Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Swim in the bay and Colombian gold, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Swim in the bay and Colombian gold

A travel blog entry by pdh61

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Quite a rare full nights sleep, no dogs, nuts on tin roofs......we found coffee source at the 'restaurant' next to reception so S happy. Lazy start on our balcony overlooking the beach. Granola yoghurt and banana breakfast. Whilst sat peacefully on one ...

Plage privée et Manuel Antonio!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Plage privée et Manuel Antonio!

A travel blog entry by steffou

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... (type Do Ré Mi), très populaire ici! Aujourd'hui, nous sommes allés visiter le très populaire Parc national Manuel Antonio, une merveille! Nous avons débuté la journée par une randonnée avec un guide qui nous a ...

Dining at Manuel Antonio  - Raphael's Terrazas, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Dining at Manuel Antonio - Raphael's Terrazas

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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... All very friendly.   Had a nice visit with him and split a great dinner of shrimp and mahi/mahi along with a caprese salad with a Costa Rica twist. On our first visit we had not been able to catch the bus and had walked all the way down hill to the ...

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by laurag

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This was the first time we visited the beautiful national park of Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast! There is a $7 entrance fee which helps to preserve the area which we didn´t mind. After walking in, the nine of us who were together at the time walked ...

Crazy in the rain forest, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Crazy in the rain forest

A travel blog entry by ryanpowell

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... the other hand are everywhere. Big ones small ones, they come inside at night and jump on you when you're walking around. It's nuts. Manuel Antonio beach, the free one at the entrance to the park, is better at low tide when there is sand to sit on instead ...

Relaxing on the beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Relaxing on the beach

A travel blog entry by lisatsen

Today's entry will be short and sweet as all we did was go to the beach early in the morning at around 9:30 am, had breakfast at one of the restaurants, then relaxed on the lounge chairs under umbrellas on the beach. Note that you have to pay for ...

Palm trees, monkey and the beach... oh my!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Palm trees, monkey and the beach... oh my!

A travel blog entry by ilchicag

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MA was a beautiful park. It was fun walking through a jungle full of massive vegetation, animals and beautiful beaches. Enjoy the ...

First morning in Paradise!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

First morning in Paradise!

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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... bathtub water.   Later in the afternoon we decided to join Dawn and the Boys at Karahé and got a taste of the popular Costa Rican drink "Michilada" (Fresh Lime juice, Salted Rim and beer - served on the side, but then added to the lime ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio , Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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... passing through in the afternoon. They just dropped in front of our rooms and continued along their trail. I was quite excited about this. Manuel Antonio's National Park is supposed to be one of the best to visit in the Country. Known for wild life, sea ...

Sunsets and Hammocks, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Sunsets and Hammocks

A travel blog entry by jasoneverywhere

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... Rhoda to CouchSurfing. [other people there included Celeste, Yelva, Lola, Webb, Mike from Boston, Zac from Rhode Island, Patrick, and a group of 7 or so American students who are beginning a program at U Costa Rica, I ended up talking with ...

Pura Vida y Pura Bierra!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida y Pura Bierra!

A travel blog entry by j_mas

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... Sunday morning but I did manage to get up and out by 8:30am, packing a day pack and heading to El Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, only 300meters from the hostel. My foot was completely jacked from the big blister but I managed to limp along, checking out ...

The Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The Pacific Coast

A travel blog entry by lisa_quinn

... and they both have very different characteristics - well so we have been told. This weekend we headed to Manuel Antonio on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica with a few from the office. This spot has been the most touristy place we have visited yet. ...

Fun in the sun and BBQ Jam Session, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Fun in the sun and BBQ Jam Session

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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Saturday was a relaxing day here at the Discovery Beach House, we swim some and relax and read some and drink Martini's (me) and Rum & Coke (Peter) all day.  Now that's Pura Vida! Another friend stopped by in the evening and a friendly game of ...

One our way to Paradise, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

One our way to Paradise

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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... from our friends and hosts David & Evelyn we enjoy a welcome Tequilla (which we had to open during our 3 h drive from San Jose to Manuel Antonio) and we feel at home right away. Fuzzy Rojas - a friend - has a gig at the local restaurant & bar "La ...

