Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
Went to the beach in Manuel Antonio. Saw some monkeys and raccoons. Had to stop them from stealing our stuff from the beach when we weren't looking.
... many large suspension bridges high up in the canopy. We encountered many animals along the way such as lizards, huge butterflies with vibrant colors, toucans, poison tree frogs, and cane toads. The guide was very careful to ensure there were no snakes on the pathways. We also hiked along a river and saw many beautiful waterfalls and were able to go in and swim in one. It ...
... down, numerous ziplines and repels, including ziplining into a waterfall and rappelling off a platform with no foot holds. A snack break which involved swimming in a rainforest lake, climbing up behind a waterfall and jumping through it and pineapple of course, everything here seems to involve pineapple. The day was awesome and we met a fun group from the US who all travelled down together for one guys ...
... to Quepos near Manuel Antonio. Our San Jose host Julian explained that there was a national park there which was worth checking out for the wildlife. We did not know how much each bus cost or the schedule, or exactly where the stops were. Welcome to taking the local bus in Costa Rica. The quick run down was this:(FYI 500 Colones = $1.00 US dollar) All prices are for 2 people.
- Start - 5:30 AM the bus came by Steves house to pick us up. Bus quality - ...
Well I survived today in the hot humid tropical rain forest with a cooling sea breeze and glorious beaches. Apparently it will even hotter and wetter tomorrow when we travel to Golfito! We spent the day in the Manuel Antonio National Park which although quite small is one of the more popular NPs. Entry fees here pay for work in the less popular parks and lack of maintenance of trails here was evidence of that. Plenty to see but we were captivated by the Racoons ...
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If you like sleeping with a thousand ants in your room and taking a shower with a thousand more then you should definitely come here. Otherwise, I advise against it. Loved the beach here and loved the staff but woke up with a billion bug bites that I didn't have when I went to bed.
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