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Environment: Cleaning the Canton of Osa

The volunteers who participated in the recent Beach Cleanups along Costa Ballena enthusiastically agreed that they were incredibly interesting actions: «We collaborated with a meritorious initiative, met new beaches and roads, made friends and enjoyed delicious meals that were offered to us in the refreshment points.” After having walked almost 60 km and collected 335 kg of garbage […]

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Training: Fit in Dominical

Dominical is not only a town known for its surfing, it’s known for the many activities that it offers. Just within the small town, you have many options for fitness activities aside from surfing, stand-up paddle at the Barú River, or diving tours offered throughout each day. Take a moment to notice how are fit […]

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Beth Sylver: The Lifeguards’ Ambassador

Costa Ballena has come to greatly appreciate Beth Sylver´s dedicated input to improving the circumstances of the Guardavidas Costa Ballena Lifeguards. Beth and her husband, Gene, are from California where they used to produce fine extra virgin olive oil. She felt the need to study yoga and transfer her newly acquired insights to more people. […]

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Surf: 8th Annual Dominical Semana Santa Classic

Once you have crossed the bridge of the Barú River, you have arrived at Dominical, a small coastal city where three regions are coming together: the Central Pacific, Pérez Zeledón and the South Pacific. Every Easter weekend it surprises with the best waves, and this year’s Semana Santa Classic will not disappoint. Last year´s contest […]

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Swimming Lessons in Dominical: I Can Swim

I love involving myself in local, community programs. I also love it when a much-needed project is discussed, then grows from a thought into a reality. Last year at Playa Hermosa, I coincidentally met Dainen, the owner of Fuego Brew Co. Often we talked with the lifeguards about how we desperately needed swimming lessons in […]

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