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.
Lic. Mauro Esquivel of AAAContadores explains what to look for when a business owner withdraws money from the business account.
Many people ask us why our ancestors made the pre-Columbian stone spheres. The answer is not that simple, but Carlos Morales tries to explain.
“Sensei Sunshine” teaches self-defense and fitness classes. She holds a Second Degree Blackbelt. We interviewed her about her passion.
As you embrace your gifts and allow their light to shine, you will discover that more and more opportunities to use them arise.
Jack Ewing of Hacienda Barú talks about Coatis and how the adults teach the youngsters to look both ways before stepping into the roadway.
Walter Sanchez, Professional Birder and Naturalist Guide, discovered a new bird species in Ojochal, Costa Rica: the Crimson-Backed Tanager.
Whale Tail Hotel & Brewery. The perfect place to stay surrounded by lush nature, unique wildlife, and waterfalls, or to just enjoy a beer at the bar.
Like the whales, we each sing a unique song that heals and uplifts our collective. Hear from DailyOM what we can learn from the wisdom of whales.
Ever heard of microclimates? Alexandra Luty from Osa Tropical Properties explains what it’s all about and the role it plays when buying a property.
Dominicalito and its community are very close to young Pepe’s heart. That is why he wants to change the living conditions there. Help him to do so.
Need a massage? Physical Therapist Japhet Jones cares about your well-being. She uses different techniques, depending on the individual’s needs.
Why is astrology relevant, you may ask, and what good can it do to know about it? We will explore these questions in the coming additions.
Many people feed their cats dry food. Learn from Kim Hurley why this is not a good idea and how you should feed your cat instead.
An important part of construction is preventive maintenance. Today, Pinturas Costa Ballena talks about the aesthetic Coralline stone floors or decks.
In our warm tropical environment, cats and dogs have babies all year round – it’s a big problem here. El Refugio offers a solution for overpopulation.
What is the situation with electric cars on the Costa Ballena? How and where can I charge my electric vehicle? Find out here!
What are Red Tides and how do they destroy marine life? Dozens of marine species have been found dead. This is a national emergency.
Costa Ballena kids were bussed to Quepos for the inaugural ‘Leoncitos’ event. 70 volunteers put smiles on the faces of children and their families.
Miguel Garro Sánchez is a herbalist who grows Neem, noni, and moringa trees, all native to India. They all contain remarkable healing properties.
Living in this community for over 14 years, Dra. Mónica Alfaro tells us about some things she has learned during this time, regarding local economy.
Do you want to learn more about fishing and soon have big fish on the hook yourself? Learn more and book the best tour with Fish Drake Bay!
The main goal of AmbiciOsas is protecting nature. They set up a recycling system and hope to find a long-term solution to our waste consumption.
Meet the wellbeing chef Mayron and his delicious menus at the nFusion Bistro on the terrace of the Villas Alturas hotel, with its incredible views.
When we leave the land to Mother Nature, she transforms it back into a wild state so that it provides food for countless species of living things.
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: