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Playa Manuel Antonio

Pacific side, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: The blue water of this coast provides exceptional challenge and excitement for seasoned, as well as occasional angles. International bill fishing... more »
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new york city
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely public beach, clean and well maintained. Rented chairs and an umbrella from Mary's. Well worth it!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of the prettiest beaches in all of Costa Rica and you get the plus of watching monkeys play nearby

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

It was fun for the kids to rent boogy boards and the view was pretty but was a bit crowded and trashy.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Warm water, fun waves, beautiful beach. Did not like the guys selling you drinks. Reapply sunscreen!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

water is warm and nice. The place is very "Touristy". You can see a lot of animals though like Pisote (racoon like animals), Monkeys, Iguanas

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Spokane, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Super warm water and beautiful but be aware that the beach that is within MA does not have food, beverages, beach chair rentals, etc. so you must bring your own. You must go to the public beach outside MA to get ammenities

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Denver, Colorado
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

One of the 10 best beaches I've seen. Long trek (1+ miles) on rocky path. Take a guide otherwise you miss the fauna & flora hidden from view in the reserve.

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FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Best beach I've ever been to. Great water...and tons of wildlife both land and ocean, and I'm from Maui. I'LL Trade anyday....

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Morganton, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Beautiful day for a beach outing. There were a lot of people trying to push you into renting a beach umbrella. Streets crowded.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I loved this beach because it was so clean and there wasn't any debris or even sticks or logs in the water crashing into you like I had experienced at other beaches. There are some stray dogs around, but they're few and harmless and my warning to you would be wary of the monkeys... The know the yellow bags from... More

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