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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.
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 Hotels in Osa, check out Tourism & Entertainment, we are here to lend you a hand.
Author: The Vegan Pirates We visited our land in the hills between Cortes and Palmar and discovered a massive fire on a neighboring lot some time ago. Before, we occasionally saw some smoke columns in […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Allie Demarsh, owner of Price Auto Sales in Uvita, proudly shares: “In less than six months, we have become the favorite pre-owned car dealer amongst ex-pats and long-time visitors. We are the […]
Author: Flavio Güell On January 29, 2022, the official inauguration of Innoceana’s Marine Conservation and Education Center (MCEC) took place. Innoceana is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary purpose is to protect, conserve and restore the oceans. The Marine […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard The gifted photographer Andy Mann told us in an interview about his work and the importance of Visual Storytelling. Read about his passion and view his amazing pictures of the Pacific Ocean. […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Miniature golf is about luck and fun: you have to hit the ball along the greens around the toucan, frog, sloth, tapir, and into a turtle’s mouth at the last hole #18 […]
Author: Michelle Kloosterman Four times a week, I throw on my backpack and start hiking up the mountain. I have been preparing in Uvita for the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT): one of the world’s longest […]
Author: Rosie Castle FIVE years ago, a small group of animal lovers was greatly saddened by the conditions of cats and dogs in the jungle area of Costa Rica. They saw first-hand how the overpopulation of […]
Osa Vive (OV) is an organization defending the environment, founded in 2018 to prevent illegal development and strives to ensure responsible environmental development.
Ballena Tales is an essential guide and digital comprehensive free magazine for travelers, residents, and investors covering Costa Ballena in the Canton of Osa in the South Pacific of Costa Rica. It is a fully bilingual, bi-monthly, and full-color digital magazine.
Going down, a few kilometers from the town of Platanillo, you have to turn right where a huge sign invites you to visit the Nauyaca Waterfall Nature Park.
Happy Dogs on their Way to Canada AUTHOR: Rosie Castle At 7 am on Thursday, July 8th, 2021, El Refugio Costa Ballena began the process of sending nine of our wonderful dogs to Canada. Our […]
AWA.Oli – The Enchanter of the Stones AUTHOR: Denisse Cattano Inspiration is that force that moves the threads of creativity, that leads the artist to awaken his thoughts, body, and soul to express what needs […]
The Green Iguana Author: Levin Sallamon If you have decided to travel to Costa Rica, you will probably have chosen this destination, not least because of the breath-taking biodiversity. Wherever you look, the wildlife on […]
Ruby´s Palm Art Author: Ruby & Steve Fergus Indigenous cultures treat plants with great respect. Viewed as spiritual entities that required nurturing and soothing. A world where a human being was part of, rather than […]
Colorful diamonds with superpowers Author: Louisa Bayer It was one of my first days in Uvita. I looked out of the kitchen window in the morning and saw him. A small, colorful bird floated on […]
Inactive Companies File Income Statement in March Author: Mauro Esquivel Treasury made the simplified form available to taxpayers for inactive companies to declare. All those companies registered under activity code number 960113, “legal persons incorporated […]
Tilapia – La Cascada Discovering a Treasure Author: Dagmar Reinhard The Tilapia – La Cascada Restaurant is reinventing itself with a new Administration: The Juan Ulloa and Uvania Zúñiga team, both with extensive experience in […]
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.
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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. 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: