When you visit the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica you will recognize its extraordinary beauty. Be it Dominical, Uvita or Ojochal, each of the different communities has its own charm and particularity. These wonderful tropical lands signify for the inhabitants the paradise they longed for! It is an exotic Eden for those who seek […]
When Paola López Vega heard about Patagonia, the Casa de la Moneda and a place called Viña del Mar, she never imagined that she would ever see those amazing scenarios. This is the story of a 17-year-old girl entrepreneur who attends the South Pacific Liceo in Cortés de Osa. Since 2016, she is one of […]
The community of Ojochal, once again, proudly got together to celebrate “The raising of the Blue Flag 2017” on July 28, 2018 at the entrance of our village. The celebration began with the privilege of having the young members of the band from the Escuela Tortuga perform for us, accompanied by their director and teachers. […]
Osa Property Management and its commitment to providing world class property management services date back to Nick Halverson’s first trip to the Bahia Ballena area of Costa Rica in March 2005 to purchase some land with a group of investors. “Back then it took 2.5 hours to drive from Quepos to Dominical. Yet, it was […]
Most families have a pet; a dog or a cat, or both and these animals have become an important part of the family nucleus. As responsible owners we must take care of them, love them and respect them as living beings. Now what happens when we disrespect the laws of the country and do not […]
Someone asked me the other day; if I had one message to share, what would it be? My answer was this: We always have a choice.We love change when we choose it. A new haircut or a change of scenery is fresh and maybe even exciting. A new toy, car or home gives us domain […]
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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
Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica
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 Térraba River in Coronado. The following small towns belong to the area: Dominical – Dominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita – Bahía – La Union – Ballena – Ojochal – Punta Mala and Coronado. Visit 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.
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