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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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Sansa Regional

With over thirty years of experience, Sansa Regional is the nation’s most traveled commercial carrier, with five high-season flights daily to Puerto Jiménez, alone. Serving ten destinations all around the country, Sansa makes Costa Rica […]

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Dominical in Images

Dominical is the gateway and the first beach of Costa Ballena. It has a relaxed atmosphere, and it is well known in the surfing world. If you are new to the sport, there are schools […]

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Ojochal in Images

Ojochal is a residential area in the middle of a huge park, offering tranquility and an ideal set for rest and relaxation. The place is becoming more and more famous for having internationally renowned restaurants. […]

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Costa Ballena in Images

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 […]

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Uvita in Images

Uvita in Images

Uvita´s beaches are beautiful.  In the Marino Ballena National Park, you can visit the Whale´s Tail, known as the third largest sand formation (tombolo) in the world.  Its length is about 700 m and 250 […]

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Ballena Tales' Third Anniversary

In three years our Ballena Tales magazine has positioned itself on the market. We celebrated this event with a Fiesta. Georg Kiechl of Papa Kilo – Ultralight Uvita – very generously lent us his facilities. […]

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Palmex

Eco-friendly palm roofs, made from by-products. (506) 2786 5126 http://www.palmex-costarica.com/ Showroom located 25 meters North of the Entrance of Ojochal

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Conscious Creating

According to the laws of attraction, our every emotion creates the experiences of our life.  While it is our thoughts, which seed the creation of our results, our emotions magnetize them.  When we feel an […]

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Turtle Season is at its Best!

“We were walking along the beach at night, the moon passed dim light through the clouds, little by little our eyes became accustomed to the darkness, we could see our feet and a little further. […]

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Orchids for Every Environment

Jan Erick Lackstetter, (his nickname is Lacki), is German and lives with his little family surrounded by a large garden of exotic orchids in Platanillo. In Germany, he received a very complete training as a […]

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The Shark Quest

In 2008, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) the hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) was declared an endangered species. Being protected around Coco Island, there are no conservation measures along Costa Rica’s […]

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The Scarlet Macaw or lapa is one of the world’s biggest parrots, Birdwatching and Ornithology

Scarlet Macaws

Scarlet Macaws The return of Scarlet Macaws or “lapas” as they are known in Costa Rica to Costa Ballena after many years of absence, is a source of happiness and gratitude. Now we see them […]

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Rescuing Lives in the Water

During the last 12 years since the Foundation of the National Association of Lifeguards of Costa Rica, which is based in Grecia, Captain Luís Hidalgo has trained about 700 lifeguards. Invited by Uvita Surf School […]

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