Quepos

Quepos allows tourists to experience a once in a lifetime nature experience in Manuel Antonio National Park without leaving any of the familiar amenities behind. The close proximity of the park, located just 4.3 miles (7 km) to the south, and a wide array of services makes Quepos the perfect place to stay for those who wish to explore this enchanting area. The amenities available include everything from banks, restaurants, hotels, gift shops, bakeries, bars, a hospital, supermarket and even a post office.

Quepos Best Things to Do

Titi Canopy Tour, Costa Rica
Titi Canopy TourQuepos

The Titi Canopy Tour offers an exciting and safe way to explore the primary and secondary rainforest near Manuel Antonio National Park. The environment here is similar, with a staggering variety of trees, birds, and monkeys.

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Sport Fishing Manuel AntonioManuel Antonio

The Pacific coast of Costa Rica offers world class sport fishing for all ranges of fishermen, including novices and avid fisherman. The beauty and excitement of a day on the Pacific is hard to beat.

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Area Guide

The area was once dependent on banana plantations which used to line the surrounding area. After disease infiltrated the harvest, interest transferred to African Palms as the prominent crop. Now, tourism has deemed itself the major economic factor, contributing to just about everything in the area.

Quepos lures in many tourists for its fantastic sportfishing. In fact, some have come solely to participate in this world class experience and have never left. The main attraction here is marlin fishing, especially during the months of December to April. Many outfitters will be more than happy to accompany eager anglers on the high seas for an unforgettable outing.

Besides sportfishing, many other activities are available. Visiting the nearby Butterfly Botanical Gardens is sure to impress as there are informative exhibits, night walks and a stunning collection of butterflies, all housed in one incredible location. For some wildlife viewing that’s a little more untamed, check out the Damas Estuary. Exploring this maze of wetlands by boat or by kayak is the only way to see crocodiles, monkeys, herons, raccoons and more.

For something a bit more equestrian, horseback riding excursions are available, so don’t forget your spurs! Depending on the time of year, white-water rafting on the Naranjo River can reach up to class IV in intensity, but most who experience this river would rate it a ten out of ten. North of Quepos are the Damas Caves, a surreal experience for anyone brave enough to crawl and hike between stalagmites and stalactites witnessing bats and insects close up.

A stay in Quepos is sure to entertain as the nightlife and activities in the area are a must for any vacation. A wide range of accommodations are readily available for all travelers. Transportation to Manuel Antonio is uncomplicated and a must for anyone who embarks on a vacation to the Central Pacific.

Feedback From Travelers

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- ELIZABETH P, JUL 2019

We enjoyed Quepos. Went to Manual Antonio and the beach. Loved the hotel; the management was very nice, as well as helpful. We took the local busses and had no problems. Restaurants were good. Locals were friendly. Witnessed a really big thunderstorm, which was fun. Great time!

- TODD A, JUN 2019

This area was spectacular, would definitely go back. Loved the resort and the town, the park was also a highlight.

- DENISE L, DEC 2018