Playa Manuel Antonio ranked 18th in TripAdvisor's Best Beaches Travelers' Awards 2023.
“Golden sands, rugged coastlines, clear blue waters, this year’s winning beaches are traveler faves for everything from lazy beach days to underwater adventures.” - TripAdvisor
Every year, TripAdvisor releases its Travelers' Choice Awards for Best Beaches, based on millions of reviews and ratings from travelers worldwide over a 12-month period. It is the ultimate resource for travelers looking for the best of the best, as it relies on the experiences of other travelers.
This award-winning pristine beach, located within the Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast, was ranked 18th on the Top 25 Beaches World category.
Manuel Antonio National Park is widely known for its lush vegetation and diverse wildlife. The beach itself features stunning golden-white sands and clear turquoise waters, surrounded by the exuberant rainforest, which is home to a variety of flora and fauna, including monkeys, sloths, toucans, iguanas and macaws, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.
This idyllic spot offers an array of eco-activities, like hiking, wildlife sightings, birdwatching and swimming in warm ocean waters, where the more adventurous can also practice kayaking, surfing, and snorkeling.
Manuel Antonio Beach is easily accessible from the nearby quaint town of Quepos, making it a convenient destination for both locals and tourists. There are numerous charming hotels and barefoot luxury lodges, rental villas, coffee shops and restaurants catered to satisfy the most discerning traveler.
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