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Tips: Safety on the Beach

Over the last 20 years, I’ve heard the same stories multiple times. Here is the first one “I locked up the car and hid my bag under the seat. But when I came back, one of the doors was open and they took everything inside. I was gone only ten minutes.” I do not need to […]

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Costa Ballena Lifeguard, Salvavidas, Dominical

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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Safe Costa Ballena

The Southern Pacific Zone of Costa Rica is a beautiful place to live. The area between Dominical and Ojochal is especially appealing to ex-pats and many people have made the big move to this region. There is a genuine sense of small town connectedness here and people work beautifully together on a number of local […]

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Guardavidas Costa Ballena Lifeguards

~ by Nate Bright Guardavidas Costa Ballena Lifeguards In 2016, the Guardavidas Costa Ballena Lifeguards recorded nearly 30 rescues on the three beaches we protect – Playa Dominical, Playa Hermosa and Playa Ventanas. These are the only beaches in the entire southern zone of Costa Rica with lifeguards, and the program is completely community driven. […]

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Shine in Costa Rica And Costa Rica Will Shine on You!

~ by Perry GladstoneI love to tell stories and post pictures of the beauty of Costa Rica. It makes me feel good to share my slice of paradise. Almost everyone extols the virtues. “Live In Paradise” say the ads, posters and brochures. What our glowing reports neglect to share, are the very real problems that come with a quickly developing tourist […]

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Lifeguard Team Captain - Osa, Uvita, Costa Ballena, Dominical

Lifeguard Team Captain

~ by Nate BrightALVARO CEDEÑO OBANDOHow old are you? How many children do you have? I’m 30 years old and have 3 children. What beaches do you work at? I rotate between the beaches in our program: Playas Dominical, Hermosa and Ventanas. How long have you been a lifeguard? I worked for 6 years with the Dominical Lifeguards and now […]

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