According to Michele Moutquin, petanque has a longstanding tradition in Ojochal. French speakers from Canada, France and Switzerland met in 2005 at La Palmeraie, then at El Coco, the previous El Fuego, Fabricio’s Pizzeria, the Sud restaurant and the Pancito Café parking lot. Finally they have found their home in the Hotel Diquis, where the […]
Alice is a fifty-five-year-old French lady who has traveled a lot in the company of her husband. When they visited Costa Rica it was “love at first sight.” To be sure that it was not a vacation love, they came back several times. “This is where I want to live!” Said Alice after two days […]
Shawnell Lisa Parker, Founder/President of DAWG, crossed the Rainbow Bridge on September 11, 2018. May she rest in peace!
Those who have lived in Dominical more than 10 years have seen the town go through various changes. As a result of the global recession in 2008, times got tough for Dominical for several years. More businesses were closing than opening and a stretch of dirt road still separated us from the central coast. Since […]
In every celebration, we can enjoy an exceptionally healthy meat. A lamb, less than a year old and fed with grass is very soft and exquisite and is compatible with the paleodiet. It is very rich in various nutrients, such as protein, iron, vitamin B3 and B12, zinc, selenium, niacin and is low in saturated fats.
Each of us has a unique superpower, a particular way we see and respond to things that pique our interest and make things happen in our world. It’s the thing we cannot help but do when called to action, the way we’re wired. The great thing about our superpower is that it’s available to us […]
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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
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: Dominical – Dominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita – Bahía – La Union – Ballena – Ojochal – 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.
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