Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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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  • Gorgeous beach with beautiful water and great waves and scenery! Good on beach services too (drink runners, chair rental, parasailing) 
    Gorgeous beach with beautiful water and great waves and scenery! Good on beach services too (drink runners, chair rental, parasailing)  more »
  • This is a beautiful public beach in Manuel Antonio. You have to walk a ways to get to it though. Worth the walk! 
    This is a beautiful public beach in Manuel Antonio. You have to walk a ways to get to it though. Worth the walk!  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful sunset i have ever seen 😍😍
  • Beautiful, great for surfing. Awesome sunsets.

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