South Pacific Costa Rica Travel Guide

Visit Costa Ballena!

Is the place where the forest meets the South Pacific Ocean. It comprises the area from the Barú River, crossing the bridge at Dominical all the way to the mouth of Térraba River in Coronado. Great attractions you´ll find here, like Marino Ballena National Park.

Manu Prefab, New Building Methods

Manu Prefab strongly believes that the cost advantages, strength of the buildings, high insulation value, and time / cost-saving advantages of the prefabricated panels are very appealing

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Sierpe in Osa: Very Special for Sighting Wildlife!

Sierpe de Osa is a rural village surrounded by gardens, farms, rivers, estuaries, and the rainforest. Squirrel monkeys, as well as howler and capuchin are aware that they can find plenty of fruits, leaves, insects, and other delicious snacks. One of their ever-favorite is wild guava, of which there are many in the Blue Channel.

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Simplify your Life in Paradise

~ by Trevor Brown Simplify your Life in Paradise Living in paradise is relative to your physical location and mental state You can live in a paradise in…

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Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula: Cradle of Biodiversity By Luis H. Galera Photos by Amigos Area Conservación Osa Corcovado National Park, which, according to some locals, is named…

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Fuego Brew Co., fire from the river

Fuego Brew Co., fire from the river By Trevor Brown With Costa Rica’s rapidly growing craft beer market, and a small bohemian beach town on the rise becoming…

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Wine lovers rejoice!

Wine lovers rejoice! Your favorite wine at El Rancho Restaurant, Hotel Villas Río Mar By Dagmar Reinhard In Costa Rica, wine at restaurants can be very expensive, and…

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Reptilandia

Current EditionBallena Tales is a travel guide and magazine covering Costa Ballena in the Canton of Osa in the South Pacific region of Costa Rica. It is a fully bi-lingual, bimonthly and full color, glossy magazine. The distribution is 18,000 copies a year all along the coast down to Sierpe and even Osa Peninsula, including the Palmar Sur and Quepos airports. The magazine introduces the reader to the local community life, with interviews of pioneers, writers and artists.

You will find useful information such as tide charts, what to do, events, restaurant and hotels in Osa.

Ballena Tales is very proud of its team of assiduous writers, appealing art design and satisfied advertisers 

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From February 23rd to 26th, Uvita will be hosting the 7th year of Envision Festival.