Manuel Antonio Beach is located about 100 miles from San Jose It is a popular white coral sand beach adorned with quaint tidal pools here and there. Home to the smallest, but possibly most popular National Park with the same name as the beach. There is plenty of wildlife to observe at the beach including playful howler monkeys, colorful toucans, beautiful scarlet macaws as well as curious iguanas. If you are lucky you may see a turtle or two come ashore. The weather here is spectacular, cool ocean breezes provide a refreshing feeling under the hot sun. When the waters are clear, Manuel Antonio offers outstanding snorkeling opportunities. You will be mesmerized by the lush vegetation, friendly community, abundant wildlife creatures as well as picturesque views of the horizon.