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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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Jardinería de coral en el Golfo Dulce Coral Gardening in Golfo Dulce

Coral Gardening in Golfo Dulce

Golfo Dulce, in the southeastern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, is home to coral reefs and communities that have been affected by  different factors in the last three decades. In a recent attempt to conserve […]

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Mandala Experience

A Mandala Experience

Michael is a professional photographer and creator of mandalas (which means “circle” or “wheel” in Sanskrit.) He recommends us “to Contemplate these geometrical designs such as the Flower of Life to align our thoughts, visions […]

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Catuosa Libre de plastico free of plastic

CATUOSA – Free of plastic

While the media is warning that the country discards 564 tons of plastic a day, Osa sets an example by promising to become the first plastic-free canton in Costa Rica. Andrés Vargas, one of the […]

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DAWG: Great Progress !Éxito! Gran progreso

DAWG: Great Progress

In the days before DAWG, our beaches and streets were covered with homeless, neglected and abused dogs and cats. Before DAWG there were individuals that tried to help, primarily by spaying and neutering strays, but […]

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La Asociación de Desarrollo de Uvita en acción The Development Association of Uvita in Action

Development Association of Uvita in Action

The Development Association of Uvita inaugurated a beautiful children’s playground next to the Bahía Community Center. It was built with the support of the Municipality of Osa and PANI (National Children’s Trust). Numerous parents with […]

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Leaders of the Future Forjando futuros líderes

SELAL: Leaders of the Future

With the purpose of promoting sustainable local development, this July nine and ten-year students of the La Uvita High School, will participate in a program that seeks to connect training, ecological awareness, environmental conservation, English […]

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Micro plástico, un elemento sorpresa Micro plastic, a Surprise Element

Micro plastic, a Surprise Element

Costa Rica has numerous organized communities that participate regularly in beach cleanups representing a great social evolution. These activities are very important to mitigate the tons of waste that are polluting the oceans. However, we […]

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Yoga and Living Sustainably Yoga y vivir sosteniblemente

Yoga and Living Sustainably

Patanjali (known as the father of yoga) proposed a “code of conduct” for those in the pursuit of spiritual growth. This system is known as the E ight Limbs of Yoga. The first limb is […]

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Chicas y Caballos Horses and Girls

Girls and Horses

It is amazing when like-minded people unexpectedly unite. In the story of Chicas y Caballos (Girls and Horses), four women met and realized they had something in common— their lifelong love of horses. They shared […]

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Sail Cargo Carbon Negative Marine Freight Carbono Neutral Velero pionero

La Ceiba, a Pioneer Sail Cargo

The first rays of tropical sun begin to heat the day not long after the earliest light at the eco-shipyard in Punta Morales, Costa Rica. Ceiba, the pioneer sailing tall-ship of this project, will have […]

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Eco Feria Camino Real

Eco Feria Camino Real

Dominical of Costa Ballena has its Eco Fair, located in the area behind the Patron’s Restaurant. It is called Camino Real as the crossing from north to south and from east to west used by […]

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