On this full-day tour you’ll explore the Pacific beaches and tropical rainforests of Manual Antonio National Park. This park is best known for its dense vegetation, biodiversity, and white sand beaches.
- 12 hrs
- Available Days:
- Sun Wed Fri Sat
- 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
This scenic drive alone makes this trip worthwhile. You’ll pass African palm plantations and quaint villages. Eventually you’ll reach Manuel Antonio, and then hike the rest of the way to the preserve — to preserve the environment, no vehicles are allowed in the park.
Visitors get to decide to how to spend their time at Manuel Antonio. You can spend swim, sunbathe, and stroll on the beach, or go on hikes through the forest.
The forest here serves as a habitat for monkeys, iguanas, sloths, and exotic birds. One of the best hikes will take you to a vista called Cathedral Point for impressive views of the park.
Created in 1972 to preserve the richness of the forest and the idyllic beaches, Manuel Antonio is home to many of Costa Rica's endangered species. Don't let the size fool you, the smallest of Costa Rica's National Parks, which encompasses almost 1,700 acres of land (683 terrestrial hectares) and 136,000 acres of ocean (55,000 marine hectares), is regarded as one of its best.
Read more:Manuel Antonio National Park
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes, a bathing suit, hiking shoes, a towel, water, sunscreen, insect repellent, and sun glasses.
Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee, breakfast, and lunch.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
Tour was too long and it was okay for wheelchair accessible passengers, but the park needs to improve in that area
Similar things to do
Sleep in before being transported to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens for an all-day tour at one of the best eco parks in Costa Rica. The excursion is designed to start later than most tours so you are rested when you experience what the Waterfall Gardens boasts as the essence of Costa Rica on a guided hike through the reserve.
This tour will make sure you're fueled for the full-day adventure ahead of you. Spend eight hours in Costa Rica's exquisite central valley of Alajuela, where you'll discover how the perfect cup of Costa Rican coffee is produced at the Doka Coffee Estate, and explore a volcanic region at Poás Volcano National Park.
Why settle for one adventure when you can go on three? Explore Costa Rica's central valley in beautiful Alajuela. You'll be out all day on this 10 hour adventure which takes you to Poás Volcano National Park, Doka Coffee Estate, and La Paz Waterfall Garden. Outdoor adventure, a treat for the palate, and the beauty of nature — this tour has it all.