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Playa Manuel Antonio

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| Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350, Costa Rica
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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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  • Average10%
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“beautiful beach” (632 reviews)
“national park” (567 reviews)
“costa rica” (698 reviews)
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| Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Beaches mean different things to different people. Long long stretches of sand, looking straight out onto an uninterrupted sea of blue, don't really do it for me. For me, its about golden sand, curved shorelines, patches of rocks and rockpools, clean white surf, powerful breakers,...More

Thank Julian F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach is beautiful and the road well maintained. We were able to see a baby sloth and her mother. Also monkeys, raccoons and deers. Be aware that is a 40 minutes walk to the beach. You can also take fruit and a sandwich per...More

Thank Jeylin C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Manuel Antonio beach is one of my favorites no matter what other cool beaches we have in Costa Rica. It doesn't get as crowded as people think. You have lots of space to relax and leave your things. You can also rent some chairs and...More

Thank Neto G
Reviewed 4 days ago

This beach is at the end of an easy hike through the rainforest. There is another beach literally across the path from this one just past an outlook tower. The raccoons and coati are present and are looking to steal your food so be on...More

Thank Gina J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The third beach into the park is totally beautiful. It is a horseshoe shaped cove which protects it from strong waves and the jungle goes all the way down to the beach making it a very gorgeous place. The beach is wide and several of...More

Thank car0papagay0s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this beach it's beautiful we went twice we had amazing time there and we rode horses on the beach what is amazing experience ..

Thank Damaris C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will want to pay for a guided hike through the park to make sure you see the wildlife. I saw sloths, monkeys (howler and white-faced), toucans, frogs, and lots more. The guided tour was worth it since they bring equipment and know where to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monkeys at the beach were just like humans! So cute! The raccoons though were quite annoying not afraid of snatching stuff from people's bags. It's a very busy beach inside the national park so do come early to get some quiet time. The entrance...More

Thank Rachel Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

YOU CAN ONLY ACCESS THIS BEACH THROUGH THE MANUEL ANTONIO PARK (which entrance you have to pay). We came with our 2 year old son. Our son had a lot of fun running around through the trails. The park is beautiful. We saw monkeys, sloths,...More

Thank Fernanda J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely the tourist beach near Quepos and the amenities and prices reflect this. Not the best beach for swimming either because the waves are fairly rough. Would be a good spot for a family that needed more amenities or for someone that wanted...More

Thank Krozers9217
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Ryan H
September 10, 2017|
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Response from hennesda | Reviewed this property |
Not necessary. As you walk up to the area where you buy tickets, you have already been inundated with tour offers. If you can't find a tour there, you're in the wrong place.
August 21, 2017|
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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