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Playa Manuel Antonio

#2 of 48 things to do in Manuel Antonio Features Animals
| Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350, Costa Rica
+506 88196803
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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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| Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350, Costa Rica
+506 88196803
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would say this is the main attraction! Our hotel arranged a guided tour! Our tour guide, Gama, did not disappoint. He brought a telescope so we could see the wildlife up close. We saw bats, snakes, iguanas, frogs, raccoons, monkeys, and sloths. The hike...More

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach is beatifull and offers great swimming and surfing. The bars and restaurants are either small primitive, in the good sence, ore places with shouting staff outside. If hungry then travel up hill. There are much better places inside a kilometer ore so

Thank Niels Peter P
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been living in Costa Rica and still feel this is such a special place. Yes, it is a massive tourist attraction, but for good reason: it is a treasure here!

Thank Maje8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Manuel Antonio national park is definitely the best thing to be in this area! So exciting place! Lots of animals and the beach is perfect! We didn't took a tour, because everyone in the park take a tour and we decided to go by ourselves....More

Thank 387adik
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is simply wonderful very relaxing on the same beach you can find restaurants or supermarkets very close I will be back

Thank Robinsoon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice Beach a lot of stuff to do like parasailing, surfing etc. Surfing is not really recommend for beginners though because the waves are pretty high but you can still take the waves after they brake. Pretty crowded Offers shady places under the trees as...More

Thank Ninjaja
Reviewed 5 days ago

We hired a guide through our air bnb concierge and were not disappointed. Roy, our guide was highly experienced, knowledgeable and found us lots of sloths, bats and other creatures. He gave us in depth knowledge about the park and its many inhabitants before dropping...More

Thank DanC82
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this beautiful beach by the end of our tour in Manuel Antonio park. The beach is very beautiful with nice rocks in the water and not too crowded.

Thank EhudSpe
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a lovely day here. Lots of interesting walks through the park with plenty of wild life to see. The beach was clean but the sea very choppy - we saw people's belonging be soaked! The little monkeys and racoons will try and steal...More

Thank supersaint76
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This park is so beautiful. The park is small but has tons of nature for everyone to enjoy. We hiked it with our 5 year old and 16 year old. It's an easy trail. I suggest that you put on your swimsuit and pack a...More

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August 21, 2017|
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Response from Jorge V | Reviewed this property |
I was just last month, July, and the weather was amazing.
July 27, 2017|
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Response from MarvinGuide | Property representative |
Hi! National park entrance fee is one entry, if planning to go swimming in the park you have to carry everything with when you enter the park
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
We strongly recommend a guide at Manuel Antonio. You will have a much better chance of successful wildlife viewing. The guides there are expert at spotting the wildlife high in the trees, and aiming their spotting scope so... More