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Villas Tekoa
Villas Tekoa

Playa Dominicalito, 400 meters after, Dominical

4.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Dominical condominium resort is within 16 mi (25 km) of Marino Ballena National Park, Punta Uvita …

£205
Tiki Villas Rainforest Lodge & Spa
Tiki Villas Rainforest Lodge & Spa

12km South of Dominical, Dominical

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (28 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this spa aparthotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Marino Ballena National Park, Punta Uvita Whale Tail …

£101
Hacienda CoopeAgri
Hacienda CoopeAgri

Costa Ballena, Uvita

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (18 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Uvita lodge is within 3 mi (5 km) of Marino Ballena National Park, Arco Beach, and …

£44
Villas Alturas
Villas Alturas

San Martin Norte, Dominical

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (50 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this resort is within 12 mi (20 km) of Marino Ballena National Park, Punta Uvita Whale Tail, and …

£114
Hotel Nido del Halcón
Hotel Nido del Halcón

Playa Colonia road, Uvita

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (38 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Marino Ballena National Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of Marino …

£55
Hotel Bahia Azul
Hotel Bahia Azul

Parque Nacional Ballena, Uvita

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (12 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Uvita resort is within a 15-minute walk of Marino Ballena National Park and Punta Uvita Whale …

£73
La Cusinga Lodge
La Cusinga Lodge

Km166 Costarena Sur, Ballena 60504

3.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this lodge is within 1 mi (2 km) of Arco Beach and Marino Ballena National Park. Pinuela Beach and …

£89
Mamma e Papá
Mamma e Papá

Perezoso Road, Ojochal

3.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (43 reviews)

Situated on the riverwalk, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Tortuga Beach and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Ventanas Beach. Pinuela …

£95
Vista Ballena
Vista Ballena

17 KM al sur de Playa Dominical, Uvita

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated in Uvita, this inn is within 6 mi (10 km) of Marino Ballena National Park, Punta Uvita Whale Tail, and Marino …

£112
Mavi Surf Hotel
Mavi Surf Hotel

275 m SW & 90 m SE of BCR, Dominical

3.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this Dominical bed & breakfast is within 16 mi (25 km) of Marino Ballena National Park …

£85
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Pocket Guide: Dominical

Your Hotel Stay in Dominical

Dominical’s accommodation is a collection of three- and four-star hotels that welcome visitors to the small coastal town. With its two miles of forest-fringed beaches and a swell that draws surfers from far and wide, Dominical is becoming a popular get-away for families and water-lovers alike. Visitors have a wide choice of hotels, hostels and B&Bs to choose from in Dominical itself, and there are more accommodation options dotted along the coast, especially in neighbouring Uvita.

Dominical’s Beaches and Waves

The dramatic wave patterns make Dominical a magnet for experienced surfers, but water sports fans of all levels will find plenty to do here, with windsurfing, kitesurfing, paddle-boarding, kayaking and canoeing all on offer. Caño Island lies just off the coast, and is home to a biological reserve featuring coral reefs and a stunning array of marine flora and fauna. Go snorkelling or diving here and you have the chance of spotting whales, sharks, turtles and myriad fish species. While watersports dominate Dominical, there are also some great places for lunch near the beach and some excellent dining options by night, especially if you love seafood.

Canopy Tours and More Things to Do

Venture inland for Costa Rica’s famed canopy, or zip-line, tours. There are several zip-lining centres around Dominical, offering those with a head for heights a thrilling flight through the rainforest treetops. Keep an eye out for those animal and bird species as you fly through the foliage! Hacienda Baru is a wildlife and activity centre covering some 330 hectares of wetlands and rainforests, with beautiful beaches, walking trails, and exciting zip-lining for the more intrepid. It also has an orchid garden and a butterfly garden.

For more forest adventures, you could hike or take a horseback tour to the nearby Nauyaca Waterfalls, a beautiful set of cascades with a pool for a well-earned cooling dip. The Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary is a rescue and rehabilitation centre that gives visitors a chance to meet its resident sloths, coatis, monkeys, anteaters and other species.

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