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.



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Nightlife, Events in Costa Rica

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!

Tides Chart

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.

Mora & Valdez Dentistry
Hertz Rent a Car Costa Rica
Parque Reptilandia
Ballena Homes
Mi Amore Ristorante, Vista Ballena Hotel
Uvita Tour InfoCenter
Vista Ballena Hotel
Property Management
Rent a Car Costa Rica
Securing your future together
Kokopelli Mangrove Tour
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Tour
Mi Amore Ristorante, Vista Ballena Hotel
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary
Playa Cativo Lodge
Uvita Tour InfoCenter
Kokopelli Mangrove Tour
Hostal del Mar Golfito Peninsula de Osa Hotel
Fusion Style Food
Costa Ballena Lifeguards
Mora & Valdez Dentistry
Property Management
Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Tour
Professional Medical and Aesthetics Services
Lalo horseback riding tour
Uvita Tour InfoCenter