Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

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No paradise found., Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

No paradise found.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... few years ago. But when you are perfect, it's difficult to stay that way. There's too many tourists here now, and tiny Manuel Antonio National Park, just next to the small village with the same name, seems to struggle a bit with the constant flow of them. ...

Sloths and Scuba, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloths and Scuba

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... now. More on the sloths later. For now, an update of what we've been up to over the past five days in and around Manuel Antonio National Park. This will probably be a long post, since we've been here for so long. This is the longest we'll stay in one ...

Seaside Jungle Adventure, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Seaside Jungle Adventure

A travel blog entry by mnasf

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... was so tired that we all went to bed even though it was fairly early. Day 10 – Monday, July 6, 2009 – MANUAEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK IS CLOSED ON MONDAYS   We knew this before we came, but it is good to know when you are planning ...

Sloths, Monkeys & Bulls, Oh My!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloths, Monkeys & Bulls, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by brittanyb

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After living here for almost a month, we FINALLY made it to the Manuel Antonio National Park. There is a $10 entrance fee to go to the park, so we wanted to go on a day where we would be there almost the whole day. The park is known for amazing wildlife ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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     becca....Awesomeness.  This park was seriously cool - its one of the smallest in CR, but also one of the most popular, I think because of the combo of scenic park and beautiful beaches - kinda heavenly almost. As soon as we ...

Back to Manuel, day 1 and part of 2, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to Manuel, day 1 and part of 2

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... was nice to have some other people that spoke english on the bus, and it helped from getting to bored, and we actually arrived in Manuel Antonio on time.  I got to the hostel a little before 1, and when I got there they had made a mistake on my room ...

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... důvodů velmi hodilo. Poslední lednový víkend jsme se vydali omrknout pláže Pacifiku a blízký národní park Manuel Antonio. Jeden z Victorových bratrů, Fredy, měl v pátek cestu do Jaco, přímořského letoviska, ...

Pacific rains, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Pacific rains

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... sampling of CR. So we set off in our rental 4WD Kia SUV and headed along the beach road to Manual Antonio National Park. I read, aside from being the most visited park, it was beautiful with several beaches and a rain forest. Unfortunately, they ...

some people's idea of heaven, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

some people's idea of heaven

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... day Friday Weather a lot better today, no rain and quite a lot of sunshine. We were up and out early to go to Manuel Antonio National park. We had read a couple of reviews about the park and were not really expecting a lot, and when the Iguana Tours bus ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Quiero ver los monos!!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Quiero ver los monos!!

A travel blog entry by julianstauffer

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... with her flights and we were together again in yet another country! Victor was driving us from San Jose to Quepos/Manuel Antonio National Park. This is a beautiful beach area with the Pacific Ocean on one side and a National Park full of wildlife on the ...

Humpbacked Whales and dolphins, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Humpbacked Whales and dolphins

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... still no luck then one of the other boats radioed in to say that three Columbian Drug Running boats were being pursued by Costa Rican and American coastguard. We could just see them; three high powered speed boats and we could just make them out being ...

I can't believe it's almost over!!!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

I can't believe it's almost over!!!

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... that in two days we will be in London. And it’s December. After the morning of doing nothing, we take a shuttle bus to Manuel Antonio beach to buy some souvenirs, food and drinks. We go say bye to Jason and some other friends then we make the same ...

Racoons, iguanas and surfing, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Racoons, iguanas and surfing

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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Good morning paradise! We start the day in the beautiful national park of Manuel Antonio. We have a nice stroll through the park and on to the stunning beach where we spot a group of friends getting robbed by racoons. They ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by tudormaxim

A doua zi după o scurtă leneveală pe plajă am ajuns în Manuel Antonio. Aici am descoperit un restaurant cu totul special, cu o priveliște extraordinară către ocean și către o insulă apropiată. ...

In the Jungle, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Jungle

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We found our way back to what we love, wildlife at Manuel Antonio National Park, in Spanish the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.  The  park was Established in 1972 with an area enumerating 4,014 acres ...

