Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by kkakash

Last two nights in Manuel Antonio was outstanding. Took us the whole day to drive to Manuel Antonio from Puerto Viejo and with an accident on the main highway blocked the traffic for about hour. Manuel Antonio has one of the most beautiful beaches ...

Marvellous Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Marvellous Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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Took a trip from San Jose down to the Manuel Antonio national park which takes about three hours by "express bus" (the normal bus apparently takes six hours) and involved another early start, getting up at the unearthly hour of 5am on a Sunday morning. ...

Wrapping Up, For Safety's Sake, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Wrapping Up, For Safety's Sake

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

... (and a strategically wound towel, of course, as I found that less clothing simplifies the metal detection process).   From Manuel Antonio we travelled to Santa Elena, a small town in the mountains of central Costa Rica. Our big adventure ...

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

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by from

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... je visite le Costa Rica aussi rapidement que mes compatriotes japonais. Apres le Rincon de la Vieja, me voila 1 jour plus tard au Parc Manuel Antonio, qui lui est un des parcs les plus visités du pays. Changement radical de paysage : la région est ici ...

FoKuHiLa, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

FoKuHiLa

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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... -Abenteuer (schon gewusst? ;-) ) noch ein wenig Zeit haben, besuchten wir auf dem Weg nach Sueden noch den Manuel Antonio Nationalpark. An der Pazifikkueste gelegen, ist der Park eine Mischung aus schoenen Buchten und dichtem, feuchtem Tropenwald. Obwohl ...

A Break from Teaching, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

A Break from Teaching

A travel blog entry by mmm.cafecitos

... have it deleted as I was trying to save it.... so here is my second attempt! I have been spending this week in Quepos and Manuel Antonio taking half of a TEFL (Teaching English as a Forgein Language) Course.  At the end I recieve a ...

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

Nein Danke

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

Heute haben wir nur auf der faulen Haut gelegen und keine Bilder gemacht. Zu abschreckend waren hunderte von Menschen, die die 300 m Richtung Nationalpark am Morgen um 8 h zurücklegten. Ein kurzer Gang am Nachmittag ins Dorf und am Abend dann ein ...

Monteverde, Manuel Antonio and San Jose, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Manuel Antonio and San Jose

A travel blog entry by suus.kuijer

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... a large lake all the time with beautiful hills on both sides. We loved the drive to get there and would highly recommend it! Manuel Antonio is famous for the national park so that’s where we went. First we checked in to another beautiful hotel; La ...

Nationalpark Manuel Antonio - lustige Tiere..., Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Nationalpark Manuel Antonio - lustige Tiere...

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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Nach einem kompletten Strand-Relax-Tag hiess es nun, die Tierwelt des Nationalparks Manuel Antonio zu sehen. Gleich morgens um 8 Uhr standen wir am Eingang des Parks, dort fing uns bereits einer der Guides ab. Nachdem wir sicher waren, dass es ein ...

Spaziergang bei Sonnenaufgang, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Spaziergang bei Sonnenaufgang

A travel blog entry by bernd_koss

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... sind wir dann aufgebrochen. Bis Quepos war es einen Stunde und dann ging es noch ein paar Kilometer weiter Richtung Nationalpark Manuel Antonio. Es ging den Berg rauf und dann wieder runter auf einer engen, sehr stark befahrenen Straße. Hier im Hotel ...

Appolo´s Revenge, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Appolo´s Revenge

A travel blog entry by panf007

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... This national park is one of the earliest in Costa Rica, and one of its finest. Perhaps the most famous is the Playa Manuel Antonio (beach), absolutely paradise. And this time, we almost had the entire beach to ourselves. The water is clear blue, and ...

Costa Rica, Pacific Coast, San Jose/Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica, Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by timothy

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... our money, to which we replied `No Gracias´and walked on fast) I wanted to move on the next day and bought a bus ticket to Manuel Antonio, a nice surf town on the Pacific Coast. Besides, I was to start school over there in a couple of days! Loved Manual ...

Sun, Sea, Sand and Snakes, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sun, Sea, Sand and Snakes

A travel blog entry by stevebertram

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Well I arrived in Manuel Antonio last Thursday after a very scenic 3 1/2 hour bus ride. My original plan was to read or mess about on my iPod to pass the time but not long after getting out of the city we were high up in the mountains. With every turn ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by sierragirl

Perfect beach for non-surfers this time of year. The town is small with a couple vendors on the side making jewelery. One restaurant, one store, what more do you need. Amazing hotel for $12 a night. Sunsets, jungle,sloths, howler monkeys....it is ...

Do not disturb, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Do not disturb

A travel blog entry by mikesprake

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... what seemed like a cast of thousands.... yes in a 70 bedroom hotel we were more or less the solitary guests. With thoughts of Manuel (Antonio) and Fawlty Towers flooding my mind, we were told that the room wasn't ready (How that could possibly be the case ...

