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Tropical Insects: Amazing Leaf-Cutter Ants

Tropical Insects: Amazing Leaf-Cutter Ants

I never cease to be amazed by the leaf-cutter ants. The most common species of tropical insects in Costa Ballena is Atta cephalotes, and it has been accomplishing some truly astounding feats for millions of years. Let’s have a look at a few. Leaf-cutting ants harvest around 15% of all the green matter produced by […]

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Education: Awakening the True Mission

“As parents, teachers, mentors, or families and community members, we often want our children/students to develop an awareness of themselves and those around them. How do our children have a sense of their worlds as well as a sense of their place in the environment and the community that surrounds them”? Alys Robinson thought in […]

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Green Asparagus Recipe

Currently, we have excellent options to prepare recipes, full of life. With the desire to make the most of seasonal vegetables, we found fresh green asparagus at the Uvita Fair. It is worth integrating the green asparagus in our menu, and this is why. Compounded by 90% water and with only 25 Kcal per 100g, […]

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Ecological Detergents: Florex Gives Value to Sustainability

Florex products are especially elaborated for the restaurant and hotel sector that is opting for sustainability practices, guaranteeing control of environmental impacts and efficient and economical cleaning. Customers also have the advantage of receiving certifications from the company, as well for the type of products they use and as for the collection of empty packaging. […]

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Our Guys in Argentina – World Rafting Competition

We started the trip by flying to Chile; from there we drove to Aluminé (Argentina) where the rafting event took place. It was an experience full of joy for us since we had not experienced snow. The people received us very well. We stayed in a wonderful place with unique landscapes and snow-capped mountains. The […]

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Palmex: A Durable, Low Maintenance and Eco-Responsible Roof Solution Palmex: techo duradero, de bajo mantenimiento y eco-responsable

Palmex: A Durable, Low Maintenance and Eco-Responsible Roof Solution

Based in the Southern Zone and operating since 2007, Techos Tropicales Palmex is the exclusive distributor of the Palmex synthetic roofing leaves in Costa Rica. With a crew of only 7 persons located in a small village, they succeeded by acquiring clients, many of them famous eco lodges of the country; Tabacon Thermal Resort, Luna Lodge, […]

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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!

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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

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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.

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.