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Playa Espadilla Norte

Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica
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Awesome beach!

We contacted Blue Horizons which is a small company who does a beach "concierge" service where they... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bearlewine
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
wonderful landscape , flora & fauna on the beach

wonderful park, well organized, great guide for a tour rich in botanicals & animals look. Book your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BeaShapira
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Paris, France
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“public beach” (13 reviews)
“nice beach” (8 reviews)
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Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica
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"public beach"
in 13 reviews
"chairs and umbrellas"
in 7 reviews
"nice beach"
in 8 reviews
"national park"
in 8 reviews
"coconut water"
in 5 reviews
"beach goers"
in 3 reviews
"worth spending time"
in 2 reviews
"shaved ice"
in 2 reviews
"south end of the beach"
in 2 reviews
"playing in the waves"
in 2 reviews
"snow cones"
in 2 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 2 reviews
"selling things"
in 2 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 2 reviews
"bad sunburn"
in 2 reviews
"boogie boards"
in 2 reviews
"surf lessons"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We contacted Blue Horizons which is a small company who does a beach "concierge" service where they pick you up at your house or hotel, set up a shade and chairs on the beach and arrange for beach side drinka nd food service. Jorge and...More

Thank bearlewine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful park, well organized, great guide for a tour rich in botanicals & animals look. Book your entry & guide tour or arrive early on site (8-9am) to avoid hot hours & have more silence & animals to be seen

Thank BeaShapira
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a public beach close to the park. We rented 2 lounge chairs, table and an umbrella for about $15/day. The sand is dark but soft. The water is warm and clean. We also ordered drinks/cocktails from the person who rents the chairs. We...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Beautiful beach. go to the north part if you want less crowds This is the main beach of MA area, outside of the park (ie you don't have to pay to use it) :) We loved it for our week stay up the hill -...More

Thank YaFi
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Coming through Manuel Antonio city, wauuu that's amazing place. Closer you get to Manuel Antonio park entrance, there are full of restaurants aside the road. Coming down of the hill, there is the first parking and one restaurant. We actually didn't park there, but we...More

1  Thank Maruša F
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We found this after we decided Playa Biesanz was to small and crowded. Just the next cove south it is much larger with nice sand and shade. Take access road between The Mariposa Hotel turn left before The Makanda. Good dirt road to trees and...More

Thank Bev8789
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing public beach this is! We spent most of our mornings there - get there early and enjoy the beach till the tide comes in. Rent from Mary’s Rentals $6 per person a day for chair and umbrella set up. They will deliver...More

1  Thank Jennifer671
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

The beach was crowded and had a lot of vendors. However, we paid for a chair all day and sipped on cheap drinks on the beach. It was a fun and relaxing day!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I`ve stayed and enjoyed most of my time in the SUN on this beach.Bit touristic but can find shade under the palm trees (careful with the coconuts) .

Thank Paul F
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Spent two days there. Actually a very nice public beach right next to the Manuel Antonio National Park. This is what I would rate as different between this public beach versus the other beaches within the national park: Positives: 1.- You can save the USD$16.00...More

2  Thank brodarte
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DiLav03
20 April 2018|
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Response from bizgrrl | Reviewed this property |
I recommend having food and drink at one of the places right on the beach, while watching the sunset. You can rent a hammock. That was great.
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Chris J
20 December 2016|
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Response from Enrique T | Reviewed this property |
Trash left by Tourist and locals.
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