Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Back to the beach!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to the beach!

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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... much going on in Quepos but we joined a karaoke bar and started into the vodka...Anyway, the smallest national park in Costa Rica is here in Manuel Antonia and we were lucky to have a great guide who had the most amazing pair of eyes and let us take ...

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

Freakin Rican

A travel blog entry by steinmd

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... the town pimps, saw one of them out one night and the ladies were lovin it...the first day was the only one i spent actually in manuel antonio..the beach inside is fantastic, but a little deserted and for $7 a day, one was enough..its funny tho, very very ...

Cheesy sunsets all round, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Cheesy sunsets all round

A travel blog entry by littlesthobo

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... that got me through. It was all worth it though to arrive on the Pacific coast and the gorgeous final destination of Manuel Antonio National Park. And I thought the other places were hot. I'm rapidly evaporating into a crusty, dessicated version on my ...

Running in Costa Rica - NOT so good for the heart., Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Running in Costa Rica - NOT so good for the heart.

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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... I just stepped out of a shower. Then there's this, what they call here a main road that runs from Quepos to the beach at Manuel Antonio National Park.  The distance from Villa Titti (where we are staying) to Quepos is about 4 km.  This is what ...

hoping about again, Montezuma, malpais, manuel antonio, dominical, quepos, Costa Rica travel blog

hoping about again

A travel blog entry by nealevans

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so the circle is joined, nige and his green bag borrowed from gooders and i reunite and continue making decisions after breakfast. so far we have managed to stand on surf boards, ride quod bikes and rafts in rapids and swim in the pacific.....all for ...

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

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by myates

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... was a 3 hour flight, then a 40 min taxi ride from the airport to the coca cola station... and then a 4 hour bus ride to Manuel Antonio. Itīs only 200km but itīs a steep and windy road, on a very uncomfortable un air conditioned bus! The hostel we are ...

Happy New Year in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Happy New Year in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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I hope this entry finds you all happy healthy and ready to take on another new year.  It was a little unusual to say the least for us last night.  This is the first New Year's Eve in a long time that we haven't spent our evening with the ...

106, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

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A travel blog entry by buebereisli

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... ." 10'000 Colones (25 Stutz) wechseln den Besitzer, und der Fehlbare verspricht hoch und heilig, auf Costa Ricaīs Strassen nie wieder ein Gefaehrt zu steuern. Merke: Manchmal lohnt es sich, zwecks Vertrauensbildung dieselbe Frisur wie ein lokaler ...

Tourist Central, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Tourist Central

A travel blog entry by travelrama

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... 12:30. We had to wait forever for our bus once we got into our layover town, to get to Quepos bigger town just outside Manuel Antonio, to catch a cab to MA to our hostel. We didnt actually travel that far, but our day consisted of so much waiting that it ...

Born in the USA, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Born in the USA

A travel blog entry by martijn1978

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... puzzel op te lossen want allejezus: Tis hier een graadje of 35 en samen met de hoge luhctvochtigheid maakt dat een vervelende combinatie. Manuel Antonio dus. Rond 13.00 smiddags kom ik er aan en wat me meteen opvalt is het grote aantal hotels, resorts, ...

Paradise found, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradise found

A travel blog entry by damnfunkin

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After our adventures in Monteverde, we decided that another dose of beach time was required, so we vamosed off to Manuel Antonio, on Costa Ricaīs central Pacific coast. After another 5.30 start and 6am bus, we wound our way back down the ...

I'm trekkin' in the rain...la la la lalala, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

I'm trekkin' in the rain...la la la lalala

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... to washing machine experience but we stubbornly continued with our trek. After about 1 hour when we reached the top of the Manuel Antonio peninsula there was  a sudden break in the rain, and strong warm wind started blowing much to our ...

Sloths, Monkeys and Iguanas, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Sloths, Monkeys and Iguanas

A travel blog entry by abroadwith3boys

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We spent today in Manuel Antonio National Park.  It's a little blip on the map, and it doesn't have very many trails, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for with creatures!  We hired a guide through our property manager and Dago was an ...

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