Welcome to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica—a coastal gem known for its luxury resorts, vibrant wildlife, and stunning beaches.
Nestled in the Central and South Pacific regions of Costa Rica, this area boasts some of the country’s best white sand beaches and bright blue waters.
Manuel Antonio Beach, Biesanz Beach, Espadilla Sur, and Espadilla Norte are the main beaches in Manuel Antonio.
It’s important to note that to access the beaches within Manuel Antonio National Park, you’ll need to pay an entrance fee. However, Biesanz, Espadilla Norte, and Playitas are free to access as they lie outside the park boundaries.
If you’re looking for beach activities and water sports, Playa Espadilla Norte is the place to be. You can enjoy parasailing, jet skiing, surfing, and swimming here.
Plus, you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas for ultimate relaxation. It’s a hotspot for tourists due to its accessibility and breathtaking beauty. But Manuel Antonio is not just about beaches but also adventure and wildlife.
The renowned Manuel Antonio National Park offers hiking trails, wildlife encounters, and pristine beaches. You can’t miss a visit here to soak in the natural beauty and marvel at the diverse flora and fauna.
For thrill-seekers, Manuel Antonio offers white-water rafting adventures on the Savegre and Naranjo rivers.
The region is also famous for its sailing cruises from Quepos Marina, providing opportunities for snorkeling and wildlife spotting.
Speaking of wildlife, Manuel Antonio is a haven for nature enthusiasts. You’ll encounter monkeys, sloths, white-faced and howler monkeys, iguanas, and raccoons.
Many hotels in the area have wildlife rights, allowing you to enjoy these fascinating creatures from your balcony or poolside.
Whether planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, you’ll find the perfect place to stay.