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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
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing experiece visiting this beach. We loved to spend time there with friends! People are really friendly. Very good place for relaxation.

Thank Héctor G. G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is beautiful, we chose not to get a guided tour and managed to see the animals and all of the view points. The guides only keep to the service trails and not the pathways. We managed to see sloths, monkey's, racoons, crabs and...More

Thank sharon_l_mc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe. Very pretty beach. Loads of ummmm.... crabs. But I can't give the place or price an honest endorsement without blue sky's. Definitely worth a visit, but don't expect great diving or crystal clear water. Sunsets would be breath taking if the staff didn't kick...More

Thank Quinn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful park that is not too large and just wish we'd had more time in Manual Antonio area. Need at least 3 days.

Thank JuneWM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a short or long hike through the park. Make sure to get a guide. They will point out all the wildlife! The natural beaches are incredible and not cluttered with vendors or beach chairs!

Thank kbgktt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few places on the coast where you will see people on the beach between jaco and quespos. Beautiful white sand, great swimming and good snorkeling watch out for the monkey and raccoons they will steal your food

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches I have seen. Monkeys and raccoons abound so be very careful about food. Actually limited food is allowed on the Park to avoid disturbing the diets of the animals. Hard to believe the Pacific was so warm and calm....More

Thank 338LSK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Finest Beach is through The national park. That one is The best. Watch out for racons. Dont bring valuable stuff to The beach.

Thank S N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beaches mean different things to different people. Long long stretches of sand, looking straight out onto an uninterrupted sea of blue, don't really do it for me. For me, its about golden sand, curved shorelines, patches of rocks and rockpools, clean white surf, powerful breakers,...More

2  Thank Julian F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is beautiful and the road well maintained. We were able to see a baby sloth and her mother. Also monkeys, raccoons and deers. Be aware that is a 40 minutes walk to the beach. You can also take fruit and a sandwich per...More

1  Thank Jeylin C
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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.
22 August 2017|
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Response from Sanazita | Reviewed this property |
28 July 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