The day after the night before, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The day after the night before

A travel blog entry by vhuttner

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... lost before eventually finding our way to our new tiny little flat. As you will recall from previous blog posts, I wrote that Manuel Antonio Park and the neighbourhood was a hugely popular spot among the hordes of tourists but if you went slightly behind ...

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

Back up to Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... or no water and partly due to the fact that I love salt water and it pretty much cleans better than anything. Tomorrow we are gonna spend the whole day in Manuel Antonio.  The plan is to chill out, check out some trails and do some ...

Still more monkeys than people...just, Quepos / Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Still more monkeys than people...just

A travel blog entry by dora_and_andrew

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... in a very friendly but overpriced roach infested room but it was just the jumping off point to visit our first national park in Costa Rica : Manuel Antonio. The park is on the coast and is really pretty and we saw plenty : sloths, monkeys, big lizards, ...

Visiting the bar I was supposed to work at, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Visiting the bar I was supposed to work at

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... for 10 bucks a head. Tom Kelly's dad ( Tom is one of my best friends from high school) retired to Costa Rica and bought a bar in Manuel Antonio.  Its call Coconuts and its right on the beach.  Tom and his brother Chris went down to help ...

Monkeys, Casados and PURA VIDA, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Monkeys, Casados and PURA VIDA

A travel blog entry by muchachasontour

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... , who spent an hour attempting to woo Amy by showing her Cranberries music videos. The next day we got the bus to Manuel Antonio. From spectacular views of the ocean to monkeys casually wandering around town, we were in awe of everything we saw for the ...

Resting in the park (2 - 3rd January), Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Resting in the park (2 - 3rd January)

A travel blog entry by vhuttner

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The two days in Manuel Antonio park area were a direct result of us cancelling the hostel in St Theresa for the coming week, Elias had helped us out by finding a spare flat for 4 nights but by the 1st we had to find this new studio as Elias had no more ...

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

Costa Rica finally!

A travel blog entry by swanning_around

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... getting a little nervous as we realised that the last stage of the path ran very close to the riverbank. On the 24th, we moved to Manuel Antonio by the sea, to stay at Casa Buena Vista. This is run by an American woman ( approx. our age) who came here ...

Horseback riding, waterfall, house nature..., Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Horseback riding, waterfall, house nature...

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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8 out of 11 of us went horseback riding to a waterfall.  I guess thirds times a charm.  I believe I went on the same tour on our honeymoon in 1998, and then again last year in 2009.  The kids still loved it and now Stace got to do it for ...

White Water Rafting!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

White Water Rafting!

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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Today we went white-water rafting.  Yes, Brody went even with his stitches.  We have been keeping him out of the water, knowing this was going to be the exception.  The guides loaded it up with some anti-bacterial gel that would keep it ...

Day # 4, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day # 4

A travel blog entry by chris.parker

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... ; From the bits she has read me I'm not surprised.    Hopefully tonight we're off to a bar to catch the Costa Rica - Salvador world cup qualifier.  My mate Danno back home is a soccer nut and has travelled to South America several times ...

Manuel Antonio National Park self guided walk, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio National Park self guided walk

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... recommendation was to head back into town for breakfast and then re-enter. This I did and enjoyed my breakfast at the Backpacker’s Paradise Costa Linda and for just C$ 2,000 / NZ $ 4.90 / US $ 4. Quick change then back at just after 10 am to only ...

Manuel Antonio Day 2 - Uphill struggle, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio Day 2 - Uphill struggle

A travel blog entry by tangerine9

... was that I would have to walk all the back to our cabin and then on a little bit more until I reached the centre of Manuel Antonio and the ever reliable Joseth supermarket. Here after being handed a much needed basket by the shop assistant, I managed to ...

Checking out...scooting over, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Checking out...scooting over

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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... but we are also excited to move on and see other places.  We will be checking into a hotel down the street called Costa Verde, and spend out last afternoon walking to the beach and checking out wildlife.   My family is driving back to San ...

Zip-Lining...invasion of the monos!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip-Lining...invasion of the monos!

A travel blog entry by slougeay

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The bulk of us went zip-lining with the same company we zipped with last summer.  The kids loved it.  Grandma loved it too!  She was hoping it would be a little scarier...I guess that's where my kids get it.   She said that once she ...

I saw a SLOTH!, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

I saw a SLOTH!

A travel blog entry by shanstravels

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Actually I saw a few sloths. We even watched one of them move. Saw lots of neat animals and amphibians and birds annd insects. We watched a Jesus lizard run across water (named after Jesus since he can walk on water too). Went to a refurbished ...

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