Manuel Antonio National Park is located at canton Quepos, province Puntarenas. It is an incredible place and even though it is quite small, it has become one of the main tourist destinations in the country.
The hikes in these National Parks are not too long and also work for kids or those who want to experience the National Parks in just one day. As there are many National Parks in Costa Rica, I tried to choose the best ones in each region, but that doesn’t mean that the others are not worth a visit!
The Chirripó is with a height of 3820 meters about sea level the highest point in Costa Rica. It’s located at the National Park that got the same name and houses a great diversity. There are three types of forests that you can appreciate while hiking up.
Like I have told you, Costa Rica is a small country full of incredible places. Here I will present to you the second part of my guide with the best places that I recommend you to visit when you come to Costa Rica or are planning your dream vacation.
Beach, Mountain, forest and microclimates... You will find all the information on this blog!
Carara National Park is a transition forest close to San José. Half of all animal species that live in Costa Rica can be found in this park. It is great as a day trip or just to stop on your way to Jacó or Manuel Antonio, but definitely a must for all nature-lovers.
La Fortuna is a popular destination in Costa Rica. From almost everywhere you get a great view on the perfectly conic shaped Arenal volcano and the landscapes around it. The place offers many different activities in nature, some of them I already tried out.
What comes first to your mind first when you hear Costa Rica: dream beaches, rainforest, colorful wildlife? But this country offers much more, such as the enchanted Prusia forest ...
I remember, as a “tica”, who has lived most of my life in Alajuela, how a trip to the Poas Volcano was the most normal activity in the world.
Have you asked yourself, where the magic found in the Rincón de la Vieja National Park, is born? In this article I’ll tell you a little bit more about the hidden places few of us know. Specifically it is about “Las Pailas” sector.
What is it that you should know to be a potential visitor to the Manuel Antonio National Park, and that your visit will be a success?