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Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio

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Address: Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
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07:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Manuel Antonio National Park Hiking Tour
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Manuel Antonio National Park Adventure
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Manuel Antonio National Park Hiking Tour from Jacó

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This is just a must see but here are a few tips. Number one the park is closed on Monday so be sure to go on a different day. Second, don't stop at the first parking lot but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Naples, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is just a must see but here are a few tips. Number one the park is closed on Monday so be sure to go on a different day. Second, don't stop at the first parking lot but continue past all the people telling you to pull over and park way before the park. We arrived around 8 am and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw and were able to photograph many different animals and plants on our hike in the park. Caution: there are many steep hills and it may be difficult for those who have difficulty walking

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Watchung, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

nice beaches, manuel antonio beach, espadilla sur, gemelas etc, see monkeys, racoons, coatis, sloths, I did not see any snakes, park is not as wild as I expected, i guess is second park in number of tourists so that counts, service is good, sad to still see people throwing plastic bottles between brush, good walk, good signals, bathrooms need water... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to visit while in Costa Rica. The national park is full of wildlife which will be clear to see (provided it's not raining!) Fairly soon after we got to the park we spotted white faced and squirrel monkeys. We also found a sloth and some birds of prey high up in the trees. The walkways create a... More 

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Vancouver
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

No where does it mention on their website that dogs are not allowed inside. The park was closed because of rain. We were told to come back when it stopped raining. We came back after the rain and then were told we could not bring our dog in, who travels the globe with us!! No mention of this on any... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must. Go as early as possible to avoid the crowds. We went several days in a row, right when the gates open. You can buy tickets right outside the park entrance. You can also get a guide, but we didn't. If you are quiet enough, and are on the lookout you can spot a lot (though I... More 

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Kimberley, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time here. Swimming in the ocean was great and I saw a variety of wildlife, sloths, iguanas and howler monkeys. If you are going alone be very careful with your belongings as there are raccoons and monkeys that patrol the beach. They will loot your bag or worse take off with it.

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The walk through the park is pleasant and easy. The earlier you get there the better your chances of seeing the larger animals. Most people used guides and were able to see smaller animals like iguanas, spiders, etc. Without a guide you can spot sloths and howler monkeys. Do not pack any packaged snacks, they will be removed from your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Today we did several short hikes in Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio and saw nine sloths, one crocodile, six howler monkeys, a troop of squirrel monkeys, one white-faced coati, five raccoons, four grey-necked wood rail, one riverside wren, two species of tanager, one red-capped manakin, three garrobos, two black iguanas, too many gorgeous butterflies to count, two beautiful waterfalls, and one... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very special place - I've never been anywhere with such a great combination of beautiful beaches, rainforest and so much wildlife. The troop of squirrel monkeys following us out of the park at the end was a real highlight and I doubt they would have been so close anywhere else as they're obviously used to humans! Only thing to be... More 

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