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Address: | Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 195-6350, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2777 5185
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of Costa Rica's most popular beaches, Playa Manuel Antonio frequently...

One of Costa Rica's most popular beaches, Playa Manuel Antonio frequently hosts parties and festivals, and it is an ideal destination for avid surfers.

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$110.00*
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Manuel Antonio National Park

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This place has a gorgeous beach!

This is a great beach, the jungle as a background, great water temp. The only regret was that you would have to hike in any amenities beyond a towel and other sundries as you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Fresno, California, United States
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Fresno, California, United States
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great beach, the jungle as a background, great water temp. The only regret was that you would have to hike in any amenities beyond a towel and other sundries as you can't drive to it. We were there in November and the whole area was overcast almost the entire time, so no sunbathing or typical beach weather,... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beach is simply gorgeous. The water is clear and the sand is comfortable. It is somewhat of a "hike" to get to the beach, but it is worth it! We kept our gear on picnic tables in the shade, and our tour guide stayed to guard it -from the monkeys and raccoons! This is a necessity - as they... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beach extends for a mile and a half. We walked the length of it, even during a rain shower with our umbrellas up. The surfers were not deterred, nor were the locals selling fruit, drinks, jewelry, etc. Very peaceful escape from the tourist shops across the street.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Manuel Antonio beach has beutifull ocean veiw white sand and you can take a long walk admiring the nature

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful beach ... a bit overrun with crowds during holiday season. It's set in the middle of the park, and quirky with raccoons that are quite adept at thieving/foraging through travelers' backpacks. Overall, quite nice

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach was very nice. Some decent bars for a drink. Panhandling gets annoying after a while. Awesome natural hermit crabs!

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Marengo, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park and beaches, we saw so much wildlife! Beware of the monkeys and raccoons by the beaches, they are little thieves! We also saw a boa constrictor when we were there.

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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 13 year old granddaughter had a blast trying to surf with our fantastic family guide Bryan Obregon Fernandez while we relaxed in rental chairs. 2 surf boards, boogie board and 2 chairs for $30. Great walk on the beach after....shopping, food, and parking right across the street

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No one should ever get bored on this clean, scenic, and active beach. Look for quality service providers for surf lessons, horseback riding, parasailing, snorkeling, and much, much more! A beautiful beach with a spectacular shoreline, plentiful aquatic life, and fabulous wave action!

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Pullman, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an exquisitely beautiful beach. Too bad it was too darn crowded. Maybe if we had visited a day later, when Hurricane Otto was predicted, we could have enjoyed the water ourselves.

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