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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.
  • 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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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"
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"bring water"
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"clams"
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"spotting scope"
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"flora and fauna"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We hung out all day with the monkeys on the beach were they filmed cast away. We took the best jungle hike and had the best views. The beach was crystal clear and magnificent and peaceful

Thank Madison1414
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's $16 to enter the park and we paid $20 each for a guide, which was definitely worth it. We went at 7am with Efrain's Nature Tours and the guides were friendly, knowledgeable and passionate. They have monoscopes and take incredible photos with your smart...More

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I highly recommend visiting this beautiful park with a guide. Our guide, arranged by the Shana Hotel, was awesome. He knew what to look for to notice the plethora of animals hiding in the trees and bushes. He also had a telescope from which we...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went as part of our national park hike. Take towels, sunscreen and plenty of water. The hike is fantastic! We saw sloths, monkeys, iguanas and raccoons. The wildlife will help themselves to your belongings if you leave them unattended!

Thank Ben D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach was right at the end of our guided tour of the Manuel Antonio National Park. After the walk through the park, it was fitting that one cools off with a dip in the water. The turf is not strong here making it one...More

Thank STEWART L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is beautiful! But you will not see half the wildlife without a guide. They can spot all the critters, and they have great spotting scopes. Our guide, George, took photos for us thru his scope so it looks like I was up close...More

Thank Kimberly G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beginning of the walk, with a guide (a requirement) we saw a few animals and interesting plant life. At the end, you end up near a picnic area with tables, and people with bag lunches. They monkeys are very smart and steal food from...More

Thank Sally1351
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much going on here but it’s definitely nice and relaxing. Very very relaxing actually. Water is warm and not to deep so you can go out far. Small bar where you can get some alcoholic drinks as well

1  Thank Spartacus X
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even in the high season the beach is never too busy as it is so long. Look for the monkeys at the edge of the beach. We saw less touristy in Costa Rica but it is still worth to go for sure

Thank Michael V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing negative that can be said about this beach, with the exception that you will have to pay to be on it - it's absolutely beautiful and has multiple spots were you can be all alone if you so chose. Be aware that...More

Thank Dan P
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Hufflepuff33
26 April 2018|
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Response from Celeste R | Reviewed this property |
I can’t remember but guessing around 50. No ID is required
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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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