It’s not easy starting a business; no one knows that better than sisters Pam and Kim Andreasen from California. As the founders of The Flutterby House in Bahia, the popular eco-friendly beach hostel, bar and restaurant that just celebrated its 10-year anniversary, these women understand the true meaning of hard work and dedication. They have […]
In December 2018, the market “El MERCADO“ celebrated its first anniversary in the presence of many buyers, visitors and artists like Phil Swain, Gabi Camino and Ellie Dufresne who cheered the party on with their music. Costa Rica is a country where opportunities for entrepreneurship and the freedom to create new projects for travel, study, […]
Shawnell Parker who in September 2018 crossed the “Rainbow Bridge” was honored in December when the DAWG community held a memorial at Roca Verde. In every community exist a few special souls, people who are “known” by all for what they do; yet “known” by so few for whom they are. In the Costa Ballena, […]
While some will long for the days of dirt roads, much of the town feels this upgrade is overdue and is excited for what the change will bring in the high season. Dominical now has a paved road leading from the main entrance down to ICE. A once sleepy surf town at the end of […]
Every February Playa Hermosa in Uvita, is transformed into a small village where more than 7000 people from all over the world coexist. During these 4 days they can participate in permaculture and natural medicine workshops, yoga and meditation classes and others. The exhibition of art and exchange of cultures and the delicious organic food […]
The microplastic is becoming a challenge that threatens the food chain and can destroy the environment. Help Osa to be free of single-use plastic.
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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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