La Mansion Inn
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Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio - and finally some sun We were up at 05:30 to get a bus to Puntarenas on Day 1. After a breakfast, that later would result in Ian having a bout of food poisoning, we were back on the road to Manuel Antonio where on arrival we checked into El Faro, our storage container home for the night. Apparently "Costa Rica's first Hotel made …
... box of lady fingers and the chaos that ensued was as hilarious as it was epic. Sadly, no one has explained to them that littering is bad and I do wonder if some of the litter in the trees is the leftovers of their escapades.
Right outside the park, you can find Playa Espadilla. It has it's ...
... is stimulating, the real fun turned out to be chocolate! This farm also produces tiny amounts of cocoa. If you take a cocoa bean and cut it open you can suck on the seeds and they taste like mango. Let them dry and ferment for a while and they start tasting like cocoa, but very bitter. In fact, it feels like your chewing on a really powdery chocolate bar. If you roast and crush them you start getting a more regular cocoa taste and, finally, you get the real deal with ...
... we added Purple-throated Mountain-gem, Magenta-throated Woodstar, Scintillant Hummingbird, and the Magnificant Hummingbird. We had a pretty good rain for a bit after lunch, but saw a Golden-browed Chlorophonia dancing in the leaves. The afternoon concluded with a drive way up into the cloud forest, but the clouds were so thick today that the only bird we got a good look at was a female Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher. ...
... be a challenge! There is a wide range of accommodation choices, even as close as a 5 min walk from the National Park entrance. So, don't be afraid to look around. Maybe just stock up on food supplies in Quepos before you arrive to Manuel Antonio. As always, it's a USD$10 entrance fee to enter the park, which opens from 7am to 4pm. You can easily spend an entire day here. When you walk up the main trail (a dirt road for cars) you will be able to spot many animals along ...