Ballena Tales Digital Magazine
Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica Travel Guide
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 the Térraba River in 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 Digital 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 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 your Costa Rica vacations in the South Pacific Region.
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The Family Support Center of Ojochal cares about families distress and hungry children. And they have some ideas how you can help as well!
It sneakily snakes her soggy way around the globe, bringing storms, floods, mudslides, misery and also, life-giving rains and reprieve to many areas around the tropical and sub-tropical world. This is the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ).
Lara Klüter used every minute in Uvita, since she came here as a trainee for Ballena Tales. She knows where to go, what to eat and what you definetly shouldn´t miss, when you come to Uvita!
Dominical is the gateway to Osa, Costa Rica’s southern pacific. Crossing the bridge over the Baru opens a portal to an alternate universe of fun and excitement. Especially surfing brings attention to Dominical.
Jose Guillen knows how to build houses. What´s his most important learning after being an architect for years? Let´s talk about it!
The list of cross-border digital services on which the tax rate of 13% value added tax (VAT) must be applied was updated as of November 1st. The new services included in the list are hosting services: Airbnb, Homeaway and Vrbo.
We would like to tell you why the regulatory Plan is an important instrument for the developement policy in Costa Rica and many other things…
There are just 11 official records of the Oilbird in Costa Rica, including my report. The spectacular Corcovado National Park was sending me the best birding vibes ever. There is no research about this bird distribution or natural history in the Osa Peninsula.
The owner shares: In less than two years, Price Auto Sales have become the favorite pre-owned car dealer amongst ex-pats and long-time visitors.
Navigating around the beautiful Manuel Antonio National Park is spectacular. Enjoy the rich coastline in search of dolphins or whales, or sneak a stunning sunset from Tulemar Bay is magic.
Fleas are dark reddish-brown insects and once on your pet, they begin to feed immediately by ingesting your pet’s blood, usually within 3 minutes!
Por Jack Ewing tells us about the beauty of the caracaras, a bird that is also known as “the bone breaker”. Wether or not that is true, let’s find out!
Rutas Eléctricas have brought electric cars to Costa Rica. Our author Dagmar Reinhard was there and is thrilled!
UvitaLab is located in the new “VITA PLAZA” Medical Center. The atmosphere is friendly and the laboratory has state-of-the-art technology.
Visit Hacienda Barú and connect with your natural side. Zip through the canopy, explore our trails with local guides or hike the self-guided trails.
After Jamie O`Brian was already very successful with his fossil furniture pieces in Boston, he has now recently opened his new store “FOSSIEL” in Costa Rica.
Sun Damage or Photoaging AUTHOR: Dra. Mónica Alfaro 03.01.2023 Your skin is constantly exposed to a variety of components in the environment that can damage the skin or cause photoaging. 70% of the aging […]
The Costa Ballena Lifeguards save Lives every Day AUTHOR: Brad Dean 03.01.2023 Guardavidas de Costa Ballena Lifeguards is a Costa Rican non-profit association comprised of volunteers. Created as the first public-private partnership in Costa Rica, […]
Alexandra Luty talks about Pain & Pleasure of Living in Osa. She tells you about advantages and disadvantages of living in the South Pacific.
The ship VEGA was on a transatlantic voyage. SAILCARGO purchased her while finishing the wooden cargo vessel CEIBA in Costa Rica. The company is amassing a fleet of cargo vessels to transport products such as coffee and cacao under sail and is on a mission to prove the value of clean shipping.
Pancito Café urged for more space to prepare their sweet and savory delicatessen, so they opened their new facilities at Plaza Ventanas. Come by!
A site not only recommended for its beautiful views is the Mirador de Don Roger. Incredible view and food! Don Roberto and his family await you!
DISCOVER THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Costa Ballena includes the three towns Dominical, Uvita, and Ojochal.
They have much to offer, from yoga retreats, surfing competitions, and culinary events to a nature walk 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 pleasant evening.
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The South Pacific paradise of Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful places in the country. Ballena Tales is always there to help. Whether it's finding transportation or a good spa in the area, we know how to reach them or where to find them! By browsing through our Services Section, you can learn more about the services Costa Ballena offers. READ MORE:
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. READ MORE: