Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica Digital Magazine and Travel Guide
Costa Ballena is 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 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.
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!
Chef Mayron of nFusion@Villas Alturas Restaurant shares a delicious recipe for the upcoming New Year’s Eve parties: Lamb Ribs in Mango Curry.
After this year’s long and heavy rains, which again had a heavy toll on the Southern zone, we welcome the Costarrican spring and summer!
Leilani McGonagle elected First-ever Athlete Commission of the International Surfing Association (ISA). Get to know this Costa Rican surfer!
Dominical’s first “Festival de la Luz” took place on December 10, 2022; if the vibe and community turnout are any indicator, it was a hit.
Festival of Hearts and Light: You could hear the festival de la luz even before seeing it. The spectators did not shy away from the persistent rain.
The cultural heritage of a nation or region is not solely composed of monuments and museum collections, but also of living intangible expressions. Learn about the Borrucas dance of the Diablitos.
Have you ever met someone who seems listless, down, or without direction? Knowing more about sun signs can help alleviate these experiences.
Diana and Chelsea met in Dominical and became friends. They love parties and dancing and plan to promote events along the coast as a team.
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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. Dominical has specially developed into a real surfers' paradise.
The tides chart is one of the favorite pages of our visitors. It is essential 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: