Whales and Dolphin Festival, Humpback Whale in Costa Rica, Ballena Tales Magazine and Travel Guide

Ballena Tales Magazine and Travel Guide, South Pacific Costa Rica Issue #56

Each day more visitors are attracted by events like the Summer Festival and the annual Whales and Dolphin Festival. In those days the whale and dolphin watching tour is a fantastic experience.
In a joint celebration in September, many shops and restaurants along the Costa Ballena are offering special discounts to local residents and visitors. This is an Initiative of the Chamber of Commerce and Tourism of Costa Ballena (CACOBA) in collaboration with Ballena Tales Magazine.

The waterworld of Parque Reptilandia

The waterworld of Parque Reptilandia ~ by Roel De Plecker Besides the large variety of lizards and snakes, our park also houses a diverse collection of turtles, one of which is the Madagascar big-headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis). This…

Pre-Columbian times in Boruca - Osa, Uvita, Costa Ballena - Ballena Tales

Pre-Columbian times in Boruca

Pre-Columbian times in Boruca ~ by Susie Atkinson The Diquís delta, just south of Costa Ballena, is one of the most important deltas of Central America from the biological and cultural perspective.  We will discuss the cultural aspect. “Diquís”…

CACOBA Update

CACOBA Update

CACOBA Update ~ by Perry Gladstone It’s been a busy high-season at the Costa Ballena Chamber of Tourism and Commerce. While we continue to advance many initiatives, three areas have been our main focus:  SECURITY -…

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock? - Osa, Uvita - Ballena Tales

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock?

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock? ~ by Dagmar Reinhard Two weeks before the Envision Festival, we picked Stephen Brooks up at the venue in Uvita. He was extremely busy coordinating between the different working-groups…

Scorpions

Scorpions ~ by Cesar Barrio Amorós We live in a natural environment that has been modified for some time.  Luckily, there is still native fauna living here and sharing space with us (animals do it reluctantly,…

Ant-Opia

Ant-Opia ~ by Perry Gladstone Of all the creatures in the jungle, it’s the tiny, mysterious ghost ants (Tapinoma melanocephalum) I am most impressed with. Appearing out of nowhere, no other creature seems to find food faster (while they…

Happy Tourists

Rentals Fun and Funding The Whale Resort Wine lovers rejoice! Reptilandia Park Lifeguards Flying Mammals Birds and more Afro Flow Yoga – Hart Center New Building Methods Fuego Brewery Los Cusingos Sighting Wildlife Royal Palm,…

Meaningful Experiences in Nature

Meaningful Experiences in Nature

Events South Pacific Lodging Architects & Construction Dining Attractions Real Estate Surf Transportation Wellness Indigenous Culture Meaningful Experiences in Nature If you ask a group of nature lovers if they have experienced memorable events in…