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.
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.
AWA.Oli – The Enchanter of the Stones AUTHOR: Denisse Cattano Inspiration is that force that moves the threads of creativity, that leads the artist to awaken his thoughts, body, and soul to express what needs […]
The Green Iguana Author: Levin Sallamon If you have decided to travel to Costa Rica, you will probably have chosen this destination, not least because of the breath-taking biodiversity. Wherever you look, the wildlife on […]
Ruby´s Palm Art Author: Ruby & Steve Fergus Indigenous cultures treat plants with great respect. Viewed as spiritual entities that required nurturing and soothing. A world where a human being was part of, rather than […]
Colorful diamonds with superpowers Author: Louisa Bayer It was one of my first days in Uvita. I looked out of the kitchen window in the morning and saw him. A small, colorful bird floated on […]
Inactive Companies File Income Statement in March Author: Mauro Esquivel Treasury made the simplified form available to taxpayers for inactive companies to declare. All those companies registered under activity code number 960113, “legal persons incorporated […]
Tilapia – La Cascada Discovering a Treasure Author: Dagmar Reinhard The Tilapia – La Cascada Restaurant is reinventing itself with a new Administration: The Juan Ulloa and Uvania Zúñiga team, both with extensive experience in […]
Biological Marine Corridor of Osa Becomes a Hope Spot AUTHOR: Flavio Güell According to the world-renowned organization Mission Blue another recent recognition for Costa Rica’s southern zone: the Biological Marine Corridor of Osa, adjacent to […]
Sailcargo & Coffee AUTHOR: Jeremy Starn SAILCARGO INC. is proud to be partnering with Café William to deliver the first zero-emission sailing cargo ship, which will transport coffee beans from South America to Café William’s […]
Five New Year’s Resolutions AUTHOR: Alexandra Luty Going into a new year might involve reflection about the year that just passed and what we hope for in the coming year. For many, this consists of […]
Happy New Year from Fish Drake Bay! AUTHOR: Captain Willy Atencio If one of your New Year’s resolutions includes spending more time on the water and catching fish, we are the place to go. We […]
Ballena Tales is an essential free guide and digital comprehensive magazine for travelers, residents, and investors covering Costa Ballena in the Canton of Osa in the South Pacific of Costa Rica. It is a fully bilingual, bi-monthly, and full-color digital magazine.
The magazine introduces the reader to the life of the local community, with interviews of pioneers, writers, and artists, as well as extensive information on restaurants, hotels, experiences, natural attractions, and wildlife of the South Pacific of Costa Rica.
Soccer lessons are life lessons as well AUTHOR: Levin Sallamon Is there anything better for kids than to be part of a community, in which to learn the most important lessons in life? A safe […]
Typically Costa Rican AUTHOR: Leonard Schütz Costa Rica shows versatility at all levels, be it with people, the landscape, the animal world, or food. Thanks to the tropical climate, everything grows everywhere; the warm temperatures […]
Introducing the Marine Conservation and Education Center AUTHOR: Ali Rubin We are incredibly excited to share the news about our Marine Conservation and Education Center (MCEC) opening in Ojochal, Costa Rica. The building and many […]
Uvita Urgent Care at the New Vita Plaza AUTHOR: Dagmar Reinhard Responding to observations from patients treated at Quepos Urgent Care and who mentioned that there was no emergency center here on the coast, they […]
The Path of the Tapir AUTHOR: Michael Jarvis The Path of the Tapir follows an investigation into the deaths of two young American women and the subsequent chase for an expat who befriended them, seen by […]
Perhaps, you have never seen red Costarrican mammon or a long yucca root? So, he friendly explains the products. Depending on the season, you’ll find a wide range of exotic fruit at Harry’s Fruit & Vegetables. Harry buys directly from local farmers, making the products more affordable, savings he passes on to his customers. On the other hand, less distance means fresher merchandise.
Real Estate is the first step in business AUTHOR: Osa Tropical Properties When I started studying tourism as a career at the university, during the university, and even after finishing my studies, the relationship between a […]
Bicycles are more than a means of transportation in the canton of Osa. They are a tradition, an instrument of work, recreation, and, above all, a fundamental element in the area’s history. That is why we from the National Museum took on investigating and telling this story for the canton’s inhabitants and the visitors to the area.
Being Your Own Village AUTHOR: DailyOM Simple survival requires us to […]
Property Guide AUTHOR: Mauro Esquivel For the purchase and sale of properties, we want to leave you a guide in case you need to present your declaration or simply as information for your knowledge. How […]
Superb Costa Rican Coffee Costa Rican coffee is the best due to the plant varieties used, the unique areas in which the coffee is grown, and how the coffee is processed and harvested. Costa Rica […]
Popularly known as the luxury home tax reform project, the Costa Rica Ministry of Finance expects a prompt legislative discussion of the bill that reforms the solidarity tax to strengthen housing programs (ISO),
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. Especially Dominical has developed into a real surfers' paradise.
The tides chart is one of the favorite pages of our visitors. It is important 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: