Manuel Antonio Quepos Puntarenas
One of Costa Rica’s premier tourist destinations, Manuel Antonio National combines natural primary and secondary forests, exuberant wildlife, and pristine beaches in one amazing location on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, only seven kilometers south of Quepos.
Even though there are hotels and restaurants of many nationalities on this hill between Quepos and the park. It is still common to walk along the lush green, tree-lined road and see a two-toed sloth, bright green parrots, and large iguanas. In the hills overlooking the ocean are some of the most picturesque and stunning views in the country along with accommodations from luxurious to basic.
Activities such as white water rafting, Jet sky, dolphin u0026amp; whale watching, snorkeling, sport fishing, nature hikes, kayaking, sailing trips, ATV tours, canopy, mangroves exploration, canyoning, rappelling, scuba diving, among others are easy to book while in Manuel Antonio area.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio National Park is the country’s smallest national park at just over 683 hectares, but it is also one of it’s most amazing. Home to one of the last sizable populations of the endangered Squirrel Monkey in the region, White Faced, and Howler monkeys are also common in the park. Cathedral Point with its forest topped cliffs is connected to the mainland by a thin land bridge that separates the park’s two most popular beaches, Playa Espadilla Sur and Playa Manuel Antonio. Playa Manuel Antonio is one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica and has been rated as one of the top ten in the world. The beach is a half-mile long, perfect white sand crescent bordered by deep green mangroves and palms. The park abounds with wildlife and in a day’s visit, it is possible to see iguanas, monkeys, sloths agoutis, pacas, armadillos, Agouties, dears, coatimundis, and raccoons.
Quepos Manuel Antonio Weather
The average annual temperatures range from 31.7°C (89°F) on the coast to 16.7°C (62°F) inland. The rainy, or ‘green season’ lasts from approximately May to November with noticeably drier days during the rest of the year.
Geo-Location: 09º29 N; 84º12 O; 6m