Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

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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.
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  • When we visited, there was a lot of debris in the water at both Manuel Antonio and Gemelas beaches. It scraped against you with every wave. I heard that these beaches were amazing, had white sand... 
    When we visited, there was a lot of debris in the water at both Manuel Antonio and Gemelas beaches. It scraped against you with every wave. I heard that these beaches were amazing, had white sand...  more »
  • We visited the beach while touring the national park. It is very relaxed and nice. The water is great, and the vibe is relaxed. The monkeys do steal if you don't watch them but it is great for... 
    We visited the beach while touring the national park. It is very relaxed and nice. The water is great, and the vibe is relaxed. The monkeys do steal if you don't watch them but it is great for...  more »
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  • Such beautiful scenery and views. The environment was so friendly and welcoming. What an awesome time at this beautiful beach!
  • Very beautiful beach. Loved it. There is entry fee you have to pay to visit the beach. I don’t remember how much I paid, but it was worth it. Usually there are lot of people on this beach as this is famous. There are places to eat and drink near the beach.

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