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Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio

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Address: Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$55.00*
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Manuel Antonio National Park Hiking Tour
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US$59.00*
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Manuel Antonio National Park Nature Walk Tour
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US$99.00*
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Manuel Antonio National Park Adventure

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Gorgeous Beach

Getting to the beach requires walking along a gravel path for about 20 minutes but seeing sloths and toucans along the way makes it worth while. Be sure to take water along as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Richmond, B.C.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Getting to the beach requires walking along a gravel path for about 20 minutes but seeing sloths and toucans along the way makes it worth while. Be sure to take water along as it is hot and humid. The beach itself is sandy with bath temperature water. Very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd like to walk this park myself one day. Our guide from Iguana Tours was wonderful but going with a group slows you down. The park is beautiful and the beach is great. Lots of animals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The area directly outside the park and at the public beach are very commercial, and that's fine for awhile. But get up reasonably early and visit the national park to see a lot of animals and just gorgeous small beaches. We went on a weekday and the crowds weren't bad so we recommend that. However remember the park is closed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Falls (also awesome) and drove to the park. Within minutes we saw a sloth holding a baby, then there were monkeys and raccoon on the beach. Great swimming and sun. Gotta bring whatever you want to eat or drink as there's nothing to buy in the park. There are tours, both official and not, we didn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an awesome tour here!!! Our guide was amazing and very knowledgable!! We saw many things the we would have missed without a guide. Sloth, white faced monkeys, white tailed deer and two fawns!!! Iguanas and a few other lizards as well. He pointed out many birds, bats, spiders etc. I would not do this tour without a guide... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Plenty of wildlife to see - from sloths and monkeys, to butterflies, birds and bats. Best to go at 08.00 at this time of year, so that you have finished by 11.00 before the hottest part of the day

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a day ! Our tour guide was Delia and she was fun and informative, pointing out animals and insects along the way. How she does it is just amazing ???? We decided to take a guide so that we could benefit from their experience and their telescopes which really do make a difference. Some of the things were saw... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place, but pretty crowded for the first section. A guide will spot things you would miss as the wildlife is pretty good at hiding, except for the monkeys who will steal any good they can, do not bring crisps!! You can access the excellent beach easily, although the changing is a little basic

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived a little late in the morning, If we did it again, we would probably try to get there earlier. We made the mistake of parking off site, and were persuaded to hire a guide. We were quite surprised at the price of the entrance plus the guide, so really had to scramble to get together the money. But... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not so much to see but a relaxed walk. The beach is beautiful but crowded. Nice part are the Monkey Who come real close and the racoons even closer. Watch your bas because they look for food and are fast. Turtles in the bushes. So most wildlife is at the beach!

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