The town of Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is a popular tourist destination that offers a variety of activities and attractions that many tourists dream of. The natural features that the town boasts of include white sand beaches on the Central Pacific shores, ever-blossoming tropical rainforests, and perfect weather conditions. Manmade developments that help visitors enjoy what nature has to offer are the many hotels and restaurants that provide a wide range of choice on where to eat and sleep.
Hotels and the beach resorts that cater to all client types ensure that visitors to Manuel Antonio are spoiled for choice. Many hotels offer amazing views of the Central Pacific tropical waters with its beautiful beaches. Restaurants are another attraction in Manuel Antonio with the best of Costa Rican cuisine being available at affordable prices. But not only will you find local flavors here. Manuel Antonio is a culinary destination that offers a number of Italian and Continental restaurants, artisanal coffee houses, sushi, Chinese, and BBQ restaurants. A favorite with many visitors are the finger-licking fish meal delicacies you will definitely want to try out. Manuel Antonio is also known for the hospitality and warmth of its people.
The Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the key attractions with its stunning coastline and a rainforest with well-marked trails where one can take a hike through the park and get to see monkeys, anteaters, two and three-toed sloths, crocodiles and a diverse array of exotic plants and century old trees. Swimming on the beaches and in the many waterfalls pristine pools, and going for picnics in the picnic areas defined by the Manuel Antonio National Park should be on your ‘to do’ list. Souvenir and gift shopping and a spice tour to the local vanilla farm are interesting activities for all ages.
The town is easily accessible from the capital San José by air or road transportation. By air, one can get to Quepos by several daily, scheduled flights from San José. The airport is a 10 minute taxi ride to town.
Have an adventure filled vacation with many other activities that Manuel Antonio offers, including sport fishing tours, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, crocodile tours, horseback riding tours, canopy tours (for zipping buffs), whale watching and dolphin tours, white water rafting and the National Park and Biological Reserves. Visit Manuel Antonio to enjoy all the activities on offer and you will not experience a dull moment in your fun filled vacation.