Destination guide

The natural setting of Manuel Antonio is ready to explore

The wildlife, beaches and jungle are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Manuel Antonio. Renowned for its parks, hiking and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Stayz has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Manuel Antonio

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and bird watching. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Manuel Antonio a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • ADR Adventure Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Mid World Tour Office (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Manuel Antonio

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio is famous for its lush rainforest, beautiful parks and wildlife. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Manuel Antonio is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Selvita (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Playa La Macha (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Biesanz Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Playitas Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Nahomi Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Manuel Antonio National Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Manuel Antonio

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), located 37.9 mi (61 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), which is 40.8 mi (65.6 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Manuel Antonio?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 404 holiday rentals around Manuel Antonio. From 3 resorts to 151 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Manuel Antonio is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manuel Antonio?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Manuel Antonio:

  • Lagunas de Baru: 16 holiday homes
  • El Cerro: 217 holiday homes
  • Valle Pura Vida: 204 holiday homes
  • Pajaro Azul: 109 holiday homes
  • Marina Vista: 61 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Manuel Antonio?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Manuel Antonio. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Manuel Antonio Beach: 399 holiday rentals
  • La Culebra Waterfall: 475 holiday rentals
  • Manuel Antonio National Park: 376 holiday rentals
  • Turtle Trap: 476 holiday rentals
  • La Selvita: 459 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manuel Antonio listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Resorts in Manuel Antonio?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 3 Resorts in Manuel Antonio. Our other popular types of Manuel Antonio holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 151 holiday houses
  • Villas: 105 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Manuel Antonio?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 324 holiday homes with pool available in Manuel Antonio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.