Manuel Antonio National Park was recently ranked among the world`s top 12 most beautiful national parks. The National Park protects a group of extremely beautiful white sand beaches, corals reefs, tropical rainforests and rivers. Outside of the park, the Manuel Antonio community is a thriving tourist destination, with plenty of hotels of all styles and types, from budget cabins to luxury ocean view hotels. Restaurants and shopping in the neighboring but adjacent town of Quepos is another activity people enjoy. The tours offered out of this area include rafting, sailing, diving, snorkeling, hiking, canopy tours, horseback riding trips, atv tours and rentals, canoeing and kayaking and sport fishing.
Quepos is a thriving fishing community and tourism destination located adjacent to Manuel Antonio. It is a great destination for people who wish to go on excellent sport fishing trips, and other tours to explore the area. Quepos is located only 10 minutes driving from the main M.A. beaches. You can find many hotels, cabins and villas in this cozy beach cities. There are also plenty of restaurant options, from local cuisine to international restaurants.
Manuel Antonio is among Costa Rica most visited destinations. The area is famous for its beautiful national park, which protects the last portion of tropical rainforests in the area as well as around 15 extremely beautiful white sand beaches. It also has some of the most amazing boutique hotels, ocean view luxury hotels and beachfront accommodations. Restaurants and bars are also abundant. You can book many tours when staying in the area, including rafting, canopy, rappelling and horseback riding. Manuel Antonio is located around 2 and a half hours driving from San Jose, along the newly built coastal highway.