|Backpackers Manuel Antonio||Across the Soccer field in Manuel Antonio||Hostel||85|
|Hostel Vista Serena||Puntarenas||Hostel||88|
|Hotel California||Manuel Antonio National Park||hotel||-|
|Hotel Flor Blanca||Quepos||Hotel||84|
|Hotel La Colina||Manuel Antonio||Hotel||-|
|Hotel Le Priss Inn||From the Catholic Church 100 meters North||Hotel||78|
|Hotel Villa Teca||Manuel Antonio National Park 3klm from Quepos Village||hotel||-|
|Hotel Villas Lirio||Manuel Antonio Quepos||Hotel||-|
|Natural Pacific Suites||400 meters east 70 metes south from hotel Villas Lirio||hotel||86|
|Pura Vida Hostel Manuel Antonio||Next to Tango la Guacha in Manuel Antonio||Hostel||-|
|Sol y Mar Backpackers Hostel||Quepos 50m west from the soccer field main Sq. 618 next to Restaurante D'Angel||Guesthouse||72|
|Backpacker Hostel Flor Tica||Main road to Manuel Antonio. Quepos||GUESTHOUSE||86|
|El Baile de La Iguana||Manuel Antonio - Quepos||Hotel||86|
|National Park Backpackers||Carretera hacia el Parque||HOSTEL||80|
|La Palapa Ecolodge Resort||Quepos, Portalon||HOTEL||-|
|Ylang Ylang||50 mts South of tulemar Condom in front of the Promerica Bank||Hostel||-|
|Hotel Mandarina||Manuel Antonio Main road kilometer 4 left side of the road||HOTEL||-|
|Hostel Plinio||Main Road 50 Meters Before Restaurant Bamboo Jam||HOSTEL||-|
See also: International Telephone Calls
There are plenty of phone booths around and you will get the best rate using a pre-paid international card (can often be purchased in internet cafés and other small stores). There is usually a connection fee making short calls extra expensive. Those travelling with a mobile phone and willing to pay the roaming costs should ensure it supports 1800 MHz GSM network. You cannot get a prepaid SIM card for Costa Rica.
Correos de Costa Rica (website in Spanish only) is the national postal services of Costa Rica. You can find post offices (correos) in almost any city and town and they are generally open from 7:30am to 5:30pm or 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 7:30am to noon on Saturdays. There are not that many mailboxes, so it's best to ask your hotel or go directly to the post offices. Services tend to be slow but generally reliable and on the whole cheap regarding letters and postcards. It costs about US$0.20 to the USA and Canada (taking about 1 week to 10 days), US$0.25 to Europe (about 2 weeks) and US$0.30 to Asia and Australia (3 weeks or even more). All in all, if you can try and arrange your mail from the capital San José as it's generally quicker from there. Small packages are also no problem, though take them to the post offices unpacked for inspection first! Otherwise, arrange things through private international courier services like UPS, DHL or TNT.
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The first time I came to Manuel Antonio was in the 1980'ies. While filming all of Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio was the spot which captured our admiration and imagination.
Since then, I travelled many parts of Central America, but specially Manuel Antonio and the Caribbean are favorites in Costa Rica.
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