Ballena Tales Digital Magazine
Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica Travel Guide
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 the 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 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.
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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.
Microclimates in Costa Rica
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.
Dream Big, Dominicalito!
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.
Massage: Bodies Talk
Need a massage? Physical Therapist Japhet Jones cares about your well-being. She uses different techniques, depending on the individual’s needs.
Astrology, Here and Now
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.
Cat Food: Canned Food vs. Dry Food
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.
Construction – Preventive Maintenance
An important part of construction is preventive maintenance. Today, Pinturas Costa Ballena talks about the aesthetic Coralline stone floors or decks.
Cats and Dogs Need Your Help!
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.
Electric Mobility in Costa Ballena
What is the situation with electric cars on the Costa Ballena? How and where can I charge my electric vehicle? Find out here!
Red Tides – National Alert
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 Calls out to Many
Costa Ballena kids were bussed to Quepos for the inaugural ‘Leoncitos’ event. 70 volunteers put smiles on the faces of children and their families.
Neem and Its Extraordinary Health Benefits
Miguel Garro Sánchez is a herbalist who grows Neem, noni, and moringa trees, all native to India. They all contain remarkable healing properties.
Help our Community by Promoting the Local Economy
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.
Fishing in the Beautiful and Remote Drake Bay
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!
Protecting Nature Starts at Home with AmbiciOsas
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.
Wellbeing Chef Mayron Q Peraza
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.
Mother Nature Did It
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.
Seeds – The Heritage of the Last 800 Generations
Seeds are at the heart of all food systems. Currently, processes are being initiated that would take away this heritage. We cannot allow this!
Architecture 101 – How NOT to Build a House
Want to build a house but don’t know much about architecture? Architect Jose Roberto Guillen Vargas explains what steps are to be avoided.
RECHERCHÉ – Your Costa Rica Adventure Continues
With RECHERCHÉ furnishings you can bring the unexpected into your home and make it an exceptional place for your family, friends, and yourself.
How to Learn to Surf
Surfing can be a great way to relax and escape life’s everyday stress. Discover here some helpful tips that will help you start enjoying the waves.
The Luxury of Minimalist Living in Costa Ballena
Those of us who moved to Costa Ballena seeking a simpler, purer life find that we are blessed with a luxury lifestyle beyond what money can buy.
A Pond Is a Great Way to Increase Biodiversity
We have created two ponds on our land to increase biodiversity. They provide a home and both food and water for many animals.
S.O.S. Our Environment is in Danger!
Osa Vive is dedicated to ensuring local development under Costa Rican environmental laws. Please help us protect our land. Costa Rica is worth it!
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: