"I didn't know the world could be so mind-blowingly beautiful" - Justina Chen
Located on the Central Pacific Coast and known for it's remarkable natural splendor, Manuel Antonio National Park is THE most visited in Costa Rica. From multiple vantage point, lush rainforest tumble down into picture-perfect inlets and coves that decorate the shoreline. A lively resort town equally dedicated to wildlife preservation and it's global reputation as one of Costa Rica's most gorgeous locales, Manuel Antonio has become on of the most hip destinations to date.
Manuel Antonio at a glance
Manuel Antonio is a small oceanside village with plenty of great places to stay - from extravagant luxury condos to cozy hideaway hotels tucked into nature.
Attractions and Unique Experiences: Ballena National Marine Park, a whale-watching paradise, Carara National Park, a haven for scarlet macaws, Whitewater rafting on the Savegre or Naranjo River. Sport Fishing in Manuel Antonio and Quepos – take your pick of estuary, inshore, or offshore adventures. Nauyaca Waterfalls on a spectacular horseback ride through the wilds of Dominical.
Adventures: Extreme hiking, offshore fishing, sailing, snorkeling, surfing, zip line, ATV, group activities
Restaurants and Night Life: Seafood is the staple of Manuel Antonio. You'll find freshly caught shrimp, lobster and red snapper at virtually every restaurant in town along with lively cantinas, live music and tourist bars.