. I came to learn all of the front desk staff spoke good English actually. Not only ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/20

Hotel del Sur
Oxygen Jungle Villas
4.5 out of 5
1.5 KM Noroeste del catarata, 4x4 vehicle ONLY, Ballena, Puntarenas
The price is NT$5,694 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
15.87 km from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (201 reviews)

"Best resort I have ever stayed at. Excellent prices, food, and service."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/8

Oxygen Jungle Villas
Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
7 km al Sur de Uvita, Costa Ballena, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$4,182 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
22.62 km from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (83 reviews)

"This place is amazing! Perfect for couples or travellers looking for a relaxing trip! Grounds and hotel is beautiful. Service was great throughout the entire hotel, especially Helbert in the restaurant. Owners were nice and gave us a smile each morning. Would highly recommend !"…"

Reviewed on 2020/1/26

Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa
Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota
3 out of 5
Calle San Gerardo De Dota, 3km Al Sur De La Entrada Principal, Copey, San Jose
The price is NT$2,430 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
37.26 km from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Fantastic place to stay a minimum of two nights to really enjoy the place. Very warm atmosphere with a very nice friendly couple. Great food, wonderful bird watching from the terrace! I recommand this place for any nature and bird lovers."…"

Reviewed on 2018/11/7

Quaint Mtn Cabins in San Gerardo Dota
Golden Pineapple Villas
4 out of 5
3km East of Banco Costa Rica, Camino a Racho Pacifico, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$13,720 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
16.48 km from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"A magical place. Incredible location, great facilities, wonderful staff, and all very private. We didn’t want to leave."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/19

Golden Pineapple Villas
Kura Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
Uvita, Osa Peninsula, Ballena, Puntarenas
The price is NT$23,371 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
15.69 km from city center
5/5Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Paradise

"Kura is amazing. It was exactly what I was hoping for, great setting, wonderful staff, great food and drink."…"

Reviewed on 2019/12/30

Kura Boutique Hotel
Costa Paraiso
3.5 out of 5
2 Km South of Dominical, Ballena, Puntarenas
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1.56 km from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"Great staff, bad internet, nice view, food ok. good experience overall"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/21

Costa Paraiso
Hotel Diuwak
3 out of 5
Frente a las oficinas del ICE, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$1,423 per night from Nov 5 to Nov 6
0.56 km from city center
3.8/5Good! (95 reviews)

"Great location within a 2 minute walk from the ocean. Very well kept 24 hour swimming pool that wasn't over chlorinated. Sol, at the reception, was incredibly helpful and friendly!"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/4

Hotel Diuwak
Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort
4.5 out of 5
Interamericana Sur, entrada de Cajón, Santa Teresa 1km al oeste, El General, San Jose
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27.2 km from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"When I read other reviews, thought they must be exaggerated or fake, but this place really is everything others say. Absolutely beautiful property. Warm, friendly caring staff. Loved the private flight experience to and from SJO. Waterfall hike tour. A little more challenging than we were first led ..."…"

Reviewed on 2019/2/24

Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort
Tiki Villas Rainforest Lodge & Spa
3.5 out of 5
12km South of Dominical, Ballena, Puntarenas
The price is NT$4,322 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
9.98 km from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (104 reviews)

"Beautiful exotic property on a mountain side with views of the ocean. Great staff super friendly and helpful in guiding us with activity choices. Would definitely stay again and if you want a more exotic view they have a sister hotel that is amazing and we will definitely stay there next time because ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/3/15

Tiki Villas Rainforest Lodge & Spa
Tropical Beach
3 out of 5
Bahia Ballena, Uvita, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$1,138 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
17.2 km from city center
4/5Very Good! (24 reviews)

"New place not open long. Staff was pleasent but still finding thier way"…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/25

Tropical Beach
Vista Ballena
3.5 out of 5
17 KM al sur de Playa Dominical, sobre la Costanera, Jardines del Morete, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$2,858 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
14.66 km from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (51 reviews)

"Can't review since they cancelled my reservation the same day of the trip"…"

Reviewed on 2019/9/15

Vista Ballena
Villas Alturas
3.5 out of 5
San Martin Norte, Ballena, Puntarenas
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5.22 km from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (88 reviews)

"We had only two complaints. Air conditioning only in the bedroom and very poor lighting in the bedroom, other than that, everything was great! Very good staff!"…"

Reviewed on 2019/7/16

Villas Alturas
Waterfall Villas
3 out of 5
3 Kilometros Sur de Reptilancia, calle, principal de San Isidro a Dominical, Baru, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$4,002 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.86 km from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"Nice Eco lodge, quiet and peaceful, in a rich nature area."…"

Reviewed on 2019/11/23

Waterfall Villas
Villas María Luisa Lodge
3 out of 5
Road to Playa La Colonia, Uvita, Ballena, Puntarenas
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The price is NT$2,172 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
17.81 km from city center
3.7/5Good! (10 reviews)

"We arrived 11pm and team was very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Lovely swimming pool that we didn't use as we checked out early."…"

Reviewed on 2020/2/21

Villas María Luisa Lodge
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Visiting Dominical

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Dominical, and visitors give high marks for the seaside. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its waterfalls.

  • There are 227 hotels and other accommodations in Dominical
  • The closest major airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), 52.4 mi (84.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Dominical

The waterfalls, hiking trails, and rainforest highlight the city's natural beauty, and Nauyaca Waterfalls, Punta Uvita, and Catarata uvita are worth a visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and Marino Ballena National Park.

In Dominical, you'll find 227 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect vacation. These are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Kura Design Villas - With a stay at this 4-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its pool.
  • Mavi Surf Hotel - Our customers like the pool and helpful staff at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 3 restaurants, along with a free stocked minibar. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Dressing for Dominical

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 83°F and the nighttime average to be 61°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 84°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September averages 81°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 80°F during the day and 62°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Dominical is 72.76 inches
  • Hottest months are usually April and May with an average temperature of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 62°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Dominical?
Yabá Chiguí Lodge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This B&B offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Kura Boutique Hotel and Mavi Surf Hotel as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Dominical, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Dominical.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Dominical?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Dominical, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Dominical?
Based on reviews, Villas Rio Mar is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Dominical?
Hotel Tucan - Hostel is a property with a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga is another good choice for your stay with the kids. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Dominical?
Oxygen Jungle Villas is a favorite 4.5-star resort for couples, and features a full-service spa and an alfresco restaurant. Other good options for a romantic stay include Cristal Ballena Boutique Hotel & Spa and Kura Boutique Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Dominical?
Villas de Oros is a top dog-friendly villa, and offers an outdoor pool along with free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Many’s House - La Joya De Ballena and Diquis Del Sur.
Where is the best place to stay with easy access to Marino Ballena National Park?
Hotel Nido del Halcón is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Marino Ballena National Park. Other good choices close by include Whale’s Tail Ocean View Luxury Suites and Hotel Bahia Azul.
What about the best place to stay near Uvita Beach?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Nido del Halcón, located a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Uvita Beach, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Whale’s Tail Ocean View Luxury Suites and Flutterby House are other good choices nearby.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Dominical?
Hotel Diuwak is a top 3-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free breakfast, and it’s located on Playa Dominical. Other good choices for your beach trip include Mavi Surf Hotel and Hotel Tucan - Hostel.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Dominical?
Oxygen Jungle Villas is a 4.5-star resort with a poolside restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Vista Celestial and Rancho Pacifico are other upscale choices for your stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Dominical?
Hotel Diuwak is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and free breakfast. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Hotel Cuna Del Angel and Villas Rio Mar.

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