Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

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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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  • Be sure to take something to eat so you can linger at this amazing beach after visiting the national park  more »
  • A very nice piece of beach in the National Park. A short walk from the entrance. You have there near showers and toilet facilities! Enjoy few hours of your freedom.
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  • A beauty, an excellent point to see the wonders of Costa Rica. (To beauty, to exciting point to know the Costa Rica's wonder) % recommended. Not carry liquor, take only fruits or ready emperedados and drinks. (Recommended %. Please don't carry liquor, carry only fruits or prepared sandwiches, and liquid)
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  • This area looks tired and non stop hustlers trying to sell you this and that like cigars noise makers and local carvings. They'll even come up to you while you're eating privately in restaurant. The sand isn't the whitest not water clear; the waves are better for beginner surfing than swimming. they'll even convince you to park and pay and are very convincing if you don't know better... just find a spot on the main or side streets
  • Nice, but the water is to dangerous for kids and people that they are experts in swimming.
  • Possibly the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen!
  • Amazing Beach it's public and beautiful you get to see monkeys! Make sure to go at low tide since most of the Beach disappears at high tide.
  • Great get away spot, jet ski & moped rentals, friendly locals.
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