The Manuel Antonio area on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast has been a long standing favorite for luxury and eco tourists. Just 2.5 hours from the capital San Jose on a very well maintained highway, Manuel Antonio is the site of the country’s most popular national park. Forbes magazine listed this unique park as one of the world’s best national parks. Not only will you find Costa Rica’s best beaches and national park but also some of the country’s most expensive real estate here and some Costa Rica’s finest hotels.
Manuel Antonio is the most visited destination in Costa Rica with its rich tropical jungles and stunning coastlines. It is ranked by several indices in the top ten places to visits in the hemisphere, making this destination a must see. The numerous restaurants bars and clubs and large variety of adventure tour adventures, including zip lines, jungle treks, horseback riding, fishing and whale watching, to name a few, make Manuel Antonio the ideal location to see the very best that Costa Rica as to offer.
The popularity of the area makes it a great spot for investing in tourism. Hotels, vacation rentals, and restaurants have fairly consistent business year-round unlike many other beach towns which often see low numbers of people in the rain season.
Because of the large tourism draw nearly everyone in the area speaks English and most restaurants are geared to North Americans. This can make for a much easier transition for those looking for an ideal location to live abroad or buy a second home for part time living. This region offer some of the most accessible and largest expat communities in the country and is a great place to consider if you looking at relocating to Costa Rica.
Family vacationers flock here every year because of the vast selection of adventure activities and places to visit. The region is also a honeymooner’s favorite with an excellent choice of high end luxury hotels and resorts. Many of the Manuel Antonio hotels are eco-hotels in that they work diligently to maintain the lowest possible carbon footprint.
No matter if you are looking for a family adventure vacation or place to relocate for your retirement years, you will find what you are looking for in this exciting beach town. Find out for yourself why Manuel Antonio really is Costa Rica’s favorite destination.
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