This wide stretch of white sand is found just outside the park entrance, in front of Manuel Antonio village.
If you're sunburned and sore from exploring Manuel Antonio – even better if you're not – the Cala Spa offers aloe body wraps, citrus...
Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge
This private rainforest preserve and butterfly garden breeds about three dozen species of butterfly – a delicate population compared to...
Sí Como No Cinema
This 45-seat theater shows a fun rotation of popular American movies. Admission is free if you spend US$10 at the hotel's restaurant or...
Claro Que Sí
A casual, family-friendly restaurant that passes on pretension without sacrificing quality, Claro Que Sí proudly serves organic and...
La Playita information
At the far western end of Playa Espadilla, beyond a rocky headland (wear sandals), is one of Costa Rica's most famous gay beaches and a particular draw for young men. The beach is inaccessible one hour before and after the high tide, so time your walk well. Also, don’t be fooled – you do not need to pay to use the beaches, as they’re outside the park.