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We only have 6 days...Manuel Antonio or OSA?

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We only have 6 days...Manuel Antonio or OSA?

Actually, it might even be only 5 depending on my husband's work schedule...I had been thinking Manuel Antonio because I would like to have a good solid 4 days in cr not including travel days and I'm counting the days on either end as that. Unrealistic to be able to do OSA in that amount of time? I dont want to be spending eons on transit!


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1. Re: We only have 6 days...Manuel Antonio or OSA?

Yes with such a short time ...maybe better MA...you can fly to Puerto Jimenez or Drakes Bay...but still some time involved...easier to dealt with the 2.45 hours ride to MA from SJO!


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2. Re: We only have 6 days...Manuel Antonio or OSA?

Osa would be less crowded and more chances to see wildlife and nature, I would fly there instead of spending the whole day on the road so you can really enjoy the place. In the other hand Manuel Antonio would also be a great experience it is a very nice rainforest area and you can find some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, see the monkeys at the park and several nature activities. You will enjoy either one.

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3. Re: We only have 6 days...Manuel Antonio or OSA?

Depends on what you like to do. Lots of hikes and tours in both areas. MA has more people out and about shopping, dining, etc. Osa is more isolated and really for nature lovers who don't mind having meals included at the lodge due to that fact. Not a lot of shopping or dining and much less touristy. I agree with Mike, if you go to Osa and have 5-6 days you should fly.

Both are great areas, just very different, you will have a wonderful time at either.

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