Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Puntarenas / Manuel Antonio / Playa Manuel Antonio
Within a national park, Playa Manuel Antonio allows you to combine a bit of history with a lot of classic sun-and-sand fun. The stone turtle traps here bear witness to the area's pre-Colombian tribes, while a family-friendly vibe and plenty of sandy space invite visitors to picnic or play sports. Backed by lush vegetation, the beach remains a popular spot for swimming, surfing, and soaking up some warm Caribbean sun. The surrounding area boasts an impressive diversity of wildlife, including over 100 species of mammals and nearly 200 species of birds. Put Playa Manuel Antonio at the forefront of your travel plans using our Manuel Antonio online tour itinerary planner .
Playa Manuel Antonio Reviews
My husband and I visited this park on 7/9/19. Apparently it’s a popular week for Ticos to vacation so the area was very crowded. A few days ago we took a guided tour of Místico Hanging Bridges Park wh... more »
Playa Manuel Antonio is located within the national park. It is a wonderful beach. The waves are very small and the beach is sandy. The day we were there the beach was fairly crowded. Our tour guide s... more »
Beautiful beach, ocean is very rough however and may not be suitable for kids and there’s a huge rip tide. There’s a turtle sanctuary on the beach too which we donated too after watching one being released into the wild. Beautiful moment. Loved this beach!
A beautiful beach with lovely sand and amazing waves. I spent many hours in the warm water body surfing. No riptides either despite what some were saying.
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