Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by blobby

We left San Jose for Manuel Antonio National Park which is right on the coast. On the way we managed to stop at a large bridge crossing and take photographs of the 6 large crocodiles sitting in the river. After a few bridge crossings that I would not ...

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 ...

Quisiera ser una lagarta muy grande, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Quisiera ser una lagarta muy grande

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... the country saw me moving over to the Pacific side to Quepos in order to explore in and around one of Costa Rica's most heralded National Parks: Manuel Antonio. I was still with the French lovelies, and still trying to educate them in good food and good ...

Dia 9. Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 9. Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... *** Por la maņana ir a hacer rafting sobre las 8:00 de la maņana. Justo despues de comer, visita al Parque Nacional de Manuel Antonio. Durante toda la ruta se va bordeando la playa, con lo que uno se puede baņar a su gusto e incluso se puede ...

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by blobby

Ok well it is the end of the rainy season so we had a huge downpour this morning from 7-11am. I was up to join a friend at 7am to go big game fishing for tuna and sailfish etc. I have not caught up with him yet to find out if he went or not because I ...

Back to Manual Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to Manual Antonio

A travel blog entry by danfrerich

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Head back from the cool air of the mountains to the beach. Plan is to return rental car and head north up the town of Montezuma and explore around there with good surf, jungle, and snorkeling. Having a rental car has been a great a great way to get ...

To the Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

To the Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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We left Monteverde and made our way through the mountains to the Mid Pacific coast to spend four nights at Manuel Antonio. The first part of the trip was quite slow going on gravel roads but much better once we reached the Pan American Highway part of a ...

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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Manuel Antonio is one of Costa Rica's smallest parks. The park was only established in 1972 and is only 683 hectares in area. It was just a ten minute journey in the car from our hotel. We found a parking space outside a hotel and ...

Sailing on the Pacific, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Sailing on the Pacific

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... their volcanic cliffs rising steeply from the shoreline. The Pacific here is turquoise and in direct contrast to the Caribbean side of Costa Rica where the sea seemed a lot rougher and not so blue. Another walk around the hotel gardens late afternoon ...

Lunch On The Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Lunch On The Beach

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Manuel Antonio is said to be the most visited site in Costa Rica and, despite it's diminutive size, is supposed to be the best place in the country for wildlife viewing. We had been putting off a visit however, because it is also so crowded that they ...

You're Abe Froman?, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

You're Abe Froman?

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... with much indignation, the Harbor Master informed us, "We have not found your... toy." And with that, we were on to Manuel Antonio. Sangvvind is a former racing boat. There's good and bad with that. The bad... No side portholes for ventilation and ...

Days 9 and 10, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Days 9 and 10

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... a while before the bus came, for both of us to ride the bus it was less than 1$.  The beach we went to was the Manuel Antonio public beach, which turned out to be really nice.  And lots of hot Ticos.  The water was actually warm, but you ...

St. Paul's Last Weekend, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

St. Paul's Last Weekend

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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Hello, everyone! Well, Mom, Dad and June left today, and we had a wonderful trip to Manuel Antonio this weekend. Mom made it all the way around the national park trail, which is pretty taxing - but at least not as muddy this time as when Dad and I ...

lessons from teenagers and  notes from my summer, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

lessons from teenagers and notes from my summer

A travel blog entry by katywade

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... trails, all piling up behind guides with their tripod telescopes, nature still made itself known and I spend a pleasant day under Manuel Antonio's think vegetation. There were enough sloths, monkeys and aggressive raccoons to go around, and it's hard to ...

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

Bargain Shopper

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... . I had a great time and once again was awestruck by the beauty in which I was surrounded. Although the school planned a trip to Manuel Antonio for the weekend I made my own arrangements and did the trip at a third of the cost. My bus dropped myself and ...

Lazy???, Manuel Antonio, Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica travel blog

Lazy???

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... )! You are a wonderful girl and I am so lucky to have you as my niece!! Love you- Auntie Christy So, anyway, back to Manuel Antonio.. I woke up at 6 am or so to a sweltering 90 degrees in my hotel room. I decided it would be a perfect time to check ...

