Manuel Antonio is the perfect mix of jungle, beach and nature and has a plethora of activities for adults and children of all ages.
Manuel Antonio is located in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast. The many beaches and the national park full of wildlife are the highlights of this region. If you and your family are wildlife lovers, like the beach and active adventures, if you want to have breakfast on your patio and have the cutest, friendliest monkeys swing around and join you - Manuel Antonio is the place for you.
Manuel Antonio hosts one of Costa Rica’s most spectacular national parks known as “Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.” The park’s beaches are idyllic and are connected by hiking trails that meander through the rainforest with the most exquisite mountain views in the background. The rainforest is full of tropical butterflies, birds, iguanas, three-toed sloths, toucans, scarlet macaws, and of course its most popular attractions, the howler, white faced and squirrel monkeys. You may want to book a tour guide to show you around so you don’t miss any part of this unforgettable park.
The water sports offered in Manuel Antonio are numerous and you will marvel at Costa Rica’s unique landscape while engaging in them. Take a catamaran tour along the beautiful Pacific Coast, enjoy a swim in the ocean and view Costa Rica’s underwater life while snorkeling. Take a white water rafting trip on the Savegre River, one of the most pristine rivers in Costa Rica with the most spectacular scenery. Try boating, kayaking, parasailing, rafting, scuba diving, snorkeling, sport fishing, and of course swimming in the beautiful beaches.
Visit the Damas Island Estuary by boat. This Manuel Antonio treat allows you to navigate through the wonders of the mangrove ecosystem. You will observe the lushness of the area and have plenty of opportunity to see wildlife.
There are an abundance of other activities in Manuel Antonio to enjoy. Try ziplining, canyoning, horseback riding, hiking, biking, ATV’s and the butterfly garden. Want to take a day to relax and unwind? No worries, there are spas with a wide range of treatments. And for you Yoga lovers, Manuel Antonio has a Yoga Studio where you can take a class or two.
Manuel Antonio sees most of its rainfall in September and October Please keep in mind that this is a general weather pattern, as weather can never be accurately predicted.