Parque Nacional Marino Bahia Ballena, Ballena

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#227 of 366 in Outdoors in Province of Puntarenas
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  • August 8, 2017
    We wanted to see the Whale Tail tide phenomenon and were not disappointed. We arrived about 3 hours before low tide and walked along the beach past the whale tail until we could walk out on the "cause...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    6$ per person to visit, we went at high tide, unknowingly so could not see the whale tail rock formation well, but huge beach and very serene  more »
  • May 3, 2017
    It seems to me a beautiful place! a beach to plan visit if someone comes to Costa Rica, since by its natural formation it is unique, the only thing that I believe that it would be better, they are facilities for people who visit, within hours of the day, there is little shade, there are no special places for picnicking, end! I think that if the entrance fee does not cover for such spaces, perhaps upload a little more but with air conditioning and clean spaces, thus gets the level of this beautiful park.
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  • June 12, 2017
    Amazing and beautiful beach, and what makes it even better: completely empty! You can enjoy long days there seeing the sunrise and the sunset, surfing and sunbathing and you barely encounter people during the entire day. A must-visit for everyone looking for a peaceful yet breathtaking landscape and beach.
  • May 21, 2017
    Beautiful park! An amazing, huge beach. The whale's tail is a really cool experience, just check the tide schedule to make sure you give yourself time there.
  • January 25, 2017
    Loved this park! Had no idea of all the beaches included in the modestly priced entrance ticket. Very long coastlines, with surreal views. Every angle was an awesome picture waiting to be taken. The water was very warm, and we stretches of time we were the only ones out there at midday. Here are a few tips. Tip 1: Beware of crocodiles in the mouthes of the rivers going into the ocean. Tip 2: If you do a boating tour, keep your ticket because you can use it to visit all of the beaches throughout the day. Tip 3: Come during low tide, or else you will not be able to see the whales tale.
  • April 23, 2017
    Famous whale tail beach, charges $6 per person for tourists. I'd skip it. All beaches are beautiful in Costa Rica, but this one charges for it.
  • March 14, 2017
    Such a beautiful beach!! One of my best days in Costa Rica was here. You can hang out on the beach or come at low tide and walk out on the whales tail.

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