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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%
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“beautiful beach” (639 reviews)
“national park” (571 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

Loved this area for the lush jungle beach atmosphere. And all the wildlife everywhere. The little titi monkeys are adorable!

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 3 days ago

soft sand, calm waters, easy slope on the beach. Great access to the town. no parking - most people stay there or take the bus.

Thank lorraine l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is very nice however it is very crowded with tourists and park visitors. You have to walk through the park to get there so it’s hard to bring anything with you such as food or chairs to sit on. There are lots of...More

1  Thank canadatraveler69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent several hours taking our time along the trails and were rewarded with seeing a sloth descend a tree for its weekly bathroom visit. It's definitely worth your while to walk slowly and look up and around frequently to see birds, monkeys, insects and...More

Thank 4Canucksoutthere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach but a bit run down. Very sketchy after 6pm. Can be dangerous. We only went during the day. Avoid at night!

Thank Vitor O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing experience in the jungles of Costa Rica. Walk the paths and keep your eyes and ears open for a plethora of animals. Hire a guide and they'll help you spot even more wildlife with their keen eyes and telescopes. Gorgeous beach to chill...More

Thank Stanislaw M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hiked into the park and saw 4 sloths, dozens of monkeys, raccoon like creatures, chuppacoberras, and dozens of birds. The trails are clear but at times were muddy. I also had a lovely swim at the beach but be aware the monkeys and raccoon...More

1  Thank Courtney E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About Manuel Antonio Hotels The closer you are to the park gate the more expense it is this goes for the restaurants and supermarket as well. There is a good public bus service from Quepos to Manuel Antonio at only 315 col each way. Most...More

1  Thank mrsbowes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off in Manuel Antonio and stayed the night. Walk along the beach and enjoy the monkeys climbing in the trees.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing days in a trully paradisiac ambiance! Beautiful beach with lots of wild life surrounding it. Well preserved with no trash along the shoreline and you can find nice little shops and restaurants along the road.

Thank Michelle S
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Mary Alice S
9 November 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.
2 November 2017|
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Response from bigdadwangchung | Reviewed this property |
Drive. It’s about 3 hours.
Ryan H
11 September 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.