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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.
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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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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 […]Continue reading
Osa Vive (OV) is an organization defending the environment, founded in 2018 to prevent illegal development and strives to ensure responsible environmental development.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Being Your Own Village AUTHOR: DailyOM Simple survival requires us to […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading