- Hillside hotels with amazing beach views
- Home to the Manuel Antonio National park with lush rainforests and gorgeous beaches
- Excellent sport fishing most of the year
The Manuel Antonio National Park is located in the Northern Pacific of Costa Rica, and is one of the most visited areas by national and international tourists. The Manuel Antonio National Park is famous for having splendid rainforests and stunning beaches all in one place. As you walk the Park’s trails you can observe titi monkeys, coatimundis, raccoons, sloths, countless species of birds, amazing flora, and incredible beaches for swimming and sunbathing.
This area offers everything you need: restaurants, hotels, supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, and an active nightlife.
Some of the highlighted attractions include: Manuel Antonio National Park, Cathedral Point, Espadilla Beach, Gaia Garden, Damas Island.
You can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, whale and dolphin-watching tours (in season), ATV rides, rainforest hikes, night hikes, Birdwatching, and much more.
Some of the most popular hotels are: Hotel El Parador, Hotel Costa Verde, Si Como No Resort, San Bada Hotel & Resort, La Mansion Inn, Tulemar Resort, Gaia Hotel & Reserve, and Arenas del Mar.
We recommend that you visit this area during its dry season from December to March, for your maximum enjoyment. Please note that the Manuel Antonio National Park is open from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm and is closed on Mondays. Do not leave your personal belongings unattended, and please do not feed any wild animal or extract any plant or animal species.
Comfortable clothing, swimwear, beach towel, sandals or water shoes, sunscreen, hat, umbrella, rain poncho, binoculars, camera, and water bottle.