Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 http://testosteronesboosterweb.com/goji-life-argentina/
  2. 2 San Jose to Puerto Viejo Costa Rica and Hostel in San Jose
  3. 3 best AI Adult in Cancun and the Riviera
  4. 4 Guanajuato to Mexico City and Butterfly Sanctuary
  5. 5 Returning home
  6. 6 White hair in Valladolid....
  7. 7 Family trip to Costa Rica in December.
  8. 8 Please help with my Yucatan itinerary
  9. 9 Uber in Panama
  10. 10 Costa Rica in summer (end July/early August) with kids
  11. 11 Our CR Itinerary & a Spider Question
  12. 12 Shuttle Bus Service in Costa Rica
  13. 13 Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula) Non AL suggestions
  14. 14 4 days in Belize
  15. 15 Trip Report Belize trip report-April 3-10th
  16. 16 Belize in Aug 25-Sep3
  17. 17 Luxury hotel off the beaten path?
  18. 18 Trip Report An Afternoon In Guadalajara
  19. 19 Sayulita in September
  20. 20 Trip Report Tulum Ruins
  21. 21 5 day belize itinerary
  22. 22 2 weeks in Costa Rica: Go North or South?
  23. 23 Copper Canyon
  24. 24 Azul five, Grand Velas or Grand Palladium resorts??
  25. 25 JW Marriott Rio Hto
View next 25 » Back to the top

Just How Touristy Is Manuel Antonio?

Jump to last reply

We are trying to find a beach location for our family's third trip to CR (I have another post going on that) - and now I am starting to reconsider MA. I have always avoided because it seems so touristy and we like to have some space and we dont like crowds. We have 4 little kids, though, who would love to see some monkeys hanging around!

So, how touristy is it and is it really crowded?

Is it hard to drive from a rental house to the town and down to the park/beaches?

Is parking hard to come by?

We probably wont be walking due to the ages of our kids (they are all for hikes and all....but I don't want to lug beach gear and walk them alongside a road to get to town)

If we are going late April/early May - how dry will it be? We have never been in the dry season - or just as it is ending. Are things actually brown? Or is it still beautiful and green with just less rain? Silly question....but I'm wondering!

Thanks for your input!
Shannon

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement