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“See it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Manuel Antonio Expeditions

Manuel Antonio Expeditions
Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 0043, Costa Rica
+506 8365 1057
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Owner description: We are a small company that loves to share nature and teach about our wildlife and natural resources. Our guides are all professional and billingual.We are proud to offer personalize service and work with our clients to make the best of their vacation. Let us know be part of your wonderfull trip to Costa Rica.
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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
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“See it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Wildlife, flora and fauna, the beach make it a great easy hike. The walk is not difficult and don't forget to wear your bathing suit.

Visited September 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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“Get a guide, see more”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The visit of this park was just fantastic. We had a guided tour with a small group of four (low season). I strongly recommand a guide to see things you would not see otherwise. The beaches are also great so you can bring a towel and suimsuit to enjoy for an hour. Make sure to have something to eat, there are not restaurant in the park but some at the entrance but its 20 minutes walk from the beach.

Visited May 2013
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Silver Spring, MD
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“Wonderful nature walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were very happy to have a guide as we walked through the park. Our guide was able to show us a number of creatures that we never would have seen on our own. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife we were seeing, as well as the history of the area and the park. We wish we had brought our bathing suits etc. along with us to enjoy the beaches at the end of the walk.

Visited August 2013
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State College
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“Knowledgeable, engaging tour guide”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We had a tour with Juan this August and had a tremendous time. The tour lasted several hours, and Juan enjoyed answering all of our questions on a variety of topics. While I'm more interested in wildlife, my wife is more interested in local life and culture; Juan had lots to say about anything we asked him about. We had a great time talking with him, and he showed us MANY animals, spotting them in his top of the line spotting scope, and taking several expert photos for us.
I would HIGHLY recommend this tour to anyone who wants to know more about the Park than simply how to get to the beach. We left feeling like we knew a lot about the Park, its wildlife, and more.

Visited August 2013
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los angeles
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“no guide necessary......worth a trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

the good.......great park, nice hiking trails quite a bit of wildlife so you don't really need a guide, but they can be helpful and informative if you get one that really knows a lot about the biological diversity in the rainforest. the beach is really nice....the park rangers were really helpful...take a picture of the trail map on ur fone and use it as reference.

the not so good.....this place can get really crowded....DO NOT park at the first point where they are flagging you down.....while it is a bit cheaper, spend the extra 1400 colones and park right by the entrance of the park....you won't regret it as it s a walk to the entrance if you park at first point.
i would imagine there are a few other places that aren't so crowded and have just as much wildlife. the ability to hike from rainforest to beach is pretty incredible tho!.



very touristy

Visited August 2013
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