Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

4.3
Within a national park, Playa Manuel Antonio allows you to combine a bit of history with a lot of classic sun-and-sand fun. The stone turtle traps here bear witness to the area's pre-Colombian tribes, while a family-friendly vibe and plenty of sandy space invite visitors to picnic or play sports. Backed by lush vegetation, the beach remains a popular spot for swimming, surfing, and soaking up some warm Caribbean sun. The surrounding area boasts an impressive diversity of wildlife, including over 100 species of mammals and nearly 200 species of birds. Put Playa Manuel Antonio at the forefront of your travel plans using our Manuel Antonio online tour itinerary planner .
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  • This is a great public beach. We were here between Christmas and New Years and while very busy it was still very enjoyable. I would suggest local bus or taxi if you can as parking looked limited...  more »
  • Pros: Manuel Antonio is a beautiful reserve with a chance to experience a rain forest see monkeys, frogs, iguanas, snakes, butterflies, various birds, raccoons and sloths all in their natural...  more »
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  • Beautiful quite beaches with exciting trails to offer. - There are all together 3 beaches in this place, the first one is local and free of entry. The second and third are the Manuel Antonio beach. - there is long trail which can take you to this beaches, trails are full of amazing animals to view. - Food inside the park is on a higher side. - for photographers white sand beach with blue waters are best viewed in sunshine.
  • White sands, beautiful water, lots of tourists and monkeys. The monkeys will straight up open your back pack and take your stuff. Do not leave anything unattended. I saw one take a lady's iPhone from inside her backpack, and she did not get it back. 🐒
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