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Manuel Antonio National Park Day Trip from San Jose

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USD 133.62
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    What to Expect
    Accessible only by foot, Manuel Antonio National Park is a protected tropical reserve featuring white sandy beaches, lush rain forest, and crystal-clear turquoise water. Your full-day tour of this tropical paradise begins with early morning pickup from your San Jose hotel to maximize your time at the park. Stop for breakfast along the way, and enjoy the scenic drive past picturesque villages and the dramatic scenery of the Pacific coastline. 

    Hop out of the air-conditioned vehicle at the park entrance near the port of Quepos. No vehicles are allowed inside Manuel Antonio to preserve the area’s natural beauty and delicate ecosystem. Enjoy an easy, flat hike through the rain forest to arrive at a gorgeous crescent-shaped beach. The afternoon is yours to spend as you wish. Drop a towel and soak up the sun along the beach’s pristine white sand, and cool off with a swim in the clear, warm waters of the Pacific.

    Wander through jungle trails on your own, or join a guided nature hike to learn about the park’s incredible biodiversity. Be prepared to encounter many wild residents, including monkeys, sloths, tropical birds, and iguanas. Get your blood pumping with a hike to Cathedral Point, where you can soak in a breathtaking perspective of the ocean, shore, and forest.

    Depart the park before dusk, and watch a memorable sunset over the Pacific on the return drive to your San Jose hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all hotels in Central San José
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Lunch
    • Breakfast
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Manuel Antonio National Park
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • A minimum of two passengers are required for the tour to commence. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    As the first trip in Costa Rica the bar was set well. As I'm staying in San Jose this was a bit of a drive but with a lovely breakfast stop off. Arriving the park, we were shown where to change and what to expect....More

    Thank Bertie P
    Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

    Carlos was our tour guide. He was so informative, kind, and passionate about the tour and the local areas. He gave us wonderful photo opportunities, historical facts, and stopped for animal sightings. The beach was gorgeous and the food was delicious. It was a beautiful...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank nikkiwong0326
    Reviewed 22 August 2019

    This was a jam-packed 12-hour day that was well worth the time.The group included a family, two couples (one senior), two solo travelers (including me) and some assorted students. Very international and pleasant folks. Hugo, our guide, was fully bilingual (I speak Spanish as well...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank SusanaR
    Reviewed 14 August 2019 via mobile

    Besides lunch nothing was good, bus broke down on the way to Manuel Antonio, we don't have a guided tour for the park or the beach we were own our own, we ate breakfast at 12:00

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank joserN2615OP
    Reviewed 5 August 2019

    This is the most visited national Park in Costa Rica. Daily bus loads and private cars full with people visit this place. Park is very easy to walk, even disabled people can visit. If you avoid the main path, there are lots of animals to...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank sreepathy p
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    3 August 2019|
    Response from Edward S | Reviewed this property |
    ?know oct / nov is rainy but rain comes and goes here like Hawaii nice in am rain around 4 for that time of year but better available and pricing in September?Who knows I would go for it coming back for third time in year... More
    16 June 2019|
    Response from Edward S | Reviewed this property |
    ?We drove a car we rented
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    • Duration: 12h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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