Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Manuel Antonio and Surf lessons, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio and Surf lessons

A travel blog entry by janda

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Wow what an awesome time! We have just finished our 4 nights here in Manuel Antonio and have had a great ( although sweaty) time. We spent the day at the park yesterday and were lucky to see a lot of different animals. We saw (from a great height) a ...

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

No paradise found.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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It's like a cheesy Hollywood movie. I have just arrived in beautiful Manuel Antonio with it's stunning beaches, where big surf crash in from the Pacific ocean. I'm walking down the beach in an incredible fiery orange sunset, when I spot Gabriella, the ...

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 ...

Welcome to the Monkey House (and the lizard beach), Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Welcome to the Monkey House (and the lizard beach)

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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... , Ink. We are staying at La Mariposa hotel (the butterfly), which is perched on a cliff overlooking the pacific ocean and manuel antonio national park. The hotel is gorgeous, mostly due to the scenery and the vistas. There´s a swimming pool and two ...

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 ...

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

Sloths and Scuba

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... right 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 ...

I made Juliette cry : - (, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

I made Juliette cry : - (

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... Antonio. Upon arriving in Manuel Antonio our biggest concern was finding a hotel that still had room and within our budget. Manuel Antonio is a top tourist resort with 5 star hotels and foreign mansions equipped with CIA security systems, not the usual ...

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

Seaside Jungle Adventure

A travel blog entry by mnasf

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... fishing.  Dinner here was good, but everyone was tired from riding in the car. Oscar took us on a quick driving tour of Manuel Antonio (the small town) to show us where everything was, and then he took us to the La Posada ( www.laposadajungle.com ...

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, ...

Manuel Antonio...or, rather, the Iguana Files., Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio...or, rather, the Iguana Files.

A travel blog entry by morganfay

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         Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica...gorgeous, but hot!  I was granted the opportunity to visit this lovely tourist attraction the weekend of February 17th.  My cousin decided to do a destination wedding, ...

On The Road In the West Coast, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

On The Road In the West Coast

A travel blog entry by jpineda84

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... the girls two days ago back in Cartago with our two hardcore backpacks and headed off to the Pacific Coast. Our first stop is Manuel Antonio. We have been here for three days and tonight will be our last night in this little peace of Costa Rican ...

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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... 283;jakém limitu. Možná se naše kniha jen přepsala a zapomněla v tom čísle připsat jednu nulu. Manuel Antonio je nejmenší park co do rozlohy, nabízí však k vidění mnoho zajímavého z tropické fauny a ...

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

Pacific rains

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... over the valley and a suspension bridge over a ravine and river. I really liked that area, so green but also very wet and forever cool. It was hard to believe it was the same latitude as the heat of the coastal area we had just visited in Manuel Antonio. ...

Save the best for last, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Save the best for last

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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... as the rain never stopped. The next day we took our final bus ride and after 9 hours we arrived in Manuel Antonio, the second most visited place in Costa Rica, mainly because it has a rain forest and great beaches all in one. As soon as we arrived ...

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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... working so I am using a mouse that i fortunately brought with me just in case. Next day Sunday. Report from sloth watch at manuel Antonio, not much to report, more scratching and just hanging around, doesn’t look like Sunday is poo day either. I ...

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

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Day at the Beach and lunch with great scenery, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day at the Beach and lunch with great scenery

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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Got some sun at the beach, then hopped around trying to find a good place for ...

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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... We sat down with a couple from Israel, who had been traveling for a few weeks at that point and had already spent ample time in Manuel Antonio. So, they were a great source of information for us.  They had told us to get a tour guide for the National ...

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 ...

Day 12 and part of 13, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 12 and part of 13

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

Day 12 On Wednesday night we tried to get at this resturant called Agua Azul, which is on the top of another building overlooking the ocean.  But it was closed when we got there, so we decided to take Lonely Planets advice and eat at El Gato Negro. ...

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 ...

Morning at the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Morning at the Beach

A travel blog entry by jessicajohnston

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We spent the morning at the beach and the afternoon at the ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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Well, here I am at the beach. I am at Manuel Antonio, a national preserve. It is on the central Pacific coast and is beautiful, although a bit touristy and expensive. The guidebooks gaurantee a monkey sighting, and sure enough on our way back from ...

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 ...

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