Welcome to the most beautiful land of Costa Rica – Manuel Antonio. The adequate number of adventurous activities here will blow your mind & you can easily fill every day with something that thrills and astounds you with long-lasting memories. Most tourists spend 3-4 here, but they truly are missing out something special. You should have at least5-7 days to make the most of your time in this invigorating location.
Here is how to spend 5 great days in Manuel Antonio:
Day 1: Arrive at your vacation villa:
There are no shortages of affordable and luxurious vacation rentals in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. Regardless of your style & budget, you can find a vacation rental that best suits your needs. You can get in touch with CR Vacation Properties to check out some of their top vacation rentals in Manuel Antonio including Villa Celaje Estate, Villa Pelicano Private Estate, Villa Marbella, Casa Grande Vists, Casa Karma, Casa Anaka, Casa Pura Paz and Casa Luz among others. Most of their villas are placed close to nearby attractions, so you are never short of fun and entertainment during your stay.
Day 2: Visit Parque National de Manuel Antonio:
Parque National de Manuel Antonio is a piece of succulent, forest paradise, packed with one of the most incredible natural habitats in the globe. Here you will get to see a massive diversity of wildlife & remarkable coral reefs. Though the smallest National Park in Costa Rica, it is quite popular for its high density & variety of wildlife including Titi monkeys, Howler monkeys, two & 3-toed sloths, Capucci monkeys, birds lizards, bats and millions of small but mighty leaf-cutter ants. Manuel Antonio National Park is recognized as one of the top 12 Parks in the World by Forbes Magazine.
Day 3: Surf, Turf and Sunset Cocktails:
With literally hundreds of beaches & surfable waves from beginners to advanced levels, Costa Rica is one of the best places to be if you love surfing. Manuel Antonio & adjacent Quepos is home to a minimum of 4 of them, with many local surf schools who assures to get you up & on your feet on the very first day.
Day 4: Fly sky high:
Set in 500 acres of private rainforest, El Sanctuario Canopy Adventure Tour is your best bet to witness the rare & endanger animal species of Costa Rica. This tour is designed to show tourists the rainforest from a completely new perspective. Soaring through the trees, tourists can see lizards, sloths, monkeys and even grand toucans high in the trees.
One of the most popular adventures is the Vacation Buggy Jungle/Waterfall tour which is one of the only private tours available for just you and your family or friends. You travel in custom Jeep safari type vehicles deep into the rainforest to a private reserve where you will walk over the largest suspension bridge in the area with a magnificent waterfall at the other end, hike 5 minutes and take a swim in the swimming hole and then venture down below the waterfall where 6 waterfalls come together – truly magical.