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Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

If your staying in a Hotel or Hostel in Manuel Antonio or Quepos and are looking for things to do that won't cost an arm and a leg, then this blog post is for you.  I am an ex pat who has  been living in the Manuel Antonio / Quepos area for over 2 years and I like to think i know where to find the fun. From waterfall hikes, to national park hiking, to exploring secluded beaches and hidden treasures, this area has it all if you know where to look. Continue reading to learn about all the fun things to do in Manuel Antonio.
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Jungle Creek Waterfall

Things to do in Manuel Antonio -  Jungle Creek Waterfall - The Jungle creek waterfall is one of Manuel Antonio's hidden treasures and is easily one of the coolest things to do in Manuel Antonio. This 45 minute waterfall hike takes you through the dense Manuel Antonio Jungle to an amazing waterfall just kilometers away from hotels and vacation rentals. On this hike you may encounter monkeys, snakes, frogs, fish, sloths, and all sorts of other insects and animals. When you reach the waterfall you will arrive at the top and will need to jump from the rock down into the water basin to cool off. There is also a small yet steep trail that will lead you around if you choose not to cliff jump. Pack a lunch and be prepared to be amazing by nature at its best. A true must see in Manuel Antonio.     Things to do in Manuel Antonio - Secluded Beach hike - The secluded beach hike is one of Manuel Antonio's hidden treasures and also one of the coolest things to do in Manuel Antonio. This 1 hour hike takes you through the dense Manuel Antonio Jungle to an amazing secluded beach off the pacific coast of Quepos. (Quick note)- Make sure you check the tide scheduled because this beach only exists during low tide. The best time to go to this beach is during the lowest tide of the day.   On the hike to the beach you may encounter monkeys, snakes, frogs, fish, sloths, and all sorts of other insects and animals. This secluded beach is great for snorkeling and fun in the sun.  Pack a lunch and be prepared to be amazing by nature at its best. A true must see in Manuel Antonio.
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Rain Maker Park

Things to do in Manuel Antonio - National park hike and Rainmaker park- The Manuel Antonio national park and Rainmaker park are two national reserves in the Manuel Antonio / Quepos area that are truly unmatched. Both have amazing hiking trails and dense jungle throughout. Manuel Antonio National Park has amazing beaches and an abundance of wildlife while Rainmaker park has amazing waterfalls, suspension bridges, and powerful flowing rivers. Pack a lunch and be prepared to be amazing by nature at its best. A true must see in Manuel Antonio and Quepos and the one of the coolest things to do in Manuel Antonio.  

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