Offering a uniquely breathtaking fusion of scenic mountain beauty and an active lifestyle, Manuel Antonio is one of the most visited tourist destinations in all of Costa Rica. Manuel Antonio National Park, in Spanish the "Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio", is a small national park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 km (82 mi) from the national capital of San Jose.
As one of Costa Rica's most celebrated spots, Manuel Antonio has become a top travel destination for nature buffs, eco-travelers and adventure seekers alike.
Manuel Antonio Park is one of the country's most scenic and beautiful parks. The parks boasts one of the most impressive landscapes of the world and has several coves with many white sand beaches and lush foliage amidst great mountains and tropical forests that reach the beaches. The diversity of its wildlife in unequaled with 109 species of mammals and 184 species of birds. Dolphins can be observed here, as well as the occasional migrating whale. Scuba diving, snorkeling, sea kayaking, mountain biking, and hiking all provide opportunities to experience the tropical wildlife that enriches Manuel Antonio.