Manuel Antonio is the Central Pacific’s the one-stop destination for eco adventure: nature hikes, canopy tours, river rafting, snorkeling, wildlife watching, extreme adventures, and so much more. Manuel Antonio National Park, recognized at one of the most beautiful parks in the world by Forbes Magazine, brings the eco experience all together in one destination with its emerald rainforests, abundant wildlife, fine white sand beaches all set against a prestine turquoise ocean.
The Manuel Antonio beach strip features hotels, restaurants and a full array of activities. The winding road to Quepos climbs to nearly 100 feet above sea level where you will find upscale hotels and restaurants with spectacular, panoramic ocean views.
Wildlife encounters include three-toed sloths, coatimundis, and highly endangered subspecies of Central American squirrel monkey. Manuel Antonio park is home to hundreds of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians!
Playa Hermosa is about a 45 minute drive from Manual Antonion and issituated just five kilometers south of Jaco. Playa Hermosa is one of the best surfing havens for professionals both national and international, in the country. , Playa Hermosa offers surfers some of the best and most consistent surf breaks in the world. Playa Hermosa is an expert surfer’s beach with waves reaching as high as 13 feet and strong currents. There are a number of affordable surf board rental shops on the beach. Playa Hermosa hosts the International Quicksilver Surf Championships every year in August.
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