Manuel Antonio

If you´re looking for an exciting and adventurous vacation in the tropical forest without sacrificing life’s modern conveniences, you will find it in a small corner of Costa Rica in one of the country’s most beautiful natural environments. It’s hard to explain Manuel Antonio, but it’s magical and one thing is absolutely certain – once you’ve visited it, you’ll never forget it and will want to come back again and again.


General Information


Manuel Antonio is probably the most popular tourist destination in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific region, with a comfortable temperature hovering in the 80’s F, it is conveniently located only 82 miles from San José, the capital city.  It is located in Puntarenas, south of the city of Quepos, just a 2 ½ hour drive from the capital, or a 30-minute local flight.  Its spectacular ocean views, breathtaking sunsets, miles and miles of sandy beaches, and of course the hospitality of its people, will clearly captivate you.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Although it is a small town, it has all the facilities and conveniences like a hospital, pharmacies, supermarkets, bookstores, boutiques, souvenir stands, surf shops, banks, gas stations and lots more where travelers can find just about everything they need.


Eco Adventures


The National Park is the main reason for visiting Manuel Antonio – with its spectacular beaches, rainforest and exotic, diverse wildlife. Four beautiful beaches are contained within the park limits: Manuel Antonio, Espadilla Sur, Teldoro and Playita, and each one is as unique as it is different.  The humid tropical forest is also an important attraction where hundreds of mammal and bird species can be found; among the most prominent mammals being porcupines, raccoons, sloths, congo monkeys, whiteface monkeys and tití monkeys.

White Faced Monkey Manuel Antonio National Park

For bird lovers, there are toucans and water roosters, plus all sorts of lizards, snakes, insects, and even dolphins and the occasional migrating whale can be observed.


Things to do


1. Beaches, wildlife and hiking

The main attraction is Manuel Antonio National Park because it offers so much to do – good hiking trails and beaches that are perfect for surfing, swimming, exploring, or simply relaxing.

2. Exploring and discovering

Just a ten-minute cab ride will take you into the beachfront town of Quepos which is packed with great shops, restaurants and bars.

3. Unforgettable adventures

The Manuel Antonio area is packed with adrenaline-pumping adventures and wildlife experiences, such as canopy tours, horseback riding, boating & kayaking, ATV tours, parasailing, waterfall rapeling (canyoning), snorkeling, surfing, and scuba diving.


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