Villas El Parque

Manuel Antonio National Park, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Manuel Antonio National Park

From Airplanes To The Beach

A travel blog entry by marty387


... the beach at 4 pm. Before doing so, Carolyn and I explored a few streets on our own. We came across 50 or so squirrel monkeys that were jumping from tree to tree. They're all over the place, so you better make sure that they don't spot you with any food in your hands.

We took a short walk to the beach with Mario, but headed back quickly as the sun and humidity were beginning to drain us. Carolyn jumped into the "hot" ...

Beach raccoons, a bar in a plane and sleepy sloths

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time


... the more touristy beaches had raccoons walking around on it! It was hilarious to see all the sunbathing tourists along the beach with huge sticks next to them as they were using them to fend off the raccoons (that due to tourism and people feeding them, have become pests)! The raccoons owned this beach and were parading up and down it attempting to search tourist backpacks, towels and clothes for food scraps! These guys were the ...

Manuel Antonio

A travel blog entry by kingy2


... cab in thirty minutes. Forty five minutes later and Deb calls them back, she keeps talking in English, they in Spanish until the lady on the other end says "uh hu" and hangs up, so we hope it may be on it's way. The lady who owns the place asks us where we are off to and it turns out they have a table for ten people booked there so she says she'll add two more, looks like company for dinner again. One more phone call to what was described to me as the 'pirate cab', and we get ...

He asked, I said YES!!

A travel blog entry by ashleysblog


... of it. They pull the boat up on the bank when they spot one and the driver would hop out of the boat and feed them. At one point he even got on the back of a crocodile! It was crazy. These things were HUGE! It was cool to see them up close too. We also took a trip through the mangroves before catching the sunset over the ocean.

After the tour we got back on the road to head towards Jaco. We were staying at a hotel owned by the owner of my school. We got into Jaco and it ...

-- Ray Kester-- performing LIVE at EL WAGON

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2


... but even when he found out gave us a ride and his opinion about Costa Rica living, politics in the United States and probably more but the ride was over. All very interesting.

While we were eating, one of his friends had come over and told us a lot about the owner's many enterprises, three other nearby eating establishments beautifully tucked into the jungle along the Manuel Antonio road. Busy man he is.

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This 3 star hotel, located in Manuel Antonio National Park, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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