Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio

Playa Manuel Antonio is one of the best places for a beach vacation in Costa Rica. An award winning paradise destination, Manuel Antonio has amazing beaches, calm blue waters and lush tropical rainforests. The natural beauty of Manuel Antonio provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable beach vacation to Costa Rica that the entire family will enjoy.

With four gorgeous beaches to frequent, the pristine Manuel Antonio National Park, tropical coral reefs and a generous abundance of flora and fauna, visitors to Playa Manuel Antonio enjoy everything from sport fishing to snorkeling to hiking through Costa Rica’s rainforest in search of exotic wildlife.

When the sun goes down, Manuel Antonio comes to life. With the glimmering stars overhead, restaurants and bars in Manuel Antonio and the neighboring town of Quepos begin to come alive! Filled with people sipping on cocktails, drinking ice cold beer, and discussing their adventures, the local bars in Manuel Antonio and Quepos are perfect for a relaxing time. Vacations to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica are truly an escape to paradise.

Manuel Antonio beach shore line
Manuel Antonio Beach Sunset

What’s Great About Playa Manuel Antonio

They say that Manuel Antonio Costa Rica is a place you have to visit at least once in your lifetime, but so many people fall in love after their first visit that they continue coming back again and again! Despite its immense popularity, Manuel Antonio has continued to retain its natural beauty making it one of the best places in the world to have an authentic tropical beach vacation. An abundance of lush, vibrant greenery that surrounds Playa Manuel Antonio creates an awe-inspiring fusion of rolling green foothills and pristine white sand beaches.

Costa Rica is well known for its abundant flora and fauna and Manuel Antonio National Park truly encapsulates this natural playground. Manuel Antonio National Park is made up of and amazing 1700 acres of land mass and 135,906 acres of marine reserve. The National Park is home to the rare two-toed sloth, white-faced and squirrel monkeys, soaring hawks, pelicans and kingfishers. It is the smallest of the 20 national parks Costa Rica has allocated for total protection. Even so, it is the country’s second most visited conservation area, after the Poas Volcano.

Playa Manuel Antonio and the nearby town of Quepos offer a range of eco tours, adventure tours, luxury vacation rentals, hotels and restaurants for every taste preference. The two Costa Rican towns are within minutes of each other. Quepos has a defined town centre where the majority of restaurants and shops are located. In Manuel Antonio, the majority of restaurants, hotels and boutique shops are located along main road that run between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. Finding your way around this area is very straightforward and easy!

Manuel Antonio Costa Rica is a dream destination for Costa Rica vacations. World-class vacation rentals, resorts, luxury villas and hotels have a certain pride of place on the Manuel Antonio foothills that run along the stunning Pacific coastline en route to Manuel Antonio National Park.

Manuel Antonio is home to some of the best vacation rentals in the world, boasting private, ocean view locations, excellent swimming pools and a tailored concierge and eco tour planning service – an ideal combination for many vacationing families coming to Costa Rica.

Are you looking for an unforgettable vacation in paradise? Contact Escape Villas at 1-800-304-2407 or for more information on Manuel Antonio vacation rentals and villas.

Tree line view of Manuel Antonio Beach
Aerial view of Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio rocky shore