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Beautiful beach

The beach is wonderful, the only downside is the beach vendors constantly approaching you to sell... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautiful Beach

My friend and I arrived late morning and were able to rent two lounge chairs and an umbrella for... read more

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Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The beach is wonderful, the only downside is the beach vendors constantly approaching you to sell their wares. on the upside you can rent a chair and cabana all day for cheap and they serve you food and drink right ion the beach.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wjboca561
Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend and I arrived late morning and were able to rent two lounge chairs and an umbrella for $8USD from Glen's surfing kiosk. They also served food and drinks from the restaurant across the street. It was fabulous. The service was excellent and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rachaelc682
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very large beach with pristine water quality. Great for swimming, sunning and a small area provides para sailing. I use on site chair and side service provided by Mary's. If you intend to use Mary's parking one site at Mary's is free, so don't get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BYN2019
Reviewed January 11, 2019

I am obsessed with a beautiful sunset and I saw one of the most beautiful sunsets of my life on this beach! So many amazing people selling things as well! We had shaved ice made right in front of us!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GingerBanks7
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

The beach is close to our hotel and they have worker at the beach to help setup our tent and chair. The sand is really smooth and the water is warm. There are lot of activities, but not well organized. There is no other amenities...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hxz119
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

(it actually is! We Found it in a travel book!!) This beach is before the park entrance. South end is busier than north end. We always use Marys Rentals as our base camp. Chairs and umbrellas available for daily rental. You can get food and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank deneen_coleashbury
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Great barefoot-walking beach. Very few rocks/shells to hurt your feet. The water is amazingly warm and it’s great for people-watching!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vicki S
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Public beach in Manuel Antonio near the national park. There are people up and down the beach renting out chairs and umbrellas but find Glen Castro’s area across the street from Baldi restaurant. Glen and his wife were Amazing! For only 5000 colones they will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrErvans
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Park at the Buena Vista hotel (2000 colones/day) and you will have immediate access to the less busy part of the beach - but you can still rent beach chairs, get food and drink etc. Walking up and down the beach is nice as the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Ed W
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Beach located close to the entrance to Manuel Antonio national park. Good place for swimming surfing and relaxing.

Date of experience: December 2017
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April 20, 2018|
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Response from bizgrrl | Reviewed this property |
I recommend having food and drink at one of the places right on the beach, while watching the sunset. You can rent a hammock. That was great.
Chris J
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Response from Enrique T | Reviewed this property |
Trash left by Tourist and locals.