Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Fun in the sun, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Fun in the sun

A travel blog entry by connieda

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... amount of time to have some serious fun.  :) Quepos was beautiful – full of tourists, but magnificent beaches and the Manuel Antonio rainforest.  We stayed at Hotel Vela, a quaint B&B style hotel with helpful staff.  When I return ...

Beachfun, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Beachfun

A travel blog entry by sariratte

Wunderschöner ...

and the fun begins... Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

and the fun begins... Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by yanayz

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We're heading to the Manuel Antonio National Park, and setting our new base at Didi's Bed & Breakfast. A charming little place.. From here, we take a short taxi to the park, and the impressive beach hiding inside it. On the way, I manage to ...

Jan 12, 2011, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Jan 12, 2011

A travel blog entry by turkus

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From Airplanes To The Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

From Airplanes To The Beach

A travel blog entry by marty387

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Today we transfer from the lower Savegre Valley to Manuel Antonio National Park. The Central Pacific Region which we are presently in is one of the most ecological diverse areas of the country. It is a combination of the Northwestern Tropical Dry Forest ...

It's Action Day!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

It's Action Day!

A travel blog entry by marty387

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Today's schedule has us sailing on a Catamaran, as well as snorkeling in the Pacific Ocean. We'll be leaving out of the Pez Vila marina in Quepos around 8:30 am. Our plan for the afternoon is to go on a canopy tour, or better know as zip-lining.  It ...

A Day at the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

A Day at the Beach

A travel blog entry by longjourney

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... get a ticket to enter the park.  It must have been the morning rush.  I had known that Manuel Antonio was the most popular national park in Costa Rica, but I was not prepared for all the people going in when we did.  Even so, while walking ...

Day 14 - Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 14 - Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by kamy08

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Today we got up and just enjoyed the property around our place. We are heading out for a Catamaran trip this afternoon to enjoy some snorkeling and a sunset dinner. Update : the catamaran trip was so fun! it included An open bar and we enjoyed several ...

Day 15 & 16 - Manuel Antonio National Park &am, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 15 & 16 - Manuel Antonio National Park &am

A travel blog entry by kamy08

Yesterday we got up early for a guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. The main attraction here are the monkeys! We were lucky enough to see squirrel monkeys and white face capuchin monkeys. After the tour we headed to Blue Marlin restaurant next to ...

Warner, Keys Fiasco, and Sunset Surfing, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Warner, Keys Fiasco, and Sunset Surfing

A travel blog entry by vibe13

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The drive to Manuel Antonio was another hour south.  Along the way we stopped to take pictures at a viewpoint overlooking a beach which might have been Playa Hermosa.  We had to drive up a steep, narrow road to get there and at first we were ...

The bus ride, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The bus ride

A travel blog entry by amchristen

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... decided to go to Manuel Antonio, a rainforest and beach national park that is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica. To get to Manuel Antonio from San José requires a bus ride that is estimated at anywhere from 3 1/2 to 5 hours, depending ...

The park - and the monkeys!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The park - and the monkeys!

A travel blog entry by amchristen

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... the coast from the city is the heat and humidity. San José is at a higher elevation, and maintains a springlike atmosphere all year round. Manuel Antonio feels like the tropical locale that it is. Our hostel was at the top of a high hill, and I was a ...

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

Hostel life

A travel blog entry by kenzie.j.hi

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... a relief to get away from the congestion, pollution and noise to surround myself among the tranquility of nature. I chose to travel to Manuel Antonio because the bus trip was relatively short (3-4 hours), I didn't have a chance to go the last time and ...

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

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by sandyundnati

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... Regen in San Jose, freuten wir uns auf ein paar entspannte Tage am Strand, mit viel Sonnenschein. Bei der Ankunft in Manuel Antonio begrüsste uns die Sonne und wir machten uns auf die Suche nach einer geeigneten Unterkunft. Mit unseren Rucksäcken ...

Watch out for the raccoons, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Watch out for the raccoons

A travel blog entry by daleville

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The national park is well worth a ...

