• Marino Ballena National Park
  • Whale jump - Sierra Goodman
  • WhaleTail, Costa Ballena Costa Rica
  • Marino Ballena National Park, whale watching tour

The Magazine Ballena Tales

Everything you need to know about Costa Ballena and Osa in the South Pacific of Costa Rica can be found here. You can discover local artists in the Art & Culture section. If you are looking for information about tides, whale watching tour, learning the art of surfing and surfboards, you will find everything you need in the Surfing category. We are here to help you!
Discover the wonders of Costa Ballena and navigate further to find everything you need to know.
If you are from here or have been here before, you can follow everything that has happened in the meantime. Past events and everything about upcoming events can be found in the Events section. The History & Milestones section also provides information on historical events.
And keep your eyes open for reports on exciting initiatives and new articles on the website. We will continue to provide you with useful information, exciting articles, and everything else you need for your trip to the Costa Ballena. Visit our site regularly to keep up to date with what's happening on the Costa Ballena.
Ballena Tales Magazine and Travel Guide,  has been in existence since 2008 and in addition to our informative website, we also publish a printed magazine every two months. The special feature is that all articles are printed in both Spanish and English so that we can offer a perfect service to locals and tourists alike.  You can find these magazines either in our office in Uvita or at our numerous partners along the Costa Ballena.
Would you like to browse Ballena Tales through our print version? Here you can view the current as well as the older version online!
Or browse in our extensive article archive in the most different categories...


Costa Ballena Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica Magazine & Travel Guide

ADVERTISE WITH BALLENA TALESLooking to boost your business online in the South Pacific of Costa Rica?

Check out our Advertise With Us section for more details.




Ojochal. If there is a town along Costa Ballena that genuinely deserves to be called a tranquil spot, it is Ojochal. I If you seek quiet and calm, you will find it here. Thats the […]

Continue reading
the impact of nature on human health

The impact of Nature on Human Health

The impact of Nature on Human Health Author: Manuela Siegfried, Certified Forest Therapy Facilitator in Costa Rica. I was born in Costa Rica, daughter of an adventurous biologist who taught me from a very young […]

Continue reading
Uvita’s Great Culinary Diversity

Uvita’s Great Culinary Diversity

Uvita’s Great Culinary Diversity Author: Louisa Bayer Uvita offers more than beautiful beaches, green nature, and great species diversity. The diversity of wildlife and plants is just as significant as its culinary offer. Almost on […]

Continue reading


HOW TO HEAL YOUR HEART-BODY-MIND AUTHOR: Karolina Magdalena The beauty of Costa Ballena makes it a stunning place to visit or live. The surrounding ocean, rivers, waterfalls, even trees, and the sounds of animals offer […]

Continue reading
Sierpe mangroves 1

Sierpe mangroves

The mangrove forest and its massive maze and the intertwining of trees and roots is considered to be a critical component acting to subdue tidal surge, reduce erosion, provide opportunities for recreation and serve as nurseries for fisheries.

Continue reading
Back to the Earth 2

Back to the Earth

In each magazine edition, writers often relate to a topic relevant to the particular timing of the publication. Unfortunately, we are all writing with heavy hearts about the loss of Dagmar in this issue. Her vibrant personality and dedication to this magazine will surely be missed.

Continue reading

Dare to Discover and Enjoy…

Check out…

Need help planning your next trip to Costa Rica? We look forward to helping you!

Email: carlos@ballenatales.com
Phone: +(506) 8946 7134 or +(506) 8914 1568