GETTING AROUND MANUEL ANTONIO

By Taxi

There are a lot of taxis on hand for guests without a car. Official red taxis are distinguished with a bright yellow sign on the side and are always have a meter, but that doesn't mean they will always use it. Make sure you agree on a taxi fare before you get in to ensure you get the best price. You can hail a Red Taxi by calling +560-2777-3080 or +560-2777-1207. A red taxi to anywhere in Quepos will cost around 4570 CRC (about $8) except for a ride to Quepos La Managua Airport will cost around 8570 CRC (about $15).

By Bus

Public buses run between Quepos and Manuel Antonio transferring passengers to Manuel Antonio National Park and back. The trip will take approximately 25 minutes and has several stops along the route. Buses run from 5:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Buses leave every half hour or so and cost around 300 CRC (about 60 cents) each way.

By Rental Car

If you will be visiting other attractions outside of Manuel Antonio, renting a car is a convenient way to get around. There are several car rental companies in town, with prices comparable to those in San Jose or Liberia. Many car rental services will now drop off a car at your hotel if you suddenly get the urge to rent one mid-vacation. A rental car will cost approximately $50 per day including insurance. Some of the advantages are obvious – go where you want, when you want. Make your own agenda and have more freedom.

By Bicycle

Public buses run between Quepos and Manuel Antonio transferring passengers to Manuel Antonio National Park and back. The trip will take approximately 25 minutes and has several stops along the route. Buses run from 5:45 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Buses leave every half hour or so and cost around 300 CRC (about 60 cents) each way.