Ballena Bay

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Bahia Ballena Costa Rica – An Unexplored Paradise!

The Marino Ballena National Park, created in 1990 for the protection of the coral reefs found around the Isla Ballena. It is also an important sanctuary for seabirds that use it for nesting and green iguanas and basilisk lizards. It is the ideal place to stay when visiting the Marino Ballena National Park; from the Bahia Ballena, it is possible to see humpback whales that visit this area from December to March, while bottlenose dolphins are present all year along in the Southern Pacific.

What to do in Bahia Ballena?

There are Tours offered in the area of the Corcovado National Park,  Marino Ballena National Park for whale watching and in Manuel Antonio National Park. Ballena Beach is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba diving, surfing, hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding. Look out for sports fishing and canopy zip line. There is never a dull moment, whether you just look for a relaxing holiday or like to keep yourself busy.

Where to stay at Bahia Ballena – Hotels & Jungle Lodges

Ballena Beach cannot be described as a village but rather as a beach destination with some lodges and some of the most beautiful Hotels of Puntarenas. The Oxygen Jungle Villas is a small exclusive boutique hotel resort a short distance away from Ballena Beach in Uvita. It has a maximum capacity of 24 guests offering charming one bedroom luxurious villas; a place of great peace and natural beauty.  The Hotel Cristal Ballena also, strategically located on a hillside offering a stunning 180-degree view of Bahia Ballena, and La Cusinga Lodge, set within a private nature reserve, provides sustainable lodging with stunning views over the Ballena Island. These too are just a few of the magical hotels of this magnificent region.

Ballena Beach and Whale Watching!

Most and foremost, people visit the Ballena Beach to visit the Marino Ballena National Park and go whale watching. This is truly a soul-searching experience as these gentle giants show such grandeur, beauty, and kindness. Also, set within a region called Costa Ballena that stretches from Dominical to Ojochal, encompassing a gorgeous and rich shoreline and some of the most stunning beaches in Costa Rica. The Southern Pacific Coast is unspoiled and pristine, full of natural charm and beauty. Nothing has changed there, and one has not seen Costa Rica until they have explored this incredible region. Above all, these beaches beauty and serenity is a must see.

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Playa Ballena is an excellent destination for true lovers of nature and pristine deserted beaches, for conservationists, ecological tourists and those in search of adventure.

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