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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (634 reviews)
“national park” (579 reviews)
“costa rica” (738 reviews)
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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 via mobile

Sloths. Monkeys. Great views. Nice strolling beach. Vendors abound. Lots of action. We were there after massive flooding and they were busy cleaning up. Beautiful beach. Cannot wait to return (this was my 3rd time)

Thank dr917
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. We hit the beach at a time with very few folks! Had a great time walking from end to end (about 2+ miles) ONLY disappointment was the pushy vendors- kinda the same issue all over the world? Mexico, Spain, Hawaii & Quepos! Our...More

Thank Fdelidude
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beaitiful, quite, clean water, golden beach. The most beautiful beach we've visited in CR. It is inside the National Park with lots of monkeys, birds

Thank Silflosi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A friend brought me to Manuel Antonio National Park. The walk through the rain forest was amazing, walking to the beach. Saw several animals, including sloths, monkeys, & iguanas. Once at the beach, it was an amazing view of the bay. Clear waters, great scenery...More

Thank ArizonaN8
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great trip and was spending my last couple of day around Manuel Antonio relaxing and scuba diving. This area is so sketchy after 6pm. Can hear people shouting and fighting most nights. Then to top it off, after dinner with a friend one...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time was in 81...Things have changed for sure but still an amazing experience..Ok so your not supposed to feed the monkeys now but I remember as a kid sitting on the beach with el pizote and a monkey on my towel handing out treats...This...More

Thank diverbuddy67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach that gets pretty busy. The raccoons and monkeys are a challenge though. Don’t plan to go in the water and leave your bags unattended or they will go through everything you have. We were sitting on our towels and a raccoon came over...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manuel Antonio beach is one of the most beaches I have ever seen: clean sand, nice blue water, jungle and animals (monkeys, racoons, not dangerous snakes, etc.) but not a lot of tourists (in May, at the end of the day). I really recommend this...More

Thank fbb381
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I believe this is in of Costa Ricas greatest spots. It is beautiful! The jungle and beach combination is perfect. This is my third visit and I will come back again for sure!

Thank Astrid A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful beaches and hiking trails, you have to go. The only complaint is the amount of monkeys and raccoons that will try and steal your bags and/or food if you are not watching it.

Thank Jaimee S
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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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Response from Sanazita | Reviewed this property |
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