Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
The town of Manuel Antonio proper is hardly separable from Quepos, and most visitors will never know that the two towns are not one and the same village.
Manuel Antonio is home to more than its share of five-star luxury enclaves, hidden discretely away among the lush green hillside, with a dedicated following of celebrities who are drawn to the stunning natural beauty and guaranteed discretion and world class pampering that has become the defining feature of the accomodations of Manuel Antonio.
Summary: Sandy beaches; family-friendly destination; great for nature enthusiasts
Landscape: Beaches, rainforest, mountains
Attractions: Adventure Tours, Damas Island Mangroves, Manuel Antonio National Park
Activities: Bird & wildlife watching, nature tours, parasailing, swimming, surfing, zip lining
Caters to: Budget travelers, couples/honeymooners, families, wildlife enthusiasts