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Ballena Tales is a Magazine and Travel Guide for the South Pacific region of Costa Rica based in Uvita on the Costa Ballena since 2008. It connects companies of Costa Ballena and Osa - South Pacific with the rest of Costa Rica and the world. We are a multi-lingual and multi-professional team and are proud of our open and long-standing cooperation with national and international partners.
In Ballena Tales Magazine & Travel Guide you will find useful and entertaining information about sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, lifestyle, wildlife and adventure of the Osa Peninsula and Costa Ballena.
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The Common Potoo or staking bird (Nyctibius griseus) protected by its excellent camouflage spends the day resting at low altitude, sometimes even on fence postsContinue reading
Living in the Path of the Tapir is not only fascinating, but it is also a special privilege that I hope we all appreciate and work to perpetuate.Continue reading
You can find the neotropical bird snakes or bird-eating snakes in the Costa Ballena. They are non-venomous snakes that are active during the dayContinue reading
Therapod and ceratopsid dinosaurs have been found! a mere 15 kilometers south of Uvita, in Ojochal! So far, we can see a Tyrannosaurus rex and the head of one of its prey species, a TriceratopsContinue reading
Cascada Verde is a beautiful and unique family-run hostel, located in the mountains of Uvita, right by the waterfall and a bit of ocean view!
It’s like being in a giant treehouse: All made out of wood and bamboo – letting a gentle breeze going through the house day and night and enhancing the jungle sounds.
The current times have made Morpho Store reinvent itself; we use new technologies and have implemented online sales. Through purchases and payments on the Internet with express delivery and mail service for delivery, our customers will be able to purchase the products pleasantly and practically in the comfort of their homes.Continue reading
I want to tell you that repairing a wooden deck that has been exposed to the elements is easier than it seems if we take the correct route when carrying out the projectContinue reading
The mystic mountains, only 20 km away from the bustling shopping oasis of San Isidro, nestled in the Talamanca mountain range, lays the Cloudbridge Reserve. It extends up to 2600m along the foot of the Chirripo, the highest mountain in Costa Rica.Continue reading
This dynamo of a doctor never stops learning and spends some of her non-working hours studying online veterinary and aviculture classes.Continue reading
We continually strive to be the best magazine in the South Pacific of Costa Rica, and we thank those customers who are choosing Ballena Tales Magazine as the means of print communication for their products.Continue reading
The seed for Royal Palm Interiors designs was probably planted back in 2006. When we were ready to think about building and furnishing our new home in Costa Rica, we discovered the only place to find any decent selection of furniture was in San Jose. A carpenter could build us some wood furniture – but would it comfortable? They were good at making doors and cabinets – not sofas! My background was interior design, so let’s say I was a bit particular. Shelagh DuncanContinue reading
Reading this your favorite magazine and travel guide, which offers you the most exciting and varied content you have ever come across in a South Pacific business-sponsored media, we know you will find yourself very relaxed and lively. You will feel transported to paradise that those of us who live here appreciate and protect.Continue reading
The green-black poison frog, a beautiful jewel of Costa Rica tropical forest. Please protect them so that future generations can also appreciate them!Continue reading
As more people fish for Tuna, the fish get smarter and more selective. However, because we are in such a remote location in Drake Bay, the fishing pressure here is virtually non-existent.Continue reading
On March 15, 2020, due to the affliction suffered by those linked to the tourism industry in the area, loss of jobs, or temporary closure of businesses, the committee was activated. The protocol was adapted to the needs specific to the emergency and the recommendations of the Ministry of Health. The committee’s attention to the crisis was summarized in 3 stages:Continue reading
Stay healthy, stay hydrated! By Beth Sylver Ginger Tea: This simple tea is delicious and refreshing Recipe: Put a large pot of water on the stove. Peel and thinly slice a 1 1⁄2 to a […]Continue reading
Real food for real people in three witches Remove the stress from healthy home cooking with Tres Brujas (Three Witches) Gourmet Frozen Dinners. Prepared with love in our kitchen, to be eaten in the comfort […]Continue reading
The akashic registry. t is a five-part series, each one dedicated to one of the above mention themes. My object in this series is to weave these words into a common denominator. I want to […]Continue reading
I appreciate the natural approach to infrastructure and landscaping, but when you are trying to sell or rent your home, the first impression is very important.Continue reading
Fundraising is the lifeline of any dog and cat rescue operation, especially in Costa Rica, where there is no government funding. Fundraising allows DAWG (Domestic Animal Welfare Group) to do what they do – to […]Continue reading
Costa Rica Dive and Surf is celebrating its 12th season in the wonderful Costa Ballena. Currently, our roster lists over 22 staff! From full-time cooks to experienced ICT certified guides, our team is some of […]Continue reading
Five Maes emphasis is on locally sourced ingredients from dairy, to vegetables, to meat, the burgers are made in house with 100% ground brisketContinue reading
Dear Reader, !Thank you for joining us with each issue, learning new details about our South Pacific, sharing content with your friends, and giving us your feedback. Your opinion matters to us! Take a moment […]Continue reading
Tai Chi is a martial art, and it is acknowledged as ‘The Supreme Art’ because, in spite of its seeming simplicity, it is an encompassing set of skills.Continue reading
The spectacular family of poisonous frogs (Dendrobatidae) surprises with its beautiful and colorful and lethal frogs. In Costa Rica, we have eight species of poisonous frogs. Those of the genus “Silverstoneia” and “Allobates” are not […]Continue reading
With cutting-edge technologies, more awareness, and knowledge, a sustainable and healthy world no longer seems a utopia. However, although the economic and political force continues to stalk and prescribe mass crops, accompanied by the harmful […]Continue reading