Dia 8. Monteverde - Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 8. Monteverde - Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Desayuno en el hotel, check-out y salimos camino a Manuel Antonio (4h. aproximadamente). De camino parada en el Rio Tarcoles para ver los cocodrilos desde el puente. Llegada al hotel, devolución del coche de alquiler, y descanso en ...

Paradise and Naughty Raccoons, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise and Naughty Raccoons

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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We got a speed boat ride from Montezuma over to Jaco, where we then grabbed a bus to Quepos and transferred into Manuel Antonio. Slightly more touristy but oh so beautiful. The beach was a paradise of soft sand and clear blue seas, fringed with ...

Costa Rica - Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica - Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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ˇBuenas! Charlotte Here: Our last proper stop before leaving Costa Rica was in Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific Coast; the country's smallest reserve. What the park lacks in size it makes up for in beauty, with small beaches and bays ...

pura vida - Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

pura vida - Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by goni

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In unserer ersten Station in Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, geniessen wir erst mal etwas den Strand und es scheint uns noch gar nicht soooo teuer hier zu sein wie alle sagen. Danach geht es weiter über San José nach Orosi. Dort lebt ein schweizer Päärchen ...

A few days thrown together, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

A few days thrown together

A travel blog entry by skylerstravels

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... (Rather than a direct) bus. We stood for about the first 2 hours of the 5 hour ride.  2. We made it to Manuel Antonio National Park. We saw two types of monkeys, iguanas, and a sloth.  3. We hiked to Playa Escondido (Hidden Beach), that is only ...

Quite An Adventurous Bunch, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Quite An Adventurous Bunch

A travel blog entry by jord-travers

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... weekend and their equally insane housemates. From one bus to another I was now heading for the Pacific side of Costa Rica, to Manuel Antonio National Park in an energetic, tight-knit group of 10 that had been getting to know each other over the past ...

Bye bye friends and hello Parador, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Bye bye friends and hello Parador

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... like online so we had absolutely no expectations. While in a taxi though, the driver tells us that it's the best hotel in Manuel Antonio - hotel Parador, set on a cliff and overlooking the ocean. Because of the heat, we feel exhausted and look pathetic. ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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... Livingston's character in the movie Office Space, it was everything I dreamed it could be.   Well, almost nothing. We arrived in Manuel Antonio last night (we hired Gustavo again, since there were nine of us) and went out to dinner and then to a ...

Living on Tico time, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Living on Tico time

A travel blog entry by sarahs_travels

... . Yeasterday I got up supper early and my dorm mates, one guy from Sweeden and another from the States plus myself when into the National Park to do some hiking and spot some animals.  We could have hired a guide for $20 but decided against it and ...

Quisiera ser una lagarta muy grande, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Quisiera ser una lagarta muy grande

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... we hunted for the only hostel that we knew of in town and settled ourselves in.  The next day we went to the Manuel Antonio National Park and discovered there is actually a cheaper hostel very nearby to the park and the beach – just a word of ...

Dia 9. Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 9. Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... *** Por la mańana ir a hacer rafting sobre las 8:00 de la mańana. Justo despues de comer, visita al Parque Nacional de Manuel Antonio. Durante toda la ruta se va bordeando la playa, con lo que uno se puede bańar a su gusto e incluso se puede ...

To the Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

To the Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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We left Monteverde and made our way through the mountains to the Mid Pacific coast to spend four nights at Manuel Antonio. The first part of the trip was quite slow going on gravel roads but much better once we reached the Pan American Highway part of a ...

Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica's smallest parks. The park was only established in 1972 and is only 683 hectares in area. It was just a ten minute journey in the car from our hotel. We found a parking space outside a hotel and ...

Sailing on the Pacific, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Sailing on the Pacific

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... their volcanic cliffs rising steeply from the shoreline. The Pacific here is turquoise and in direct contrast to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica where the sea seemed a lot rougher and not so blue. Another walk around the hotel gardens late afternoon ...

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