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Manuel Antonio Beach

Manuel Antonio Beach: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Quepos: Wooden Sail Yacht Cruise with Snorkeling & Food

1. From Quepos: Wooden Sail Yacht Cruise with Snorkeling & Food

Sail with us on Brisa Elegante, a 100' wooden sail ship. Brisa Elegante is a one-of-a-kind luxurious two-mast Gulet, built by world class craftsmen in 2010 in Turkey. Built and maintained to provide charter guests exquisite comfort and a unique sailing experience. And, YES, WE SAIL. Featuring two expansive teak decks, grand banquet tables, bar, multiple spacious lounge areas and a selection of water toys. This is a shared family cruise for up to 46 guests in a calm and relaxing environment. We leave Marina Pez Vela to start the cruise past Parque Nahomi, setting sails, and following the coastline along Manuel Antonio beach with an extraordinary view of the untouched National Park rainforest (2 hours). We anchor near Playa Biesanz for swimming, snorkeling, and jumping into the water (1 hour). Enjoy the sea, coastline, and wildlife views while sitting in our comfortable chairs or lying on our lounge beds. Included are one welcome cocktail, soft drinks, water, coffee, fresh fruit, early lunch/dinner freshly prepared on board by our chef, we offer fish, chicken, vegetarian and vegan options. The use of our water sports equipment like kayaks, SUPs, and snorkeling gear. Our specialty is "Walk the Plank." Other alcoholic beverages can be purchased at our wet bar, our bartender is here to serve you. You can spot dolphins, turtles, manta rays, frigate birds, pelicans, brown boobies, and humpback whales (seasonal) during the cruise. For the morning cruise: After lunch, we lift the anchor and slowly return to the marina. For the sunset cruise: After dinner, Brisa Elegante will sail into the sunset and shortly after sunset return to the marina.

San Jose or Alajuela: Transfer to Manuel Antonio or Quepos

2. San Jose or Alajuela: Transfer to Manuel Antonio or Quepos

Enjoy the convenience of a pre-booked, one-way transfer from your hotel Alajuela or the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to your accommodation or a landmark in Manuel Antonio. Sit back and relax as your local driver takes care of navigation and traffic for you.  Select a shared shuttle or a private transportation option. Shared shuttle routes operate daily and they include at least one stop along the way where passengers can stretch, pose for photographs, and buy food. Shared shuttles offer door-to-door service within the hotel zone of each city. Pick the private transportation option and schedule your transfer for anytime you wish and from any airport, hotel, private home, or identifiable landmark in Manuel Antonio. Get one hour of free waiting time for your journey with the private option where you can stop for pictures or to get a meal. Be entertained with the complimentary Wi-Fi inside the vehicles and keep hydrated with the included bottle of water. Have a driver who is eager to help your group move safely around the country.

La Fortuna: Private One-Way Transfer to Manuel Antonio

3. La Fortuna: Private One-Way Transfer to Manuel Antonio

Experience a relaxing and comfortable one-way private transfer from La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio Beach. Relax knowing that you are traveling safely in an air-conditioned vehicle. Let your driver navigate you through the traffic smoothly. You will admire the most impressive views during the journey. At the halfway point, you can get out of the car to stretch your legs, purchase a snack, or use the bathroom.  Jump back in the car and continue your journey, taking in the mesmerizing of the famous Arenal Volcano. Finish your trip at your hotel in Manuel Antonio.

Manuel Antonio: Discover the tropical forests & white-sand

4. Manuel Antonio: Discover the tropical forests & white-sand

EXPLORE COSTA RICA With a quarter of its land covered in national parks and wildlife refuges, Costa Rica is a dream for the nature lover and adventure buff. On this unforgettable journey, discover the country’s diverse and breathtaking landscapes in the Pacific coast. Explore the lush forest of the Manuel Antonio National Park’s pristine beaches, experiencing the true meaning of “Pura Vida”—the Costa Rican way of life. With the establishment of Manuel Antonio National Park in 1972, the people of Costa Rica decided to preserve for future generations one of the most beautiful and bio-diverse areas in the world. Although it is the country’s smallest national park, the stunning beauty and diversity of wildlife in its 683 hectares is unmatched. Besides, you will have more opportunities to spot wildlife in a shorter time! Manuel Antonio Park Guided Tour contains a charming combination of rainforest, beaches, and coral reefs. These beaches are the most beautiful in the country, lined with lush forests. The forest is home to 2 and 3-fingered sloths, toucans, iguanas, the rare and adorable squirrel monkeys, millions of colorful little crabs, and much more. The trail that winds around Punta Catedral offers some spectacular views. The park is easy to reach, just south of the town of Quepos in the Puntarenas province, and is near a great selection of villas, hotels, and restaurants. In the Manuel Antonio Park Guided Tour, you will hike through the rain forest along 1,500 meters of easy-access trails in an estimated time of 2.5 to 3 hours, with an experienced & bilingual naturalist interpreter, certified by the Costa Rican Tourism Board. Your guide, equipped with a high-powered spotting scope, will help you locate the vast variety of flora and fauna in their natural habitat, you can also use their telescope to take pictures of the animals up close. At Manuel Antonio Park Guided Tour you will have the chance to spot Howler, white-faced, and Squirrel Monkeys, plus Agutis, and, if you are lucky, the beautiful Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus), all while learning about the diet, habits, and many more facts about the variety of species you’ll encounter during this incredible nature adventure.

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