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The New Trincheras in San Isidro | Las nuevas Trincheras en San Isidro

The New Trincheras in San Isidro

Trincheras (trenches) is an independent and self-managed cultural and artistic project, located in the heart of San Isidro de El General. It was born in 2012 with the idea of promoting art, culture and books, and supporting any other theatrical manifestation. In the beginning the project had to be sustained by its members, family and […]

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We Sell Paradise: Listing Agreements Contratos de Exclusividad

Listing Agreements

Open Listing: Some sellers may think an open listing means that all of the listing brokerages are working to sell the property but the result can be that no one is really working for the seller. In reality, an open listing is almost no listing at all. Few brokerages are willing to invest time or […]

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Drake Bay has an Airport Drake estrena aeropuerto

Drake Bay has an Airport

The Drake Bay community is premiering its airport, and it is not just any landing field! According to representatives of the air transport company SANSA, it is the third best airport in the country, preceded only by the international airports Daniel Oduber, in Liberia and Juan Santamaría, in Alajuela. It is not yet completely finished. […]

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Golfo Dulce y los Delfines Golfo Dulce and the Dolphins

Golfo Dulce and the Dolphins

The Golfo Dulce is a small gulf, enclosed by land ropes. It is a tropical fjord of Costa Rica located on the southern coast of the country, in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. On the south side it borders the Osa canton and to the north with Golfito. This gulf is home for several […]

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Expat: Costa Rica is our Adventure

“You have to be into it or you won’t last.” This is certainly correct in the case of Overton Pratt and Michelle DiCogno, an expat couple living in Cinco Ventanas. After seeing the discovery show “Edible Adventures”, filmed in Costa Rica, they felt a call to come and volunteer at the Permaculture Farm called Punta […]

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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. Come and enjoy!

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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

Transportation, Repair & Car Rental, South Pacific, Costa Rica


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.

Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica

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 Térraba River in Coronado. The following small towns belong to the area: DominicalDominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita – Bahía – La Union – BallenaOjochal – Punta Mala and Coronado. Visit 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 a 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 vacations in Costa Rica South Pacific Region.