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, HomeAway 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 features

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 rentals are available around Manuel Antonio?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 420 holiday lettings around Manuel Antonio. From 114 villas to 80 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Manuel Antonio?

Breathing in refreshing ocean air, basking in the sun and decidedly losing all track of time. Now that's the type of amazing vacay you deserve. There are 192 beachside holiday rentals to choose from. On the hunt for a different holiday style? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our selection here includes:

  • 189 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 147 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 105 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Manuel Antonio?

Instead of booking a boring, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could rent a whole house. You'll be part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 153 houses currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £35 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Villa: 132 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Apartment: 51 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Hotel: 35 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.

Can I stay in Manuel Antonio in a large group?

Holidays spent with your loved ones can be a lot of fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof somewhere new! If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help. 21 house holiday rentals are listed. At the moment, they're the most popular option here for sizeable groups. The holiday properties that are perfect for large numbers here include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can fit 6 of you? We have 57 that will be ideal. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your squad, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 53 rental properties that are perfect. Prices begin at just £61 per night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 10? We have 42 rental accommodation that fit the bill. Prices start from £113 a night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you organise your Manuel Antonio holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Manuel Antonio?

Teeny tiny hotel rooms are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Discover our budget-friendly holiday rentals now and ensure everyone in your group has room to spread out. Playa Matapalo is a great area to check out if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 5 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £57 per night. Bandera is another place to check out. We've got holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £105 a night.