Hotel La Colina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Indoor pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Colina Manuel Antonio National Park
Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio is probably one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, perhaps the most. It sits inside a national park (conveniently named Manuel Antonio Park) and you get to hike in to get to it. Its sand is white, lined with trees and light jungle... and monkeys. White faced capuchins were everywhere, in the trash, in the trees, on the beach. They're cute but they definitely are a nuisance. One stole ...
... rivers emptying into the Pacific. Wherever fresh water enters salt water in Costa Rica there seems to be good fishing.
We arrived in Jaco with a population of 10,000 that caters to surfers. There is a large Expat community there. We stayed at South Beach Hotel in a very nice room that had direct access to the pool and the beach. The Jaco beach is made up of black volcanic sand which is powdery and difficult ...
... And even if you don't spot them, one of the other hundreds of tourists will find something and you will know about it. There are a stack of local guides willing to take you up the main trail, promising great views of the animals through their telescope. At only USD$20 for 2 hours, this is a bargain. I would recommend hiring a guide as the telescope does allow for some excellent photo opportunities and you can observe the behaviours of the animals more clearly. I ...
... lunch tomorrow.
A guitar player appeared and was the evenings entertainment. We enjoyed his singing and talked to him briefly as we left to head back and get ready for our trip tomorrow. Got back to our room and were having a nice night's sleep when at 11:45 our neighbors came into their room playing some movie on their phone very loud. Banged on the wall and said "silencio por favor!" They did turn it off but we could not believe it.
... Antonio, the rainforest. We took a bus to Quepos, where we would have to get another bus to Manuel Antonio. Once to Quepos, however, we decided to just stay there for the night and do some exploring, since it was such a charming little town. Walking down the street, we stopped and talked to some locals, one who was a hair stylist named Josue that spoke good English. He told us his alter ego is Naomi Campbell, and was cracking us ...