Dear Reader, These times of reflection, regeneration, and innovation have required us to rationalize, economize, and invent alternatives. The creation of new paths is a priority need. Just four months ago, one of the most […]
The Common Potoo or staking bird (Nyctibius griseus) protected by its excellent camouflage spends the day resting at low altitude, sometimes even on fence posts
Living in the Path of the Tapir is not only fascinating, but it is also a special privilege that I hope we all appreciate and work to perpetuate.
You can find the neotropical bird snakes or bird-eating snakes in the Costa Ballena. They are non-venomous snakes that are active during the day
Therapod and ceratopsid dinosaurs have been found! a mere 15 kilometers south of Uvita, in Ojochal! So far, we can see a Tyrannosaurus rex and the head of one of its prey species, a Triceratops
Cascada Verde is a beautiful and unique family-run hostel, located in the mountains of Uvita, right by the waterfall and a bit of ocean view!
It’s like being in a giant treehouse: All made out of wood and bamboo – letting a gentle breeze going through the house day and night and enhancing the jungle sounds.
DISCOVER THE SOUTH PACIFIC
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. The tropical climate of the South Pacific of Costa Rica and the happiness of its people make the great atmosphere in bars and restaurants to enjoy a good meal, a cold beer and generally a cheerful evening.
Come and enjoy!
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.
The tides chart is one of the favorite pages of our visitors. It is important to know the ideal time to visit the whale tail at the Marino Ballena National Park and also useful for lovers of sports fishing and surfing.
The South Pacific paradise of Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places in the country and can be reached by transportation companies that offer their services.
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.
Ballena Tales Magazine and Travel Guide
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 Uvita Beach at 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.