While many here rave about MA, I had a so-so experience. We were there around 9AM, which is considered late for CR standards, especially if you want to see lots of wild life. We saw many Capucin monkeys soon after arrival, and they stayed for another hour or so. While a good guide can point out many more wildlife, we thought MA is not as amazing as other parks such as the private park owned by Si Como No or Cano Negro. The beach is OK, but the water is far from crystaline. Certainly not a place for snorkeling. Other than a family of racoons and a capucin monkey in the Cathedral trail, I did not see much wildlife at the beach. It is still a pretty place of course, and the view is spectacular. I guess my expectation was too high after all the reviews.
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