Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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

Exploring Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by lagalag1

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Moved to another hotel. From the hotel we walk to the park The park is part land and part ocean. There are beaches and forests. Paid $7 as entrance fee. Saw a sloth,white faced monkey,coati,small blue crabs with red legs,iguana .A lot of coatimundis. Ate ...

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

Manuel Antonio Nationalpark

A travel blog entry by kseto2012

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Im Reiseführer steht, dass man am besten frühmorgens in den Park soll, um der Hitze und den Massen aus dem Weg zu gehen. Schon früh morgens haben wir ein abenteuerliches Aufeinandertreffen mit Kapuzineraffen auf unserem Balkon. Ganz fasziniert ...

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

Adios Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by margyandpaul

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... , sloths and crocodiles. We decided that it was once again time for me to challenge my fear of heights because a trip to Costa Rica needs to include a zip-line experience. I rose early this morning with trepidation and excitement to see this country from ...

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

Playa Serena

A travel blog entry by jasoneverywhere

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... sun is already incredibly hot and beating down on everything. Christina's taking a dip in the water. We're at Playa Dos at Manuel Antonio NP. We just finished hiking a jungle loop trail around a small but hilly peninsula. The views were gorgeous. But it ...

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

La playa Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by jeroenmartens

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He asked, I said YES!!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

He asked, I said YES!!

A travel blog entry by ashleysblog

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... a little more low key with less traveling. We rented a car and planned to explore the Pacific side of Costa Rica. Our main stops were Jaco, Dominical and Manuel Antonio. Kevin did a great job finding us places to stay that were outside of the cities so it ...

A funny thing happened on the way to Pura Vida, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

A funny thing happened on the way to Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by jdekoz

... being here now is not doing that. I failed to see this when I made the decision to take this grant-writing position in Manuel Antonio. Oh, trust me, I know this would have been a lot easier a month ago, but life's curves are never properly marked with ...

Coffee and Chocolate Tour, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee and Chocolate Tour

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

... make coffee and chocolate. we learned that coffee pickers only make 3-4 dollars each basket they fill up so if you ever live in Costa Rica never become a coffee picker (they don't make very much money) How to make coffee: first you have to pick the ...

Weekend of the Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Weekend of the Beach

A travel blog entry by itzkowitz

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... . We had to take the Costa Rican equivalent of Greyhound to get there. It took about 4 hours to get from San José to Quepos/Manuel Antonio. We got there, exhausted, at around 10:30pm, so we just decided to crash in the hotel. There were only 8 of us ...

-- Ray Kester-- performing LIVE at EL WAGON, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

-- Ray Kester-- performing LIVE at EL WAGON

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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Seen recently on the jungle coast of Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica.......  Ray Kester ''performing LIVE at EL WAGON !! (Did I imagine it, or was he glancing down furtively for snakes and scorpions between verses ?   ) ...

From Funkytown to Monkeytown, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

From Funkytown to Monkeytown

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... supermarket - the security at the strip mall reminds us just how much crime there is here, which would be mucho - and head for Manuel Antonio.  The ride is stalled by heavy traffic thanks to (we learn when we finally reach the scene an hour later) ...

Manuel Antonio - Pacific coast baby, Manuel antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio - Pacific coast baby

A travel blog entry by steffi0

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... sleep and getting through the day with my kids idontknowhow, we got on the bus and were off to the pacific coast ! manuel antonio that is, a beautiful coastline that is lined by a national park ! since my camera and there weather conditions were lacking ...

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 ...

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

Manuel Antonio national park

A travel blog entry by didonis

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Manuel Antonio is a beautiful national park that boasts an amazing variety of wildlife and some beautiful beaches. We left in the morning ready for the field trip. A stop on the way to take a picture of the surfer-famous Hermosa beach is in order The ...

Journey to relaxation 10-13 July, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Journey to relaxation 10-13 July

A travel blog entry by jones2000

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Today we left the cold wet mountains and the bad roads in search of a warmer few days at the beach. We didn't have much luck as we got lost (again, thanks to Jayne), were held up in the traffic of a car accident for 1.5 hours and then had to continue in ...

An Animal Affair, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

An Animal Affair

A travel blog entry by charlotte

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... that I had a lovely time and was glad to be out of of the city San Jose. Please do visit my set on Flick as I have included a video of some monkeying around! Flick photo set from Manuel Antonio National Park: http://www.flickr.com/photos/62798354@N05/ ...

