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.
Author: Marcia Oro Finding a great realtor in Costa Ballena is not as easy as it may seem, although there are many to choose from. Some people choose their real estate agent based on […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard La Costeña Restaurant strives for typical Costa Rican cuisine, tasty representing the coasts of the South Pacific. The dishes are prepared with the best ingredients, fresh seafood, whole fish from marine catches […]
Many young girls experience severe trauma in their childhood and adolescence. “Chicas y Caballos” is intended to help them overcome this and find their way back to normal life. Viele junge Mädchen erleben schlimme Traumata […]
Author: Dra. Mónica Alfaro The skin shows various signs of aging; some are more prominent in some patients, others on another patient. We all start to show at some point discoloration, saggy loose skin, volume […]
By Owner HOUSE FOR SALE : $895,000 Butterfly Breezes offers the best in services, high speed fiber optics internet, excellent spring water and direct line of sight to the cell phone towers. One of the best […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Remy Cailhau is the owner of the brand-new MoodDeporte Shop at Plaza Ventanas. The modern and ample installations display canoes, bikes, even boomerangs, camping equipment, and all sort of accessories. Remy is […]
Author: Jack Ewing I once posted a trail camera photo on Facebook of a puma blind in its left eye. Someone commented that it looked thin, and another friend replied to the comment saying something […]
Author: Sophie Paternot Akka Institute is a Temple found in the village of Ojochal, an intimate space hosting weekly Yoga, Martial Arts, Sound Healing classes, and workshops and events. Dedicated to offering positively-impactful teachings in […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Conveniently located at the entrance to Uvita in the building in front of the Bank of Costa Rica, Legal del Sur attends Car Registration, Real Estate, marriage, and residence procedures. It is […]
Author: Sharon Wagner Dominicalito Beach is not as infinite as Baru Beach and not as hang-ten as Dominical. It doesn’t have roaring caves like Ventanas, and it certainly doesn’t have a sweeping Whale’s tail. Upon […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Brisa Hennessy was born in 1999 in Matapalo on the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Her Hawaiian mother and Californian father moved in the 90s to this very remote town in Osa, where […]
Author: Brad Dean Last year we saw Canada, the USA, and Costa Rica rally together and inspire each other with acts of kindness, charitable donations, and more. Some of the notable efforts included beach and […]
Author: The Vegan Pirates We visited our land in the hills between Cortes and Palmar and discovered a massive fire on a neighboring lot some time ago. Before, we occasionally saw some smoke columns in […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Allie Demarsh, owner of Price Auto Sales in Uvita, proudly shares: “In less than six months, we have become the favorite pre-owned car dealer amongst ex-pats and long-time visitors. We are the […]
Author: Flavio Güell On January 29, 2022, the official inauguration of Innoceana’s Marine Conservation and Education Center (MCEC) took place. Innoceana is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary purpose is to protect, conserve and restore the oceans. The Marine […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard The gifted photographer Andy Mann told us in an interview about his work and the importance of Visual Storytelling. Read about his passion and view his amazing pictures of the Pacific Ocean. […]
Author: Dagmar Reinhard Miniature golf is about luck and fun: you have to hit the ball along the greens around the toucan, frog, sloth, tapir, and into a turtle’s mouth at the last hole #18 […]
Author: Michelle Kloosterman Four times a week, I throw on my backpack and start hiking up the mountain. I have been preparing in Uvita for the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT): one of the world’s longest […]
Author: Rosie Castle FIVE years ago, a small group of animal lovers was greatly saddened by the conditions of cats and dogs in the jungle area of Costa Rica. They saw first-hand how the overpopulation of […]
Osa Vive (OV) is an organization defending the environment, founded in 2018 to prevent illegal development and strives to ensure responsible environmental development.
Ballena Tales is an essential guide and digital comprehensive free 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.
Going down, a few kilometers from the town of Platanillo, you have to turn right where a huge sign invites you to visit the Nauyaca Waterfall Nature Park.
Happy Dogs on their Way to Canada AUTHOR: Rosie Castle At 7 am on Thursday, July 8th, 2021, El Refugio Costa Ballena began the process of sending nine of our wonderful dogs to Canada. Our […]
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 […]
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: