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Address: | Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 195-6350, Costa Rica
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+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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Beautiful beach!

The beach was perfect! You pay 16 to enter the park and then you walk for about 15-20 minutes to the beach. I suggest sneakers even for the walk. There are waterfalls you can walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach was perfect! You pay 16 to enter the park and then you walk for about 15-20 minutes to the beach. I suggest sneakers even for the walk. There are waterfalls you can walk to and additional beaches as well. If you bring grapes you get ALL the attention of the monkeys--though everyone else will get upset at you--or... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rent a chair and umbrella. Order a drink, maybe some food. Dont fotget to tip your waiter. Bathroom available. Water delightful and accessable by bus.

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was there for a whole day, Fed the monkeys and sat in the sun at the beach after touring the park.. We spent the whole day exploring the Park, saw some birds. Next we went to the beach and watched the monkeys and wild dogs looking for food. An average beach as compared to Tamrendo Beach

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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This set of beaches are spectacular! Very friendly, clean and well served. Great waves and awesome location for hiking along the shoreline, surfing and boogey boarding! Waves can be a challenge at times, so caution is advised at high tide times! Very few other beaches along this southern location, if any, can compare to the beauty and access to the... More 

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Thank David H
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the park with 4 friends and we had to wait about a half hour because they only allow a set number of people to be in the park at any one time. It is clean because they do not allow smoking, alcohol or food. We didn't do a tour, and it's hard for me to imagine why one... More 

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Thank DSchuurm22
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This park is loaded with animals, if you want to see a sloth or a monkey, this is the place to come. We did not use a guide and were able to spot several sloths, including a mom and baby sloth together. Monkeys require no effort to spot as they will come down from the trees to say hello (most... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The park brings you out to nice sandy beach. The waves are a little rough although calmer than the beach further south in Dominical. People were putting their trash into the waste bins although monkeys were raising these bins to find food. Rangers were about to move them away but there didn't seem to be much control in this area.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was exciting to see all the cool animals and plants. The beaches were nice. The 3rd beach was the best. Keep any food in a large backpack and keep it sealed or the animals will get it.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The most beautiful place to relax, see wildlife, hike and have fun!! just remember you can't take any food that isn't natural in.

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Fremont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a fun relaxing day at the beach. Monkeys playing above using the trees. The weather was great, dining area close by which provides lunch and drinks. Great scenery and beautiful sunsets.

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