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The Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
The Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
Lightings, The Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
The Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
Green season, The Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
The Best Time to Travel to the South Pacific
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Big Cats in Ojochal

Nights in Ojochal are Full of Life!

Yes, Costa Rica is known for its abundant biodiversity, but not many neighbors of Ojochal would imagine that they could share their garden with a wild cat, which could be a jaguar or a puma. In the past, many testimonies of neighbors, along with animal footprints, showed the presence of Ocelots in Ojochal and even larger cats, such as the puma or the panther.

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Medios de comunicación local - local matters

Local Matters

Local publications and media play a key role in communities by helping us to see and care about things we may have missed or not paid much attention to. No mass media is going to take the time to report on a local incident, social event, business opening or fundraiser and, if they do arrive for a story, they won’t have the background or time to understand the people involved and how it truly impacts the community.

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AVOCADO, aguacate, super food,

Avocado Day – July 31st

Considered a Super Food there are many reasons to celebrate the National Avocado Day. One of the secret weapons in an avocado is the high oleic acid content. This moisturizing fatty acid helps keep skin soft and hydrated but also supports the regeneration of damaged skin cells reducing redness and irritation.

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Ceviche de bolillo - Ceviche made of shark

Ceviche Made of Shark?

A healthy natural system is expected to possess five “consumer” categories. For example, in the ocean the first stage of the food pyramid is the phytoplankton, a microscopic algae, which is eaten by zooplankton, tiny microscopic animals either in their larval, juvenile or adult stages, which are then consumed by shellfish, corals, mollusks, and small filtering fish. Above them are carnivores, basically predators and cetaceans.

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Nightlife, Events in Costa Rica

Events

Costa Ballena includes the three towns Dominical, Uvita, and Ojochal. They have much to offer from yoga retreats, surfing competitions, culinary events to nature walks in the jungle. Come and enjoy!

Tides Chart

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

Transportation, Repair & Car Rental, South Pacific, Costa Rica

Transportation

If traveling to the Peninsula of Osa, Golfito, Dominical, Uvita, Palmar or Sierpe, on this page you will find relevant information about Transportation, Car Rental & Repair in the South Pacific, bus schedules included.

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: DominicalDominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita – Bahía – La Union – BallenaOjochal – 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.

Ballena Tales is a Magazine & Travel Guide. Everything you need to know about Costa Ballena and Osa in the South Pacific of Costa Rica can be found here. From tides chart, discovering Local artists under Art & Culture to finding a Hotels in Osa, check out Tourism & Entertainment, we are here to lend you a hand. Discover the wonders of Costa Ballena and keep browsing to find all you’ll need to know about vacations in Costa Rica South Pacific Region.