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Oxygen Jungle Villas, Ballena

Adults-only resort in Ballena with spa and outdoor pool

  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
$311 CAD

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  • Luxury Room - Living Area
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  • My wife and I had an amazing stay at Oxygen jungle villas. Service was exceptional, food…

    Nov. 23, 2019

  • Very unique place - beautiful view, beautiful rooms, decadent.

    Nov. 14, 2019

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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
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours gap period enforced between guest stays
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Dining options
Easy parking
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 12 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Airport shuttle

What’s around

  • On the riverwalk
  • Catarata uvita - 20 min walk
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 4 mi / 6.5 km
  • Uvita Beach - 4 mi / 6.5 km
  • Punta Uvita - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Playa Colonia - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Deluxe Room, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Single Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Studio, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View
  • Superior Studio Suite
  • Luxury Room


  • On the riverwalk
  • Catarata uvita - 20 min walk
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 4 mi / 6.5 km

What’s around


  • On the riverwalk
  • Catarata uvita - 20 min walk
  • Marino Ballena National Park - 4 mi / 6.5 km
  • Uvita Beach - 4 mi / 6.5 km
  • Punta Uvita - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Playa Colonia - 3.9 mi / 6.3 km
  • Playa Hermosa - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Arco Beach - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km
  • Playa Ballena - 5.9 mi / 9.4 km
  • Pinuela Beach - 7.9 mi / 12.7 km
  • Ventanas Beach - 9.3 mi / 15 km

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 64.5 miles/103.8 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is required to reach the hotel.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Airport shuttle*


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • In-room massage available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Oxygen Spa has 1 treatment room. Services include facials, body scrubs, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.


Oxygen Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Small print

Also known as

  • Oxygen Jungle Villas Resort Uvita
  • Oxygen Jungle Villas Resort
  • Oxygen Jungle Villas Resort Ballena
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  • Oxygen Jungle Villas Uvita
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  • Oxygen Jungle Villas Hotel Uvita
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  • Oxygen Jungle Villas Costa Rica/Uvita

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

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, 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; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

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

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.


  • Yes, Oxygen Jungle Villas does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. 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. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Oxygen Restaurant offers alfresco dining, fusion cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Roadshack Deli (2 mi), The Baker Bean (2.1 mi), and The Dome Drive Thru (2.4 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as hiking. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Oxygen Jungle Villas also has spa services and a garden.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    This boutique hotel was absolutely amazing. It’s high in the mountain In the jungle and overlooks the ocean. The atmosphere is relaxing and natural. The music playing at the pool/restaurant is loud enough that you hear it when your eating/swimming but quiet enough that you don't hear it at your villa and very nice to listen to. I love that the hotel is environmentally friendly as they are helping to protect the natural environment around them. We saw white faced monkeys, toucans and coatimundi while on the property. They have an amazing trail that leads to multiple waterfalls. It is kept very natural so I suggest wearing runners that you don’t care to get wet and dirty. There are also howler monkeys close by, we unfortunately didn’t get to see them though. The staff was amazing! At check in, Brian was very kind As he helped us with the luggage and get settled into our villa. Another staff member took the time to teach us about some of the animals in Costa Rica, she was very knowledgeable! Our villa was spectacular. Very clean, modern and environmentally friendly! Laying in bed listening to the sound of the jungle was so serene. The food was amazing!!! Thank you to all the chefs! The menus has A mix of traditional Costa Rican with “North American” or “American” choices such as pancakes, eggs and bacon. We did however wish there were a couple more traditional dishes. Overall this hotel is a MUST stay when in Costa Rica! Thank you again!!!

    3 night romance trip, Nov. 2, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Best hotel ever.

    Leave it at that.... words can’t describe

    Tyler, 1 night business trip, Mar. 2, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    A++. I consider myself an extremely picky person, but everything about this stay was absolutely outstanding! The glass villas were incredible and the views were breathtaking, but I think what really made this stay memorable for us was the service. From the moment we arrived, Bryan, the front desk staff was accommodating and welcoming. Any issues we had during our stay (there weren't many), Bryan was prompt in ensuring they were taken care of. What we particularly appreciated about him was that he genuinely cared about us and always made sure we were having a great time in Costa Rica. Housekeeping staff also did a spectacular job. The villa was always so spotless you literally could eat off the floor. They went above and beyond in ensuring the unit always appeared as if we had just checked in. For meals, we really got to know our server, Roy. He was such a nice person and a pleasure to see every day. He too, went over and above the call of duty to ensure we were always happy. Roy was attentive, prompt and best of all a genuinely kind and happy person which is so important when you are on vacation. The only negative comment I have is that the food is expensive and not quite up to par with the excellent food choices in Uvita / Dominical. Overall we had an amazing time at Oxygen. They have a great product and amazing staff to make your stay truly unforgettable! I would definitely recommend Oxygen to my friends and family and if you are considering it, don't think twice!

    6 night romance trip, Jan. 4, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful property beyond expectations!

    ERIK, 5 night trip, Mar. 15, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Where do I begin? The property is intimate, with 12 villas in total and very well kept. The view from the infinity pool and our ocean view villa was breathtaking! The sounds of the jungle, day and night, were so relaxing! The service and staff were outstanding! The food and drinks were extremely fresh and delicious! They arranged our excursions and round trip rides. The owner, Dave, along with the rest of the staff continuously checked in on us throughout the duration of our trip to ensure we had everything we needed and were were will taken care of. This was such a peaceful, tranquil, and relaxing property to stay at! Highly recommended for a couples trip, relaxing girls trip, or solo trip.

    3 night trip with friends, Feb. 5, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The view was absolutely stunning, were greeted by the most friendly and inviting staff, bartender started us off with delicious drinks and they had an amazing dinner cooked and ready at our arrival, our entire stay was 11/10

    1 night romance trip, Jan. 21, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful and smack dab in the middle of the Jungle. 3 of your 4 walls are floor to ceiling glass, great staff, really good food.

    1 night trip, Dec. 4, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

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

    3 night family trip, Mar. 2, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    What sets oxygen jungle villas apart is it’s ocean view, all glass cabinas and it’s top notch service. Since there are only 12 cabins total, it has a very boutique feel and customer service is personalized. I would go back!

    Emmie, 1 night romance trip, Feb. 14, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Our 4 night experience at Oxygen Villas was fantastic. The unique nature of the rooms and location on the mountain made for a magical experience. Waking up each morning to the sounds and sights of the immediate surroundings and amazing views of the ocean and coast line added to the effect. The limited number of guest units made for a more private and exclusive feeling while dining or relaxing at the gorgeous infinity pool with view. Our stay was made complete with stellar service from the great staff who were all friendly, helpful and a pleasure to be around. Thanks again to Gary, Anna, Roy, Steven and Leidy for our wonderful stay. We had a blast!

    4 night romance trip, Jan. 27, 2020

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