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Bahia Ballena, Uvita Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#4 of 14 hotels in Uvita
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GreenLeaders Platinum level
“The most glamorous romantic resort in Costa Rica” – Forbes Magazine A boutique, adults-only hotel high in the Uvita rainforest. Kura is an exclusive destination in its own right. Our 8 Luxury Suites, tropical minimalist design, and panoramic views set the stage for ultra-personalized luxury, relaxation, and privacy. Welcome to our tropical utopia. Kura is a proud member of the award-winning Cayuga Collection. Through it’s environmental awareness efforts and sustainability programs, Kura represents a new generation of hoteliers leading the way for intelligent luxury travel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary welcome drink
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Shuttle bus service
Couples massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Adults only
Rooftop terrace
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Room service
Seating area
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Mountain View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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rikymiami wrote a review Jun. 2021
Hollywood, Florida75 contributions51 helpful votes
This is hotel its super nice! the design its superb! we like it! the pool its amazing....its luxurious and yet you still feel that you are surrounded by beautiful nature. their structured in general i will give them a 5 ! Now, the food its not up to the standard! same plate one day was too salty next day has a different seasoning...later i found it they have like 4 different cooks or chefs...they need to work on that! one other thing..how come if you have 6 or 8 rooms all the staff...not only the front desk but all..they dont know their guest name??? i mean...lets said that to have a personalized treatment thats its rule # 1...specially on this place that its special! i was expecting a bit more for the price you paid but nevertheless i will go back! Leandro was super nice with us. Thank you
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Date of stay: June 2021
ricksf wrote a review May 2021
San Francisco, California81 contributions111 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
This place is awesome. We stayed for 5 nights in the master suite. Huge suite. Double rain shower. Private outdoor infinity pool. Amazing. Toucans by our room. Beautiful sounds of the forest. Quiet and peaceful. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Excellent gourmet restaurant. Too good to miss. Perfect in every way.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Room Tip: Master suite. Room 7
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Response from Hans Pfister, General Manager at Kurà Boutique Hotel
Responded Jun. 7, 2021
Dear Rick, thank you for your stay with us and the great review. We love the description in your title of an "Oasis on a Mountain in the Rain Forest". And of course, you are only a short ride from some of Costa Rica's wildest and undiscovered beaches and waterfalls. Thank you for the great comments on the master suites, food in the restaurant and of course the staff. We hope to see you again soon.
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Raymond B wrote a review Apr. 2021
Largo, Florida1 contribution
Kura was a very memorable experience. Cindi was in touch before my arrival to deal with special requests, questions, and our tour itinerary. Communication was great and all of my questions were quickly answered. Cindi and her staff set up private transportation to and from San Jose, made arrangements for our activities, and even arranged for a special lobster dinner on our final evening, even though it was not listed on the menu. Everything at Kura was convenient and well planned. Upon arrival we were given an iPad to use during our stay. It was linked to our room and could be used to message the staff with questions or requests. We used it to order room service, ask about the menu specials each evening, and even to request complementary laundry service. The front desk also sent reminders before our tours about pick up times and what to bring. Both the ATV tour and the kayak trip to the whale tail were awesome. As other guests have mentioned, the scenery and layout of the property were beautiful and the staff was very friendly and professional. Everyone went out of their way to make us feel welcome and appreciated. The chef was also exceptional. My favorite things on the menu were the steak, the eggs Benedict for breakfast, and of course my special grilled lobster. Kura was a warm and classy experience. Special thanks to Cindi, Sergio, Laura, and the entire staff. Great job and thanks for an unforgettable week!
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Date of stay: March 2021
Kate wrote a review Mar. 2021
11 contributions
Just WOW! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left. Kura was the perfect getaway for my boyfriend and I. Kura provides everything needed for a private/quiet getaway as well as a great location to the beach and many activities. Also, Kura will set up your own personal itinerary which is super helpful. The staff makes you feel like royalty! Shout out to Cindy, Sergio, and Luis. Can’t wait to return as it was the perfect paradise with the most incredible views.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jurgen P wrote a review Feb. 2021
Highland Park, Illinois559 contributions107 helpful votes
Excellent food, Excellent service, Excellent infrastructure, in the most beautiful setting. From the get go you know you are in a special place, elegant but simple rooms, personal service and delicious local food.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
3 Helpful votes
Response from Hans Pfister, Marketing at Kurà Boutique Hotel
Responded Feb. 11, 2021
Dear Jurgen, thanks for taking the time to write this "to the point" review about your recent visit to Kura. We are glad that we were able to exceed your expectations in terms of food, service, and infrastructure. Please come back soon either to Kura or any other Cayuga Collection Hotel in Costa Rica, Panama, or Nicaragua. Saludos from Uvita.
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US$584 - US$1,777 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Kura Design Villas
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasUvita
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kurà Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge (2.3 km), Nauyaca Waterfalls Nature Park (7.4 km), and Uvita Waterfall (2.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bagel Time Bakery, Bar Restaurant Los Laureles, and Pizza Time.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Kurà Boutique Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kurà Boutique Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kurà Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Does Kurà Boutique Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.