Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Cloudy With a Chance of Iguanas, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloudy With a Chance of Iguanas

A travel blog entry by sql_spice

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... said, which I must say I greatly prefer) expressed disbelief when we told him that yesterday was "sin monos" (without monkeys) at the Manuel Antonio National Preserve. He assured us that "los monos" would storm this beach in "una hora, mas o menos" (an ...

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 ...

Uno Mano de Santa y Mono Balls, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Uno Mano de Santa y Mono Balls

A travel blog entry by caseyandkaley

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... breakfast.  KT and Jim went to a bar close to our hotel, and KC and I went to bed because we were tired from going out the night before. * Two Hemispheres - Drains run counterclockwise in San Jose and Manuel Antonio, but run clockwise in ...

Manuel Antonio- the luck continues!!!!, Manuel Antonio/Dominical, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio- the luck continues!!!!

A travel blog entry by shanejaime

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... did surf again in the late afternoon, a little smaller, but still beautiful conditions! The next morning, we covered more of Manuel Antonio park, saw more sloths (very cute)- did you know they have their own ecosystems on their back?!?... more ...

Monkeys, Monkeys, and more Monkeys, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys, Monkeys, and more Monkeys

A travel blog entry by mgilfillan

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... to see all three species of monkeys in one day. We had breakfast at Emilios. The view was spectacular of the entire Manual Antonio bay. We then set off for the hike down the steep hills to the beach. We spent all day there underneath the mangrove and ...

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

The lazies

A travel blog entry by saroni

We wake up at 7 so that we can have breakfast and get ready for our 8am pick-up. It is our same driver who spoke no English from yesterday. This did not look promising. More local guides. He drops us off near the park gates to meet our guide and 3 ...

Badetag am Strand, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Badetag am Strand

A travel blog entry by connyb143

Heute 2 Tucane, Leguane und Kolibris gesehen vom Balkon yeah yeah. Foto der Vögel leider unmöglich zu schnell oder zu versteckt. Bisschen am Pool gechillt und dann um halb 11 zu Fuss zum Strand eines Hotels gewandert. Strand war mit Hotelrestaurant und ...

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

Final Days

A travel blog entry by crtravel

... by my matt, rachael, and nick (my family) and we went to the bars. It feels good to be back, but i will always miss costa rica and all of the friends and experiences i have made and learned from. Thanks for reading about my travels! Now that I am back ...

Roosters in the morning, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Roosters in the morning

A travel blog entry by jakedavis

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... and Sumpter. Tomorrow morning, it was time to leave. On Sunday we decided to make the trip/adventure from Punta Bano to Manuel Antonio. Through conversations we had with Steve and some of the yoga people, we pieced together that we would have to take ...

Queipos- Manuel Antonio, PN Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Queipos- Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by susranita

Hoy visitamos el Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio y languidecimos por la tarde en la playa del pueblo. A las 7.30am cogimos un autobús a Manuel Antonio donde desayunamos en el único sitio que encontramos abierto. Entramos en el Parque Nacional Manuel ...

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