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.
On January, 26th, 2013 fourteen restaurants of Ojochal, Osa, Costa Rica came together for an unforgettable festival in one location, the Boca Coronado Restaurant, each one featuring their best dishes. The mission was to put […]
The Sustainable Tourism Certification (CST) is a program that recognizes the hospitality companies’ commitment to the environment. It involves the evaluation of sustainable levels based on the degree of compliance to each one of the […]
Recently, a very powerful thought came into my mind, and it has become my most essential mantra. It all began one incredibly hot day; it was one of those days when from the very beginning […]
In the village, they call him Casco; he came 30 years ago from Quepos to Bahia – Uvita, Costa Ballena. Back then, he worked as captain of a 39-feet boat, with a crew of six […]
We met the Costa Rican artist Hannya Buentemeyer at the Farmers Market in Uvita. She traveled from San Jose to attend the talks within the framework of the Festival of the Spheres, which took place at […]
Plentiful in Costa Rica it is also a great aid for anxiety and Insomnia. Passion fruit it is also called Maracuyá. It is the fruit of a tropical plant, well known for its vines, and […]
What other animals walk, swim, and fly? Pelicans are famous for their enormous beak; it has a throat poach they use to scoop up the fish. The pelicans feed on that fish by immediately tipping […]
Costa Ballena Women’s Network is the perfect forum to meet women in the Costa Ballena area. In addition to networking, the monthly meetings provide great information on local businesses and local-area color. The club works […]
Last September, Ana Herrera was re-elected as president of the Association for the Development of Ojochal. She kept positioned thanks to her dedicated work for the AMO group, the Association of Women of Ojochal. Her […]
César Barrio Amorós was born in Barcelona, Spain. He studied anthropology and music; however, his true passions are herpetology, the tropics, and the discovery of new species. In 1995, he traveled with his backpack to […]
Surfing is a sport for the whole body, using different parts in combination and in sequence. You should train for it in the same way, creating a circuit. Flexibility is achieved through stretching exercises. Paddling […]
The spheres are perfectly round, mysterious and have their abode in the South Pacific of Costa Rica. The spheres are a pre-Columbian Indian heritage that arouses passions, tall tales and even monumental astronomical conjectures
Susan Atkinson, from the Pacific Edge Eco Lodge, took three Boruca ladies to Guatemala to meet their homologues. From Guatemala City, they traveled to Chichicastenango, where every Thursday morning the largest native market in Central […]
The murex snail provides a milky fluid that all Indian women, from the Boruca community in the Brunca Region in the South Pacific of Costa Rica use in the dyeing of their cotton yarn in […]
Cuasran (the legendary chieftain) watches over the blood that runs through the woods and feels the breath that passes through the trees. Cuasran protects his children from evil and from the arrogance of those who […]
It is noteworthy that both ticos and the foreign community know very little about the indigenous population of our country. Did you know that the first settlers arrived here between 10,000 and 7,000 years before […]
Susan, owner of the Pacific Edge Ecolodge in Dominicalito, has been working with the Boruca community for nearly 17 years, mainly with Marina Lazaro, selling her masks and all the beautifully hand-woven goods, they make. […]
With over thirty years of experience, Sansa Regional is the nation’s most traveled commercial carrier, with five high-season flights daily to Puerto Jiménez, alone. Serving ten destinations all around the country, Sansa makes Costa Rica […]
Eida Esperanza Fonseca Cruz, was born 80 years ago at Legua de Aserrí near the capital. Still very young, she came with her family to La Esperanza where years later she met her future husband, […]
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Ballena Tales Magazine is now online! Everything you need to know about Costa Ballena and Osa in the South Pacific of Costa Rica can be found here. From discovering Local artists under Art & Culture […]
In three years our Ballena Tales magazine has positioned itself on the market. We celebrated this event with a Fiesta. Georg Kiechl of Papa Kilo – Ultralight Uvita – very generously lent us his facilities. […]
Eco-friendly palm roofs, made from by-products. (506) 2786 5126 http://www.palmex-costarica.com/ Showroom located 25 meters North of the Entrance of Ojochal
“The most beautiful landscape of the Boruca community is the humbleness of its people”I have never worked in my life! (Christophe´s passion for photography, does not allow him to call it work). He is originally […]
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: