Dear Readers, It has been mine for the last 11 years. No longer is it a lifetime´s dream: the beaches and the lush vegetation, the warm climate, cool nights, good food, kind people, a great community and far from the traffic of the big city. It´s become a reality: a more relaxed lifestyle. Yet still, my life […]
This is how Osa´s initiative “free of single-use plastic”, which is totally consistent with the green identity of the destination, becomes a magnet that attracts the efforts of entrepreneurs, the community, environmental organizations, government offices, and politicians.
The tides chart is one of the favorite pages of our visitors, it is important to know what is the ideal time to visit the whale tail, it is useful also for lovers of sport fishing and surfing…
When you visit the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica you will recognize its extraordinary beauty. Be it Dominical, Uvita or Ojochal, each of the different communities has its own charm and particularity. These wonderful tropical lands signify for the inhabitants the paradise they longed for! It is an exotic Eden for those who seek […]
When Paola López Vega heard about Patagonia, the Casa de la Moneda and a place called Viña del Mar, she never imagined that she would ever see those amazing scenarios. This is the story of a 17-year-old girl entrepreneur who attends the South Pacific Liceo in Cortés de Osa. Since 2016, she is one of […]
The community of Ojochal, once again, proudly got together to celebrate “The raising of the Blue Flag 2017” on July 28, 2018 at the entrance of our village. The celebration began with the privilege of having the young members of the band from the Escuela Tortuga perform for us, accompanied by their director and teachers. […]
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Costa Ballena offers you the best surfing conditions: Sunshine almost every day, big waves and a laid-back atmosphere and lifestyle. Especially Dominical has developed into a real surfers' paradise
Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica
Costa Ballena is the place where the forest meets the South Pacific Ocean in the Osa Canton. It comprises the area from the Barú River, crossing the bridge at Dominical all the way to the mouth of Térraba River in Coronado. The following small towns belong to the area: Dominical – Dominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita – Bahía – La Union – Ballena – Ojochal – Punta Mala and Coronado. Visit Marino Ballena National Park the famous Whale’s Tail, with a length of about 2296 feet and a width of 820 feet, it is the world’s third-largest sandbank. During the low tide, you can walk to its very end.
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