Manuel Antonio is one of many jewels scattered across Costa Rica. Known for its wide variety of flora and fauna, silky white sands and capuchin monkeys, Manuel Antonio is a place you can't miss out on. Manuel Antonio has a national reserve park, protecting the local animals and plants, where guests can enter to enjoy the wide variety of trails and activities the park has to offer. Snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, and even trying your hand at some surfing lessons are only a handful of things this golden beach has to offer.
Manuel Antonio is the most popular National Park with Ticos. The main reason for that is the unspoiled seashores that are hidden inside within walking distance from the parks main entrance. The abundance of nature is a fresh distraction from the condos, bars, discos, accommodations and eating places surrounding the park.
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Nicest Views in Costa Rica: Due to its topography most of Manuel Antonio is placed on a 490 ft elevation. This allows for spectacular 360 degree views including silky sand beaches, a range of vibrant vegetation and plenty of wild animals all around you.
Strong Wildlife Diversity: Hidden amongst the trees the brightly coloured keel-billed toucan, or simply stand still and wait for the monkeys to appear. Sloths (two and three toed) and armadillos are seen all around.The synergistic rainforest-covered hillsides sweep right down to meet the white sandy beaches, creating an area of intense natural beauty.
Restaurants & Hotels: Manuel Antonio offers a wide varaity of Restaurants and hotels all with their specific niche. Rest. El Avion is built around a relic of an old Iranian aeroplane. Fantastic views, a diverse menu, and a one-of-a-kind setting make it an excellent novelty option. The menu at El Avion is heavy on Mexican delights such as quesadillas, tacos, and nachos, all of which are excellent. Emilios Cafe, is a stunning open-air restaurant, serving hearty American-style breakfasts that are ideal before a full day of planned activities. It offers a vast menu of fresh seafood delights for lunch and dinner (with great live music), grilled calamari and seafood curries being consistent crowd-pleasers. As for hotels, Arenas Del Mar is a oceanside boutique hotel near Manuel Antonio, with rooms surrounded by tropical rainforest and top class customer service. The Gaia Hotel achieves an ideal balance of modern designs and natural beauty. This environmentally friendly hotel only accepts adult and adolescent guests. Even the most subjective traveller will be satisfied by the on-site restaurant, luxury spa, gym, tours, and a plethora of personal services.
Hospitals Close By: Hospital Metropolitano is a medical clinic right in the center of Manuel Antonio that provides excellent service, impeccable quality and an affordable price, to the capacity of its users. Manuel Antonio also offers Quepos Urgent Care with 24/7 assistance and bilingual doctors ready to assist you whenever you might need it.
Airport 2 hrs 45 Mins: International Airport Juan Santamaría, located in the capital of San José, is only a 2hr 45min drive away. An alternative is Quepos la Managua Airport that accommodates for smaller local flights and is only 20min away from Manuel Antonio.
#1 National Park Visited in Country: The park is home to 109 mammal species, including sloths, iguanas, and rare monkeys, as well as 184 bird species. Offshore, dolphins and migrating whales can be seen, the snorkelling is also an excellent leisure activity. Parque Manuel Antonio has a charming and extremely picturesque combination of white sandy beaches surrounded by lush rainforest, set against a backdrop of offshore islands and coral reefs. With miles of trails showing you every corner of the park, this attraction is one you can't miss out on.
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