Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

4.3
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • I’ve been in CR for a month and visited many of the beautiful protected areas during Covid. This has been the one negative experience thus far. It’s $18 to get in but ALL the trails are closed (and...  more »
  • Due to the Covid restrictions, the beach was opened from 5 am to 2:30 pm. It was enough as in the afternoon it was always raining. The beach was beautiful but in some corners it was a bit dirty.  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.
  • This beach is a heaven, make sure you go there at least 1 day, we saw alot of monkeys

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