Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Just  a touch of paradise, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Just a touch of paradise

A travel blog entry by mknox

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After 2 fabulous days enjoying the hot springs it was time to head down the pacific coast to Manuel Antonio NP for some more emersion in Costa Rican nature. Despite our best efforts to entice Arenal into a final appearance today was particularly overcast ...

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 ...

Bungle in the Jungle, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Bungle in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by gypsyzoe

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... ;   All the park guides must be certified with a minimal degree of knowledge and the 17 guides who work out of Manuel Antonio share their knowledge of animals located within.  Thus, Johan knew the whereabouts of the green and black poison dart ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... 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 (16.24 km2), ...

Quepos/Manuel Antonio - Sloths, Monkeys & Kayaking, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Quepos/Manuel Antonio - Sloths, Monkeys & Kayaking

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... , we sadly said goodbye to our hosts Don Alvaro and his daughter Tatiana we headed out to our next destination:  Quepos/Manuel Antonio National Park. Poor Brian, the drive was quite treacherous and we arrived in Quepos more than 5 hours later.  ...

The First 2 Weeks, Atenas, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

The First 2 Weeks

A travel blog entry by kmaitlan

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... on our education system at home.   I traveled with one teacher from my school, and a volunteer. We ventured to Manuel Antonio, a national park and rustic beach. We saw monkeys, sloths, and other animals. The beach was pristine and uncrowded, ...

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 ...

Manuel Antonio, for the day, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, for the day

A travel blog entry by nabeards

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Manuel Antonio National Park is another place that came highly recommended in Costa Rica. We had heard of it and then passed it as we drove down the Costenera last weekend. While Chris was here, we decided it would be a fun place to check out, if he was ...

Day 11, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 11

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... up having to take one woman back because she got really bad sea sick.  One thing we learned today is that somewhere near Manuel Antonio there used to be a volcano, because there are random places off the beach where there are lava rocks and lava rock ...

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 ...

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, otra vez, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, otra vez

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... wrote yesterday. I do have pictures, though, and I can even upload them right now!! Whoopee! Dad and I took the bus to Manuel Antonio yesterday after classes and arrived around 8. We found a room at Costa Verde, where Ben and I stayed when we were ...

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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¡Buenas! 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 ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by arthur~trillian

More surfing and ...

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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... collective (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), ...

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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... last 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 ...

Pura Vida!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida!

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... to the minibus where our driver is ready to take us just 15 minutes down the very steep hill past the main touristy beach of Manuel Antonio to the nature reserve. There is a queue which we wait in, for 10 minutes. This is Costa Rica's smallest reserve ...

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

Quepos to Manual Antonio

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Decided to free myself from public transportation and rented a car today. Did the short drive to Manual Antonio. Had planned to check out the national park tomorrow, but apparently it's closed on Mondays so went for it today. Started off as as a very ...

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. ...

Me Tarzan, You Jane, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Me Tarzan, You Jane

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... to be. I'm glad we decided to stay though because we met a nice couple from Holland and actually got to explore the Manuel Antonio national park. After the experience I had last year in the Peru rainforest with a guide pointing out poison dart frog, dry ...

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

So I am still in the same area as when I arrived to Costa Rica I was going to only spend 3 or 4 days here and then move on to Jaco just a little more North on the coast but I have been talked out of it by many people as apparently it is just full of drugs ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by chiel_maas

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... left and they only live in the southwest of Costa Rica. You can also see many three-toed sloths and coatis around. Overall, it was very relaxing spending a couple of days in Manuel Antonio. I met two very cool English travelers there, Tom and ...

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