A Monkey Wrench in the Works, Minus the Monkeys, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

A Monkey Wrench in the Works, Minus the Monkeys

A travel blog entry by sql_spice

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... nice, and it does beat dusty hostels once in a while), we drove down the mountain to Costa Rica's first and most visited national park, Manuel Antonio National Reserve. Here, our guidebook gushed, is a rainforest filled with capuchin and squirrel monkeys ...

Jungle in the City, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Jungle in the City

A travel blog entry by lukitolocita

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Luckily we made it to Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio during the low season, as it is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Costa Rica. If you've been to Costa, you've likely visited :) It's no wonder the tourism industry boomed with the looks of ...

A day on the beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

A day on the beach

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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Breakfast on our balcony watching the sunrise. Then off to the beach to swim. S tested her snorkelling outfit bought in Aus 2006. Designed to stop skin cancer but used by her to keep the unseen hidden things that lurk in the sea from touching her. We ...

Coastal Paradise, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Coastal Paradise

A travel blog entry by ttwmarkc

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Greetings! Not from Manuel Antonio as I have indicated but this post is about my weekend there, which was incredible. I went on Friday evening with a guy called Marlon from the office and some of his friends who were great lads. We had a great night at ...

The girl with Unique Eyes, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The girl with Unique Eyes

A travel blog entry by eljala

... and Mariana met when they were studying in Australia so it was good chatting about Australia for a bit. Anyway just before i left for Manuel Antonio i sent my resume to a few schools for teaching work. I was rung 10 mins later by a school in Puerto ...

The Mangroves Tour, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The Mangroves Tour

A travel blog entry by jeroenmartens

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Crocodiles of Taracoles, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Crocodiles of Taracoles

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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This morning we visited the Mariposa Hotel where we had unobstructed views of the Pacific coast and Manuel Antonio’s national park. The park is host to coatamundi, agouti, 2-toed sloth, white faced and squirrel monkeys. If we ever return to ...

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

Quepos Express

A travel blog entry by mgilfillan

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Today we ventured into the small town of Quepos by bus. It was sticky and humid and not much there to do. We found a small family owned restaurant and had a great breakfast of ham and eggs, fried plantains, tortas, and black beans and rice. It was ...

And now off to the other ocean and Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

And now off to the other ocean and Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by jp122163

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Off on another weekend getaway to Manuel Antonio on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. I'm a little hurting today because I met a ´friend of a friend´ who now lives here and we drank a few beers (had to make up for some lost time) and ate a ton of ...

Off and Running, Quepos/Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Off and Running

A travel blog entry by jdekoz

... organization that is fighting to conserve the habitat of the highly endangered Mono Titi (Squirrel Monkey). This area, Quepos/Manuel Antonio, is home to the largest remaining troupe and probably the species' best shot at survival. Unfortunately, among ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by emmakelloway

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After a bit of an action packed weekend at La Fortuna, we decided to spend the following weekend chilling on the beach at Manuel Antonio national park- The idea being that there would be less to spend our cash on! Long, long bus journey! It was about ...

The Sloth es Muy Suave, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The Sloth es Muy Suave

A travel blog entry by feinlife

Today is awesome. Its not even over yet. 1. $3.50 Breakfast: A pancake accompanied by an entire sliced banana, watermelon, and papaya. Just as I was mentioning that I would probably need a midmorning snack, out come plates of scrambled eggs, bread, and ...

it all comes to an end, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

it all comes to an end

A travel blog entry by yello22

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last stop on the tour in manuel antonio a chilled surfer town on the coast, mostly done chilling out here other than a catamaran tour with an open bar, and 12 cocktails costing 45$ at happy hour, mostly ...

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

Animals galore...

A travel blog entry by joandmike

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We took a taxi for the 4km journey down the road to Vista Serena (Manuel Antonio), a hostel slightly in no mans land but with the most beautiful balcony and view over the lush foliage covering the whole of this side of the peninsula and to the ocean ...

It didn´t last long, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

It didn´t last long

A travel blog entry by jdswed

... ; I think I saw some participants die!  This goes on for a week I am told. This section of South Pacific coast of Costa Rica is spectacular, More on it tomorrow as we spend a few days here discovering the small but most visited National Park and the ...

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