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.
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 are at the heart of all food systems. Currently, processes are being initiated that would take away this heritage. We cannot allow this!
Want to build a house but don’t know much about architecture? Architect Jose Roberto Guillen Vargas explains what steps are to be avoided.
With RECHERCHÉ furnishings you can bring the unexpected into your home and make it an exceptional place for your family, friends, and yourself.
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.
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.
We have created two ponds on our land to increase biodiversity. They provide a home and both food and water for many animals.
Osa Vive is dedicated to ensuring local development under Costa Rican environmental laws. Please help us protect our land. Costa Rica is worth it!
When I found out I was pregnant, I almost gave up and returned to the US. Single mom in a foreign country, me?! Learn how I took on and overcame this challenge anyway.
After living in Costa Rica, coming back to the United States is like a reverse culture shock. Yet, there was much love from friends, family, and horses!
During the seed festival, people from all over the region shared seeds, ideas, projects, plants, and lots of lively and cheerful conversations.
Did you know that cats have healing abilities? Find out how that works and adopt a cat at el Refugio in Uvita! It will drastically improve your life!
In July, Bahía was the center of attraction. On July 9 and 10, the first Multicultural Fair was held at the community hall in Bahía Ballena.
On a whale-watching tour, spectators not only saw a whale jump in front of them but were also able to observe other sea creatures while snorkeling.
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Mother Earth is not for sale. Care for Earth is our ethical and ecological responsibility and regenerates nature’s resources, biodiversity, and economy.
This year’s Ocean Day Festival in Uvita was a great success. Between cotton candy, face painting, food, and ocean talk, there was a lot of laughter!
Get to know Dominical, a paradise in Osa, with its local comradery and small-town atmosphere that attracts surfers and travelers worldwide.
Museo Finca 6 has established an educational program based on the values of heritage as pillars for establishing these educational actions.
Creating a menu with four hands is an art that combines the talents, ideas, concepts, and passion of two chefs. See for yourself at Le French Café.
Osa Vive! is a local environmental group that demands that developers respect Costa Rica’s environmental laws. We file lawsuits, make reports of environmental damage, and raise awareness.
For the first time, Innoceana is offering a 7-day underwater photography expedition at its Marine Conservation and Education Center in Ojochal. Join them on this adventure and take a look at the incredible photos!
Uvita Ink Studio, located at the famous Plaza Bahia Moana, offers tattoos and piercings. They look forward to immortalizing a beautiful memory in your body.
Sun Braids is the project of Grettel Castro. She braids the hair of women, men, and children. Get in touch with her and braid your inner light.
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: