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:
DominicalDominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita - Bahía 
La Union – BallenaOjochal – 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.

Ballena Tales is a Digital 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 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 your Costa Rica vacations in the South Pacific Region. 

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Ballena Tales' Third Anniversary

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