Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica

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Heaven on earth, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Heaven on earth

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... entire family living outside of Costa Verde.  Mom and I spend our time hiking, swimming and relaxing. Its hard to pick favourites in Costa Rica, but this ranks high up on our list. You can hike the forest trails all day, and cool off in the ocean at ...

Paradise, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Costa Verde and Manual Antonio is PARADISE!!! We fell in love at first sight. We spend our last 6 days relaxing on the beaches and enjoying life. Costa Verde's theme is "More Monkey's than People", and they are right. Each morning, we were greeted by an ...

Crack Whores and a Crazy old man, Quepos/Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Crack Whores and a Crazy old man

A travel blog entry by missouri

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... happy hour...which is where we met Adrian(artist from CA) and Frederick(from St. Martin)whose parents own the oldest hotel in Manuel Antonio, La Mariposa...they talked (Kiley) into doing somersalts down the hill with them...and, minus the fire ants, was ...

Redneck Riviera, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Redneck Riviera

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... developed in a way that is unlikely to make me a repeat visitor to the Pacific Coast. We stayed a couple nights in Manuel Antonio and a couple nights in Bahia Salinas, near the Nicaraguan border. Kia had been to the beach area Manuel Antonio in 1989 ...

Sick of bloody monkeys, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sick of bloody monkeys

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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... our back on susan (the sloth) but we had to go. Feeling like we should at least see some other place in Costa Rica, we pushed on to Manuel Antonio National Park just 100ks up the coast (and a five hour bus journey of course). As with nearly everywhere in ...

Canopy tour/Zip lining in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Canopy tour/Zip lining in Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... back on monday and see  the white faced monkeys.... except the national park is closed on mondays. :-( Evidently all national parks in costa rica are closed on mondays. Yikes. OK, my days are numbered, I leave friday, I'll try one more day, ...

our last voyage through Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

our last voyage through Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... cell phones, but everyone all made it here safely. On the night of the 17th all six of us hopped on to our first bus to Manuel Antonio, the girls occupying the back of the very back of the bus to chat and catch up most of the entire ride. The majority ...

Crazy work week and then off to the beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Crazy work week and then off to the beach

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... it was the crack of dawn, 5:00 in the morning, I was up before my neighbour, the loudest parrot known to man. The beach at Manuel Antonio was beautiful, and it was really nice to get out of town for a day. We swam in the ocean, but eventually got scared ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... our strange night out, but once we were finally ready, Davo, Glenn and the two of us headed to the bus terminal to go to Manuel Antonio for a few days. The bus terminal was notorious for thieves, so we had plans to keep all our gear in sight and safe. ...

Back to Manual Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to Manual Antonio

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Head back from the cool air of the mountains to the beach. Plan is to return rental car and head north up the town of Montezuma and explore around there with good surf, jungle, and snorkeling. Having a rental car has been a great a great way to get ...

lessons from teenagers and  notes from my summer, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

lessons from teenagers and notes from my summer

A travel blog entry by katywade

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... trails, all piling up behind guides with their tripod telescopes, nature still made itself known and I spend a pleasant day under Manuel Antonio's think vegetation. There were enough sloths, monkeys and aggressive raccoons to go around, and it's hard to ...

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... return. I really kick myself for not really knowing more than 1 language. I arrived at my house in Quepos, which is the local town near Manuel Antonio national park. It actually is an old plantation housing. I'm still not sure if it was banna ...

Last day in Manuel Antonio, last chance for Monkey, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in Manuel Antonio, last chance for Monkey

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... runs afternoon buses for $21 from here to La Fortuna. So I've got the morning to hope to go see monkeys at the Park Manuel Antonio. Morning I've heard is the best time anyway, and I missed the mornings last week because I had Spanish class. So I got ...

Sloths, monkeys and reggae, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloths, monkeys and reggae

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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Wednesday, August 8th From Puerto Jimenez, we took a short flight up the coast to Manuel Antonio, a small touristy village in the rainforest, near a beautiful beach. Costa Rica´s most popular national park is located here. We came with a mission - to ...

Back to the beach!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to the beach!

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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... much going on in Quepos but we joined a karaoke bar and started into the vodka...Anyway, the smallest national park in Costa Rica is here in Manuel Antonia and we were lucky to have a great guide who had the most amazing pair of eyes and let us take ...

hoping about again, Montezuma, malpais, manuel antonio, dominical, quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

hoping about again

A travel blog entry by nealevans

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so the circle is joined, nige and his green bag borrowed from gooders and i reunite and continue making decisions after breakfast. so far we have managed to stand on surf boards, ride quod bikes and rafts in rapids and swim in the pacific.....all for ...

106, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

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A travel blog entry by buebereisli

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... ." 10'000 Colones (25 Stutz) wechseln den Besitzer, und der Fehlbare verspricht hoch und heilig, auf Costa Rica´s Strassen nie wieder ein Gefaehrt zu steuern. Merke: Manchmal lohnt es sich, zwecks Vertrauensbildung dieselbe Frisur wie ein lokaler ...

Tourist Central, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Tourist Central

A travel blog entry by travelrama

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... 2 hrs for the 12:30. We had to wait forever for our bus once we got into our layover town, to get to Quepos bigger town just outside Manuel Antonio, to catch a cab to MA to our hostel. We didnt actually travel that far, but our day consisted of so much ...

Paradise found, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise found

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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... inviting this morning, with bright sunshine greeting us, instead of the drizzly rain of last time. Our bus to Quepos, the nearest town to the Manuel Antonio national park, was packed to the gills - we were lucky to get seats, as although we ...

Visiting the animals in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Visiting the animals in Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by cat6698

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... is dreadful.....30 mins to get this far, so update when we get a high speed (or relatively) connection. Spent 2 days at Manuel Antonio...its famous for its National Park, which is fringed by 5 beaches. 1st day it rained just after we finished lunch, ...

Manuel António - Armadilha de Turista?, Manuel António, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel António - Armadilha de Turista?

A travel blog entry by tugatz

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Armadilha de Turista? É talvez o Parque Nacional mais visitado na Costa Rica cheio de resorts, hóteis e chalets de luxo nas envolvências. Sorte! Não era dia de enchente... as praias, a natureza e os animais... Sim, macacos, iguanas, caranguejos, ...

Marvellous Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Marvellous Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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... look like now if it was allowed to develop unhindered.  Stayed the night in a little town called Quepos which is about 5km away from Manuel Antonio and basically seems to be a service town for the National Park . After dark Quepos becomes more than ...

Manuel Antonio(Saskatchewan Style!!), Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio(Saskatchewan Style!!)

A travel blog entry by roberte

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... teek plantations and local points of interest along the way! We saw crocodiles, turtles and beautiful mountain views!!   We went into Manuel Antonio National Park one morning! We hiked around the park! We saw monkeys in the tree canopy! It was nice ...

Weekend trip, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Weekend trip

A travel blog entry by klynch35313

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Had Friday off so managed to squeeze in a weekend trip to Manuel Antonio. It's a pretty touristy area but it has an amazing national park and some beautiful beaches. I arrived around lunchtime on Friday and found a lovely place to sit and get something ...

Manuel Antonio, un petit coin de paradis..., Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, un petit coin de paradis...

A travel blog entry by simonetmartina

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Nous pensions rester 2 jours, nous y sommes restes ...

Costa Rica, Pacific Coast, San Jose/Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica, Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by timothy

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... our money, to which we replied `No Gracias´and walked on fast) I wanted to move on the next day and bought a bus ticket to Manuel Antonio, a nice surf town on the Pacific Coast. Besides, I was to start school over there in a couple of days! Loved Manual ...

Sun, Sea, Sand and Snakes, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sun, Sea, Sand and Snakes

A travel blog entry by stevebertram

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Well I arrived in Manuel Antonio last Thursday after a very scenic 3 1/2 hour bus ride. My original plan was to read or mess about on my iPod to pass the time but not long after getting out of the city we were high up in the mountains. With every turn ...

Back up to Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Back up to Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... or no water and partly due to the fact that I love salt water and it pretty much cleans better than anything. Tomorrow we are gonna spend the whole day in Manuel Antonio.  The plan is to chill out, check out some trails and do some ...

Still more monkeys than people...just, Quepos / Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Still more monkeys than people...just

A travel blog entry by dora_and_andrew

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... in a very friendly but overpriced roach infested room but it was just the jumping off point to visit our first national park in Costa Rica : Manuel Antonio. The park is on the coast and is really pretty and we saw plenty : sloths, monkeys, big lizards, ...

Visiting the bar I was supposed to work at, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Visiting the bar I was supposed to work at

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... for 10 bucks a head. Tom Kelly's dad ( Tom is one of my best friends from high school) retired to Costa Rica and bought a bar in Manuel Antonio.  Its call Coconuts and its right on the beach.  Tom and his brother Chris went down to help ...

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