Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • It was truly wonderful to be able to hike, be in the jungle, by the beach, surrounded by wildlife! Highly recommend it! We saw sloths, monkeys, lizards, birds, and so much more 💕  more »
  • Great beach at low tide. Clean water, great amenities. But beach disappears at high tide—so plan your visit accordingly!  more »
  • Loved the forest and the jungle. Monkeys are trained to steal though
  • Beauty beaches and every nice place

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