Visit the “Secret” Beaches and Waterfalls of Costa Ballena

Sometimes you just want to get out and see natural attractions without all the crowds and entrance fees.  Although there are numerous public beaches in the Costa Ballena area of the zona sur in Costa Rica, some can feel relatively busy during high season.  Some beaches, notably the beaches that make up the Marino Ballena National Park, also have an entrance fee that can add up quickly. Because you are...

Why Own Property and Live in Costa Ballena?

The Costa Ballena area of Costa Rica stretches roughly from Dominical in the north to Tres Rios in the south.  It is part of the larger area known as zona sur or the southern pacific zone of Costa Rica.  The Costa Ballena area is unique in that you live close to the pacific coast beaches and yet the hills and mountains are close to the coast and climb very quickly in elevation.  This means that you can...

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