8 days in Manuel Antonio, Uvita & Perez Zeledon Itinerary

8 days in Manuel Antonio, Uvita & Perez Zeledon Itinerary

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Manuel Antonio
— 4 nights
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Uvita
— 3 nights
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Perez Zeledon
— Few hours

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Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Change things up with these side-trips from Manuel Antonio: Jaco (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Zipline, &more) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Esterillos Este). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through Playa Biesanz, and walk around Parque Nahomi.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Manuel Antonio online day trip planner.

San Jose to Manuel Antonio is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Uvita.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Jaco, Quepos, Horseback Riding Tours
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Zipline

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Uvita

Uvita ©
Ideal for visitors looking to escape Costa Rica's busy beaches, Uvita offers a serene atmosphere and plenty of uncrowded sand for a leisurely vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Marino Ballena and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, stroll through Kokopelli and then explore by horseback at Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Uvita trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Manuel Antonio to Uvita takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Perez Zeledon.

Things to do in Uvita

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kokopelli
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Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge ©
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena ©
Parque Nacional Marino Ballena
Kokopelli ©
Kokopelli

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Perez Zeledon

Perez Zeledon
To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Perez Zeledon trip planner.

Drive from Uvita to Perez Zeledon in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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