Days24-29: Posessed children and a day in paradise, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Days24-29: Posessed children and a day in paradise

A travel blog entry by amandanlauren

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... mom would say, how beautiful! Sing it again! Gaaa. But we survived our encounter without resorting to exorcism and arrived in Manuel Antonio. Itīs amazing how beach towns the world over are kind of similar. This one had lots of cute restaurants and bars ...

It never rains but it pours!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

It never rains but it pours!

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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Hey! Wow, what a busy week! Visited Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio at the weekend and didn't get time to check my mails as it was a 5 hour bus journey each way (and that was taking a private minibus which was more direct than the public bus!) Some ...

Manuel Antonio and good bye Amanda, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio and good bye Amanda

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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to cap off amanda's time here in costa rica, we jumped on a bus to quepos and stayed right near manuel antonio national park. we rolled into the beachfront town that is a few hundred meters' worth of restaurants and surf shops away from the entrance to ...

Beach raccoons, a bar in a plane and sleepy sloths, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Beach raccoons, a bar in a plane and sleepy sloths

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time

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... , pina coladas made and served in pineapples and awesome views looking out across the Pacific Ocean... This was our first afternoon in Manuel Antonio.     We checked into our hostel after our 3 and a 1/2 hour busride ($4) from loud San Jose. ...

birds, sloths and more, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

birds, sloths and more

A travel blog entry by riege

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Manual Antonio has fantastic white sandy beaches and we saw lots of different animals on our walk through the forest. The sunset and the happy hour, just ...

...Pero no vi ningun mono, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

...Pero no vi ningun mono

A travel blog entry by espriseme

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My great aspiration for this trip to Manuel Antonio was to see a monkey, so while the girls wanted to go to the beach again today, I decided to head to the Parque Nacional to stalk some critters.   Park admission was ten bucks, and it was posted in ...

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... kick myself for not really knowing more than 1 language. I arrived at my house in Quepos, which is the local town near Manuel Antonio national park. It actually is an old plantation housing. I'm still not sure if it was banna plantation housing, or ...

Monkeys and minor disasters, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys and minor disasters

A travel blog entry by georgiemoule

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... me something so I would actually be able to go out!) We decided to go out for a nice dinner, partly because everywhere in Manuel Antonio is expensive, and partly because we were too tired to find anywhere cheaper. The view over the pacfic was amazing- ...

Monkeyballs, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeyballs

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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Kande att jag var pa vag att bli sjuk under den 8h langa bussturen fran Monteverde, sa huvudelen av vistelsen har varit ganska lugn. Syftet med att aka hit ar att besoka nationalparken for att se en, massa djur, vilket jag ocksa gjorde, feberyrande och ...

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

Monkeying around

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer

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... local bar, but there was no chance I was singing in Spanish...or any language actually! My last weekend was spent in Manuel Antonio, a national park on the Pacific coast. I travelled with five other volunteers, who were all similarly exhausted when we met ...

oh wow, its been a while... manuel, montezuma, etc, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

oh wow, its been a while... manuel, montezuma, etc

A travel blog entry by ssweeten

Well, after spendind too much time in San jose, we headed back to Manuel Antonio for a day in the park. We had lots of raccoons trying to steal our bags on the beach and had to chase them away with sticks! We swan in pool that turned mine and Missy's hair ...

Last day in Manuel Antonio, last chance for Monkey, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in Manuel Antonio, last chance for Monkey

A travel blog entry by nycsfsdhopper

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... runs afternoon buses for $21 from here to La Fortuna. So I've got the morning to hope to go see monkeys at the Park Manuel Antonio. Morning I've heard is the best time anyway, and I missed the mornings last week because I had Spanish class. So I got ...

Sloths, monkeys and reggae, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloths, monkeys and reggae

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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Wednesday, August 8th From Puerto Jimenez, we took a short flight up the coast to Manuel Antonio, a small touristy village in the rainforest, near a beautiful beach. Costa Ricaīs most popular national park is located here. We came with a mission - to ...

Surfers and the falling sun in Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Surfers and the falling sun in Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by salsita

... trinkets to tourists and surf boards lining the beach.  It is very low key with extremely brown and tones people everywhere.  Manuel Antonio is know for its beach but also the National Park.  In the park we saw huge amounts of monkeys ...

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