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Ballena Beach, or also known as “Sector Ballena”, forms part of the Ballena Marine National Park and is the third section found north to south within the park (Uvita, Colonia, Ballena and Piñuela). These are some characteristics that make this section one of our top picks:
Could you imagine watching in a single place the merging of the largest river of Costa Rica with the sea, streams of freshwater that wriggle along the beach, multicolour caves and a sanctuary of boisterous macaws?
Furthermore, enjoying an astonishing sunrise in this extraordinary natural setting. You will never forget it.
Just 75 min away from Yabá Chiguí Lodge, you will find the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park. Its natural beauty has captivated, with all reason, Costa Ricans and visitors alike for years. However, this high popularity sometimes translates into an overcrowded beach and a rushed experience.
Here are some ideas/tips to get the best out of your visit to this unique gem:
We love breakfast time! So, for the most important meal of the day, we are happy to prepare for you from a healthy yoghurt parfait or pancakes to homemade tortillas, huevos rancheros, a selection of hams and cheeses and the traditional gallo pinto. Or even an Indian breakfast with chapatis and raita.
As important as a good night sleep is a good meal. Ojochal, Uvita, Dominical and their surroundings are known not only for their culinary diversity but, most important, for their dining experiences. Here begins the list of some of our favourites…
The bird list of Yabá Chiguí Lodge is based on the sightings of our guests within the property and the immediate surroundings. Added to the list, there are also marine and aquatic species that have been observed on beaches near the lodge.