Costa Ballena is a tourist destination formed by the connection of three beautiful villages in the canton of Osa: Dominical, Uvita and Ojochal on the South Pacific of Costa Rica. These coastal communities have a number of features that produce an interconnected tourist destination, ranking as one of the most promising tourist regions of Costa Rica.
The eyelash pit viper (Bothriechis schlegelii) occurs in most of the wet regions of Costa Rica, from sea-level to up to 1.500 meters in elevation. Females are larger and more robust than males reaching up to 80cm. They are members of the family of the Viperidae and called pit vipers because of their heat-sensing pit […]
On entering Mariana and Atilla’s “Gelato’s” in the heart of Uvita, you are immediately reminiscing about your childhood. In July, the popular ice cream parlor next to the Sibu Restaurant was opened and has received positive feedback from young and old. Lovely details and a cozy interior are creating a French flair in a vintage style. […]
For 5 years she lived with her husband and three children in Canada. “I’ve always had a passion for cooking,” she says. “When we lost my husband, I had to find a way to make a living. So I did, we decided to return to Costa Rica. I took a cooking course with the Chef […]
Entertainment will feature special evening belly dancing performances and live music of all kinds from blues, jazz and Motown to rock and reggae. The Beehive Mediterranean restaurant, bar and boutique is Uvita’s new place to hang out. Enjoy a unique dining experience! With a warm welcoming atmosphere the Beehive provides the finest service, the healthiest […]
Mahatma Gandhi said, “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” This doesn’t mean that you can just choose to be happy, no matter your situation. Rather, you can choose to do what will make you happy. You just need to make your mind up, put your […]
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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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