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.

The following small towns belong to the area: DominicalDominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita - Bahía BallenaOjochal – 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.

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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Gourmet Festival

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 […]

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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 […]

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Costa Ballena Women's Network

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 […]

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President of ADI Ojochal

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 […]

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Tropical Biodiversity Institute

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 […]

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How to get in shape for surfing

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 […]

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The Spheres (2011)

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

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Borucan women in Guatemala

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 […]

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The Color Purple

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 […]

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Sansa Regional

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 […]

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Uvita in Images

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Ballena Tales' Third Anniversary

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. […]

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Eco-friendly palm roofs, made from by-products. (506) 2786 5126 Showroom located 25 meters North of the Entrance of Ojochal

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