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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
+506 2777 5185
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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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| Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350, Costa Rica
+506 2777 5185
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Reviewed yesterday

Along the trail through the M A national park, observe the flora and fauna, listen t o the call of exotic (for North Americans anyway) birds and at trail's end rejoice in the awesome views of Playa Manuel Antonio. Take your swimsuits. Monkey's galore and...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 days ago

A busy area , with people surfing, horseriding, sunbathing , walking etc - The Sand is brownish as it is volcanic It can rain quite a bit, but a lovely safe beach

Thank UkGailJ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Beach! but you can't leave your stuff unattended because there are monkeys, racoons, etc. that will look into your stuff for food.

Thank Cesar H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We swam in the warmest sea ever here. It’s the kind of sea where you don’t need to acclimatise at all when you get in, and don’t need a towel to dry when you get out afterwards. I was just getting my shoes back on...More

Thank JoeeyPiePie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unique and wonderful beach experience. Monkeys, coatis, raccoons, oh my! Sun, sand, Pacific Ocean at the perfect temperature!

Thank Richums
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just beautiful, white sand, palm trees! Be careful of the monkies and racoons trying to steal your belongings. It was very busy so if you want to enjoy a beautiful beach in peace then this is not the place for you. The current of the...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I spent time here everyday of my six days. It is a must do place... Walk the length to get some exercise and away from the crowd. Chairs to rent and food/drink vendors.

Thank R1318CDdanb
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the busiest of 6 National Park we visited. You can escape the crowds if you are here for the wildlife just need to walk further along the trails. Most come here for the beach which has safe swimming.

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 5 days ago

beautiful place! watch the raccoons on the beach...they like to try and take your bag as they look for food!

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Manuel Antonio National Park was great. You can take several trails that lead you around the park, to the beaches, and waterfalls. You can spot wild life if you take your time. There were many instances where I did not spot wildlife when taking...More

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Mary Alice S
November 8, 2017|
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Response from brendad288 | Reviewed this property |
Since you are going to be around Arenal and MV you can check out Samara and Carrillo Beach. Pretty low key, nice beach, safe.
November 2, 2017|
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Response from bigdadwangchung | Reviewed this property |
Drive. It’s about 3 hours.
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.