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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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Manuel Antonio National Park
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (710 reviews)
“national park” (610 reviews)
“costa rica” (687 reviews)
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| Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, 6 kms south of Quepos, Manuel Antonio 195-6350, Costa Rica
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+506 2777 5185
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"beautiful beach"
in 710 reviews
"national park"
in 610 reviews
"costa rica"
in 687 reviews
"public beach"
in 218 reviews
"white sand"
in 101 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 139 reviews
"warm water"
in 134 reviews
"great park"
in 116 reviews
"white faced monkeys"
in 241 reviews
"guided tour"
in 299 reviews
"capuchin monkeys"
in 230 reviews
"main trail"
in 94 reviews
"bring water"
in 95 reviews
"clams"
in 232 reviews
"spotting scope"
in 91 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 75 reviews
"fruit"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After 4 hours drive from San José inclusive breakfast and watching crocs, We entered the Manuel Antonio Nationalpark. After 20 minutes slow walk we came to the third beach. It was an extraordinary beach. First time I took a swim in the Pacific. I just...More

Thank Lee H
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Reviewed yesterday

We were booked for the park by Anywhere.com were taken care of exceptionally well. Although at the time we saw very few animals (no monkeys) our guide was great and even took pictures for us through his scope. After our walk we were taken to...More

Thank foody52
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited ManuelAntonio park on a Sunday--missed the small signs about buying park ticket until we were in line. Walks are lovely--saw a sloth sleeping, a codimundi (raccoon to the New Englanders), and lots of birds. Signs posted everywhere to not feed the animals--got it. Got...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family spent an afternoon at M.A. beach after visiting the park. Beautiful views and plenty of room. There were helpful beach attendants setting up with umbrellas, chairs and tents. The sun was extremely strong that day and they were cautioning everything to get sunscreen...More

Thank ddinitto5868
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach was the most beautiful beach I have ever been too. It was the highlight of the rain Forrest tour. The only negative is you have to pay park admission to get to the beach. Come early! It gets crowded fast!

Thank jeremyr761
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We weren't big fans of the hiking trails in Manuel Antonio, but the beach was superb! Had a blast swimming, building a sand-castle, and walking around the area. The raccoon's did try to steal our neighbor's bags and even bit a couple of people who...More

Thank jbla32
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Reviewed 5 days ago

So gorgeous! Pictures do not do this place justice. We were able to see sloths, birds, whitetail dear, lizards including the Jesus Christ Lizard, monkeys, and raccoons. Spent the whole day there visiting the different beaches. Started in the jungle and ended up in paradise....More

Thank pennyp215
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is so much People on one side of the beach. I sugger you walk until de point of view and then crosse over to go to the other beach. There is like no one. I also sugger you to take the rock road and...More

Thank Mathilde G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

great park. the trails are awesome . you see plenty of animals along the way . monkeys, sloths deer, the beaches are awesome and the water is warm. beware of the coati running on the beach they will steal you food!! HAHA all in all...More

Thank Jorge M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guide we booked (Rudi) was fantastic. The park is great and has so much varied wildlife. If in Costa Rica it is a must!!

Thank ian h
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Jessie W
18 March 2018|
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Response from Natalie P | Reviewed this property |
We have stayed in Tamarindo, Quepos/Manuel Antonio and La Fortuna. For us, the best experience was in Quepos for the climate (hot, sunny, and humid) and the beautiful jungle surroundings. Take a trip to Rainmaker for an... More
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MemphisTeacher
22 January 2018|
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Response from Gina J | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Congrats on your upcoming trip! We (my 20 year old daughter and my old self at 59) were in Costa Rica in September 2017. Beware of pricey tours. Visit Manuel Antonio Park for sure but you will be met by "guides... More
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Tamara H
21 January 2018|
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