Quepos Costa Rica
Quepos Costa Rica is a moderately sized harbor town located in the province of Puntarenas in the Central Pacific Zone. Named after the indigenous people of the area, the Quepos natives. Quepos also is well known for its proximity to the most visited National Park in Costa Rica. The town of Quepos is very tourist friendly. It has a wide variety of restaurants, clubs, bars, a marina, banks, post office, and shopping. Also, a fully functioning, world-class marina adds to the appeal of this charming beach community.
Beautiful Beaches and Abundant Nature
There are some different and uniquely beautiful beaches in the Quepos Costa Rica area. Also, Playa Espadilla, which runs from near downtown Quepos to the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park. Playa Espadilla Sur, Manuel Antonio, and Puerto Escondido are also in the immediate area. Manuel Antonio’s Biesanz Bay is considered one of the most beautiful ocean views on the Pacific Coast. The rainforest comes right down to the sand in most instances making it easy to spot all three types of monkeys that live in this area. As well as toucans, parrots and macaws and of course, sloths! The Quepos/Manuel Antonio area is one of the top destinations in the country for nature and beach relaxation!
Something for Everyone to Do in Quepos Costa Rica
The Quepos/Manuel Antonio is a natural playground – something for everyone to do and experience. The guided Manuel Antonio National Park tour is a must do. Described as an “outdoor zoo” by visitors, it’s amazing the number of animals and birds. This makes it the most popular national park in Costa Rica. There are also great zip lining options in this area as well as rafting and tubing adventures for all ages. So many fantastic water sports experiences here, For example, you can kayak the beautiful coast, take a catamaran out to see dolphins, jet ski, boat, or parasailing excursions for adventure, or maybe a surf lesson. The Quepos/Manuel Antonio area has them all! You can also enjoy world-class birding. Why not the intriguing guided night hikes in the rainforest for something a little different!
Marina Pez Vela – Sports Fishing Mecca!
The opening of the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos Costa Rica has dramatically changed the town and local area. With the biggest marine travel lift in Central America. Pez Vela too has over a hundred wet slips comfortably accommodating boats up to 200 feet in length. In addition, the Marina has become the hub for many activities including International Fishing Tournaments, music, restaurants and bars, Jet Ski and boat rentals, fishing charters, stand up paddle boarding and catamaran tours, to name just a few. The Marina Pez Vela has brought a new energy and focus to Quepos. A commercial boardwalk area is slowly growing on the edge of the marina, and a small amphitheater makes for the perfect place to enjoy the spectacular sea views and enjoy some local music!