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Top Choice Fusion in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Kapi Kapi Restaurant

While there is some stiff competition for the title of best restaurant in the area, this Californian creation certainly raises the bar. The menu at Kapi Kapi (a traditional greeting of the indigenous Maleku) spans t…
Top Choice Fusion in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Café Milagro

This is a fine stop for fancy coffee drinks, and even better for decadent breakfasts (banana pancakes with macadamia nuts), sandwiches (mango mahi mahi wrap) and sophisticated interpretations of Tico fare for dinner…
Beach in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

La Playita

At the far western end of Playa Espadilla, beyond a rocky headland (wear sandals), this former nude beach remains one of Costa Rica's most famous gay beaches and a particular draw for young men. The beach is inacces…
Mediterranean in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Falafel Bar

Adding to the diversity of cuisine to be found along the road, this falafel spot dishes up authentic Israeli favorites. You'll also find plenty of vegetarian options, including couscous, fresh salads, stuffed grape …
Bar in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

El Avión

Constructed around a 1954 Fairchild C-123 plane, allegedly purchased by the US government in the ’80s for the Nicaraguan Contras but never used, this striking bar-restaurant is a great spot for a beer and stellar su…
Wildlife Reserve in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

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 the menagerie of lizards, reptiles and frogs that inspire gleeful squeals from …
Seafood in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Claro Que Sí

A casual, family-friendly restaurant that passes on pretension without sacrificing quality, Claro Que Sí proudly serves organic and locally sourced food items that are in line with the philosophy of its parent hotel…
International in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

La Luna

Unpretentious and friendly, La Luna makes a lovely spot for a special-occasion dinner, with a spectacular backdrop of jungle and ocean. An international menu offers everything from spicy tuna and mango tacos to mahi…
Seafood in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Barba Roja

A Manuel Antonio area institution, the Barba Roja is both a lively bar and a seafood-and-steak spot with a respectable sushi menu and weekly specials (Friday is smoked-rib and blues night). The terrace affords fanta…
International in Quepos to Manuel Antonio

Agua Azul

Perched on the 2nd floor with uninterrupted ocean views, Agua Azul is a killer lunch spot on this stretch of road – perfect for early-morning park visitors who are heading back to their hotel. The breezy, unpretenti…