Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Size does not matter......, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Size does not matter......

A travel blog entry by impressionsbykk

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Manuel Antonio National Park is Costa Rica's smallest National Park and also the second most visited National Park - and it's easy to see why. The accessibility to it makes it a breeze to visit, unlike some of the other ones I've seen on my journey ...

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 ...

All roads lead to San Jose, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

All roads lead to San Jose

A travel blog entry by slmackay

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... change bus stations and get some snacks before getting the next bus (3 hrs). When we arrived we managed to find a hostel in Manuel Antonio pretty quickly which was close to the beach and the national park entrance. The hostels here were more basic than ...

Toucans In Love, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Toucans In Love

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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We always love coming to Manuel Antonio because it is such a beautiful coastline.  No matter which way you look, crystal clear water, interesting rock formations and blue skies make it a delight to the eyes.  Of course, because it is so ...

paradiesische straende!!! :D, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

paradiesische straende!!! :D

A travel blog entry by haras-k.h.

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Beach Time, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Beach Time

A travel blog entry by hildine

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So my group trip ended...which was sad because you spend so much time with these people and I had a great group...but instead of taking in the big city life myself and my roomate...also a Canadian from NB opted to head for the coast to take in some ...

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

Danzaaaaaa kaduroooo

A travel blog entry by kenzie.j.hi

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After we ate our banana pancakes, Juliane and her fellow farmers, Juan and I visited the national park. We saw so many monkeys & one almost even peed on us (which was strangely awesome!) before it decided to hop across trees. We also saw a baby sloth ...

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

Monkeying Around

A travel blog entry by ouradventure14

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After three hours by public bus and a spot of crocodile spotting we got to our hotel in Manuel Antonio where the rainforest meets the sand. This place was so hot and humid, you were wet within a minute of walking outside. From our balcony we saw squirrel ...

We are holding a funeral for our cameras, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

We are holding a funeral for our cameras

A travel blog entry by laura981

So today at the beach when we were setting Amanda's camera up on the tree to put it on timer to take pictures of us it fell in the sand once and now it has not worked again. My camera had been acting up before I got here but seemed to be working fine ...

First Day Relaxing, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

First Day Relaxing

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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We finally made it out of bed at 7:30 a.m.... actually just me and had a cup of real Costa Rican coffee and a bowl of fresh fruit with Evelyn, sitting on the patio chatting.  Finally at 9 a.m. my husband joined us and we enjoyed the pool for the ...

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

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by pourquoipas

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... cool et « it’s your go to man! ». Définitivement c’est un endroit à rester et c’est à 3 km de Manuel Antonio. Afin d’éviter l’achalandage du parc, nous y sommes allés à 7 heures du matin, car dès 9 heures, le ...

Monkeys and More, Londres and Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys and More

A travel blog entry by sunmoongoddess

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... take one.    I have a book called 1000 Places To See Before You Die (thanks Kricket and Kathy)  In Costa Rica it mentions the city Manuel Antonio.  It is so close to here, so today, I made a visit.  Laura and I took the bus ...

Something strange, Manuel antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Something strange

A travel blog entry by scubabunny

Its always fun seeing something new when you are diving in the same places. It just adds something when you are diving with people that will actually appreciate it. I have already resigned myself to the fact that noone diving around here gets excited ...

Veinteseis....the incredible dive, Manuel antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Veinteseis....the incredible dive

A travel blog entry by scubabunny

Costa Rica, famous for sportfishing and diving in coco island. Recently it came to us via various fisherman, news of an offshore pinnacle. Finally i got a couple of friends together, got a boat and headed out there. 26 miles offshore. At a depth of 95ft ...

Manuel Antonio - Our Final Stop, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio - Our Final Stop

A travel blog entry by hintonsinbelize

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For the final part of our trip we drove down to Manuel Antonio - a popular location due to it's national reserve and beautiful beaches. In fact, it was on a beach here where they filmed most of the film Cast Away, with Tom Hanks. We stayed in a place ...

Hotel building work, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Hotel building work

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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... options for Sirena. This is the ultimate wildlife location, Pumas, crocodiles etc and not easy to get to. Drive back 1 hour to Manuel Antonio again in torrential rain! Stopped in outside town at Milaigre coffee shop set up by two US travellers in 1992 ...

Beaches, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Beaches

A travel blog entry by mgilfillan

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... , and decided to take the bus down to the beach. We rented some chairs and a canopy cover and enjoyed the beautiful beach of Manuel Antonio all day. The beautiful pictures are from Jerry. We played in the surf, had some beers, and relaxed. I haven't been ...

Fin Tamarindo et arrivée à Manuel Antoni, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Fin Tamarindo et arrivée à Manuel Antoni

A travel blog entry by steffou

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... ée et calme! Ce matin, nous avons plié bagages et avons repris la route pour nous rendre dans la région de Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas. La route s'est très bien faite et a pris environ 5 heures soit une heure de moins que ce qu'on avait ...

Jacó and Parque Nacional de Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Jacó and Parque Nacional de Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by felixyorugua

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... beach. The number of visitors is limited though, which is important. One of the things that amazed us at Manuel Antonio (and throughout Costa Rica) was how close and "accessible" exotic animals are. At the beach we had to simultaneously fight off curious ...

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