Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Traumstraende und Kletteraffen, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Traumstraende und Kletteraffen

A travel blog entry by sarahandi

An unserem zweiten Tag in Quepos machen wir uns auf den Weg in den Nationalpark Manuel Antonio. Da wir frueh losgehen, sind wir noch fast alleine in dem sonst ueberlaufenen Park. Wir sehen Echsen, Schmetterlinge und bunte Voegel. Auch ein wunderschoener ...

Horseback ride through the Rainforest, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Horseback ride through the Rainforest

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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We were picked up at 9 a.m. by Finca Valmy Tours for our half day Horseback ride through the Rainforst.  We are prepared LOL... Long Pants, Sneakers, Sunscreen, Bug Spray, Hats :-)  A Belgian couple is part of our group and after an 1 h drive ...

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

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by johnmueller

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... confined as possible to a few areas so that the whole country doesn’t get overrun.  If that’s the case, Manuel Antonio is a big success.  The highlights of the day were a sloth crossing the trail (veeerrry sloooowwwlly) as we ...

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by manu_gaehwiler

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Da bin i wieder, dasmal ohni umluut, wo mer anschiinend noed chan laese. Bin ueber s wuchenend in Manuel Antonio, im Nationalpark. Han schaurig vill tier gseh und isch gottlob zwueschesaison und haet drum chuum luet gha. ein tag bin i gsi go surfe, han s ...

My spanish studies with El Paraiso, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

My spanish studies with El Paraiso

A travel blog entry by elparaisoschool

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For those seeking excellent Spanish language courses in a beautiful country with the most kind people, look no further than El Paraiso http://www.elparaisoschool.com. Professors are thorough and patient, and offer engaging verbal, listening and written ...

Manuel Antonio, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by dannyleonisrael

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... new hostel, following the advice of the receptionist in San Jose. The journey was only 4 hrs with a brief toilet/ snack stop. Once in Manuel Antonio I found out that the Park will be shut tomorrow, and that is quite a pain. I will still go and see it of ...

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

First Class

A travel blog entry by blackpearl8

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... , but then thought of the 1km walk along the beach I would need to do, and finally thought of the 11AM bus going to Manuel Antonio National Park and the nice luxurious hotel there (CAsa Verde) with their beautiful shaded pool. While I was waiting for the ...

Bugs and Booze, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Bugs and Booze

A travel blog entry by wartravels

... up her ally, unfortunately. But we made due and it was fine. More deet, please! We woke up and started our way down to Manuel Antonio National Park. We paid the $10 fee, pushed ourselves past the 20 people offering to give us a tour of the park for an ...

Into the Woods, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Into the Woods

A travel blog entry by skelly1981

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... pace, and not have to wait for others.  It was a grand walk into the woods. We enjoyed the beach for a while, then headed back to our hotel for some lunch, a swim in the pool,  some reading in the shade and finally a nap.  Ah, Costa Rica! ...

Contagiously infectious costa rica!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Contagiously infectious costa rica!

A travel blog entry by jojo_barton

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... in Costa Rica at 10am. We decided to catch a bus straight away to a beach side resort town... Manuel Antonio. Heaps more people seem to speak english in Costa Rica so it hasn´t been so painful trying to get around. its main industry is tourism afterall ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by oagjerms

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... forflyttet oss fra Montezuma til Manuel Antonio Village. Denne lille landsbyen ligger like paa utsiden av nasjonalparken Manuel Antonio, en av Costa Ricas minste nasjonalparker (landet har i alt mer enn 75 beskyttede omraader). Manuel Antonio bestaar ...

Monkeys and whales tail, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys and whales tail

A travel blog entry by hollynjym

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... the toiletries I had at the sink.  This is more separate.  After we got that taken care of we headed out to Manuel Antonio National Park.  Admission was $10 each and they did take US cash.  Its been very convenient but I don’t ...

Monkeys, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys

A travel blog entry by urbanhobo

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... so and was pretty upset at the whole incident. Other than the monkeys, the day was pretty low key. We drove up to the park (Manuel Antonio) and walked around the beach area. It's actually very busy and reminds me of some of the busy east coast beaches I ...

Cool bugs and other things, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Cool bugs and other things

A travel blog entry by soul11

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... the hostel or walking around town, and this is where I m finding the really cool bugs. Of course, everything here is cool, it's Costa Rica and one thing it's known for is the biodiversity of life, be it insects' birds or marine based. Not sure what's ...

Manuel Antoniooo, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antoniooo

A travel blog entry by nicolenoordhoek

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Today, was another early morning, as we were leaving Pirate Cove this morning. We left after breakfast with the destination of Manuel Antonio. We were waved off as we boarded the boat back to Sierpe. After picking up six or so more people, we headed to ...

The Idyllic Rainforest-Beach Combo, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The Idyllic Rainforest-Beach Combo

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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Arriving here is fantastic. The hostel is perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, just 20 minutes walk from Manuel Antonio National Park with heaps of monkeys. The usual explore was in order which involved some rainforest walks and swimming at ...

Beautiful beach and lots of monkeys, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Beautiful beach and lots of monkeys

A travel blog entry by dshaw.355

Wildlife spotted: bald face monkeys, howler monkey, fire bill tucan, sloth, massive lizard, tapir This is an area with great surf, wonderful beaches, tons of wildlife (see above), and lots of impressive islands off shore. The cool feature here is that ...

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

Faking It

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... a decent value, overall.  This was our last day in the area, and allowed us to reach a final verdict on Manuel Antonio - while we still prefer Drake Bay, which was a completely different experience, our few days here ...

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

Monteverde to Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by shoestring

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... we stopped to change buses and luckily I saw my faithful driver Fernando and was very happy to hear that he would be driving me to Manuel Antonio, grabbed a quick sandwich and we were on our way. The drive took about 3 hours and I arrived at around 13:00. ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM COSTA RICA!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM COSTA RICA!

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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We had an early dinner at the Blue Marlin before a long walk on the beach.  The party preparations started early with wood gathering for multiple bonfires.  The set up even consisted with a large tent set up on the beach with a disco ball ...

Slow sloths, speeding and more whales, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Slow sloths, speeding and more whales

A travel blog entry by big_road_trip

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On our way here we crossed a bridge which had lots of huge crocodiles underneath by the river. [This was after Daddy got a stopped by the Policia for speeding. The initial fine of $450 came down to a mere $40 in cash if we didn't bother with the ...

We are experts on the rapids, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

We are experts on the rapids

A travel blog entry by deniseosu4

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We woke up at the crack of dawn to set out on our next adventure - class IV white water rapids! We had breakfast at Flora´s, obviously since it was free. I had option 1 with ´sausage´.  It was an Oscar Myer hot dog. Eh, close enough for Flora to ...

Hot and humid... again!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Hot and humid... again!

A travel blog entry by dianaford

... can be the only Philippino restaurant in Costa Rica, the lovely pool beckoned us! The next morning we had a guided walk in the Manuel Antonio national park. It was very very hot and sweaty!! But we saw lots of birds, insects, monkeys and sloths. The ...

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 ...

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