Manuel Antonio National Park is a heaven with a calm beach and scenic views. Manuel Antonio National Park is located on the Pacific coast and offers a lot to its visitors. Although Manuel Antonio National Park is the smallest natural park of Costa Rica, still you can find all from jungle to beaches.
Manuel Antonio National Park was established in 1972. The total area of the park is only 1983 ha. Due to its enriched biodiversity and picturesque views the annual visiting count is 150,000 visitors. In 2011 Manuel Antonio National Park made its place in top twelve national parks of the world.
Manuel Antonio National Park is famous for the exhilarating white sand beaches located at a walking distance from the tropical rain forest. While walking along the beach you will be amazed to look at beautiful coral reefs stacked at different points. The four beaches connected to the park are Manuel Antonio, Espadilla Sur, Teloro, and Playita.
The rich fauna of Manuel Antonio National Park include predominantly includes 109 species of mammals and 184 species of birds. You will find sloths, monkeys, iguanas, common basilisks, white-nosed coati, snakes and bats along with others. Besides that the Ocean Front is a great fishing spot for most of the visitors.
The Google rating for the Manuel Antonio National Park is 4.8 stars. There is a nominal entrance fee of 10$ for tourists and less for the residents. Take your binoculars with you and enjoy the scenic views of jungle and beach. There are accommodation facilities available as well. There are Guided tours that make the journey more interesting. Manuel Antonio National Park is a great place to visit and enjoy vacation.