Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Puntarenas / Manuel Antonio / Playa Manuel Antonio
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.
Tours To Playa Manuel Antonio
3-Day Arenal Volcano- Monteverde-Manuel Antonio National Park Tour from San Jose BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $419
Duration: 3 days
Catamaran Ocean King Manuel Antonio BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $79
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Playa Manuel Antonio Reviews
The beach was clean and beautiful. There are facilities but they are very basic. Monkeys came to visit. more »
Recommend going on a weekday and early in the morning for reduced crowds and heat. Well worth $16 entrance fee. Get a guide if you want a more leisurely tour and they are more likely to help you spot.... more »
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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