Frequently Asked Question

You can easily spend a whole day exploring the national park, but we recommend you take at least 3-4 hours, walk the trails, and chill out on the beaches. As you can swim in Manuel Antonio National Park, you should visit Playa Manuel Antonio beach and Playa Espadilla Sur beach

Yes, absolutely! Manuel Antonio is famous for a reason. The National Park offers everything Costa Rica is famous for: wildlife, jungle trails, and pristine beaches! If you want to see wildlife in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the best places for that

Two to three days is an ideal amount of time for combining the various pleasures of Manual Antonio National Park. There will be time to spend swimming and relaxing on a beach, as well as joining a more active tour of some sort.

Manuel Antonio is a popular coastal village surrounded by lush jungle and pristine white sand beaches. Manuel Antonio National Park was named one of the most beautiful in the world. Here you can spot wild sloths, snakes, frogs, monkeys, and much more wildlife.

While Manuel Antonio has plenty of nightlife options, it’s not necessarily a party town. It’s more of a laid-back destination with a focus on outdoor activities and natural beauty.

Due to the National Park, the pristine beaches and the many different activities, Manuel Antonio can get a bit crowdy during the high season

The temperature is stable year-round, in the high 80s to low 90s. Favorite times to visit include Christmas and New Year’s weeks and January through March. The weather is the sunniest in February. From May through August, expect an afternoon thunderstorm for an hour or so.

If you are looking to be surrounded by other travelers as opposed to living like a local, Manuel Antonio will be your best bet. Whether you choose to stay in Quepos or Manuel Antonio will depend on a number of factors including budget, travel style, and interests.

You don’t need to dress as if you are doing serious hiking, but instead, dress for the heat. We usually opt for shorts, a t-shirt, a hat an d hiking sandals. If visiting during the rainy season you may want to wear a rain jacket and a rainproof cover for your backpack.

Manuel Antonio is the number 1 spot to see Sloths. Manuel Antonio National Park is famous for its sloths and with a bit of luck you even spot them on the local beaches