Category: National Parks

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Humpback Whale Season in Costa Rica

Whale Season in Costa Rica - Uvita  Marino Ballena National Park  Humpback whales are observed in two seasons of December at the end of March, coming from the northern hemisphere and those coming from the southern hemisphere, they begin to be seen in the first weeks of July until the end of October, the most common ones to observe are the humpbacks or (yubartas). Known for their long migrations from…

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Uvita Beach

It is a virgin beach located on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in an area called Costa Ballena, and is one of the best places in the country to observe a wide variety of attractions and exotic wildlife. For those who are less interested in wildlife, Bahia Ballena in Costa Rica is a great destination for different adventure activities including whale watching, better known as whale and dolphin…

Whale Watching in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is One of the Best Places in the World to Spot Humpback Whales Costa Rican waters are home to dozens of marine mammal species and spotted, or bottle nose dolphins commonly escort small craft on any offshore excursion. If you take fishing or snorkeling trips you’ll most likely spot the smaller cetaceans but if you want to see the star of the show you should make sure you…

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Snorkeling at Caño Island – One Day Tour

It is a small island of Costa Rica, which has about 300 hectares in the Pacific Ocean part of Costa Rica, west of the Osa Peninsula. It was declared a national park and protected area. It is a popular tourist destination, which attracts visitors for its beaches, coral reefs and marine life. The virgin waters of this island are some of the blues in the country with a fantastic visibility…

Ballena Marine National Park

The park area was created in 1989. It has an area of  ​​5.375 sea hectares and 110 land hectares which serve  the purpose of ensuring the maintenance of critical habitats, for the reproduction of many marine species, and preserving the productivity of biological communities that inhabit the coastal zone. It protects a variety of environments such as sandy beaches, rocky beaches, cliffs, islands, rocky reefs, organic coral reefs and isthmus of Punta…