Costa Ballena has a little something for everyone, no matter your tastes. If it’s green space and hippie vibes, Dominical is your place. And if you are looking to fine dine and get pampered, Ojochal has just what you need. Uvita, at the centre, is where the Whale’s Tail can be found. What everyone agrees about Costa Ballena is that the surf and the beaches, are superb and pristine. From kayaking, diving and snorkelling, to day trips on the ocean, and riding horseback to a waterfall, these are just a few of the activities that allow you to play. Come check out what we’ve got going on, there’s plenty to see.
One would not believe that just 15 years ago the land was barren, completely cut down and used as cattle pasture, it was not the lush mountain forest we know it as today. These days, Ojochal is home to various works of living art, as many homeowners take pride in their manicured and fruitful gardens. Ojochal, named after the “Ojoche” tree, also known by natives of the area as the tree of life (as one can consume the tree from root to leaf). You can find the Ojoche trees that were replanted are now growing strong along the sides of the roads in Ojochal. Continue reading
With a mountain backdrop and the ‘Rio Morete’ that runs through the town center, the small city is surrounded by nature, and offers easy access to beaches, rivers and the mountains nearby. Essential services can be found in Uvita like banks and hardware stores, truly everything you need to take care of business. It is an urban center that has been preparing for expansion. New services and families are beginning to settle their roots. And the town is perfect as a home base for professionals looking to get away, and for travellers alike. Enjoy Uvita and Bahía, typical ‘Tico’ towns close to the beach and to Mother Nature.
Once a sleepy little town off the beaten path, “Domi” – as known by the locals, has gone through a resurgence. With the arrival of new investors and talent who demonstrate a willingness to make the town the best there can be, a newfound sense of pride has come into play. With resources and energy being put forth, the town has been revamped not only its infrastructure but also it’s attitude.
From the moment you enter the gates of Costa Paraiso, you know that you’ve arrived at a destination of unparalleled natural beauty. Towering waves thunder against a volcanic rocky peninsula, launching 30-foot flumes of water into the sky – so close, you can almost feel the spray. Wide miles of pristine beach beckon for discovery and exploration just steps away. Costa Paraiso is a coastal paradise for guests seeking recreation and relaxation in spectacular natural surroundings. We invite you to explore our site and discover what makes Costa Paraiso a must-visit destination on Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast.
All of this unfolds within the exciting atmosphere of a Costa Rican surf camp where people learn to ride the waves in a place of positive reciprocity, fostering a meaningful cultural exchange with Costa Ricans that creates memories that will last a lifetime.
At Uvita 360 Adventures our slogan is Adventures with Purpose. We offer different all-inclusive packages for you selection. If you want to create your custom package just let us know and we will be happy to create the best experience of your life.
We also offer daily Surf lessons, SUP tours and Kayaking for any one visiting Uvita or Dominical area.
Costa Rica Dive and Surf is the first and only PADI Dive School in Dominical. With over 25 years of collective experience in the diving industry and decades in the surf community, our team came together out of what can only be considered fate. Many old friends who had settled in the southern zone of Costa Rica were extremely influential in our decision to open here, and once we were here we knew we had found our home. We are here out of our love for the “Pura Vida” and what we do, and to share the experience of diving and surfing in one of the most spectacular places on earth!