Latin America Travel & Tour Information
Manuel Antonio National Park Travel Information
Costa Rica is covered in almost a 40% by jungle and forests. Featuring so much room, plus favorable climatic and geographical conditions for wildlife, the country has, no wonder, the most diverse flora and fauna in Central America. With such a fantastic reference, ecotourism has become a powerful magnet for nature lovers.
One of the chief options for ecological activities, lies just 150 km from San Josť, in Puntarenas Province. This is 'Manuel Antonio' National Park, located on the Pacific shore. Despite being a protected area, the incredible natural world it treasures, is still exposed to human harm.
Its surface covers 682.7 ha on land and 55.000 ha at sea and welcomes thousands of foreign visitors a year, lured by the unmatched beauty of the rain forests, the mangrooves, the beaches and sealife.
Keep your camera at the ready because every step of the way here shows stunning sights. No matter how unfamiliar you may be with the many species of plants and animals, just admire the amazing diversity and the beauty of this unique natural paradise.