Located 100 miles south of San Jose on the Pacific Coast (a pleasant two hour and 20 minutes drive on the brand new highway, or a short 20 minutes by plane), is Villas Oasis and the town of Manuel Antonio. For many years now, Manuel Antonio has been a world famous destination for those seeking to retire or escape to a tropical paradise. Although hidden in a seemingly small corner of the Costa Rican coastline, this place manages to attract tourists from all over the globe. Known for being completely immersed by the country’s most beautiful and natural environments yet managing to retain life’s modern conveniences. All who come to this town want to return year after year.

Villas Oasis Manuel Anrtonio Manuel Antonio National Park, arguably the country’s most beautiful and popular protected coastal area. The national park contains pristine white-sand beaches, hidden coves ideal for snorkeling, trails through tropical forest filled with wildlife and the landmark Punta Catedral, towering high above the deep blue Pacific Ocean.

Aside from the amazing natural spectacle of the National Park is the town itself. Manuel Antonio offers the uniquely breathtaking combination of mountain beauty and an active lifestyle.

villas_oasis_costa_rica_manuel_antonio_small2From championship surf tournaments, hiking, white water rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, world famous sport fishing, canopying, bird watching and so much more, Quepos and Manuel Antonio seem to offer something for everyone. Boredom is simply not an option in this town, (unless you want it to be!).

villas_oasis_costa_rica_manuel_antonio_small3The question may not be what do I do, but what do I have to leave out. After all, there are only so many hours in a day…