Paradiso - total relaxation, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Paradiso - total relaxation

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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We woke up in our usual fashion, hearing the sounds of the rain forest.... having some Costa Rican Coffee and a bowl of fruit.  I went to Quepos with Evelyn to buy some fresh fruit and a teak souvenir bowl.  After that we went to Karahe next ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by shoestring

I decided on a leisurely lie in today followed by a yummy breakfast, then it was off to do some exploring in Manuel Antonio. Well the bus ride is spectacular as you come over the hill you can see the magnificent ocean with black volcanic rocks and the ...

Do You See What I See?, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Do You See What I See?

A travel blog entry by trockie

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This morning we met our guide, Juan Brenes, at the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park.  Luckily he found us as we were parking and some young guy was trying to scam us out of 2,000 colones (about $4) to park.  He claimed it was ...

At the Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

At the Beach

A travel blog entry by jmatczak

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Lissy and I made it safely to Manuel Antonio!  Our driver, Mr. Freddy, was super nice.  He picked me up at the Cubillo house around 11:45 am.  I said good-bye to Marita, Ronald and James (another volunteer).  I will really miss that ...

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

Manuel Antonio National Park

A travel blog entry by jeroenmartens

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oh boy, what've I done..., Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

oh boy, what've I done...

A travel blog entry by soul11

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... side in favor of day to day life. The passion I had for the ocean and marine life reawakened when I took my first trip here to Costa Rica in January of 2010, where I had signed up to do an Outward Bound course to learn how to surf etc etc. The trip and ...

Costa Rica and modern world, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica and modern world

A travel blog entry by e-1

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... hot today, we nip out quickly to the butterfly garden across the road and now are back to the pool. Today is our last day in Manuel Antonio and we are taking it easy. I can't have enough of deep-fried yucca - variety of cassava only very fluffy and not ...

Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by la-vie-de-suz

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Mono Azul hotel in Manuel Antonio ...

Der Natur (zu) nahe, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Der Natur (zu) nahe

A travel blog entry by verenas

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Hallo ihr Lieben, das vergangene Wochenende hab ich am wunderschönen Strand von Manuel Antonio genossen! Das Wetter war trotz Regenzeit zum Glück toll und wir könnten die 3 verschiedenen Strände sehr genießen.. Der Haken an Manuel Antonio ist ...

Tropical Thunderstorms, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Tropical Thunderstorms

A travel blog entry by fgrsk8r1970

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... rain and we were excited because this is the green season and it rains pretty much every day in the afternoon on the pacific side of Costa Rica.  We made it just in time - enjoying the light rain.  Once back at the house we took cover under the ...

Day 13 - Nosara to Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 13 - Nosara to Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by kamy08

... teacher training programs and has studios nestle in the tree tops. So beautiful! We then left our place in Nosara and headed to Manuel Antonio. The drive was about 5 hours, but was really relaxing since the roads were paved for the most part and evening ...

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

We love Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mattcharlie2011

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Pura Vida Costa Rica...., Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida Costa Rica....

A travel blog entry by bjguava

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... , although all to ourself. We don't like hanging in capital cities of countries, so we made haste to a beautiful region of Costa Rica called Puntarenas ( pronounced " poont your anus "). A wonderful natural reserve, which we did a tour of the next day. ...

The perfect day on the beach!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

The perfect day on the beach!

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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And I know something about beaches. The day was warm, the water warm, and the waves perfect for body surfing.  Lots of people on the beach as this is the countries best beach,so the book says.  Elly went walking as I was reading under our ...

Best day here!, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica travel blog

Best day here!

A travel blog entry by jessi330

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... . We ate them but they were bland. Then we waited for the bus. The whole way there, there's stuff on the road. We reached Manuel Antonio and it's got beach on one side and restaurants on the other. It's fantastic. It's beautiful too.  I didn't drink ...

"I think I'm confused"

A travel blog entry by michaela-marine

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Thi past weekend the group went to Manuel Antonio which is a beach directly south of San Jose. I want to preface this blog by saying that I did have a good time. Hours 1-5: The ATM at my university "ran out of money". You would think this would be a rare ...

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