Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Tres días en la playa!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Tres días en la playa!

A travel blog entry by puravidamai

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... nada. Aunque, esta vez, yo ví muchos ermitaños. Quería tener uno como mascota pero se prohibido.  Fue un buen viaje a la playa Manuel Antonio. Es mi playa favorita aquí en Costa Rica. Iría un millón de veces, si yo pudiera!! Me encanta mucho!!! ...

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 ...

Them sloths aren't easy to spot, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Them sloths aren't easy to spot

A travel blog entry by magsmuchocalor

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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/ ...

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

beautiful National park

A travel blog entry by nadka

Located 3 hours away from San Jose, Manuel Antonio is a stunning nature park/beach area, that is easily accessible by car, shuttle or bus. i took a bus, as i was living next to the bus station and the schedules were very straight forward and direct. with ...

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 ...

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 ...

Costa Rica round 2, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica round 2

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... . I think it's a funny name for a town because it basically is slang in Spanish for whats up. Quepos is the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park. It is 10 kilometers from Quepos. I stayed half way to the park and there is only one road that goes ...

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 ...

MANP Beach hike;  Quepos 'La Feria' Farmers Market, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

MANP Beach hike; Quepos 'La Feria' Farmers Market

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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gravel road to beach, howlers and all and then Farmer's Market, la Feria and dinner at place On Saturdays in Quepos, there is a Farmer's Market and we decided to take a hike down the gravel road near Casa Buena Vista to the beach, ride the bus into town ...

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

Nationalpark Besuch

A travel blog entry by connyb143

Das Frühstück war heute besonders gut ... Mais Pancakes sind mein Top Favorit nach frittierten Bananen! Mit dem Taxi nach dem Frühstück in den Nationalpark gefahren und wir haben uns entschlossen keinen Guide zu nehmen sondern alleine durchzuwandern. ...

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 ...

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