Animals, everywhere..., Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Animals, everywhere...

A travel blog entry by sonandjim

... is a place called the Turtle's Head in Quito) before an early night, ready for our next nightmarish leg of the journey, Costa Rica via Miami. Up early for a cab to the airport, this time international departures from Quito, we paid the unbelievably ...

A birthday party and a day at the beach!!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

A birthday party and a day at the beach!!

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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... funny anywhere, let's be honest. Back to the weekend...on Saturday we took a cab down to Quepos and then a bus up to Manuel Antonio.  We parked it on the beach by 11am and stayed their til 5pm.  Fletcher, Tanya and Isabele made dream ...

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

lazy days

A travel blog entry by susanneontour

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... ein paar ruhige Tage gegönnt. Wir suchten uns ein nettes Hostel mit Pool und verbrachten mehrere Tage dort. Wir besuchten den Park Manuel Antonio und Marie eine Gewürzfarm. Wir waren im Pazifik baden und wurden am Strand von Affen und Leguanen besucht - ...

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

Back to Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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... a while, approx 32 degrees and sunny. Drive to Manuel Antonia was quick only 2hours, hardly saw a car all journey. Straight to Manuel Antonio Hotel which we had found whilst walking along the beach last week. Haggled over room rates used all the tricks we ...

A great experience learning Spanish, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

A great experience learning Spanish

A travel blog entry by academiadamore

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I should have known better than to ever get on that boat. I was seventeen and living in a small town in Costa Rica and attending language immersion school. Two weeks into the program, the school organized a sunset snorkeling tour to a beautiful national ...

Tarzan and Jane, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Tarzan and Jane

A travel blog entry by deniseosu4

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... be eating a lot of rice this trip. We made it back to Flora´s around noon and geared up for the beach. We went to Manuel Antonio beach and it was absolutely beautiful. The ocean felt like bath water and was quite clear. We met Ray and Mary. Mary used ...

Last day in this amazing country., Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in this amazing country.

A travel blog entry by camaccounting

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Don got up at 6 am and went next door to wake the girls up for their atv tour and came back and woke me up to tell me there were monkeys out in the tree by the front door.  I jumped up and grabbed the camera and sure enough there were all these ...

Simplemente relajarse, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Simplemente relajarse

A travel blog entry by nicolenoordhoek

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... spots and a really cool slide. Soon after we arrived we set off on the water. The sun was shining and we cruised past the Manuel Antonio beach and national park. We lay down on the front of the boat, soaking up the boat. But this feeling of being in ...

Buses Galore, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Buses Galore

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... spoiled. January 26 Today was a travel day! And boy was it ever. We took 5 buses and a taxi to get from Pavones to Manuel Antonio. The first two were super local. One was a decrepit city bus and one was a school bus. They got progressively better with ...

Freddy you are my hero!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Freddy you are my hero!

A travel blog entry by laura981

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5:30am We get up For one thing it starts getting light here at about 4am, but then Miss Amanda's phone was still on Florida time so we thought it was 7:30. It wasn't until we went to get breakfast and no one was there that we realized we were 2 hours ...

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

La Foresta

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... ;These crocodiles are enormous and can move very fast when they are after prey.  These beasts kill many people each year in Costa Rica, mostly people fishing or swimming in unsafe waters.     Lunch, near the Tarcoles River afforded us our ...

Do I stay or Do I Go?, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Do I stay or Do I Go?

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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I have settled into a comfortable and very enjoyable life here in Quepos.  I've made several friends and my living situation is great.  We've got a funny little kitten named Trip who provides us with hours of cheap entertainment, as well as ...

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

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by urbanhobo

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... over the next week which will be a nice change from the heavy (but tasty) foods of our Guatemalan tour. The drive to Manuel Antonio was picturesque with lots of beautiful coastline, beaches (JACO) and palms. Our place at Jungle creek was perfect and we ...

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

Wild Beauty

A travel blog entry by tash_and_simon

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... And we found some!! They are known as the koalas of Costa Rica and they are beautiful animals with a great hair cut.. (Mullet!!) Manuel Antonio is a national park with a concentrated area of jungle right on the beach.. does it get any better? We spent ...

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